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Should I see a doctor about my oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy symptoms?

If you are experiencing symptoms that could be caused by oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy, you should talk to your doctor. These symptoms may include drooping eyelids or difficulty swallowing that causes you to choke on food or drinks frequently. It's especially important to talk to a doctor if you're experiencing symptoms and have a family history of oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy. Doctors can help diagnose the problem and recommend the best treatment for your symptoms.

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