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Breathing difficulty post barium swallow test - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Dear User, You have started the test chat with our doctor. The duration of the test chat is 5 minutes. After the trial period, you will be redirected to the Payment page
User :   dr XXX guess what
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Tell me
User :   i am having barium swallow done
Doctor :   Ok Good
User :   i tried calling no one answered
User :   will that show the hyoid bone?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   It will show if there is anything wrong with the food pipe.
User :   what about hyoid bone?
Doctor :   What do you want to see hyoid bone for?
User :   i feel its putting pressure and ifeel its choking me and not breathingright
Doctor :   That does not happen. It is a wide cartilage that just holds your neck muscles in place. It v\cannot cause any obstruction.
User :   o really
User :   so that in my head?
Doctor :   Yes.
User :   what causing the abnormal breathing?
Doctor :   That was what we were trying to tell you for a very long time.
User :   what causing the abnormal breathing?
Doctor :   What abnormal breathing do you have?

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