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Dysphagia

Key Points about Dysphagia

  • Dysphagia means trouble swallowing. This condition can be long-term or it can come on suddenly.
  • If your child suddenly has trouble swallowing, get medical help right away.
  • Chronic dysphagia may be caused by an underlying health problem.
  • Treatment for dysphagia depends on the cause of the condition.
  • Your child’s care team may include a nutritionist, occupational therapist, speech therapist, psychologist, gastroenterologist, ENT and allergist.
Departments

Departments

Comprehensive Motility Program

The Motility Program works to help treat a number of motility issues impacting your child’s digestive tract, including abdominal pain, aspirating, constipation and incontinence. Learn more about our Comprehensive Motility Program.

Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Our gastroenterology experts provide expert diagnosis and treatments for children with digestive, liver and nutrition disorders.

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