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Esophageal Spasm - I have a lump in my throat and chest pain 24-7 from my esophageal muscle spasms?

Posted 7 Dec 2012 by jkbermy 3 answers

what is the best medication and is the lump and pain normal to stay continous Thanks

My gastro doc has perscribed Baclofen ( a muscule relaxer) for esophageal spasms. I do think I may?

Posted 28 Jul 2012 by tippeelover 5 answers

... have had at least one of these spasms during a severe gerd attack. But due to also having been diagnosed with costochondritis (inflamation of the cartalidge in the ribs) I cannot tell if I'm still having mild spasms. All these issues happened after the severe gerd attack. I take PPI's ...

Anyone have lichen planus in the esophagus?

Posted 2 Mar 2015 by Sam17 1 answer

I am interested in any treatment and medications you have found successful and what type of doctor you've found who is familiar with the disease.

Has anyone ever used Elavil for esophageal spasms [severe] along with severe hiatal hernia and re?

Posted 17 Apr 2012 by Rosemarie57 7 answers

Also have reflux from both the esophogus and hiatal hernia. Has been about 3 years and is continuing to get worse. Spasms cause my throat to close and is nick named "nutcracker disease." This has been a drug recommened instead of surgery to try first. I need to know the pros and cons on ...

Do many patients experience a sore throat on Prilosec?

Posted 31 Jul 2012 by snowdogmom 2 answers

I have GERD & developed a class 4 (worst) esophageal ulcer... my gastroenterologist put me back on Prilosec, which I had quit taking due to concerns about side effects (bone loss,etc) Since being back on it I wake up with a dry, sore throat, which lasts during the day also. I do have some sinus ...

Isosorbide Mononitrate - How long does it take Imdur to relieve chest pain?

Posted 28 Nov 2012 by LeslieAnn1231 1 answer

I just started Imdur yesterday for esophageal spasms and I am wondering how long it takes to get relief from the chest pains. I haven't gotten any relief yet. I am on the lowest dose available (30mg) to start with.

Has anyone been prescribed Nortriptyline for esophageal spasm? I will begin trying it (10mg) and am?

Posted 13 Mar 2013 by GrandmaKathy 1 answer

... concerned about side effects of any tricyclic. I am curious about others' experiences using it for the esoph. spasms.

Esophageal Spasm - Hi, I am currently having another spasam, second of the day. I am taking?

Posted 9 Apr 2013 by franklin12 2 answers

... nitro and a antispasmodic, they don't really help. I asked my doctor for a prescription for something for the pain and she said it would not help the pain. I am frustrated that she could not understand the pain level from these spasams. Anyone else have problems getting the point across to ...

Esophageal Disease - From bestpup I to.have an esophageal problem. I don't know if my problem?

Posted 10 Apr 2013 by bestpup 2 answers

... relates to my other disease or if its strictly a throat problem. What happens is: on a regular day my GERD is always at least an 8, on a scale from 1 to 10. I try to eat mild non spicy foods all day long. For example, mornings I stick to cereal. For lunch, I try to eat yogurts that contain high ...

MegaceES costs me (in the Medicare "Donut Hole" a forture; is there any way that I could negotiate?

Posted 26 Feb 2013 by LGena Mattingly 2 answers

I would like to be able to negotiate the price of MegaceES to make it more affordable for me. I am suffering from severe anorexia (weight loss), status post esophageal cancer and severe pneumonia, for which I was hospitalized from January 4 to January 23, 2013. I nearly died. I am on my way to ...

Carboplatin - Is it the drug of choice for esophageal cancer?

Posted 23 Feb 2013 by Cugga1 1 answer

Do have renal disease

Is it esophageal spasms? Please help!!?

Posted 4 Jun 2012 by MusicRockz15 2 answers

Hi I'm 16 and have had really weird symptoms lately!! I have Epstein Barr virus but something else feels wrong!! I have tightness in chest mostly at night, gas problems, swollen throat around the base of my neck and I have had a feeling that something is stuck in my throat! Could I be having ...

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