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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi what things can be wriong with adams appple
User :   wrong
Doctor :   Did you get the Barium Swallow done?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Adam's apple is a projection of the Thyroid cartilage.
Doctor :   There can be nothing wrong with it.
User :   it feels likewhenihave reflux it gets stuckin adams apple
Doctor :   That is not possible. Reflex occurs in your food pipe and adam's apple partially surrounds the wind pipe.
User :   so basiacally ihavea dmaged wind pipe?
Doctor :   These are two different passages that cannot meet
Doctor :   No
User :   fromalways touching adams apple?
User :   and pushing in on it?
Doctor :   No, that cannot happen.
User :   how tho i have difficulty breathing
User :   how is the trachea seen?
Doctor :   But it is better not to fiddle with structures like that as they can cause undue pain
Doctor :   When is the difficulty more present?
User :   always
User :   how is trachea seen?
Doctor :   Then it is due to anxiety rather than anything else.
Doctor :   By Laryngoscopy or Bronchoscopy.

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