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Does dysphasia always occur in dementia?
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Perhaps not always,
But 40-50% of dementia patients have trouble swallowing.

In brief: Perhaps not always,
But 40-50% of dementia patients have trouble swallowing.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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Dr. Benjamin Lessig
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
In brief: Yes
Mostly in the later stage of dementia.
There are different types of dysphagia resulting different kind of diet consistency (soft, chopped, puree, blendered) and liquid consistency (nectar, honey).

In brief: Yes
Mostly in the later stage of dementia.
There are different types of dysphagia resulting different kind of diet consistency (soft, chopped, puree, blendered) and liquid consistency (nectar, honey).
Dr. Benjamin Lessig
Dr. Benjamin Lessig
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Dr. BUSHRA AZIZ
Psychiatry
In brief: No
It occur with psychiatric, and medical disorders especially with neurological disorder.

In brief: No
It occur with psychiatric, and medical disorders especially with neurological disorder.
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