I had my GB removed 2 yrs ago. Prior to the surgery I belched excessively for about 8 years without the reflux maybe three times I actually felt the burning in my throat . After the surgery I began having severe heartburn and pain in my chest, at first I thought it was my heart or spasms.. I had a painful pulsating in my throat. My doctor also diagnosed me with Gerd based solely on my symptoms. I have been taking Prilosec for months with no relief . The heartburn, pulsating pain and hoarseness in my throat is really ruining my life. It was suggested that I have the endoscopy I am really concerned about possible damage to my esophagus ..has anyone experienced esophagus spasms ?View Thread
I have had digestive challenges for years, I had my gallbladder removed two years ago and started experiencing severe pain in my throat and chest. It started as a pulsating pain in my chest and throat, now I have pain daily. I was diagnosed with Gerd without an examination, only after explaining my symptoms to my doctor. I have been taking Prilosec for more than a month with no relief. I have starting taking hydrocodone for the pain which seems to help temporarily. Recently, I started taking apple cider vinegar and honey, but it seems not to help the pain in my chest and throat, my thought is that the vinegar is to harsh for me at this stage, my plan is to have an endoscopy to see what damage has been done. Has anyone heard that vinegar could be more damaging than beneficial? I have also considered the Aloe cure is this a good direction to take ? I am hesitant to have the endoscopy if something else would work.. Any suggestions or recommendations would be helpful.View Thread
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