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My husband was told that aft a quadruple by pass he has a

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My husband was told that aft a quadruple by pass he has a silver ring which may give him problems when swallowing what is this
JA: The Doctor can help. To begin, what are your husband's symptoms? Has he used any medication for this?
Customer: Tonight he had a chocking spasm after a couple of mouthfuls of food it was quite sorry he has had several before only one was as bad as this he feel as if there is a blockage
JA: Thanks for that. Has he seen a doctor about the spasm?
Customer: No
JA: Thank you so much for your answers. Finally, is there anything else in his medical history the Doctor should know?
Customer: When he had his bypass he suffered a very bad infection and had to be opened up again the infection tion didn’t clear for about a year
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Medical
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Where is my answer
Expert:  DrVasavada replied 7 months ago.

Hi, thanks, ***** ***** your query, will be replying in few seconds please. DrVasavada

Expert:  DrVasavada replied 7 months ago.

He may need a diagnostic esophagus endoscopy to exactly diagnose any obstruction there. Meanwhile may be careful with solid food, preferring liquid dishes. Good luck.