My father was on ventalaton tube, still having problems swallowing solid foods, is their something to use to coat throat esophagus to swallow easier?

Post-ET TUBE. Often, we use viscous lidocaine to help soothe swallowing after removal of a breathing tube. It can come in the form of a swish and swallow solution that his doctors can prescribe. If this does not help, then further work up for infection or damage should be considered. To help with nutrition, maintain a diet which includes soft foods as well as shakes like Boost or Ensure, and slowly do solids.