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Fear of choking - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can i help You?
User :   3 year old boy that will not eat because he's afraid to choke. doctors can not find anything wrong
Doctor :  
Since when is he having these symptoms
User :   he has not eaten for 6 days, they gave him liquid to drink
Doctor :  
Were any tests done on him?
User :   yes blood and swallowing test
User :   all ok
Doctor :   If the swallowing tests are normal, then the symptoms may be just secondary to anxiety?
Doctor :  
Continue with the liquids and slowly move on to soft diet and then the normal diet.
User :   ok
Doctor :  
If any point of time during this time if he has any choking sensation then stop the diet immediately
Doctor :  
Have you followed?
Doctor :  
Do you have any other query?

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