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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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0 # Dr. Naresh 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 Haveri .
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