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Esophageal contractions - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: GERD
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General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions

Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi,
User :   I am a male 53 years old I had CABG surgery in 2002.
Doctor :   ok
User :   A month ago I had a problem of gas burbing during walking or doing any physical activity, considering that I had lifelong problems in colon I considered it normal.
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide your Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight, Waist Circumfrence.
User :   I am a male 53 years old , engineer married 168cm 109kg 45inch
Doctor :   ok
User :   Six weeks ago after getting over the stairs several times I felt a terrible pressure & pain in the middle of my chest with gas burbing,pain in jaw & left shoulder , I went to ER they made an EKG they diagnosed the problem as esophageal contractions due to GRED and the pain relieved by taking ZINTAC as injection .
User :   Since then every night I wake up in the middle of my sleeping with the same chest pressure, I went to ER again this time they told me that my EKG this time showed some disturbance and I took again ZINTAC the pain decreased a little after rest.
User :   ok
Doctor :   ok
User :   After that I had a MSCT coronary angiography
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :   did u get an endoscopy done anytime
Doctor :   in recent past?
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