Her neck was tender and swallowing was painful.
The earth in flames, with earthquakes swallowing whole towns and buildings burning.
48) how wizards acquired the mantic powers of certain birds, such as ravens and hawks, by swallowing their hearts.
Swallowing hard, Deidre followed.
Swallowing an urge to retch, she retrieved the groceries and dashed to the door.
In front of the bed, a dark cave had opened in the middle of her room, swallowing the wall where the door had been.
They are all more or less poisonous, paralysing their prey before, or during the act of swallowing; the poison-fangs standing so far back in the mouth, these snakes cannot easily inflict wounds with them on man; moreover, the poison is not very strong and not available in large quantities.
The storm is swallowing up the levies, and we sent folks north.
- Dasypeltis unicolor, in the act of swallowing an egg.
Swallowing her pride, she dialed Mary's number.
"I think," said Señor Medena after swallowing the bite of pie, "that you would like it in Houston."
Swallowing hard, she tilted her head to one side in a display she hoped he took to be an apology.
Connor approached; Jackson could see he was swallowing venom and his fangs were emerging.
Katie laughed loudly, unable to help herself. Rhyn pulled her into his arms, swallowing her in his warmth and scent. Katie wrapped her arms around him.
He paused, taking a bite of the sweet potatoes, chewing them and then swallowing before continuing.
A crack split the street, swallowing her father-in-law and her little girl.
Swallowing a cry of pain, she pushed herself up and stretched out her arms above her head, expecting the feel of a second set of wooden doors, if she really was in a cellar.
3.239) mentions his taking a pearl from the ear-drop of Caecilia Metella and dissolving it in vinegar, that he might have the satisfaction of swallowing eight thousand pounds' worth at a draught.
Difficulty and pain in swallowing may be complained of when the cancer is beginning to block the inlet, but if it is situated at the pylorus the discomfort comes on an hour or two after a meal - at the time that the partially digested food is trying to make its way into the small intestine.
- A Poisonous Snake (Elaps fulvius) swallowing a similarly coloured Opisthoglyphous Snake (Homalocranium semicinctum).
Poisoning by caustic soda is rare, but occasionally it takes place by swallowing soap lees (sodium carbonate), which may contain some impurities of caustic soda.
They cease to be mere likenesses of the body and blood, and are changed into receptacles of divine power and intimacy, by swallowing which we are benefited in soul and body.
About the size of a large domestic fowl, they are birds of nocturnal habit, sleeping, or at least inactive, by day, feeding mostly on earth-worms, but occasionally swallowing berries, though in captivity they will eat flesh suitably minced.
Small doses increase the sensibility of touch, sight and hearing; large doses cause twitching of the muscles and difficulty in swallowing; while in overdose violent convulsions are produced.
The stomach may become distended with gas on account of acid fermentation leading to the frequent swallowing of saliva, and both this form of flatulence and that caused by the actual formation of gas are much diminished by such drugs as tend to prevent fermentation.
absorbere) means literally "sucking up" or "swallowing," and thus a total incorporation in something, literally or figuratively; it is technically used in animal physiology for the function of certain vessels which suck up fluids; and in light and optics absorption spectrum and absorption band are terms used in the discussion of the transformation of rays in various media.
He has a wife, an adopted daughter, whose real father is the " swallower " in Bushman swallowing myths, and the daughter has a son, who is the Ichneumon.
Schwartz (Prahistorisch-anthropologische Studien) readily proves Cronus to be the storm, swallowing the clouds.
This embraces the base of the epiglottis, and, except while swallowing food, shuts off all communication between the cavity of the mouth and the pharynx, respiration being, under ordinary circumstances, exclusively through the nostrils.
A double handful of clean chaff, or of bran mixed with the oats in the manger, prevents a greedy horse from swallowing a considerable proportion whole.
Swallowing her pride, she faced the issue head on.
"I think," said SeÃ±or Medena after swallowing the bite of pie, "that you would like it in Houston."
The age saw flagpole sitting public goldfish swallowing and other outdoor marathons to generate ballyhoo.
boa constrictor in the act of swallowing an animal.
This ensures he is not swallowing air whilst feeding which may help to reduce colic.
constrictor in the act of swallowing an animal.
custody suites due to swallowing crack or cocaine.
Any condition that weakens or damages the muscles and nerves used for swallowing may cause dysphagia.
