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Can one with MS have swallowing problems? What are they like?

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Dr. James Marx
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In brief: Yes

Most of the demyelinating diseases may involve the nerves of swallowing.
You need to contact your doctor with this symptom.

In brief: Yes

Most of the demyelinating diseases may involve the nerves of swallowing.
You need to contact your doctor with this symptom.
Dr. James Marx
Dr. James Marx
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In brief: If deterioration

Swallowing and breathing problems are usually encountered when the disease gets so progressive that severe disability arrives.
Job ONE is to prevent this progressive phase, and a potent medication can help, such as Tysabri (natalizumab) or Gilenya.

In brief: If deterioration

Swallowing and breathing problems are usually encountered when the disease gets so progressive that severe disability arrives.
Job ONE is to prevent this progressive phase, and a potent medication can help, such as Tysabri (natalizumab) or Gilenya.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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