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A 25-year-old male asked:

why does top of esophagus always feel like it is being hurt by food and breathing like theiriis an irregular amount of air going through? not chewing?

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Esophagitis: You may have irritation of your esophagus from acid reflux. Try an over the counter antacid and see if your symptoms improve. If not, you need to see a gastroenterologist and let them investigate the issue.

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