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A 77-year-old female asked:

had upper gi series today, dr says ther is lots of stuff from the stomach to the neck, what is it called and what is done for it.

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Dr. Richard Rafoth
Gastroenterology 51 years experience
Food in the esoph...: ...Agus is the most likely. And that means you may have ineffective emptying of the esophagus into the stomach after eating. A narrowing (stricture or scar tissue from acid reflux) is most likely but it could also be a tumor or ineffective muscle action in the esophagus itself (esophageal spasm). Next step? Upper GI endoscopy.

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Last updated Jun 10, 2014

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