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equalize pressure during descent by swallowing or yawning or by tensing the muscles of the throat.
It causes penile erections by dilating blood vessels, and controls the action of almost every orifice from swallowing to defecation.
Problems during the esophageal phase of swallowing indicated gastric reflux and delayed mobility in the lower esophagus.
Both pillars are topped by identical pillar swallowing heads with ornately carved headdresses.
Another wild party ensues with Charlie swallowing a whistle and getting hiccups at the same time.
And God bless Fox Searchlight for swallowing the whole thing hook, line and sinker.
Care was swallowing you advises peter j conducted using the have expanded existing.
Sier looks at deep blue sapphire - Sier sets the large sapphire in his mouth, swallowing it with difficulty Sier looks at Sier.
savor the flavor for a long period of time before swallowing.
However there are more cocaine deaths in police custody suites due to swallowing crack or cocaine.
Cough as quietly as possible To stop a coughing fit swallow saliva and keep swallow saliva and keep swallowing until you inhibit the cough.
swallowing reflex the use of combined sedation with oropharyngeal LA was probably contraindicated.
A man in Taormina, Italy was hospitalized after swallowing 46 teaspoons, 2 cigarette lighters, and a pair of salad tongs.
If you are not in the habit of swallowing toothpaste, the use of baking soda has benefits.
waterborne infection may also result from swallowing water during recreational activities.
widened on the north side, swallowing up a transept.
p. 285) sees in it an indication that, as the daughter of Metis, Athena was already invested with a mental and moral character, and explains the swallowing of Metis (for which compare the story of Cronus and his children) by the desire to attribute an extraordinary birth to one in whom masculine traits predominated.
Though this may dishearten the systematist, Scourfield (1900) reminds us that " It was in a water-flea that Metschni koff first saw the leucocytes (or phagocytes) trying to get rid of disease germs by swallowing them, and was so led to his epochmaking discovery of the part played by these minute amoeboid corpuscles in the animal body."
"Prince, humanum est errare, * but..." replied the doctor, swallowing his r's, and pronouncing the Latin words with a French accent.
The naval officer spoke in a particularly sonorous, musical, and aristocratic baritone voice, pleasantly swallowing his r's and generally slurring his consonants: the voice of a man calling out to his servant, Heah!
Chew the tablet slowly and savor the flavor for a long period of time before swallowing.
Cough as quietly as possible To stop a coughing fit swallow saliva and keep swallowing until you inhibit the cough.
For a patient of this age and comorbidity with obtunded swallowing reflex the use of combined sedation with oropharyngeal LA was probably contraindicated.
Waterborne infection may also result from swallowing water during recreational activities.
In 1860 the nave was widened on the north side, swallowing up a transept.
Even so, he does appear to be swallowing hard when just lying down (not eating or drinking anything).
Swallowing cocaine can interfere with blood flow to the intestines, leading to tissue death and gangrene.
The presence of a 'foreign body' (unexplained object) in the throat, notable on swallowing.
Ideally, dogs will gradually wear the bones down as they chew, but in many of these cases, the problem seemed to stem from dogs swallowing large chucks, rather than gnawing off small shavings.
The first thing your veterinarian must do is rule out the possibility of the digested blood coming from a wound the dog was licking or swallowing blood from its respiratory tract or mouth.
Can the pill be cut in half for ease in swallowing?
If you have difficulty swallowing pills, you may prefer a liquid versus a vitamin in pill form.
They also benefit those who have difficulty swallowing.
Not only does this work for plus size frames, it's important for not swallowing up petite women.
In these situations, you may experience lightheadedness when standing up from lying down, problems swallowing and numbness in various areas of the body.
Recovering from this surgery can take up to three weeks, and during this time, swallowing can be extremely painful.
This procedure also involves painful swallowing after surgery, but it has been shown to be effective in treating OSA syndrome.
Specific nutritional problems, such as swallowing or feeding difficulties, may be a concern in some patients and should be managed by a team of specialists including a speech therapist.
Tube feedings may be required in some patients with failure to thrive, aspiration pneumonia, difficulty swallowing, or an inability to ingest adequate calories orally to maintain nutritional status or promote growth.
Symptoms include fatigue, difficulty swallowing, mood swings, hoarse voice, sensitivity to cold, forgetfulness, and dry/coarse skin and hair.
