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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

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.
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