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A 37-year-old female asked:

Orig diagnosis was gerd, but the tablets or liquids don't work, pain just seems to be getting worse n worse, constantly feels like all food n liquid is stuck?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 18 years experience
Endoscopy needed: Without being provided further information, the symptoms described require evaluation with an upper endoscopy (egd); sooner than later. Can be due to a bad case of gerd or complications thereof. But can be due to more serious condition of the upper GI such as the esophagus.
Dr. Troy Ross
Occupational Medicine 25 years experience
Achalasia: You may have a problem called achalasia, where the nerves to the esophagus don't work properly to move food into the stomach. It takes special testing to diagnose the condition and there are effective treatments so it is worth finding a good GI specialist to evaluate you.
Last updated Sep 28, 2016


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