Other symptoms can include sores that do not heal, growths on the skin or below the skin, unusual bleeding, difficulty digesting food or swallowing, and changes in bowel or bladder function.
Other symptoms include failure to thrive in infants, poor growth, short stature, fatigue, respiratory disorders, swallowing difficulties, and increased risk of infection.
When poliovirus invades the brainstem (the stalk of brain which connects the two cerebral hemispheres with the spinal cord, called bulbar polio), a person may begin to have trouble breathing and swallowing.
Pain or difficulty in swallowing may indicate a fungal infection in the throat, which is a potential complication of AIDS.
Throat pain is often severe, interfering with swallowing.
Environmental and other conditions, such as breathing secondhand smoke, breathing polluted air or chemical fumes, or swallowing substances that burn or scratch the throat can also cause pharyngitis.
If the child has trouble swallowing or breathing, or is drooling excessively (in small children), emergency medical attention should be sought immediately.
Following the Heimlich maneuver, dysphagia (swallowing difficulty) and obstructive pulmonary edema (fluid accumulation in the lungs) may occur and require medical treatment.
The doctor will review the presence of other health problems such as swallowing function, bowel and bladder function, and learning difficulties.
Occupational and speech-language therapy can help breathing, speech, and swallowing difficulties.
Some SLPs are also trained to work with oral/motor problems, such as swallowing, and other feeding difficulties resulting from hypotonia.
Symptoms progress rapidly to seizures, difficulty swallowing, blindness, deafness, mental retardation, and paralysis.
Eventually, the child develops problems with breathing and swallowing.
Headgear and Herbst appliances can significantly reduce protrusion of the four top incisors and enable the growing lower jaw to catch up with the upper jaw, eliminating swallowing problems.
Other early symptoms include changes in speech, swallowing difficulties, loss of reflexes, and jerky eye movements (nystagmus).
Other features of the disease may include mild diabetes, premature graying of the hair, difficulty swallowing, and delayed physical and sexual development.
Some A-T patients have impaired swallowing function.
In some individuals, a tube from the stomach to the outside of the abdomen (gastrostomy tube) may be required to eliminate the need for swallowing large volumes of liquids and to decrease the risk of aspiration.
Sometimes, when swallowing hurts, the condition is called odynophagia.
A third group of children report having trouble swallowing; they choke or gag whenever they eat, no matter what foods are served.
If a child over two complains of swallowing difficulty, a serious condition could exist and a doctor should be called.
Humans are most commonly infected by swallowing the oocyte form of the parasite in soil (or kitty litter) contaminated by feces from an infected cat; or by swallowing the cyst form of the parasite in raw or undercooked meat.
During childhood, stridor is usually caused by infection of the cartilage flap (epiglottis) that covers the opening of the trachea to prevent material from entering the lungs and choking a person during swallowing.
For example, in a lower GI series, the individual may have to fast and use special laxatives to cleanse the bowel before swallowing the contrast material.
Following the Heimlich maneuver, dysphagia (swallowing difficulty) and obstructive pulmonary edema (fluid accumulation in the lungs) may occur.
It requires immediate treatment by a dentist, since pain can increase to the point where eating and swallowing become difficult, and the inflammation can spread to nearby tissues of the face and neck.
These reflexes, which are essential for a newborn's survival immediately after birth, include sucking, swallowing, blinking, urinating, hiccupping, and defecating.
The neonate will suck on the finger or nipple forcefully and rhythmically and the sucking is coordinated with swallowing.
Iron toxicity in children, for example, frequently results from accidental swallowing of dietary supplement tablets.
About 20,000 children are reported as accidentally swallowing iron tablets each year in the United States, although not all of these cases end in death.
Displacement of these magnets has been reported to cause bleeding and perforation of the nasal septum, while accidental swallowing of these magnets may require emergency surgery.
Major nerves of the body can become paralyzed for six to 14 days, causing double vision, difficulty swallowing and speaking, respiratory failure, and other problems.
The danger signs, which usually begin ten minutes after an individual is stung (though possibly not for several hours) include nausea, faintness, chest pain, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, and difficulty swallowing or breathing.
Accompanying the swollen glands is pain on chewing or swallowing, especially with acidic beverages, such as lemonade.
Because of difficulty swallowing, the most important challenge is to keep the patient fed and hydrated.
