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Can Something Be Stuck In Your Stomach
That can occur but: Most often a person coughs vigorously. When there is an area of irritation it can feel like something is caught in the throat. ...Read more
Esophagus not opened: If the esophagus it is not opened-up from your stomach up to your mouth, the gas won't come out. Some spasm in any part of the length of your esophagus can occur and stop the gas from coming up. Sometime it is easier to do than others...The more relaxed you are, the easier it is to burp... Have fun with it, just keep it civil :-). ...Read more
Can issue with your tonsils make you feel like there is something caught in your throat constantly?
Sometimes: If you have chronically infected or enlarged tonsils you may certainly feel like something is there constantly. Having said that, other things can give you the same sensation. If you're concerned, have your doctor take a look. ...Read more
It depends: There are many conditions which could cause these symptoms, most of which are entirely benign. I would suggest you see and ENT to have your larynx evaluated. ...Read more
Reflux?: Many of my patients have this complaint. Acid reflux can come up to your throat and inflame the tissues of the voicebox(larynx) which are sensitive. This causes swelling and the sensation that something is always there. But other things as well, including cancer. If it persists i tell people to get into see an ENT to evaluate. ...Read more
Upon swallowing, there's a dull pain over the sternum. Feels like my food or liquid needs to pass over something. Could this be indigestion?
See GI doctor: Difficulty swallowing ("dysphagia") can be distinguished as a "transfer" problem (difficulty moving food from mouth to top of esophagus), "transit" problem (difficulty moving food down the esophagus), "spasm", gerd (due to sphincter problems), or obstructive (webs, rings, strictures, ulcer, tumor). Best to see a gastroenterologist (gi doctor) for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Sources of gas?: Air in the digestive tract may come from a variety of sources--maldigestion due to enzyme deficiency (ex. Lactose intolerance) or food intolerance (ex. Gluten sensitivity), fermentation by gut bacteria (as with bacterial overgrowth syndrome or changed flora after antibiotics), altered GI tract motility, excessive air swallowing, as well as inflammatory and infectious causes. Would test for these. ...Read more
Is bloating caused by ovarian can. something that doesn't go down or could it be waking with a smaller stomach then getting more bloated thru the day?
Ovarian cancer: Distension of the abdomen from ovarian cancer or its complications would not fluctuate noticeably overnight. Gaseous distension or benign fluid retention may. If you still have concerns have an examination by a physician and, if deemed advisable, an ultrasound test of the pelvis can be done to reassure you. ...Read more
Something stuck in throat? cannot see anything there or in tonsil. Mouth and throat also dry due to weather. What might the stuck part be?
Tonsil "stone": It sounds like you may have a tonsil stone, aka "cryptic debris" or tonsillolith, which is a common condition where trapped debris calcifies in the little crevices along the tonsils. Try gargling with warm saltwater (be sure to spit out) to see if this will loosen/remove it. If no relief, see your Dr. ...Read more
Doubt it, but...: Sudden hiccups may be caused by drinking alcohol, smoking, having a bloated stomach, eating too quickly or eating spicy foods, drinking hot or fizzy drinks, swallowing air (as with chewing gum), a sudden change in room temperature. Here's a link for you: http://www.emedicinehealth.com/hiccups/page2_em.htm#what_causes_hiccups ...Read more
Can gas get stuck in your esophagus and cause it to expand and cause chest pain? Or is this acid reflux all test done on heart & nothing is wrong.
Absolutely: food and air can get stuck going down esophagus, and cause a severe chest pain that is relieved by burping or swallowing something. Also reflux of stomach acid into esophagus can cause a burning chest pain that is usually relieved with antacids. Esophageal spasm causes severe chest pain, it is usually provoked by severe reflux. Check out my website http://CardioGauge.com for heart health education ...Read more
GERD: Not sure what your symptoms are, but if discomfort & no relief, yes. ...Read more
When you have pain from gas does it have to be in the middle in the esophagus or could it be more to the left? What types of pain could it cause?
Possible: An estimated 20 - 60% of patients with gerd have symptoms in throat (hoarseness, sore throat) without any significant heartburn. A failure to diagnose and treat gerd may lead to persistent throat conditions, such as chronic laryngitis, hoarseness, difficulty speaking, sore throat, dry cough, constant throat clearing, and granulomas (soft, pink bumps) on the vocal cords. ...Read more
Sure: Any pill can get stuck in the esophagus and cause a local caustic injury. Some medications are more prone to cause damage but all have the potential. ...Read more
Pressure in right ear like it needs to be opped and feeling dizzy. Can it affect the pressure in your eyes? What could it be possibly?
Pinching in stomach liver heart also in lower abdomen can it be due to gas or ulcer please advise?
I have a hole in muscle wall of rectum which I can feel through vagina. need to apply pressure to go to the toilet is this something that can be fixed?
Rectovaginal fistula: Your description sounds like you might have a rectovaginal fistula. You need to be evaluated by a physician to confirm this diagnosis and discuss treatment. Treatment is surgical. Yes, in answer to your questions, if this is indeed what you have discovered it can be fixed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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