Posted by: Mienkie | 2009-06-24


I had this problem back in January where when i eat it feels like the food does not go down that it feels stuck in my throat and when i am not eating i can still feel something in my throat as if its like a air bubble stuck or something. i went to the dr and she said it was a result of my hernia and GORD that I have, she gave me pills, Pariet which i am still drinking, at that stage it did help me a lot. but i started feeling the same symptoms yesterday and up to now it feels worse, do you think it is something else or will it go away again? i feel very anxious about this i do not even want to try food, please help!

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Dear Mienkie
You may have an esophageal spasm due to the irritation of the acid in the lower esophagus. Try using Mucaine 10 ml 3 times a day and an antispasmodic like Scopex. If the feeling persists you may need to get a gastroscopy examination to see if you have an ulcer in the lower esophagus and then you need to see your doctor again.
Dr Bets

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Posted by: mienkie | 2009-06-24

thanks doc
i just want to know if i must try to eat something in the meantime i am just scared it will get stuck and i will choke or that the food will go into my windpipe plse advise

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