I had my esophagus dialted this week and I know it's suppose to be a little tender where they stretched it but I also feel very full. I know they used gas but I would think that would be all out by now. It's been 4 days. Any thoughts? I also wonder if I'm feeling acid coming back up now that it's open or if that's just the soreness I feel from being dialated. Of course it's Saturday so I can't call the office. Is all of this normal?View Thread
I went back to the Dr. yesterday and she switched my acid meds so we'll see if that helps or not. When I saw the ent and she said she saw a little evidence of acid but nothing that would warrant me feeling like this. That's why I didn't think it was acid so much. My symptoms seem to be changing too. Today i feel like someone has their hand around my neck! Awful feeling. I think this might be a symptom of acid but i'm not sure??View Thread
Since I last posted I went to an ENT that ran the scope thru my nose down into my throat and saw nothing (evidence of acid but not horrible). I also had a barium swallow that was negative for any swallowing problems. I'm at a loss now. I don't know where to go next? We are going on vacation in about 4 wks and I would love to get this under control before I go so I can enjoy my trip. I'm still not possitive it's GERD related but I really don't know. I feel like if it were allergies/post nasal drip, etc the ENT would of seen that? I'm so frustrated and starting to get depressed about it. I feel like they think i'm crazy.View Thread
Thanks for your reply! I already take Prevacid so i'm not sure what else I can do besides avoid certain foods. Does this also effect swallowing? It's like my throat muscle isn't contracting sometimes (only like 2 x per day) Not always when i'm eating either. Very strange. All this has had me very anxious and i'm wondering if that's part of my problems too? Any ideas? Thank you so much.View Thread
I've had this feeling of thick mucus or phlyem in the back of my throat for a few weeks now. I try and clear my throat but it doesn't seem to help. I talked to one of my Md's that thinks it might be globus hystericus. I don't really understand what this is and how to get rid of it? Everyone thinks i'm a little nuts but it's a real senstation that I can't seem to get rid of. Has anyone ever heard of this?? It's very annoying and I just want it to stop. Thanks!View Thread
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