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Esophagus (Definition)

This is the muscular structure built like a tube that connects your throat to the stomach though which food ...Read more


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Yesterday I swallowed chicken with little bone. Now I couldn't feel any symptom such as pain. Is there any specific symptom could I feel if got stucked in esophagus. I havea gastritis. Differnt sympto?

Yesterday I swallowed chicken with little bone. Now I couldn't feel any symptom such as pain. Is there any specific symptom could I feel if got stucked in esophagus. I havea gastritis. Differnt sympto?

You would know it's stuck in your throat: If it was stuck in your throat, you would have pain in your throat, and it would feel like something's not going down completely. So that's good. The gastritis may or may not be related to that. Chances are higher if the bone was small enough, and it's in your food, and passes out of your body as stool, you should have no problem. If the gastritis continues however, you need to contact your pcp, and have this examined further. ...Read more

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Does swallowing liquid GI cocktail (Lidocane Viscus, Mylanta, Donnatal) coat the Esophagus? Does it obscure plain X-ray view of the Esophagus?

Does swallowing liquid GI cocktail (Lidocane Viscus, Mylanta, Donnatal) coat the Esophagus? Does it obscure plain X-ray view of the Esophagus?

It may: The mylanta contains elements that are similar to barium and that will obscur some detail. If there are plans for an upper gastrointestinal study with barium then perhaps reversing the order of the tests will help ...Read more

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When swallow liquids I can feel it in my chest/breasts. Sometimes get an ache in 1 or both breasts & shoulderblades. Esophagus? Gas? PCP says not heart.

When swallow liquids I can feel it in my chest/breasts. Sometimes get an ache in 1 or both breasts & shoulderblades. Esophagus? Gas? PCP says not heart.

Up The Down Hatch?: I feel that way after my first double shot of Scotch. So let's just think"esophagusfor right now: Irritating foods? Recent injury down there (hot or caustic liquids)? Anything come right back up? If so, do you chew your food thoroughly? Any recent illness? Any risk factors for immunocompromise (like HIV)? Any white patches in the mouth? Are you a high-strung or nervous person? Best to see a GI specialist ...Read more

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I am experiencing sore throat. The following also describes me: Pain when swallowing. I have my tonsils out and I don't have a fever or cold symptom?

I am experiencing sore throat. The following also describes me: Pain when swallowing. I have my tonsils out and I don't have a fever or cold symptom?

Doctor can examine: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep). Some throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can decrease pain. ...Read more

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Right side chest pain when swallowing?

GERD: Most likely acid reflux, but other things needs to be ruled out. See gastroenterologist or pcp. ...Read more

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Pain when swallowing and having a dry cough. What should I do?

Pain when swallowing and having a dry cough. What should I do?

Possibilities.....: If there is no fever, it is likely a viral syndrome which will resolve on its own. Treatment would involve symptom control like plenty of fluids, throat lozenges, etc. If your symptoms persist beyond 7 days or if a fever occurs, see your doctor to r/o a bacterial infection which would require antibiotics. ...Read more

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A 60 year old man has discomfort/pain when swallowing in the sternal notch area. It started abowut 1 month ago. Could you please give me the possible?

A 60 year old man has discomfort/pain when swallowing in the sternal notch area. It started abowut 1 month ago. Could you please give me the possible?

Swallow difficulty: May be GERD w/ or without h pylori, , or infeciton in esophagus like candida or stricture can be evaluated with EGD where they look down esophagus w/ scope. May also be achalasia -spasm/ irregular perastalsis (the movement that pushes food along) rarely stroke, mass lesion. Get CT chest, thyroid ultrasound F/u/ w/ doc and gastroenterologist ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have adenoiditis? I have symptoms of pain when swallowing?

T ; A Discomfort: If you have swollen tonsils and/or adenoids, your physician is most able to diagnose you and render the necessary treatment. Often, inflamed t;a's accompany an infection that should be treated, sometimes with antibiotics if it is of bacterial origin. Today, avoid acidic food and drinks, and stick to water and painkillers (aspirin if you can take it) and a bland diet. ...Read more

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My tonsilitus is really hurting what can I do to ease the pain when swallowing?

My tonsilitus is really hurting what can I do to ease the pain when swallowing?

Tonsillitis: Tonsillitis can be caused by viral or bacterial infections.Viral infections are not treated with antibiotics. The number of adults with chronic tonsillitis is on the rise because adults never had tonsils removed as children. Treatment is sometimes surgery even in adults. Adult patients who had disabling sore throat more than 3 times per year may require tonsillectomy. If recurrent, see physician. ...Read more

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What causes lower neck pain when swallowing?

What causes lower neck pain when swallowing?

Lots: Could be inflammation of throat, enlarged thyroid, swollen lymph nodes, tumor, other. ...Read more

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I started having pain when swallowing food, today?

I started having pain when swallowing food, today?

Be seen: It sounds like an esophageal stricture. You need to be seen, by your physician or a gastroenterologist to be diagnosed. ...Read more

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Extremely sharp pain when swallowing on left side, could this be caused by ulcers?

Extremely sharp pain when swallowing on left side, could this be caused by ulcers?

Ulcers: Sometimes acid reflux can cause irritation of the throat that can be very uncomfortable. Essentially, you are bathing the soft tissues of that area in acid, and exacerbating those symptoms if you are eating acidic foods or drinking liquids (ie. Coffee, soda pop, chocolate drinks) that are loaded with caffeine that stimulate acid production. Keep to water and a bland diet until you see your md. ...Read more

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I have been blowing my nose for the whole day and I have some pain when swallowing. What can I do to ease the pain?

I have been blowing my nose for the whole day and I have some pain when swallowing. What can I do to ease the pain?

Motrin or tylenol (acetaminophen): It sounds like you have a cold. With strep throat you wouldn't have a stuffy, runny nose. Drink lots of fluids, take tylenol (acetaminophen) and or motrin. Consider afrin nasal spray for 3 to 5 days (not longer). Consider sudafed in the mornings and Benadryl at night, and get plenty of rest. ...Read more