Small Victories

Small Victories

I wrote an earlier piece on livingwithss.com detailing Gary’s intermittent swallowing problem. The Danger Of Dysphagia outlines some serious risks you may face if you choke while eating or drinking. Gary has been evaluated on a regular basis since that first baseline test. Steps In the Right Direction Earlier this summer, Gary had been referred to an endocrinologist for a lump he was feeling on the front of his neck. He had a past history of thyroid cysts so after X-rays and a scan they decided a biopsy was needed. Fast forward through the nail-biting, the lump was benign, but he was referred to an otolaryngologist closer to home for an opinion on surgery. Superficial siderosis can bring so many different symptoms the merry-go-round of specialists many of us visit can leave us exhausted and confused. When you stumble across that rare physician who is both caring and delivers an

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