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hello I am an ENT specialist and can help you on this. How long have you had this problem? any tests done for this?
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How long have you had this problem? any tests done for this?
does this closing to liquids happen all the time or only on some occassions?
have you had any tests for this? endoscopy?
there are a number of things that this could be
most likely is acid reflux
acid reflux can cause exactly these symptoms
Several other conditions could cause such problems like Esophageal motility problem, globus hystericus, tumors, etc.
You need to get yourself checked up for this.
You should approach an ENT or gastroenterologist.
You will need investigations like a Endoscopy, Barium swallow XRay and a videofluroscopic swallow study.
If your problem is only due to an esophageal motility disorder, you need a referral to a speech pathologist, these are the experts who deal with swallowing problems. A speech pathologist will be able to help you with this problem.
this is the final solution
for your immediate problem, you should take Cap. Prilosec 20 mg at night
if this is available
will help to control acid reflux
also take a glass of cool milk which helps in this
take the nitroglycerine
an anti anxiety drug like alprazolam or diazepam is most helpful for this
if you have been prescribed this earlier, then use this
also take Mylanta susp two tsf now if available, or any other antacid solution
this will help
do you have any of these available now?
then you need to get Prilosec 20 mg and Mylanta susp
these will help with acid reflux
another thing to take is Night Time sleep aid or any other OTC sleep aid
this will help you to sleep well at night and not get disturbed
but of course you need to get this checked up by your doctor in the long term as i advised
hope this helps
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