Does the natural progression of AD leads to difficulties with swallowing? Is there
a recommended treatment to make bed ulcers heal?
My uncle started to have such difficulties 2 weeks ago, leading to almost complete
inability to swallow even liquids given to him with a spoon. Now he is being fed
through a stomach pipe.
His condition seems to deteriorate rapidly since last week. Now he is completely
bed-ridden and began to suffer from a bed ulcer that doesn't seem to heal, his
eyes are open and he doesn't even mumble a little in response as he used to. His
knees contractures make stretching his legs almost impossible.
I would to like to hear from someone who met such a situation while caring for a relative.
Thanks in advance for your concern.