This condition can cause difficulties in breathing and swallowing and leads to death in 15 percent of children with spina bifida.
The muscular weakness varies in severity; while some children may simply have less energy than usual, others may be literally unable to get out of bed or may have trouble swallowing or breathing.
Dysphagia: Dysphagia refers to difficulty or discomfort when swallowing.
Children whose throat muscles are affected by the disorder may experience difficulty in swallowing food; some lose weight because the dysphagia affects their appetite.
Children who have developed sudden weakness of the muscles that control breathing or swallowing, or those who have developed vasculitic ulcers in the digestive tract may need to be hospitalized.
Swallowing becomes difficult, and the patient may drool.
Once all of the baby teeth have erupted, the tongue adapts to their shape and the child's pre-teeth swallowing pattern switches to an adult pattern.
A speech-language pathologist can provide retraining for weakness in the muscles controlling speech and swallowing.
As the disease progresses, muscle tone deteriorates, swallowing becomes difficult, and the patient becomes comatose.
Severe complex vocal tics may interfere with breathing or swallowing.
A shaken baby may present one or more signs, including vomiting; difficulty breathing, sucking, swallowing, or making sounds; seizures; and altered consciousness.
A physician should be called when a baby exhibits one or more of the following: vomiting; difficulty breathing, sucking, swallowing, or making sounds; seizures; and altered consciousness.
One theory of the cause of lisping is the result of tongue thrusting, a physiological behavior that causes the tongue to flatten and thrust forward during swallowing and speaking.
Tongue thrusting-A physiological behavior that causes the tongue to flatten and thrust forward during swallowing and speaking.
Symptoms can also include fever, chills, tiredness, muscle aches, earache, pain or discomfort when swallowing, and swollen glands in the neck.
A tonsillectomy is performed if the patient has recurrent sore throats or throat infections, or if the tonsils have become so swollen that the patient has trouble breathing or swallowing.
There are problems with the child holding food or fluids in the affected side of the mouth, resulting in drooling or difficulty swallowing.
Because of changes in saliva production and difficulty swallowing, extra care in oral hygiene for the child may be necessary.
Semi-solid foods such as yogurt, jello, pudding, or ice cream may be easier to take in than liquids if the child is experiencing swallowing difficulty.
Then the throat and tongue swell, the voice becomes hoarse, and swallowing and breathing become labored.
Congenital myotonic dystrophy is marked by severe weakness, poor sucking and swallowing responses, respiratory difficulty, delayed motor development, and mental retardation.
Symptoms include drooping eyelids, difficulty swallowing (dysphagia), and weakness progresses to other muscles of the face, neck, and occasionally the upper limbs.
Swallowing difficulty may cause aspiration or the introduction of food or saliva into the airways.
Symptoms progress to difficulty speaking and swallowing.
A child having difficulty swallowing, speaking, holding the head up, or maintaining an upright posture should receive emergency medical attention.
Swelling of the tongue, mouth, and airways can cause difficulty speaking, swallowing, or breathing.
Babies with Edwards' syndrome generally have feeding problems related to difficulties in coordination of breathing, sucking, and swallowing.
It results in the elongation of throat muscles, making swallowing more difficult.
In most cases, there is no pain or tenderness associated with this disease, although sometimes persons affected complain of difficulty in swallowing, as if they had a lump in the throat.
Children with EE have classic signs of gastroesophageal reflux (abdominal pain, difficulty swallowing, and vomiting) but fail to respond to antireflux medications.
Foreign bodies can enter the human body by swallowing, insertion, or traumatic force, either accidentally or on purpose.
Swallowing of foreign bodies is a fairly common pediatric emergency; about 80,000 cases involving persons 19 years old or younger are reported each year to the 67 poison control centers in the United States.
In younger children, boys are at slightly greater risk than girls (53% to 47%) of swallowing foreign objects.
Among teenagers, however, males are at a much higher risk than females of swallowing foreign bodies or inserting them into the rectum.
A small minority of teenagers who harm themselves by swallowing or inserting foreign bodies suffer from schizophrenia or another psychotic disorder.
Cases of repeated swallowing of foreign objects by small children may indicate neglect or a dysfunctional home environment.
These items always cause symptoms (difficulty swallowing and spitting up saliva, for instance) and may elude detection for some time while the child is being treated for asthma or recurring pneumonia.
