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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 4 years ago.

what is a manometry

Thanks for the reply Debra.
It measures esophageal pressure and contraction
Customer: replied 4 years ago.


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
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