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My 88 year old Dad says that he can't sallow and s stomach

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My 88 year old Dad says that he can't sallow and his stomach and chest are burning. What should I do
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 10 months ago.

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How long he has these symptoms going on?

Is he on any medication currently?

Any vomiting, or constipation?

Most likely cause can be reflux esophagitis --inflammation of esophagus from excess stomach reflux.

Liquid antacids like Maalox 30 ml 3 times daily can be tried.

If not possible, then definitely warrants a ER visit for further evaluation.
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