I Have Dysphagia

Dysphagia anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Dysphagia. You're not alone. 14 People

    Dysphagia And Me

    When I was 9 i had a sleepover with my old best friend. My mom had made us mozzarella sticks. I of course, choked. The cheese went so far down my throat that the heimlich was not going to save me. In a last attempt, i shoved my hand down my throat, ripping my esophagus, and...
    limegreenkittie limegreenkittie
    18-21
    Aug 25, 2011

    Has Anyone Had Symptoms Like Mine?

    I am going through my worse episode of dysphagia and this is the first time in 3 years they found something of question, a filling defect around C5/C6 of my spine. Not sure if it's IN my esophaugus or from the outside pushing in on my esophagus they said. Having a scope on the...
    lilacs22 lilacs22
    46-50, F
    Sep 4, 2012

    9 Months On

    Following intensive treatment for head/neck cancer last year I have relied on a n/g tube for all nourishment. I had hoped that this feeding method would have been more short term and I am now considering a peg tube. I am very keen to hear off anyone who is using the peg tube...
    Mikeking1 Mikeking1
    66-70, M
    Jun 14, 2013

    Dysphagia

    I HAVE HAD  DYSPHAGIA FOR SEVERAL YEARS,AND HAVE MANY EXPERIENCES TO SHARE. I HAVE HAD ALL THE USUAL TREATMENTS AND THERAPIES,AND HAVE LEARNED QUITE A LOT OF WAYS TO DEAL WITH IT. SINCE I HAVE A PEG TUBE ,THERE ARE A LOT OF DIFFERENT WAYS AND METHODS TO CARE AND FOR THE...
    moonflower9898 moonflower9898
    61-65
    2 Responses Mar 2, 2011

    You Can Overcome This!

    I had a case of what I consider anxiety-related dysphagia after choking, and I'd just like to share my short story with anyone suffering from something related. It all happened right after thanksgiving, I was eating leftover turkey and it was pretty gross. I wanted to spit it...
    RyanOwens RyanOwens
    22-25
    1 Response Jul 15, 2013

    Dysphasia And Hydra Aid

    My 3-year-old son has dysphasia and needs to be on hydra aid.  This is our second round with the issue.  We thought we solved the problem when he had surgery on his stomach almost 2 years ago.  We are finding out that insurance does not cover it.  It is...
    SonnysMom SonnysMom
    36-40, F
    Mar 9, 2010

    Dysphagia Has Taken My Life

    I've been living with dysphagia since the spring of 2010.....prior history Jan 2010 i had developed out nowhere gerds or reflux..still under investigation..but i did not have problems swallowing....then march 2010 they operate for kidney cancer ..a fluke finding will looking for...
    paolaajofre paolaajofre
    41-45
    1 Response Feb 13, 2012
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