Dec282017
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What Are the Causes of Dysphagia?

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Swallowing is a complex process that’s usually completed easily. But if you have dysphagia (difficulty swallowing), the process of moving food or liquid from your mouth into your stomach can become difficult, painful, or even impossible.   In this blog, board-certified Manhattan gastroenterologist Dr. Anthony Borcich outlines the causes of dysphagia.   What are its symptoms? You may experience one or more of the following symptoms if you have dysphagia: Pain when swallowing Being unable to swallow Feeling like food is stuck in your throat, chest, or behind your breastbone […]
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Dec312016
woman with sore throat

What Are the Symptoms of Dysphagia?

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Most of the time, swallowing food or drink is something everyone does without thinking much about. When this happens, the muscles in your throat and esophagus contract, and food is easily moved from your mouth to your stomach. In some cases, however, swallowing can become difficult, which can indicate a medical problem.   In this blog, Manhattan gastroenterologist Dr. Anthony Borcich will explain swallowing issues, including dysphagia symptoms.   What is dysphagia? Dysphagia is a condition that makes moving food or drink from your mouth to your stomach more difficult […]
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