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Difficulty in swallowing, acid reflux - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions

User :   Hello..?
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :how can i help you
User :   Well,I have a serious problem with my body.. For years,I have had acid reflux.. And the past week,I have not been able to eat at all.
Doctor :   ok
User :I've tried changing my diet,I've tried medicine,I've tried home remedies,and everything I can possibly find that is said to help.
Doctor :   what is your age
User :   I haven't eaten or had anything to drink really in the past week..
User :   I will be 18 in 16 days..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   why are you feeling difficulty in eating
Doctor :   Do you have any pain
User :   Yes.. I feel like theres pressure in my throat.. And it burns.. My stomach hurting alot,like cramps and it burns quite often..

Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   You might need a physical examination by physician
User :   I don't have the money nor health insurance to do so.. My mother says all they can do is give me medicine and do some kind of test where they slid a tube down my throat to examine my stomach..
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   they are all needed to treat you properly

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