A 40-year-old member asked:

Am i having esophageal spasms? how could you diagnose me?

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Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Exam and tests: Diagnosis is with esophageal manometry. Treatment depends on the cause. You should see your doctor.
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A 45-year-old member asked:

What are esophageal spasms?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 51 years experience
Let me explain: Esophageal spasms are painful muscle contractions that affect your esophagus, the hollow tube between your throat and your stomach. Esophageal spasms can feel like sudden, severe chest pain that lasts from a few minutes to hours.
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