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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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I have gerd& when i eat i always feel the food in my esophagus it takes a long time to be in stomach & i alwaaay sget burning sensation in esophagus?

I have gerd& when i eat i always feel the food in my esophagus  it takes a long time to be in stomach  & i alwaaay sget burning sensation in esophagus?

Motility disorder: You may have a motility disorder, or uncoordinated movement of the muscles of the esophagus. You may need an upper GI contrast study, high resolution esophageal manometry, a ph study and upper endoscopy to get a full anatomic and physiologic picture of your esophagus and stomach, along with the valve between the two. See a gastroenterologist or surgeon with experience in anti- reflux procedures. ...Read more

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Common cold. Burning sensation in roof of mouth and esophagus as food is traveling down. Occurred after exercise. no problems eating before exercise.

Common cold. Burning sensation in roof of mouth and esophagus as food is traveling down. Occurred after exercise. no problems eating before exercise.

Dry Mouth?: Is it possible that you mouth became dry during your workout? Dry oral tissues have a tendency to feel tender and are more easily irritated. If so, I like a mild over-the-counter rinse called Peroxyl by Colgate. It should help soothe the skin. ...Read more

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Food always getting stuck in my esophagus. Why?

Food always getting stuck in my esophagus. Why?

See your doctor: Food always getting stuck in the esophagus can be caused by narrowing of the esophagus (scarring, tumor, congenital, etc) or from diminished saliva production. Best to see your doctor to find out the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Can food be up in your esophagus if you eat too much?

Can food be up in your esophagus if you eat too much?

Yes: Food can reflux into your esophagus if you eat too much. The stomach acid can lower the pressure of the valve between the stomach and esophagus and food can reflux into the esophagus. Portion control is important if you feel this is happening. Smaller meals would be helpful. ...Read more

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Describe the disorder called a tear in the food pipe (esophagus).?

Describe the disorder called a tear in the food pipe (esophagus).?

Several causes: There can be several causes for a tear. If no history of foreign instrumentation, tears can be caused by vomiting repeatedly causing trauma to the esophagus. Swallowing toxic liquids , reflux, or certain pills getting stuck can cause ulcers as well. ...Read more

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What kind of diet or foods should you eat with barrets esophagus?

What kind of diet or foods should you eat with barrets esophagus?

Anti reflux diet: If you believe that barrett's is caused by acid reflux changing the lining of the esophagus, then likely the best diet to be on is a an anti reflux diet - same that you would be on if you had chronic heartburn symptoms. ...Read more

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What food or drink will help clean the esophagus?

What food or drink will help clean the esophagus?

No cleaning required: Unlike the colon, the esophagus has a mechanism of "cleaning" itself through a process called peristalsis. In health, there should essentially no residual fluid or liquid in the esophagus after a few swallows. ...Read more

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What should I do about pain in esophagus when eat food or drink?

See you doctor.: You may need a GI evaluation. You could have acid reflux, esophagitis, hiatal hernia, stricture.... You need to be properly evaluated and tested. ...Read more

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