Difficulty Swallowing After Thyroid Gland Surgery?
Afternoon … r nI want to ask, my sister hbs thyroid gland surgery, after the operation my sister finds it difficult to swallow, every time I want to go back with a cough “, how do you do it so my sister can eat and drink again? , r nthank you
difficulty swallowing food is medically known as dysphagia. This condition usually occurs in those who have neurological disorders that work on the muscles that function to swallow. Therefore, many stroke sufferers experience this condition. In cases of difficulty swallowing after thyroid surgery, there are several possibilities, such as:
Post-operative pain is still there so that the patient has difficulty swallowing trauma to the nerves to swallow during thyroid surgery the operation area is still swollen, causing the patient to have difficulty swallowing a tumor in the obstructed food tract area Try to feed smaller meals, however always be accompanied patient, because the possibility of choking is always present in the presence of dysphagia. We recommend that you do further consultation with the doctor who treats your sister. Here we attach an article about dysphagia. May be useful.
dr. N. K. Arief