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what exactly is baretes esophogus?
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I've had a sore throat off and on (mostly on) for about 3 weeks now. I went to the doctor last Friday and was prescribed Biaxin 500mg twice per day. I've been doing this for 5 days now and ther's been no improvement. The pain seems to mo...
chuckles333 | Posted
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Hey everyone, Im a 22 year old Male, and Im very worried about the possibility of having esophegeal cancer. I catch myself burping very frequently, some days I gag 10 times a day, I've had chronic coughing for a year or so. I also ...
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I was recently diagnosed with Barretts Esophagus. I've read that your 30 times more likey to get cancer if you have this. Is this true? What can i do? I'm on ameprezole but is there anything else that can be done to help cure this proble...
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HELP PLEASE! I'm a 32 yr old female. For the past two years I've been having painful swallowing. Whenever I swallow anything, everytime I swallow. I've been to (5) different specialists and have had several tests ran, and alot of la...
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Having really strong upper back pains, chest feels really tight at times. The dr said my cartlage is inflated and when I cough I gasp for air and hurts when I breath through my mouth and hard time swallowing. Bleed a little when i cough ...
cristine2093 | Posted
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Does any one have info about cancer treatment for someone who has lost there insurance but still works. I have a Nephew who has been diagnosed. He is in 30's, three children, struggling and paying taxes but cannot afford the treatment or...
Corpsmanup7116 | Posted
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My husband was diagnosed with Stomach Cancer (top of the stomach growing into the lower portion of the esophagus). He underwent surgery on Aug. 4th, removing 20% of his lower esophagus-removing the plug "spinter" and removing 20% of his ...
PuffyHon | Posted
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Since 7 months I am suffering from pain in my back or front of esophagus when I am swalling something. Can it be esophagial cancer?
Khalidurgoonyp | Posted
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His problems all started 3 years ago, stomach pains and dizziness.. His gallbadder was checked. At first they say that was the problem, but when they went to take it out, they said it wasn't a problem. time has progressed and h...
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I am 47 yr old female, have a hx or GERD, IBS, and ulcers. My father died at 61 related to esophogeal/stomach cancer that went undetected until Stage IV (four). They kept mis-diagnosing him (vertigo, and ridiculous things) which I do hav...
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What makes an esophagus not pull food down especially anything cold or chicken meat. Food gets stuck. What is the long term prognosis. Thank you for your help.
Bubster777 | Last answer
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Just wondering if anyone has experience Achalasia! Would like to know how you were treated. -sass-
SassySharon | Posted
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Anyone with Achalasia?
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I got in my reports "esophagitis grade A gastritis" ? what does it means is this any disease
shaggy822 | Posted
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I was recently diagnosed with esophageal pre cancer. Went in with complaint about pain in gut (usually worse at night when laying down) between lower part of rib cage. Was given endoscopy and prescribed omeprazole (40mg) until next endos...
connie1956 | Posted
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So I was diagnosed with panic disorder by my psychiatrist. My main concerns that cause me to panic are my breathing and swallowing. I have had panic disorder for a month now and have lost 13 lbs. I have a hard time bringing myself to ...
lindsey_malia | Posted
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33 y/o male, ex-smoker and ex-heavy drinker. Had an endoscopy the other day. Doctor's initial findings were an "esophageal bump" ~2mm in size. Upon talking with him, he said he wasn't overly concerned and that it didn't look like a tu...
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Periodically like once every year or two, i'd drink water (cold, warm, hot) and my esophagus (this one spot) would feel as if it was exposed to rapid cold wind. It would feel this way for about a week and never happen until a long time l...
J2DH | Posted
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hi everyone and first of all my heart goes to everyone that suffers. 6 weeks ago i went to the gi complaining of slight nausea and excess salivation. he ordered a scope and turned out i have mild esophagitis and erosive gastritis a...
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