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is it possible to tighten the cardiac sphincter

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Ho
Dr. Andrew Ho answered
29 years experience Psychiatry
Before worrying: have a doctor take a look. It is not possible to know without seeing it. Often when someone starts to examine their own body carefully, questions wi ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Fisuure: Fissure, post anal sex, ......... At your age rarely congenital.
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A female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
15 years experience Family Medicine
Indigestion?: They likely meant esophageal sphincter, not cardiac. I am not sure what issues you are having, if it's indigestion then I recommend modifying your die ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. George Mathew
57 years experience Cardiology
Consult GI.: You may wan't to consult GI specialist as you may have either a motility disorder or a mechanical obstruction of the esophagus !
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Unlikely scenario: Nope. Especially at your age. Now that does not preclude the ill elderly patient who has a fragile heart or lungs and would be advised what limitatio ... Read More
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Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Partly : Partly reversible sometimes it'll come and go
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Yes, rarely done .As patient rarely changes life style.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Anal muscles. : Yes. The anal sphincter is muscular in nature and very innervated (consider how these nerves allow people to distinguish between gas, solid stool and ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
Valve surgery: If you qualify for open heart valave surgery then go for it. If yuou are not a candidate then you can explore for alternatives. It depends upon the ty ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes you can pull an abdominal muscle while pregnant.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
Depends on why: The type of abnormal rhythm determines the therapy. Some can be treated with medications. Others may need to be cardioverted ("shocked") back into ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: In the front wall of the abdomen, commonly referred as the stomach.
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A male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Vascular disease is: often widely distributed so if you have coronary blockages you probably have diffuse atherosclerotic disease. This may contribute to ED but is not usu ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vineet Choudhry
17 years experience General Surgery
Yes.: If the vagus nerve is injured during surgery, the function of it will be affected. This can either be temporary or permanent, based on whether the ner ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Bergstein
38 years experience General Surgery
Yes: This is correct. If you are having regular reflux/heartburn, please see your doctor and consider having a "scope.".
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ur heart becomes. .: ...stronger as it is stressed by exercise. As far as I know, this doesn't lead 2 arrhythmia.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Rosenblum
27 years experience Family Medicine
Pain: Esophageal spasms are typically painful and prolonged. Palpitations are a skipped heartbeat, usually a mild sensation, and never painful. If you're co ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: and NOT due to the endoscopy ...just a "normal" finding
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
36 years experience Family Medicine
Complex: I think there are too many possibilities to give a good answer. I can say that if that works it is a good thing and if it wasn't working and is return ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
No, never: Ms does not affect the heart or any other internal organs directly.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Not possible: Humans do not have a nictitating membrane nor even the remnants of a nictitating membrane. So no amount of muscle training can cause any change in an ... Read More
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Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Unlikely: If the gallbladder were to leak, you would likely know it
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: total gastrectomy
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
37 years experience Cardiology
1%: Bleeding at the puncture site occurs at approximately 1% of femoral catheterizations. There is a recent trend which originated in europe to perform c ... Read More
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