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Swallowing Difficulty

Swallowing Difficulty Management at Colon &
Digestive Health Specialists

Difficulty swallowing, medically known as dysphagia, can significantly impact your quality of life and nutritional health. At Colon & Digestive Health Specialists (CDH), we understand the complexities of swallowing disorders and are dedicated to providing expert care. Under the guidance of Dr. Shakoor, our board-certified gastroenterologist, we offer comprehensive evaluations and treatments for patients experiencing swallowing difficulties.

Understanding Swallowing Difficulty

Dysphagia can result from various conditions affecting the esophagus, including GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease), esophageal strictures, or motility disorders. Symptoms may include pain while swallowing, the sensation of food being stuck in your throat, or coughing and choking during meals.

Our Approach to Managing Dysphagia

Thorough Assessment: We begin with a detailed evaluation of your symptoms, medical history, and a physical examination to understand the root cause of your swallowing difficulty.

Advanced Diagnostic Procedures: Utilizing state-of-the-art diagnostic tools such as Upper Endoscopy (EGD) and Esophageal Manometry, we accurately diagnose the underlying cause of your dysphagia.

Tailored Treatment Plans: Depending on the diagnosis, treatment options may include dietary modifications, swallowing therapy, medication to treat associated conditions, or procedures like esophageal dilation to widen the esophagus and ease swallowing.

Continuous Support and Care: Our team is committed to providing ongoing care and support, ensuring you receive the necessary guidance for managing your condition effectively.

Why Choose CDH for Swallowing Difficulty Care?

Expert Care: With Dr. Shakoor’s extensive experience in gastroenterology, you’re in expert hands for the diagnosis and treatment of swallowing difficulties.

Holistic Approach: We focus on the entire spectrum of your health, offering solutions that address both the symptoms and underlying causes of dysphagia.

Accredited Facilities: Our clinic and the associated Eastside Endoscopy Center are accredited by The Joint Commission, emphasizing our commitment to high-quality patient care.

Seek Expert Care Today

If swallowing difficulty is affecting your ability to eat and enjoy meals, don’t wait to seek help. Contact CDH today to schedule a consultation with Dr. Shakoor. We’re here to provide the specialized care you need to improve your swallowing function and enhance your overall quality of life.

At CDH, we’re dedicated to helping you achieve optimal digestive health and well-being. Let us assist you in navigating the challenges of dysphagia with comprehensive care and support.

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