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Background: 18 yo, Male, 5'7", 132 lbs, Black
Medical History: allergy to dairy and milk proteins, deviated septum, anxiety
Medications: 40mg omeprazole for 2 weeks, Flonase daily for 1 month, Zyrtec daily for 1 week
I have had difficulty swallowing for about two months. I feel like i have to put force into swallowing food. Also, once it goes down, it feels like the food gets stuck in my throat and chest. The more i eat, the tighter my throat feels. Because of how hard it is to eat solid foods, i am on a primarily liquid diet set up by a nutritionist. Besides this, I also have constant chest pain, abdominal pain (like solar plexus to groin where it hurts when any pressure is applied), and nausea. I also burp a lot and sometimes regurgitate acidity liquid into my mouth. I also feel bloated and gassy in my stomach after eating. Also my mouth constantly stings and my teeth are really sensitive when I’m eating. I had a barium swallow which showed nothing. I also had an endoscopy w/ biopsy, which showed gastritis, peptic duodenitis, and a 2cm hiatial hernia. After this my doc put me on 40mg omeprazole, which I feel helped initially but now the improvement has plateaued. I have also done blood work for seemingly everything, and all of it is ok. Doctors still don’t know what’s going on, any ideas here?
Also I feel exhausted every day after walking up, and sore. I feel worse than I do at night most of the time. But I am getting a lot more rest than I ever have, like 8-10 a lot of nights. Also I feel like I have brain fog and just slow. Could this be related?
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