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Hypertensive Spasm Cardiac Sphincter
The last few weeks I have been slowly increasing the amount of kegels i practice. Recently my sphincter muscle has been spasming. Why?
Levator Spasm: Congratulations on starting your kegel's at the age of 23. If there's one preventative thing you can do for your genitourinary health, that's it. Sometimes though, contractions of the muscles in the vaginal region can lead to spasms -- levator syndrome/spasm predisposes you to tight, rigid muscles that require physical therapy to help you relax. Get a pt referral, you may need vaginal dilators. ...Read more
Fundoplication in 1986, having some issues lately, told by specialist my cardiac sphincter is not opening like it should, but not to worry about it ?
Indigestion?: They likely meant esophageal sphincter, not cardiac. I am not sure what issues you are having, if it's indigestion then I recommend modifying your diet to less acidic foods, decreasing the amount of food you consume, adding in some antacids and consuming foods which will move through your intestines faster rather than binding foods such as meats and starches. ...Read more
I have a pain during swallwing food&even water at the site of cardiac sphincter
i feel of narrwing of the esophagus
from 2 days & this feeling
If i can't throw up, does that mean I have a strong stomach, cardiac sphincter, or something else?
No : It means that you're not sick enough (yet). ...Read more
61 yr old hypertensive male has total occlusion of right coronary andom.Stenting of om1 done. Ejection fraction is 45-50%. Is CABG indicated for rca?
Likely no: The damage that could have been done from the occluded rca has already happened, and the vessel can't get worse than totally occluded, so, provided that anginalsymptoms symptoms are controlled there is no need to do anything. Overtime, compensation typically occurs for an occluded vessel in the form of progressive collateral circulation. ...Read more
Unlikely: Though everyone's body is unique, simply lying down is unlikely to cause a sphincter of oddi spasm. I in fact just searched the medical literature and cannot locate a report of this happening. Spasm may be related to shifting stomach contents, so spasm may occur if you are lying down with a full stomach. Sphincter of oddi spasm is potentially serious, so please consult a physician. ...Read more
Antispasmodics or : Surgical interventions may help. Your dr can adjust the dose of your meds or add a stronger meds/ narcotics. Take care! http://my.Clevelandclinic.Org/disorders/gastrointestinal_tract_disorders/hic-sphincter-of-oddi-dysfunction.Aspx. ...Read more
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