December 13, 2020

Top 4 Causes of Swallowing Difficulties

Does food get stuck in the throat when you swallow? What about pills? Does swallowing liquids often trigger a cough? This video focuses mainly on swallowing difficulties or dysphagia in the throat region, whether to solids, liquids, or to both. Conditions described include physical obstructions, delayed cricopharyngeus opening, tight cricopharyngeus, esophageal motility disorders, and aspiration. Treatment is discussed only to a limited extent.

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Dr. Christopher Chang is a private practice otolaryngology, head & neck surgeon specializing in the treatment of problems related to the ear, nose, and throat. Located in Warrenton, VA about 45 minutes west of Washington DC, he also provides inhalant allergy testing/treatment, hearing tests, and dispenses hearing aids. He is also the chief medical officer of O2Labz, a medical and scientific 3D animation company.

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