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Mouth Diseases

Can`t swallow

01/09/2009

Question:

hi i am asking on hehalf of my mother. she as problem swalloing food she alwys complain that it gets stuck she hardly eats any solid food for this reason and for her age is under wait. she went to many doctors in south africa but no one seems to no whats wrong pls help thanks

Answer:

She should be evaluated by an otolaryngologist (Ears, Nose and Throat doctor) or a gastroenterologist (digestive system specialist).

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Response by:

Carl M Allen, DDS, MSD Carl M Allen, DDS, MSD
Professor of Oral Pathology
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University