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6,934 Possible Causes for Swallowing, impairment

  • Dementia

    BACKGROUND: People with dementia can have feeding and swallowing difficulties (dysphagia).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinicians can diagnose the syndromes of dementia (major neurocognitive disorder) and mild cognitive impairment (mild neurocognitive disorder) based on history, examination[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Test scores range from 0 (severe impairment) to 30 (normal).[doi.org]

  • Pharyngitis

    We describe a manic patient who has an esophageal stricture and chronic pharyngitis, two conditions that impede the swallowing of medications.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Impairment of normal cerebrospinal fluid circulation out of the fourth ventricle and across the craniocervical junction appears to be a plausible endpoint in this discussion[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] or who may be more pharmacodynamically sensitive to olanzapine Off-label uses • Borderline personality disorder (with oral use) Precautions Use cautiously in: • hepatic impairment[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Insect Bite

    Difficulty swallowing or breathing Chest tightness Widespread hives Swelling of the lips, tongue or throat Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea Fatigue, significant increase[wm.edu] Such reactions can be fatal, albeit very rarely, and fear of a further systemic reaction (SR) can lead to significant anxiety and quality of life impairment.[doi.org] Symptoms suggesting a systemic might include, shortness of breath or hoarseness, hives, facial swelling, trouble swallowing or fainting.[orlandoskindoc.com]

  • Patulous Eustachian Tube

    Prior to surgery, only one ear showed normal tubal function on swallowing at the time of the test. The follow-up period ranged from two months to five years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The roaring adversely affected the management of her ALS by impairing her ability to tolerate BiPaP. A review of the relevant literature is reported.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The intra-tubal treatment of patulous tube by atropine, an anti-cholinergic, alleviated both the impaired tubal function and complaints such as ear fullness and autophonia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Other symptoms include: fever fatigue headache pain during swallowing wheezing Most people with URIs know what they have.[healthline.com] Visiting a doctor may be advisable if: symptoms last more than a couple of weeks, symptoms are severe and worsening, there is difficulty breathing, swallowing is impaired,[medicinenet.com] The infection in the epiglottis swells up the throat and cause serious difficulty in swallowing food or even water.[epainassist.com]

  • Connective Tissue Disease

    Polymyositis presents with symptoms such as fatigue, muscle weakness, weight loss, shortness of breath and difficulty in swallowing food.[symptoma.com] […] forms, seizures, intellectual disability, episodic delirium, chorea, vertical gaze palsy In late-onset form, progressive spastic diplegia, optic atrophy, but no cognitive impairment[merck.com] Trouble swallowing ( dysphagia) is a common problem for patients with sIBM.[myositis.org]

  • Viral Lower Respiratory Infection

    Yes Swallowed or inhaled object No Swallowed or inhaled object Have you had surgery in the past 2 weeks? Surgery can cause problems that make you cough.[northshore.org] Symptoms include pain, swelling, red eye, fever, a bulging eye, impaired vision and impaired eye movements. Orbital abscess.[rileychildrens.org] […] extraocular movements, or impaired vision.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    Do not crush, chew or break the extended-release tablet, swallow the tablet whole. When taking the oral liquid, swallow it without chewing the medicine.[corpohs.com] […] once a day such as gentamicin (also suitable for intramuscular injection) and ertapenem on an outpatient basis. 24 , 25 Gentamicin is contraindicated in significant renal impairment[doi.org] Patients with baseline cognitive impairments that limit history-taking can be particularly challenging.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Sinusitis

    Our group's expertise also covers voice and swallowing disorders (hoarseness, acid reflux, swallowing difficulty), hearing and equilibrium disorders (hearing loss, tinnitus[marylandent.com] The boy achieved clinical improvement, with impairment of eye movement as the only persistent symptom before discharge.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] If the temperature lasts more than two days or if your child has a hard time swallowing because of the sore throat, bring them to the doctor.[wkow.com]

  • Otitis Media

    Patients with an increase of 5 dB or less in sound pressure level (dB) during swallowing were categorised as being in the dysfunction group.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There was marked impairment in tone perception in noise for children with greater levels of OME-related hearing loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The fluid drains from the tube and is swallowed.[nlm.nih.gov]

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