Botox injections for trouble swallowing

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Botox injections for trouble swallowing

by Bjkug on Thu May 04, 2017 03:13 PM

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Nineteen years ago I had throat cancer in the left tonsil area. I had surgery,radiation and hyperbaric treatments. My swallowing has always been limited. Then four years ago ,I had aspirational pneumonia. Then I had a swallow test and they said to get a feeding tube.I refused the feeding tube. I had one for 14 months with the original surgery and all I had were infections around the area of the tube.  I found out about Botox injections to help open up esophagus.I just had another swallow test today and it wa s the same as four years ago. They said the epiglotis Isn't moving as it should and the muscles aren't working as hard to  swallow. My question is has anybody had Botox injections that were in my situation and did it help?

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