Posted 27 April 2009 - 05:15 PM
Posted 28 April 2009 - 07:05 AM
Sorry to hear your esophageal stretching this time around didn't improve your swallowing. Did you mention this to your doctor? I am not medically trained in any way but I would agree with you that if the doctor felt rushed and was behind schedule he may have performed the procedure quickly. There could be other possible reasons why you haven't felt any improvement but I would definitely call your doctor so he is aware that you are not feeling relief. I am sure he wouldn't mind seeing you again to determine what course of action he should recommend.
Great ideas on using the hot coffee mug for a dual purpose! I try to remember to bring a sweater or light jacket with me where ever I go, especially in the summer when the air conditioning is turned on so high in buildings. If I forget I'm shivering and turning lovely shades of red, white and blue.
Keep us posted!
Posted 29 April 2009 - 02:15 PM
I urge you to call your doctor and let him know you don't feel the same after this treatment, that it didn't help.
I am just starting to have swallowing problems, it's mild so far. I am one of the few lucky ones.... I do not have Raynaud's. I hope it stays that way.
Please let us know what your doctor says.
Posted 30 April 2009 - 04:42 AM
Barbara aka relicmom1
Posted 30 April 2009 - 05:46 AM
Definitely go back to the doctor and explain that the last stretching didn't take. Sometimes they just don't do it quite right and need to be done over. Or perhaps its time for you to have another scope done. Another possibility is that you may have had some swelling due to a too-quick stretch. If so, that should subside in a few days, don't you think? So if it is still not feeling right, please see them again. And let us know how things go.
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