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A 35-year-old male asked:

I had ct scan, x-ray, blood work, upper edoscopy this week. every test came back normal. i got a problem with eating solid foods for a about a month. no pain just feeling food stuck in my upper stomach. i believe a have inflammation slowing food down?

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Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
Family Medicine 40 years experience
Scope should show: If there was a problem. If scope was normal and you still have a problem you might want to ask for a fluoroscopic swallowing study to be done
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Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 36 years experience
Dysphagia : dysphagia is a common symptom which is sometimes difficult to diagnose. Most often it's due to GERD, which is not always visible by endoscopy, Rarer causes include eosinophilic esophagitis, pill induced esophagitis (including Cipro), and esophageal motility disorders. Sometimes acid suppression and/or esophageal dilatation help. Return to your G.I. doctor if you're not better. Good luck.
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Last updated Feb 14, 2022

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