Dysphagia | Overview

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What is dysphagia?

Dysphagia (say: “dis-fage-ee-uh”) means difficulty swallowing. People who have dysphagia have pain when they swallow solid foods, liquids or saliva, or may not be able to swallow at all.

Written by familydoctor.org editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 02/11
Created: 09/09

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