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Tear In Food Pipe
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am assuming mean the esophagus which is the muscular tube which delivers food from the mouth to the stomach. It lies behind the heart and lungs along the spine. The esophagus can tear after severe episode of vomiting. Also by injury either swallowing something sharp or caustic, and by blunt force trauma occasionally. It needs emergent medical attention to ...Read more
Consumed cough drop during exercise.postexercise swallowing food burns roof of mouth and esophagus as food travels through the areas. what is this?
Have LPR maybe?: Avoid foods & behavior that delay stomach emptying &/or relax the lower esophageal sphincter--spicy, greasy food, mints, alcohol, tobacco, chocolate, tomato-based products, caffeinated & fizzy drinks, eating before bedtime, exercises. Lose weight. Elevate head of bed on blocks. Can try otc acid blocker for relief (h2's: tagamet, zantac, (ranitidine) pepcid; ppi's: prilosec, prevacid,nexium). Eval if persistent ...Read more
Vocal cords: Although most people are taught that it is the epiglottis that prevents aspiration, that is not completely correct. The true vocal cords are more important for this function. If the epiglottis is surgically removed, most people won't aspirate, but if one or both vocal cords don't work, most people will aspirate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multiple possible: There are multiple possible causes for undigested food to show up in your stool. These include food intolerances, poor absorption, and too-fast transit through your intestines. If this is happening frequently, you need to see your physician for a full evaluation. If you can identify a particular food, you can know to avoid that. ...Read more
Experiencing trapped wind and feelings that food is lodged in my throat and chest area after eating albeit no reflux experienced.
Dysphagia : dysphagia, or the feeling of food or liquids lodged in the chest, is a fairly common symptom. It often is a sign of Gerd that is not under control, but it also can be an indication of dysfunction of the esophagus or partial blockage of the esophagus. New onset dysphagia should always be investigated. See your doctor or a G.I. doc for investigation and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more
Pressure in the chest&trapped gases in the stomach. After eating, ruq swells&stiffens food comes up with burp to release the pressure what could that b
Bloating: Your symptoms may be due to gall nladder disease. Schedule an appointment with your doctor for a possible ultrasound of the gall bladder. ...Read more
Not in400 characters: There are entire text books written about this topic, some of which are thousands of pages in length. Essentially, the body mechanically breaks food down, then uses chemical reactions and enzymes to absorb the nutrients, and then excretes the waste products in the stool. The detail involves how it does that with each different type of nutrient. Fascinating field! ...Read more
Will eating spicy food cause blood to appear in the stool? Also stinging sensation maybe from overly spicy food that has come out?
No and yes.: Spicy food may cause burning of the anal sphincter but does not cause blood. That is much more likely to come from a hemorrhoid, diverticulus or inflammatory disease. ...Read more
What is the main culprit in causing plaque build up in arteries when it comes to food content - saturated fat or cholesterol?
Can food eaten more recently be eliminated faster than food eaten further in the past? (the more recent food pass the older food and come out first)?
No line jumps: Intake passes through the intestines sequentially, so first in is first out, no 'in process' delays or storage. ...Read more
Can't swallow liquid: If the kid refuses to drink or spits up everything they take in including their own spit, they are likely retaining an object in the esophagus. If they drink fluids well but refuse solids, there might be something small but it is less likely.Normal robust eating & drinking means there is nothing there. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
None: Pepsin, the powerful enzyme in gastric juice that digests proteins such as those in meat, eggs, seeds, or dairy products in the stomach. Once in the small intestine, the ph is higher rendering pepsin inactive in further digestion of proteins. Absorption of proteins occurs primarily in the small intestine. ...Read more
If stressed eating meal I get food blockage. After relax & regurgitate food I can finish meal. Is this spasm of skiatski ring Or barrats asophogus ?
Maybe: The water may cool and filter particulates that could injure the lungs. The pipe may have metal screen or body which could vaporize metals when heated. The joint paper adds residue to the particulates that you inhale. To my knowledge there is no evidence. It's not something the gets funding to study! lol. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers