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had upper GI and many tests and can not swallow food seems

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had upper GI and many tests and can not swallow food seems to get lodged and have a lot of pain when eating
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing Internal Medicine Physician. Excellent service is my goal.

Have you had a barium swallow and manometry ?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

what is a manometry


 


 

Thanks for the reply Debra.

It measures esophageal pressure and contraction
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

no

This is the next step

You likely have an abormal contraction of the esophagus

The synchronized contraction is out of sync

I recommend esophageal manometry as a next step


Treatment will depend on what is found

Here's an article for you to read


http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/esophageal-manometry/MY01208
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