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A 44-year-old male asked:

i have barrett's esophagus. sometimes when i stretch my arms or if i take a deep breath it feels like the esophagus stretches or jumps. normal?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Contractions: Your descriptions suggests esophageal contractions, more of a functional issue. Talk to your gastroenterologist at next visit about your symptoms.
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Spasm or contraction: of smooth muscle of the esophagus.

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