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Capital Gastro discusses Dysphagia and Symptoms!

Capital Gastro, Austin, Texas 512-539-6022

Have you had difficulty Swallowing? You might have Dysphagia!

Occasional difficulty swallowing, which may occur when you eat too fast or don't chew your food well enough, usually isn't cause for concern. But persistent dysphagia may indicate a serious medical condition requiring treatment.

Dysphagia can occur at any age, but it's more common in older adults. The causes of swallowing problems vary, and treatment depends on the cause.

Symptoms

Signs and symptoms associated with dysphagia may include:

When to call Capital Gastro?

Call us if you regularly have difficulty swallowing or if weight loss, regurgitation, or vomiting accompanies your dysphagia. Dr. Khaja, Dr. Travedi, and Dr. Rizvi would love to help you!

If an obstruction interferes with breathing, call for emergency help immediately. 

Author
Melody Masterson

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