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DYSPHAGIA

DYSPHAGIA

Ques. 1 What is Dysphagia?
Ans. Difficulty in swallowing (deglutition) of food and drink.
Cases of Dysphagia Verbal :
I. Pain-tuberculous ulcers of tongue, pharyngitis, carcinoma of oesophagus, achalasia etc.
II. Vomiting – (a) Blood-stained with foods taken previously-carcinoma, (b) only the foods-Achalasia.
III. Changes in voice- Advanced carcinoma of oesophagus or thyroid, Bulbar palsy.
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V. Acute onset – Impaction of foreign body, pharyngitis etc. Comparatively short history – carcinoma of tongue, thyroid etc. or Plummer – Vinson Syndrome. Long history – Achalasia. 

Ques. 2 What is the physical examination, Diagnosis and treatment of Dysphagia?
Ans. Physical Examination :
1. Soft palate palsy, Bulbar palsy.
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iii. Oesophagoscopy with biopsy.
iv. Laryngoscopy – for any ulceration of tumour of larynx.
v. Barium swallow X-ray-to visualize the abnormal-lities e.g. cardiospasm, stricture, tumours, oesopeageal diverticula etc.
vi. Biopsy.
vii. Blood – T.C., D.C., E.S.R., Hb%.
viii. Vomitus for malignant cells.
Treatment : The treatment of dysphagia depends on aetiology. Homoeopathic Remedies for treatment of Dysphagia.

Ques. 3 Which medicines are good for this case?
Ans. 1) SILICEA – Tongue dry or coated with a slimy mucous, swollen and numb ; difficult swallowing, rigors and suppuration.
2) COLCHICUM- Dysphagia, pain in throat larynx and muscles of neck; constriction in oesophagus, with accumulation of mucous in the throat, which come involuntarily into mouth or is hawked up.
3) CONIUM- Soreness of tongue, esp. about the root ; stiff, swollen, painful tongue, with dryness of mouth and impeded deglutition.
4) MERCURIUS – Dysphagia, he has to press hard to get something down, aching pains in oesophagus; difficulty of swallowing with danger of suffocation; liquids are ejected through nose.

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# Rohan 2018-07-06
Can gonorrhoea be caused by the infected towels, also provide the list of good gynecologist in Phek?
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# Dr. Pooja 2018-07-07
Gonorrhoea can be transmitted by the infected towels, handkerchiefs of the infected person, But most cases are due to sexual contacts, find here list of good Gynecologist in Phek.
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# Rohan 2018-06-08
Hello, I am from Dantewada, PLz suggest some biochemic remedies for gonorrhoea .
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# Dr. Pooja 2018-06-09
Kali Mur, Natrum Mur, Natrum Sulph, and silicea are few important biochemic emedies in homoeopathy which can be used safely in this case, you can also take advise from gynecologist given here-Gynecologist in Dantewada.
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# Priyansh 2018-06-01
Can gonorrhoea be caused by the infected towels, also provide the list of good gynecologist in Tamenglong?
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# Dr. Pooja 2018-06-02
Gonorrhoea can be transmitted by the infected towels, handkerchiefs of the infected person, But most cases are due to sexual contacts, find here list of good Gynecologist in Tamenglong.
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# Aarav 2018-05-25
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# Dr. Naresh 2018-05-26
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Hi, plz let me know What is the incubation period of Syphilis, also give me the list of good female's specialist in Khargone ?
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# Dr. Naresh 2018-05-19
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# Vaibhav 2018-05-11
Hii, I am from Banaskantha, plz let me know What is gonorrhoea ?
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# Dr. Pooja 2018-05-12
Hello, Gonorrhoea is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the Neisseria gonorrhoea,This disease is caused in the genitourinary tracts, for more details plz visit good gynec in Banaskantha, find list of Gynecologist in Banaskantha
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# Nishith 2018-05-04
Hello, plz tell me what are venereal diseases, can you plz suggest some good gynecologist in Shivpuri ?
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# Dr. Pooja 2018-05-05
veneral diseases are those which can be spread through sexual contact, The spreading agents can bacteria ,viruses etc, The examples are syphilis and gonorrhoea can be can spread by sexual contact, you can also find list of Gynecologist in Shivpuri.
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# Dr. Naresh 2018-04-21
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# Nishith 2018-04-20
Hii, I am from Murshidabad, I want to know can cigerrete sharing can lead to syphilis ?
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# Dr. Pooja 2018-04-21
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# Dr. Pooja 2018-04-16
yes,this can be transmitted by infected mothers to children, In this case it is called as ophthalmia neonatorum, find list of good doctor-.Obstetrician in Malappruam
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