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Don't smoke. hurts with liquids and solids both. history of

Customer Question

Don't smoke. hurts with liquids and solids both. history of barretts and paraesophageal hernia. Im a RN
JA: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?
Customer: 2 weeks. I have been eating antacids like crazy. Worse with drinking or eating or when I have to bend over. My upper back also hurts
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Lumps in breast and complex ovarian cyst. Possible lupus
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 10 months ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 10 months ago.

have you taken any antibiotics lately?

can you list your current meds?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
No abx. Lortab, alprazolam, flexeril
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 10 months ago.

Okay. Thank you

How can I help?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
feels like Im swallowing a baseball, upper back pain, severe heartburn. chest feels funny at times
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 10 months ago.

That is very concerning

when was your last EGD?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
several years ago. I had barretts esophagus at that time
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 10 months ago.

Okay.

you really need an EGD at this point

There are a variety of possibilities including infection, stricture, web and tumor

I recommend going to ER

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