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What is dysphagia? Is it a problem with the tongue not pushing the food back at the right time?

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Dr. Mary Efremov
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Trouble swallowing

Many causes, mostly involve the nerves and muscles of the throat.
Need a doctor to assess the severity....Complex actions in swallowing, involving tongue, soft palate and throat.Vocal cords have to close too so the food doesn't fall into the airway.

In brief: Trouble swallowing

Many causes, mostly involve the nerves and muscles of the throat.
Need a doctor to assess the severity....Complex actions in swallowing, involving tongue, soft palate and throat.Vocal cords have to close too so the food doesn't fall into the airway.
Dr. Mary Efremov
Dr. Mary Efremov
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Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: Swallowing problem

Dysphagia is the medical term for swallowing problems.
It can be causes by multiple problems with a tongue problem being one of a long list of throat, neurological and gastrointestinal problems.

In brief: Swallowing problem

Dysphagia is the medical term for swallowing problems.
It can be causes by multiple problems with a tongue problem being one of a long list of throat, neurological and gastrointestinal problems.
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
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