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Dr. Arun Prasad
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Dr. Arun Prasad

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Esophageal dilation and esophageal spasms

Premium Questions

Dr. Sumit Bhatti MD

Hi, I have been having esophageal spasms once or twice a week,and today's was the worst pain so far,it feels like it's lasted all day. I have gerd , for which I am taking the maximum dose of lansoprazol ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sumit Bhatti ( ENT Specialist)
Dr. Robert Galamaga MD

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 email is YYYY@YYYY or... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Robert Galamaga ( Oncologist)
Dr. Rakhi Tayal MD

Can esophageal spasms cause shortness of breath? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rakhi Tayal ( OBGYN)
Dr.   Ramesh Kumar MD

Good morning, Doctor. I do have a hiatal hernia, have had roux-n-Y gastric by-pass surgery (in 2001), have frequent, painful esophageal spasms and heartburn . The meds I am prescribed are Ability oral ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ramesh Kumar ( Gastroenterologist)
Dr. Ilir Sharka MD

Two years ago symptom was racing heart followed by upper chest reflux. Happened again two hours ago. View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ilir Sharka ( Cardiologist)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr. Veera Raghava Rao Buddha. MD

Hi I ve been having what I call esophageal spasms for the last few months I do have gerd and am on nexium and zantac at hs. These spasms occur off and on several days then go away for several days I ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Veera Raghava Rao Buddha. ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. T Chandrakant MD

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 ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. T Chandrakant ( General Surgeon)
Dr. Perparim Cerri MD

I know that I have a hiatal hernia. I also know that I get skipped heart beats. I also understand that heart burn can sometimes cause skipped beats. I sometimes go through a short period of occasional palpitations that are... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Perparim Cerri ( Emergency Medicine Specialist)
Dr. SOMASEKHAR KVN MD

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... View answer

Answered by : Dr. SOMASEKHAR KVN ( ENT Specialist)
Dr. Sassen S Kwasa MD

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... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sassen S Kwasa ( Internal Medicine Specialist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.     Naveen Kumar MD

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...

Dr.   Binu Parameswaran Pillai MD

it could be esophageal spasm. This will reduce after sometime. If it doesn't, please consult a doctor

Dr. Vivek Chail MD

Hi, Thanks for writing in. Esophageal spasms in the mother are not harmful to the fetus in any way.