Trouble while swallowing food, also called dysphagia, is generally taken to be an implication of issues plaguing the throat or the esophagus. Usually, babies, adults and seniors are likely to face this problem. Those that suffer from issues in their brain or nervous system are also more likely to face trouble swallowing. There may be many different causes behind this condition including: tumors in the pharynx or esophagus, esophagus cancer, epiglottitis, acute cases of acid reflux, heartburn, , esophagitis, herpes esophagitis, diverticula of the pharynx etc. Trouble while swallowing food intensifies if the individual also has a dry mouth.
HOW IS TROUBLE SWALLOWING DIAGNOSED?
X-Rays and endoscopies are some of the widely used diagnostic methods used to locate the exact problem for this condition