Dysphagia tests

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Last Updated: 02 May 2022

Dysphagia is a term that indicates trouble swallowing. If you have dysphagia, it can take more time and effort to move food from your mouth to your stomach. Dysphagia can occur at any age but is more common in older people and adults who have particular neurologic diseases. There are many conditions that can cause dysphagia. Other names: bedside swallow, clinical swallow, dysphagia screening tool, fiberoptic endoscopic assessment of ingest, barium swallow, esophagram, videofluoroscopic ingest research, top endoscopy Dysphagia tests are used to discover out why you have trouble ingesting.

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