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What are the chances for a swallowing disorder being caused by brain damage?

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Dr. Sanford Archer
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Common in strokes

Stroke patients and others with brainstem injuries can cause swallowing problems, but an isolated problem with swallowing is unlikely to be caused by brain damage.

In brief: Common in strokes

Stroke patients and others with brainstem injuries can cause swallowing problems, but an isolated problem with swallowing is unlikely to be caused by brain damage.
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