Why does my spouse with AD experience trouble with swallowing and extreme weight loss?

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Spouse has AD, not getting answers to these problems, swallowing, results in choking,+ Excess saliva,causes drooling.+ Extreme weight loss.

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Are you not getting answers from her doctor? She obviously needs some medical help and if the doctor she is seeing has no suggestions, I'd suggest trying to see a gerontologist, or at least a doctor who has experience with handling these symptoms. They are not unusual with AD.

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Did MRI, ruled out stroke. Did swallow test, muscle weak, this causes food to go into windpipe. No explanation for slurred speech. Stopped using Exelon Patch, a month now, sill have weight loss + now he always seems to be angry.
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