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Sever pain in left side that gotten worse over last 10 months. Now it also includes middle o my chest area. Bad pain that leads to salivating followed by dry heaves and sometimes vomiting attack. After this pain subsides over the next hour.

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?

10 months nothing makes it feel better or worse now

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I was in emergency room o April 5 18. Heart ok ct of abdomen clear blood work all ok sent me home no idea what is going on

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Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 3 months ago
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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Thx
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 3 months ago

How old are you?

what triggers it?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I am 68 yrs old. Nothing triggers it. I just feel the pain starting
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
It usually takes 3 to 5 hours of increasing pain to trigger the salivating dry heaves vomiting
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 3 months ago

It sounds like esophageal spasm or severe reflux

I would try prilosec 20 mg daily and see your doctor for an endoscopy

they will be able to give you a referral.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I have been using the generic form of priloc all along.
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 3 months ago

Ok then it might esophageal spasm or gall bladder

the CAT scan wouldn't pick up either one

I recommend an ultrasound of the gall bladder and a barium swallow when it happens

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Could there be a skin bacteria going on since this pain has moved also they said my gall bladder was fine from the scan
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 3 months ago

The CAT scan doesn't look at the gall bladder very well

You need an ultrasound

I don't think there is a skin bacteria

you would see it

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I have been to my family physician 4 times about this, emergency room, chiropractor and they offer no ideas.
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 3 months ago
Ultrasound and barium swallow. I just gave you two ideas. Gall bladder or esophageal spasm
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