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My new doctor will soon put me on a feeding tube due to constant dysphagia which is an injury from the botox. How will this nutrition help me?

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Dr. Dominic Riganotti
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: PEG

A feeding tube is placed percutanously.
.called a PEG tube (Percutanous Endoscopic Gastrostomy). If he feels this is necessary, which is a pretty big thing by the way, then the Botox has at least temporarily interfered with your ability to swallow solid and liquid foods without taking them into your lungs. People can die from aspiration...the nutrition is to save your life.

In brief: PEG

A feeding tube is placed percutanously.
.called a PEG tube (Percutanous Endoscopic Gastrostomy). If he feels this is necessary, which is a pretty big thing by the way, then the Botox has at least temporarily interfered with your ability to swallow solid and liquid foods without taking them into your lungs. People can die from aspiration...the nutrition is to save your life.
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