Dysphagia

Symptoms Dysphagia Overview Swallowing difficulty is medically known as Dysphagia. Some people will have problems such as swallowing some specified foods or liquids, some people feel hard to swallow but some people cannot swallow at all. Normally it takes more time and more effort to move the food through the throat and with pain. Also, […]

Mucositis oral

Symptoms Mucositis oral Overview Mucositis oral is the most common complication of cancer treatment, particularly for chemotherapy and radiation. Mucositis can occur anywhere along the gastrointestinal tract which occurs in mouth is known as oral mucositis. It is more common in people undergoing high dose chemotherapy and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Stomatitis is also a […]

Cheilitis

Symptoms Cheilitis Overview Inflammation on lips is known as cheilitis. The skin around the mouth(perioral skin), the vermilion border, or the labial mucosa are included in cheilitis. It may be acute or chronic. Mostly the skin and the vermilion border occur and mucosa are less affected by allergies. Glandular cheilitis is also a type of […]

Voice Alteration

Symptoms Voice Alteration Overview The inability to speak normally is referred to as a voice disorder. Paralyzed vocal cords, laryngitis, neurological voice disorders and a cyst on vocal cords are included in voice disorders. Normal voice will be hoarse, stained or choppy. There will pain or a lump in your throat while speaking. It is […]

Dry Mouth

Symptoms Dry Mouth Overview Xerostomia which is known as dry mouth is due to the lack of production of saliva in the salivary gland. Due to less production of saliva, the moisture in the mouth gets reduced. Normally saliva is used for chewing, swallowing, tasting, talking, preventing tooth decay by neutralizing acids produced by the […]

Hoarseness

Symptoms Hoarseness Overview Change in a normal voice like strain, sounding breathy, changes in volume becoming too loud, hard is known as hoarseness. Hoarseness is a symptom of any disorder in our body and it is not a disease. What can cause Hoarseness? The causes of hoarse include Due to a viral infection in the […]