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Esophageal spasm hurts when i breathe

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Can esophageal spasms cause shortness of breath?

Can esophageal spasms cause shortness of breath? ...
 

What causes esophageal spasms after transesophageal echocardiography?

in my esophagus and sometime dull pain that comes and goes. I also have nausea , especially when trying ... to the procedure. It's worse when lying down. I did not have reflux prior to this procedure either ...
 

What causes esophageal spasms?

My esophagus seems to be in a spasm of some kind. Nothing will go down, liquid or solid, not even saliva. I have to spit it up every 15 minutes or so. No pain, just refuses to let anything go down. My ...
 

What causes esophageal spasms when suffering from lyme disease?

, as a result, she suffers from, amongst other things, esophageal spasms. Yesterday my daughter was out when she had a frightening incident of an esophageal spasm which put her in fear that she was dying. While ...
 

What causes esophageal spasms followed by skipped heart beats?

Hi doctor i just had an episode where it felt like spasms in my esophagus but it took my breath away for a few seconds. I checked my pulse while this was happening and i could feel it very erratic ...
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Suggest treatment for esophageal spasms

I have been diagnosed with esophageal spasms. The doctors havent been able to help me long term. Is there a medicine that I can take from time to time when I have a flare up. The doctor always suggest I get my ...
 

How to confirm an esophageal spasm?

palpitations that are felt in the lower chest slightly to the right. When I check my pulse, I find ... with the palpitations when I am under some sort of stress like excersizing or after eating a heavy meal. Could ...
 

Is esophageal spasms a symptom of PMS?

I suffer from esophageal spasms infrequently, but when I do, its usually the two weeks of PMS. Then I ll go three to six months without an episode. And then it ll come back no matter what I eat ...
 

How to treat esophageal spasm?

and Holter monitor with negative results. I ve been told that what I have may be Esophageal Spasm . Is it true that an Esophageal Spasm may feel like an irregular heart beat? When I m having these symptons, I ...
 

What are the symptoms of esophageal spasms?

What does an esophageal spasm feel like? I have GERD. I have had a chronic sore throat ... of my chest, mostly when I m sitting. Would that be spasms, or could it be something else? Note: I have ...
 

Does esophageal spasms cause breathing difficulty?

Can esophageal spasms cause difficulty breathing similar to asthma along with difficulty swallowing foods and mist regular swallowing cuz throat feels swolen and throat feels like its closing? Along ...
 

What is the reason for irregular heart beat and has diagnosed for esophageal spasms?

a stress test. They say it is because of esophageal spasms. When I have a mislead episode I feel short ... be due to esophageal spasms or am i right when I think something else is wrong? ...
 

Intermittent pain in shoulder blades, under breasts, jaw. Diagnosed as esophageal spasm. Suggestions?

. The pains are not consistent at all and they come in waves when I do have them. The waves last for a couple ... if anything works because the episodes are so inconsistent. The most recent diagnosis is esphophageal spasm ...
 

Suggest treatment for acid reflux and esophageal spasms

My daughter has some acid reflux abd a spasming esophagus. She has extreme pain in her upper back ... on nexium. When she got off the real problems started. She s been on all on the anti spasmodics and anti ...
 

What causes esophageal spasms during pregnancy?

Hi- I am 12 weeks pregnant and had, what I believe to be an esophageal spasm this morning ... reflex constantly 1- when might I expect this lump sensation to subside? 2- is this something ...
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Do you know of any relation between esophageal spasms and menstrual cycles?
Hi There is no relation between your menstrual cycle and the esophageal spasms. But, the stress induced during menstrual cycle can trigger acid reflux from the stomach into the throat and cause inflammation of throat mucosa and thus spasm like feeling. Regards
 
Are esphageal spasms harmful to fetus durong pregnancy
Hi, Thanks for writing in. Esophageal spasms in the mother are not harmful to the fetus in any way.
 
Since past 4 months I have a sharp pain on my upper left chest when I drink water or any liquid. Endoscopy, chest xray, ekg normal. F 30, 119 pound, 5'2''.
HI. You have to go for barium study of esophagus under fluroscopy control to see whether there is any motility disorder or esophageal spasms.
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