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I have been having some Gi issues /swallowing difficulties for a while now. One of my general practisioners recommended I look into achalaisa as a possible diagnosis. Just wondering if anyone with achalaisa would take a peek at my symptoms to see if this diagnosis fits.(Note I do have an upcoming Gi appoinment just looking for a little insight)Around 5 years ago i started vomiting early in the morning or late in the evening or if i tried to eat too fast.I had a negative endoscopy and negative scan for gall stones and placed on Nexium.I continue to vomit off and on , but blammed it on heartburn/working nights/stress ect.About a year ago i noticed food was getting "stuck" and that i would cought and vomit up most of my food.The vomiting is very painful and it feels as if all the muscles in my chest are contacting.I also experience intense chest pressure and discomfort when eating.It feels alot like someone is compressing my heart or stretching out my throat. I have trouble with breads,pasta,meats,anything too cold or too hot,cakes/pasteries,nuts , caffeine, carbonated beverages , alcohol ,and for some reason gum . I had 2 confimed cases of esophageal thrush which required treatment and a barium swallow which shows my esophageal muscles contracting and forcing food back up into the esophagus.My GI provider chose to dilate my throat during a routine endoscopy due to visible muscle spasms.He has'nt given me a name for this he just keeps saying the muscles do not work right.I am very underweight and exhausted from fighting to eat all the time.Any help or advice would be appreciated.
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