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Esophageal Disease Questions
We found 27 questions associated with the 'Esophageal Disease' topic.
Posted 7 Dec 2012 by • 3 answers
what is the best medication and is the lump and pain normal to stay continous Thanks
Liver Cirrhosis - My wife has been a heavy drinker for many years. She been in the ER for esophageal
Posted 20 Jan 2017 by • 2 answers
... verices on numerous occasions - probably 20+ bands total. Last year she finally had a TIPS procedure done, and she's only had one bleed since, plus a seizure on another occasion. She continues to drink. I've tried everything, but she will never stop. It's been a year since her ...
Posted 28 Jul 2012 by • 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 ...
Posted 23 Jul 2013 by • 18 answers
Posted 17 Apr 2012 by • 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 ...
Posted 2 Mar 2015 by • 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.
Posted 31 Jul 2012 by • 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 ...
Posted 28 Nov 2012 by • 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 • 1 answer
... concerned about side effects of any tricyclic. I am curious about others' experiences using it for the esoph. spasms.
Posted 9 Apr 2013 by • 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 ...
Posted 15 Apr 2010 by • 3 answers
I'm taking sucralfate (as tablet dissolved in small amt of water) before meals and at bedtime for esophageal ulcer, not stomach ulcer. I have GERD. Do I still need to take it 1hr before meals? Or can I take it immediately before eating?
Posted 10 Apr 2013 by • 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 ...
Posted 26 Feb 2013 by • 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 ...
Posted 11 Sep 2012 by • 1 answer
... old client who had?
Posted 4 Jun 2012 by • 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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