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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurence Rezkalla
38 years experience in General Practice
Get her to nearby ER: At time of chest pain get her evaluated at er. Don't wait till it subsides.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience in Gastroenterology
Gastroesophagel jctn: This refers to the appearance of the tissue where the esophagus and stomach meet. The z-line is a zig-zag line where these 2 different type tissues m ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
UGI tract problems: Upper GI endoscopy exams the oral cavity, esophagus, stomach, and duodenum. Most nflammatory, structural, infectious, dysplastic (cancer), and motili ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
No: It is an outpatient procedure where an endoscope is descended through the mouth to look at the upper gastrointestinal tact, the patient is sedated lig ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience in Gastroenterology
Can be done: Usually done as a convenience to the patient but in reality, the performing endoscopist gets paid less when he/she orders this.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience in Gastroenterology
You mean stomach ...: Lap banding - that is where the band is applied. Although rare, the following can occur: trouble swallowing, band erosion, band slippage. Overall fe ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
Sometimes but not: Often. Egd examines esophagus, stomach, duodenum (technically small intestine, but only the very first part), and sometimes the first portion of jeju ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
E coli: Gastroenteritis could cause nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramping and diarrhea.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience in Gastroenterology
Mild: Usually mild symptoms such as headache, nausea or diarrhea. Read the medication insert carefully.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Lyrica (pregabalin): Dry mouth & constipation are more common GI symptoms.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Headache, diarrhea: If you're referring to headache and diarrhea, these are both very common Prilosec side effects that should resolve once the drug is discontinued. Many ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
? side effect: Possible. The Class of ACE inhibitors more commonly cause a dry cough and issues, more so than the ARB class (Valsartan), but if you truly feel you h ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faiz Shakir
14 years experience in Gastroenterology
Lots of reasons: Many indications but most common are abdominal pain and heartburn not responding to medications.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience in Gastroenterology
Gas / Bloating: Minimal side effects. May help with gas and bloating.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Protonix (pantoprazole): The most common side effects from taking Protonix (pantoprazole) are headaches, constipation, gas , and nausea. There is a long list of potential side ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience in General Surgery
Might be an ulcer: your symptoms suggest that you might having an ulcer or gastritis it could a side effect to the surgery that you had some of the side effect of the re ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Many things: See your family doctor. Possibilities are gastritis, pancreatitis, stomach ulcer, reflux esophagitis, constipation, fatty food intolerance, very rarel ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerry Fioramonti
Specializes in Family Medicine
It may: Prednisone may cause irritation of the lining of the stomach, reflux, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.It helps to take the medication on a full stomach ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience in Gastroenterology
Colon...: is 5-6 feet long, goes around the area of which you write, so could be responsible Referred pain from gyn organs, neural, even heart/lungcould cause
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanath Kumar
50 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
No: No.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience in General Surgery
Biliary dyskinesia?: This could be a unction all problem with he gallbladder, especially if the pain is related to meals. Ask your doctor if a CCK-HIDA scan is appropriate ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Workman
Specializes in Pain Management
Probably not: There are many medical alternatives for your condition. I would try many before having surgery. Discuss with your PCP and, upon referral, with a gas ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience in Medical Oncology
Not really: These tests require you to be under sedation. The doctor will give you medication through an IV so that you won't feel pain or remember the procedure. ... Read More
A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Generally safe: Ercp (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography) is used to diagnose problems w biliary tract & associated organs (liver, gallbladder, &pancreas) ... Read More

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