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Esophageal peristalsis

Is there any treatment for esophageal peristalsis.  I also have difficulty swallowing pills and capsules and sometimes find it painful.  This manifested itself shortly after thyroid surgery.
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Have you had esophageal manometry done to try to decide whether there is a problem with either the muscles or the nerves within the esophagus? Any other testing done?
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No - I never heard of an esophageal manometry.  The diagnosis of slow peristalsis was made after an endoscopy was done.  Carafate was prescribed.  No further tests were recommended.
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