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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Esophageal disorders: ...are conditions that affect the first 40cm of the gut=the esophagus. These may include structural, motility, inflammatory, and infiltrative disorder ... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Low risk: A single set of fluoroscopic evaluations has a very low risk of triggering any cancer in a patients lifetime.He is much more likely to be severely inj ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
52 years experience Neonatology
Reflux R/O: this is being done to check for reflux being the cause of apnea conventional radiology and fluoroscopy will expose him to radiation 5% as compared to ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Food pipe dysfunctio: The esophagus connects the back of the throat to the stomach. Any dysfunction disturbs the flow of food down this pipe. This includes muscle disorder ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Good question: Eosinophilic esophagitis and colitis are increasing in frequency. I have foundt two cases in boys where it was clear that symptoms began in infancy an ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Kareus
50 years experience Family Medicine
Sphincture failure: The failure of the sphincture at the bottom of the esophagus to prevent the return of food, acid, and liquid in the stomach from come back into the es ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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None: Stop steroid nasal spray, Make your carbonated drink flat before you consume, don't go to bed immidiately with full stomach. stay upright for a hr or ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Dangerous combo: Barrett's esophagus implies chronic inflammation and risk of cancer. If you're purging by vomiting, this is an even more dangerous situation. You nee ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Esophageal tear: Esophageal lesions form a broad chapter. Can be either caused by infections: candida, herpes in immunosupressed people, or after vomiting with a full ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felix Brizuela
31 years experience Neurology
Depends on how bad: Depends on how bad their disease is. Some have worst than others. This is true for most diseases.

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