Swallowing Problems

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This two-page handout educates people about dysphagia, which is a problem with swallowing. It explains that swallowing problems can affect eating, drinking, and taking medicine. The document identifies signs and possible causes of swallowing problems. It discusses diagnosis by a Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) through tests such as the swallowing check (evaluation) and modified barium swallow, and outlines options for care.

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Translation from English text
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Keywords:
Deglutition disorders
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
1/1/2017
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