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Dr. Chip, Board Certified Physician
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choking but nothing in my mouth getting weak and belching after

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choking but nothing in my mouth getting weak and belching after I get my breath back what is causing this please
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 years ago.
Hi. How long has this been going on? Are you having problems swallowing?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

going on a year yes problem with swallowing

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 years ago.
OK Mary. Do you have other medical conditions and has your doctor evaluated this problem?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I have asthma ,blood pressure

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 years ago.
OK but does your doctor know about the swallowing problem and, if so, has he done any tests to see what's going on?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

doctor sending me for heart test

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 years ago.
OK Mary. I don't think this particular problem has something to do with your heart. It sounds like you may have a problem with a hiatal hernia and gastric reflux and you may also have a problem with your stomach emptying too slowly. You need to be referred to a gastroenterologist for upper endoscopy and a gastric emptying study. If the problem is reflux, medications like Nexium and Prilosec can deal with that and if it's a gastric emptying problem Reglan can deal with that
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