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Can someone with a broken neck still ?Eat food?

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Dr. Will Moorehead
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

A broken neck is really a fracture of one or vertebra of the cervical spine.
Once it is stabilized by surgery or allowed to heal on its on, if there is no damage to the esophagus or the controlling nerves of deglutition the person will be able to eat any food of choice.

In brief: Yes

A broken neck is really a fracture of one or vertebra of the cervical spine.
Once it is stabilized by surgery or allowed to heal on its on, if there is no damage to the esophagus or the controlling nerves of deglutition the person will be able to eat any food of choice.
Dr. Will Moorehead
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Dr. Kevin Vaught
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Yes

Whether a brace, Halo or surgery is used to treat a cervical fracture, patients can usually eat.

In brief: Yes

Whether a brace, Halo or surgery is used to treat a cervical fracture, patients can usually eat.
Dr. Kevin Vaught
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