dysphagia

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condition in which swallowing is difficult or painful

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This can cause health issues such as chronic throat irritation, cough, hoarse voice, asthma, difficulty swallowing, postnasal drip, pneumonia and sleep disruption.
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.
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.
Q: I have difficulty swallowing large, solid pills, even when I drink more water.
Omevital, from the Omega-3 fatty acids palette, was developed especially for people who have difficulty swallowing products in capsule form.
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.
Those who have difficulty swallowing are sometimes put at risk of choking by not being given pureed food, while others have their food trays placed out of reach at the end of beds or on tray tables that are too high.
Q MY father has difficulty swallowing so halves his tablets to make it easier but often the pill just crumbles.
From dishes for nausea and diarrhea to those for sore mouth and difficulty swallowing or taste alterations, this packs in dishes high in nutrition and appeal alike.
Symptoms include persistent difficulty swallowing, hoarseness and mouth ulcers.
These may involve a blood test, breath test or biopsy of the digestive membrane YOU SHOULD SEE YOUR DOCTOR IF YOU HAVE: Difficulty swallowing Lost weight without trying A reduced appetite Seen blood in your vomit or bowel movements.
Characteristic symptoms of the disorder include difficulty swallowing, heartburn, weight loss, and chest pain.
On July 10, 2006, Dr Chattha was called to see a 91-year-old patient who was having difficulty swallowing.