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Will My Breathing Be Interfered With During Esophageal Manometry
No except....: Many people are anxious during the test and the tube generally goes into the nose so you may sense faster breathing and feel congested. However, just like an upper endoscopy, the tube goes into the esophagus and does not pass into the trachea so breathing is unaffected. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a 24 H.PH study and Esophageal Manometry PH Probe,be done wireless with capsule Instead of having to have a tube placed down your nose for 24 h?
Just had a pulmonary function test and they said i can inhale normally but i'm not exhaling fully. Can anxiety and tight muscles interfere with this?
PFT: Yes they can. A pft should be done after you get your tight chest muscles worked on by physical therapy, manipulatio, massage etc and get your nerves worked on by a mental health practitioner. The pft should be done pre and post bronchodilator and then see if you are asthmatic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
All of my thoracic muscles have shortened/spasmed and diaphragmatic breathing is hard. Having digestive issues too similar to laryngophryngeal reflux.
Pacemaker was placed subpect., but has come thru and is causing issues with shoulder and peck/chest. What can be done or should be? Losing function of
Pacemaker: Need to see a surgeon, perhaps plastic to see what the local options are. The device can be moved to another location but the pocket issues can be quite serious. If the device is left in an infected pocket, a good outcome is unlikely. ...Read more
Dr. Spiers i'm a shallow breather with minor dysarthria due to sids after birth . Will breathing be harder for me during pregnancy as baby gets bigger
What should be done when stomach reflux causes Mam to gasp for air and is bent over with heartburn even after sipping water?
See physician: Patient should see physician for proper exam and therapy for problem. Many medications (antiacid) are available to aid in control of symptoms of refux. Some medications are over the counter like nexium (esomeprazole). Sometimes need to be examined intitially by fluoroscopy and/or endoscopy for proper diagnosis and therapy. ...Read more
I have dysmotility of esophagus and GERD 3mmhg (scleroderma). Will be posibble to do fundoplication in the future if my esophagus will be ok? Thanks
I have GERD and will deliver soon via c-section viaepidurial. Will it trigger during the operation? I usually feel breathless and bloated due to gerd.
Can a dr see larynx/ throat issues with the cam before heading down the esophagus and into the stomach during gastroscope ?
Yes: During an esophagoscopy the gastroenterologist or surgeon will see the larynx and hypopharynx prior to entering the esophagus. Generally if they notice any lesions or concern they will refer to otolaryngology for evaluation which will usually include an office flexible fiberoptic laryngoscopy/pharyngoscopy. ...Read more
Sure: As the esophagus and trachea are different organs. The pressure exerted by the manometer shouldn't affect your sinuses directly. ...Read more
Fell like vomiting after eating and running i consult with gastrologist and gone through endoscopy the reports were normal is this due to acid reflux?
Indigestion: It appears as if you are running after eating. The reason the tests are normal could be that the only problem is that you are running after eating. Running to soon after eating (less than an hour after a small meal, or 3-4 hours after a large meal), will leave your stomach uset, cause diarrhea, or stomach cramps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have slight esophagus motility problem caught in manometry(Taking librax). Is it safe to do weight lifting and running exercises with this disorder?
The ph probe done by ent to see if you got lpr can that be done in ent office without having to go through them upper gi or endoscopy bec that good?
During keyhole surgery to remove an ovarian cyst, does having strong stomach muscles pose as a risk or difficulty when filling stomach with gas?
Can versed cause problems with the heart during a colonoscopy and endoscopy. I have taccycardia and memory problems. Will I have a heart attack?
Versed ;Heart attack: I do not know of a potential of Midazolam (™ versed) causing heart attacks. It does have some potential to make you forget what happened during the procedure (amnestic effect which is actually desirable in this particular situation), but heart attacks, while can happen due to stress of the procedure or blood pressure drop during procedure but not directly from versed (at least that is reported). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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