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  1. Difficulty Swallowing (Dysphagia)

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    Difficulty Swallowing (Dysphagia), There are various causes of difficulty swallowing (dysphagia). See your doctor as soon as possible if you develop dysphagia. , o...

  2. Swallowing problems: common causes and treatments


    Swallowing problems: common causes and treatments, A stroke can affect your brain's ability to direct the swallowing muscles to work in partnership . This can make swallowing...

  3. Dysphagia

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    Dysphagia is defined as difficulty in swallowing. It is usually associated either with pharyngeal or oesophageal disease. [ 1 , 2 ] There is a spectrum of possible aetiologies (see...

  4. Aspiration Pneumonia

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    If you have swallowing difficulties, you might benefit from being fed through a tube (a nasogastric tube), inserted through your nostril into your stomach. , swallowing difficulty...

  5. Pharyngeal Pouch

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    There is no good evidence to establish whether one endoscopic procedure is superior to another. [ 6 ] There is some evidence that, whilst endoscopic surgery is safer for the elderly and frail, there ...

  6. Aspiration Pneumonia

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    Poor mobility, nil by mouth status, increasing age, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), male gender and increasing number of medications [ 3 ] . Swallowing disorders: oesophageal...

  7. Difficulties with swallowing

    Difficulties with swallowing, Your Health Questions Answered by     health professionals Health Question & Answer Q Diagnosed...

  8. Children with Respiratory Difficulties

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    Children with Respiratory Difficulties, Dysphagia: swallowing problems (with or without aspiration). Breathlessness with light headedness and peripheral tingling: dysfunctional br...

  9. Breathlessness/Breathing Difficulties

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    Breathlessness/Breathing Difficulties, If you have breathlessness, you experience shortness of breath and difficulty breathing. The medical term is dyspnoea. It may come on suddenly ...

  10. Children with Breathing Difficulties

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    Children with Breathing Difficulties, Although respiratory infections are very common, not all breathing difficulties are caused by infections. The main causes of breathing diffi...

  11. Voiding Difficulties

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    Voiding Difficulties, Voiding difficulties causing discomfort on urination, or retention (chronic or acute), are the reflection of an imbalance between bladder contraction and urethr...

  12. Speech Therapy - An Introduction

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    They also work with people who have eating, drinking, chewing and swallowing difficulties. [ 1 ] They work as part of a multidisciplinary team and have close links with teachers, doctors, nu...

  13. Huntington's Disease

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    This is because HD can affect the muscles that control your swallowing and the muscles around your mouth. Choking can be a problem  and also difficulty eating means that you can...

  14. Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum

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    Early feeding/chewing and swallowing difficulties. Seizures. Spasticity. Gastro-oesophageal reflux. Hearing impairments.

  15. Levothyroxine (Eltroxin)

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    If you do have swallowing difficulties, some brands of tablet can be added to a little water and allowed to disperse before swallowing.

  16. Walking Difficulty and Off Legs in Adults

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    Walking Difficulty and Off Legs in Adults, Causes and differential diagnosis Causes of difficulty in walking Causes of difficulty in walking can be broad and the follo...

  17. Pneumonia

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    Aspiration pneumonia usually happens in frail, elderly people, people who are drowsy or unconscious, or people who have conditions which cause swallowing difficulties. How do you diagnose ...

  18. Lipoma

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    Rarely, these patients experience swallowing difficulties, respiratory obstruction and even sudden death. [ 6 ] Post-traumatic lipomas Lipomas have been reported that have developed fo...

  19. Raynaud's Phenomenon

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    Muscle weakness or pain. Swallowing difficulties. Breathlessness. Mouth ulcers. Previous work with vibrating tools.

  20. Cerebral Palsy

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    Other associated problems include: Eating, drinking and swallowing difficulties and poor nutrition: failure to thrive and malnourishment. Bladder problems: incontinence and infection...