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Having problem in swallowing solid food after aortobifemoral bypass surgery

my wife had aortobifemoral bypass surgery 6 weeks ago and she is still having problem swallowing solid food and pills , she is 58 years old and had p a d several years before having surgery, she is living on ensure.
Asked On : Thu, 31 Mar 2011
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Hello and welcome to healthcare forum.
Aortobifemoral bypass surgery has no co-relation with swallowing problem and both are totally different condition, so dont think that this swallowing problem is due to surgery.
You need to Consult a gastroenterologist for this problem of your wife, and she will require upper g.i. Endoscopy to reach to diagnosis.
I hope i have answered your query.
Answered: Thu, 14 Jul 2011
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