New Diagnosis Achalasia

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Hi,

I have just been diagnosed with Achalasia. I have had no further information yet to know what type .

I am currently unable to eat almost any solid food and very little liquids. I am managing currently but feel very tired and weak after no calories over a period of time.

A question that i can't find the answer to is can those us us with this terrible illness vomit? I am so worried that I may catch a virus at work (I work at a special school) . My brain says if I cannot swallow how can I vomit? what would happen?

Also do all hospitals in the UK offer surgery for this ? or is it so unusual that it is a specialist surgery? I am currently booked in for Botulism injections to help and then create a plan but have not seen anyone to find any further information.

I very much hope someone can answer my query and offer any helpful information

Thank you to anyone who takes the time to respond

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