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Related to swallowing disorder: dysphagia
1. Dysphagia, see there.
2. Any of a group of problems that interfere with the transfer of food from the mouth to the stomach.
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Patient discussion about swallowing disorder
Q. mouth ulcer and difficulty to swallow, below right side of inner tongue guggle salt water and vinigar dose'nt help
A. how big is it? mouth ulcers has a reason why they happen. sometimes a broken tooth, biting a sharp metal, a prosthetic that doesn't sit well..that sort of things. but sometimes it is caused by other stuff. any way, oral hygiene may relieve some of the symptoms. Topical (rubbed on) antihistamines, antacids, corticosteroids, or other soothing preparations may be recommended for applying on top of the ulcer. Avoid hot or spicy foods.More discussions about swallowing disorder
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