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Friend can not swallow my friend had radiation and chemo in thorax area a few years ago.Plus some surgery in that area as a result has had the swallow test two times and failed in that food enters the lungs so then back to the old stomach food feeding t

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Dr. Sanober Butt
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Well

Well after radiation to chest these problems can happen due to inflammation scarring and motility issues in the muscle of food pipe (esophagus).
Speech and swallow therapy and sometimes electrical muscle stimulation may help in these patients with aspiration issues.

In brief: Well

Well after radiation to chest these problems can happen due to inflammation scarring and motility issues in the muscle of food pipe (esophagus).
Speech and swallow therapy and sometimes electrical muscle stimulation may help in these patients with aspiration issues.
Dr. Sanober Butt
Dr. Sanober Butt
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Dr. Jerry Brown
Dentistry - Prosthodontics

In brief: Super Specialist

Good day;
Suggest to your friend to find ENT MD who specialized in post-op cancer treatment.
In NYC a hospital like Memorial Sloan Kettering would have head and neck MD to provide this type of care.

In brief: Super Specialist

Good day;
Suggest to your friend to find ENT MD who specialized in post-op cancer treatment.
In NYC a hospital like Memorial Sloan Kettering would have head and neck MD to provide this type of care.
Dr. Jerry Brown
Dr. Jerry Brown
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