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Sometimes feel mild spasm in food pipe and get palpitations.. Goes away after a about 30 seconds. What would cause it?

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Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatrics - Emergency Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Hard to say

This may need a referral to look at your swallowing mechanism and a recording of your heart rhythm. The esophagus and the heart are close to each other. While waiting for a referral to GI and cardiology keep a record of any triggers and if they are associated with each other. All the best getting this figured out.

In brief: Hard to say

This may need a referral to look at your swallowing mechanism and a recording of your heart rhythm. The esophagus and the heart are close to each other. While waiting for a referral to GI and cardiology keep a record of any triggers and if they are associated with each other. All the best getting this figured out.
Dr. Katharine Cox
Dr. Katharine Cox
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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Various things

For some people hot or cold foods can trigger it.
There are some tests that can help diagnose it. Talk to your regular MD. I would also consider seeing a Chinese medicine practitioner as acupuncture and herbs can be very helpful!!

In brief: Various things

For some people hot or cold foods can trigger it.
There are some tests that can help diagnose it. Talk to your regular MD. I would also consider seeing a Chinese medicine practitioner as acupuncture and herbs can be very helpful!!
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Dr. Cornelia Franz
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