Dysphagia is the medical term for difficulty swallowing. Symptoms can include:

  • dysphagiaA feeling of choking or coughing when eating or drinking
  • Regurgitating food (bringing up food)
  • A feeling something is caught in your throat

Difficulty swallowing is usually caused by another condition such as stroke, dementia, problems with your oesophagus or gastro-oesophageal reflux. Your GP will perform a full examination and may order further tests. They may refer you to a specialist consultant.

Consultant Mr Dan Titcomb can diagnose and treat dysphagia in Bristol’s Chesterfield hospital.

Contact Information:

Bristol Hospital Address:

The Chesterfield 3 Clifton Hill Clifton, Bristol BS8 1BN

Call Dan Titcomb consultant 0117 911 9466