Parents or caregivers may observe the child swallowing the object, or the child may report doing so.
Parental concerns in younger children should be directed toward the prevention of accidental swallowing or ingestion of foreign bodies.
The most common complication is dehydration secondary to a refusal to drink fluids because of mouth pain and difficulty swallowing.
When the epiglottis (the flap that covers the trachea during swallowing so that food odes not enter the lungs) is infected, it can swell to the point where it blocks the windpipe.
Initial symptoms include blurred or double vision and difficulty swallowing and speaking.
Infants ingest spores in honey or simply by swallowing spore-containing dust or dirt.
As infant botulism progresses, sucking and swallowing (thus eating) become difficult.
They have difficulty with swallowing and, therefore, with feeding, and they have breathing problems.
Characteristic symptoms include increasing weakness of the tongue and facial muscles, problems with swallowing, impaired speech, and increased size of the male breast (gynecomastia).
Chiari II malformation: Impaired swallowing and gag reflex, loss of the breathing reflex, facial paralysis, uncontrolled eye movements (nystagmus), impaired balance and gait.
It regulates involuntary actions the body must conduct to survive, such as breathing, swallowing, and blinking the eyes.
Difficulty chewing, swallowing, and digesting food, pain, nausea, and lack of appetite are among the most common reasons that many hospital patients do not consume enough nutrients.
If a child develops hives, has difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the lips or face, fainting, or dizziness, he or she should be transported to an emergency department immediately.
At birth, the infant has difficulty swallowing.
When the esophagus is successfully separated and reattached, many infants have difficulty swallowing, because the contractility of the esophagus is impaired.
All babies with EA/TEF require surgical repair to correct the condition and allow proper nutrition and swallowing.
An infant born with EA/TEF may at first appear to swallowing normally.
If a newborn being cared for at home shows excessive drooling or begins to cough and struggle when nursing or swallowing, it is essential to contact the pediatrician immediately and to go to an emergency department for immediate care.
The symptoms of nervous system involvement can include seeing double (diplopia), painful or difficult swallowing, and slurred speech or loss of voice, which are all indications of the exotoxin's effect on nerve functions.
Persons with difficulty swallowing can be fed through a tube inserted into the stomach through the nose.
Specific nutritional problems, such as swallowing or feeding difficulties, may be a concern in some patients and should be managed by a team of specialists, including a speech therapist.
Extremely large tonsils can impair breathing and swallowing, although that is quite rare.
Children may experience frequent swallowing or a sensation of fluid in the back of the nose and throat.
Leaning forward will prevent the child from swallowing blood.
Other symptoms include fever, depression, confusion, painful muscle spasms, sensitivity to touch, loud noise, and light, extreme thirst, painful swallowing, excessive salivation, and loss of muscle tone.
Painful spasms develop in the muscles that control breathing and swallowing.
The victim also becomes extremely thirsty but is unable to drink because swallowing is painful.
Stretching from the side of the neck into the brain, the vagus nerve affects swallowing, speech, breathing.
Most often, you will hear your baby swallowing audibly right after, eventually establishing a solid pattern of sucking and swallowing.
Many people believe liquid vitamins taste delicious, and they claim that taking vitamins in this form is much easier than swallowing so many pills.
It's certainly better than swallowing all those horse pills.
Many people who need to take vitamins have problems swallowing pills.
For elderly people or people who have trouble swallowing, liquid vitamins provide many benefits.
Super C powder is available for people who don't like swallowing pills.
Men's liquid vitamins are easy to take and perfect for those men who have trouble swallowing pills.
You can find most soluble fiber supplements in pill form for easy swallowing.
Even though Sally was supposed to have committed suicide by drinking vast amounts of alcohol and swallowing copious amounts of barbiturates, nothing was ever found at the apartment.
He began as a performing artist, swallowing swords eating fire and slugs and doing feats of strength.
One of the most common complications with tongue piercings is swallowing either the ball of the barbell or the barbell overall.
You may experience some difficulty swallowing since your tongue may be bruised.
Swallowing a raw egg quickly (watch out for salmonella!).
Guidelines for this diet include eating grapefruit, swallowing grapefruit capsules or drinking grapefruit juice before or at each meal.
Mosquito bite reactions that are severe can include trouble breathing or swallowing, or the person can go into shock.
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