dysphagia

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condition in which swallowing is difficult or painful

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The most common signs and symptoms among the 113 confirmed serogroup W135 case-patients were weakness (96%), irritability (88%), neck stiffness (81%), and inability to eat (80%).
Mucositis is a painful side effect of many cancer treatment regimens that can cause intense pain, infection and the inability to eat, drink or swallow.
Continuously growing teeth can lead to major problems such as infections or inability to eat, so visit your vet immediately to have them trimmed.
But his inability to eat doesn't stop Tyler from enjoying a normal life - he often plays football.
He said the most common side-effects are the inability to eat certain foods, hair thinning if vitamins are not taken and ulcer formations if patients smoke.
The latter was ascribed to inability to eat solid foods.
Burns claimed side effects from the augmentation treatment carried out at the London Centre for Aesthetic Surgery included painful swelling, blisters, heavy discharge, and an inability to eat, drink or speak.
He claimed side effects from the treatment included swelling, blisters, heavy discharge, and an inability to eat, drink or speak.
Most often, one or all of three factors are blamed; depression, inability to focus on more than one food at a time, and inability to eat independently.
Here we go again indeed - five months of betting shop staff moaning about their inability to eat, drink and have a social life.
Despite the panic and inability to eat beforehand, I decided afterwards that I liked doing this so, five years later, here I am, loving it and still panicking.
The SCARED event frequency score was calculated by asking caregivers how often they experienced 10 potentially distressing events affecting their patients-including severe pain or discomfort, inability to eat or swallow, and falling-and how frightening each experience was for the caregiver.
He repeatedly advised the patient not to seek emergency care despite her complaints of extreme pain, nausea, weakness, and inability to eat.
Researchers identified several acute clinical issues that could cause complications for patients recovering from hip fractures, including abnormal vital signs, mental confusion, heart or lung problems, and an inability to eat.