A member 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

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

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,

Answered 8/18/2018



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