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stiffness of the hands
hardening of the skin
history of recurrent pneumonia
more common in women
exposure to cold causes pallor of the extremities
itchy rash on face
swelling or purple discoloration around eyes
wasting and weakness of hand muscles
twitching of the muscles
history of diabetes
history of steroid or antibiotic use
white patches in the mouth
intermittent difficulties swallowing salads
difficulties eating steaks
symptoms may occur every several weeks or months
feeling of lump in throat
history of air swallowing
lump present at all times
history of gastritis
history of gastric ulcer
coughing up blood
history of cancer
unexplained weight loss
regurgitation of food
more common in men
chronic discomfort in mid upper abdomen
progressive problems swallowing solids
seen in south America and southern united states
irregular heart beat
swelling of the legs
progressive problems swallowing solids and liquids
occur mostly in older patients
regurgitation shortly after eating
weakness of arms, legs or face
symptoms may worsen towards end of day
firm lump in front of neck
bloody discharge from the ear
difficulty swallowing, hoarseness
history of smoking
chronic alcohol use
Possible medical conditions of Difficulties Swallowing : - Scleroderma - Systemic Lupus Erythematosis - Rheumatoid Arthritis - Dermatomyositis - Polymyositis - Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis - Syringomyelia - Cervical Spondylosis - Spinal Cord Tumor - Infectious Esophagitis - Candida Esophagitis - Esophageal Ring - Web - Steakhouse Syndrome - Globus Hystericus - Esophageal Web - Reflux Laryngitis - Gastric Cancer - Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease - Peptic Ulcer - Barrett's Esophagitis - Lung Cancer - Metastatic Cancer - Achalasia - Esophageal Cancer - Stricture Of The Esophagus - Zenker's Diverticulum - Esophageal Stricture - Chagas Disease - Esophageal Diverticulum - Myasthenia Gravis - Stroke - Thyroid Cancer - Goiter - Thyroglossal Duct Cyst - Glomus Jugulare Tumor - Ruptured Eardrum - Otitis Media with Ruptured Eardrum - Cholesteatoma - esophageal cancer - achalasia - esophageal stricture - Hypopharyngeal Cancer - Supraglottic Cancer.
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