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esophageal perforation symptoms

A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Mechanical trauma: It is likely that you might have caused some local mechanical irritation, not likely that you caused a perforation. If you have no symptoms it is stil ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Can be: Bisphosphonates are one of the medicines that can erode the esophageal lining if in contact for a while. That is why the directions say to take it wit ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rashmee Patil
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Egd: Esophageal perforation after EGD is very rare and occurs acutely within days after the procedure. Clinical risk factors include difficult procedure, m ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Yes: Excruciating pain and death in 24-36 hrs Here's a reference: https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=5&am ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
40 years experience General Surgery
Almost immediately: An esophageal perf. with endoscopy is a serious and almost immediate condition. Severe pain , tachycardia, fever - this is a bad event. A bit of sore ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Not clear.: although it is not clear what is going on just by your description, you are certainly having symptoms which should not be present after a routine EGD. ... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
14 years experience Emergency Medicine
Pain: Perforated esophageal cancer will cause pain. Typically chest pain/back pain and abdominal pain depending on where the location of the perforation is ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
I : I am responding four days after this was written. If you have swelling in your neck or your throat; you should seek emergency attention even if the ca ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angelina Postoev md facs
17 years experience General Surgery
Yes/no: If esophagus was perforated- you would have been in ICU or had surgery by now. Esophageal perforations are very dangerous, and if not caught early (2 ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ivy Fisher
44 years experience Pediatrics
Fishbone: Yes, probably went through your system fine without blood GI tract or stool blood, abdominal pain, difficulty swallowing. Fluids will flush that thru ... Read More
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