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A 32-year-old female asked:

Why does gerd cause the feeling that food is stuck below ribs and how can i get rid of it? i take omeprazole which help the burning but not this stuck

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Stuck food: Discuss with your doctor or gastroenterologist. Stuck food feeling may be from strictures or achalasia ( esophageal spasm),hiatal hernia rarely infection like Candida or tumors which could be evaluated by barium swallow, endoscopy, manometry,
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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Provided original answer
Good luck thanks for the feedback
Sep 17, 2014
Last updated Aug 18, 2018


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