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What causes symptoms of dysphagia while treating thoracic osteophytosis?

my mother, 67 years old was diagnosed having thoracic osteophytosis. after further researching, i found out that having this could cause dysphagia which eventually, my mother has all the symptoms of dysphagia, that is, difficulty in controlling food and saliva in the mouth, coughing and choking. What are the possible ways of treatment for this? thanks...
Mon, 5 Aug 2019
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Hello,

After reading your query in details, kindly find my answer below.

* As per my surgical experience, there can be a possible issue with an underlying autoimmune condition affecting smooth muscles of upper respiratory tract causing difficulty in control of saliva in mouth and food.
* She needs evaluation with an expert physician for further guidelines in this regard.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Bhagyesh V. Patel, General Surgeon
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What causes symptoms of dysphagia while treating thoracic osteophytosis?

Hello, After reading your query in details, kindly find my answer below. * As per my surgical experience, there can be a possible issue with an underlying autoimmune condition affecting smooth muscles of upper respiratory tract causing difficulty in control of saliva in mouth and food. * She needs evaluation with an expert physician for further guidelines in this regard. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Take care Regards, Dr Bhagyesh V. Patel, General Surgeon