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What causes difficulty swallowing?

Hi, for the last month I have had trouble swallowing, i have been to an ent specialist who said everything was inflamed from my nose to osophogus. Sorry about the spelling. She said it is rhinitis and gave me steriod nose spray. I have been using it over a week and still feel brethless on and off and a dry throat on and off. What can I do. Should i take antihistamines as well
Mon, 16 Feb 2015
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swallowing problem is mainly due to mumps or stiffness of mandibular joints. it is otherwise known as dysphagia . problem is with oesophagus. it can be muscular or neurological. dry mouth or lack of saliva can cause this problem. it can happen in pjogrens syndrome. infamation or lymh gland enlargment can give such problem.
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