dysphagia

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condition in which swallowing is difficult or painful

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If there is difficulty swallowing because the tumor has blocked the esophagus, then a stent can be placed during an endoscopy.
Patient compliance is improved, especially with those who have a fear of choking and/or are pediatric, geriatric or incapacitated patients who have difficulty swallowing.
I would say to anyone if they experience any symptoms, like persistent heartburn for three weeks or more or difficulty swallowing food, you need to go and see your doctor.
Older children may have recurring abdominal pain, vomiting and trouble swallowing, while teenagers and adults typically have difficulty swallowing.
For instance, if a patient visits their GP complaining of nausea and returns three weeks later with difficulty swallowing, the programme detects that the patient could be at risk of oesophageal cancer.
She is in serious pain, has difficulty swallowing, and sued the state for the right to die.
Symptoms range from tremors and slowness of movement to rigidity in limbs, insomnia, bowel and bladder problems, difficulty swallowing, dizziness, blurred vision, speech difficulties and loss of facial expressions.
Symptoms usually manifest themselves in the nose (thick nasal discharge with cheek pain, headaches, and fever), in the throat (pain or difficulty swallowing, throat swelling) or in the ear (pain, loss of hearing, swelling behind the ear).
Researchers at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality also found that the antireflux surgery can improve patients' symptoms and quality of life, but the surgery can cause severe side effects in eluding postoperative infections, difficulty swallowing, and postmeal bloating.
Researchers at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality also found that the antireflux surgery can improve patients" symptoms and quality of life, but the surgery can cause severe side effects including postoperative infections, difficulty swallowing, and postmeal bloating.
Q: I have difficulty swallowing large, solid pills, even when I drink more water.
The symptoms include gritty, irritated eyes, dry mouth and difficulty swallowing, fatigue, joint pain and vaginal dryness.
Difficulty swallowing, known as dysphagia, is a common and serious stroke complication.
Kealth Foods originally began life in Cardiff, making specialist meals for hospital patients who had difficulty swallowing food.