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Dearborn, MI
A 38-year-old male asked:

Fluoroscopic esophagram shows mildly delayed peristalsis within the mid esophagus. no evidence of stricture or obstructive lesion, or tertiary contractions.small reducible hiatal hernia present. please explain. and what is solution? thanks a lot drs

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
This is an: essentially NORMAL report and does not explain your symptoms (I do not know your symptoms however OBVIOUSLY they possibly include difficulty swallowing, food getting stuck, heartburn, regurgitation or some combination of the above! Next step consult with gastroenterologist specializing in the esophagus! Hope this helps! Dr Z
Last updated Nov 18, 2017

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