Dysphagia means difficulty or painful swallowing. In some cases, swallowing may be impossible.
Occasional difficulty swallowing, which may occur when you eat too fast or don’t chew your food well enough, usually is not cause for concern. However, if you have persistent dysphagia, it may indicate a serious medical condition.
How is Dysphagia Treated?
Treatment for dysphagia depends on its cause. If you’re experiencing difficult or painful swallowing, schedule an apppointment with Dr. Bhatti. Based on your symptoms, he may recommend performing certain tests to determine the cause of your condition and the most effective treatment. Dr. Bhatti is board-certified and has decades of experience treating patients throughout the state of Minnesota.
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