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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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# Vaibhav 2017-11-24
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# Dr. Pooja 2017-11-25
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 Zind
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# Harikiran 2017-11-08
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# Dr. Naresh 2017-11-09
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 Chatra.
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# Jayesh 2017-11-03
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# Dr. Pooja 2017-11-04
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 Tuticorin, find list of Gynecologist in Tuticorin
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# Aarush 2017-11-03
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# Dr. Naresh 2017-11-04
yes,sharing cigerette,drinking cups,common spoons etc can also lead to syphilis, Generally whenever the fluid of a person who has syphilis is shared,the infection can occur, you should also consult with good Gynecologist in Saran
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# Lakshay 2017-09-29
Hii, I am from , plz let me know What is gonorrhoea ?
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# Dr. Naresh 2017-09-30
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 , find list of Gynecologist in
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# Aarush 2017-09-08
Hello, plz tell me what are venereal diseases, can you plz suggest some good gynecologist in Jhabua ?
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# Dr. Pooja 2017-09-09
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 Jhabua.
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# Vaibhav Older than three months
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# Dr. Pooja Older than three months
Infection from semen, blood or lactation milk can occur and cause syphilis, Infection from blood syringes is very common, Infected mothers can transmit it through their milk also, consult with good Gynecologist in Trichur .
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# Vivaan Older than three months
Hello, I am from , PLz suggest some biochemic remedies for gonorrhoea .
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# Dr. Naresh Older than three months
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 .
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# Dr. Pooja Older than three months
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# Dr. Pooja Older than three months
It can be a simple infection also and a disease also, If after the examination, the presence of gram negative bacteria is seen ,gonorrhoea infection can be thought of, she should visit good women's specialist- find list of Gynecologist in West Sikkim
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