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  • lorettas17 has replied to a post on the message board

    Hi There, Thank you for the reply.  I guess what I'm noticing is when I try certain foods my mouth has reactions to what's in the food. Without much salivia, things like yogurt and milk shakes stick around my throat longer than normal.  I tried baked beans but they were too spicy, and strawberries are out of the question.  A soft boiled eggs goes down ok and I can try a fried egg.  But mostly&nbs...

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    • lorettas17 has replied to a post on the message board

      Hi, thanks for the reply.  I'm trying to figure out how to balance the calories and nutrition and get off my tube.  I'm concerned that eating jello, pudding and things like that don't have the nutritional value so I will still be using my tube as much as I do now to get the nuturtion.  I'm looking for a process on how a person weens themself from the tube? Thanks so much for any information....

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        Hi There, I had tonsil cancer and I had my last radiation and chemo treatment on July 19th and my throat is still burning when I try to eat something.  I can drink water with no problem.  I've bee told I need to keep trying so I'm drinking a lidocaine viscous solution to numb my thoat before I try drinking a smoothie or some rice pudding.  Question is, I don't know how to structure some eating plans s...

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