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Rapid onset of decreased Esophageal & left oral Motility along with Vertigo. Help!

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  • Posted By: BurrOak
  • March 23, 2009
  • 05:17 PM

Female, Age 39, Symptoms going on for 1 1/2 weeks. CT scan normal, routine labs normal, Vitals Stable. Dx with possible sinus infection with near syncope. I've been to my provider twice, hospitalized once because I got food caught in my left oral area - unable to clear, and to ER's x 4. I am currently on Amoxicillin, Meclizine, and Alprazolam (because I'm having a hard time dealing with these symptoms. Never been sick before, except for few sinus infection and cold symptoms in the past. Some bright light sensitivity noted with secondary Rapid head Fuzziness. Position change sometimes brings on the vertigo. Esophagogram confirmed decreased left oral and esophageal motility- feels like paralysis. But I passed my swallow study. I eat small amounts and afraid of getting food stuck in my left oral cavity. So, I eat soft foods for now. Help! Help! What is really wrong with me?? Sincerely, Burroak

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  • Female, Age 39, Symptoms going on for 1 1/2 weeks. CT scan normal, routine labs normal, Vitals Stable. Dx with possible sinus infection with near syncope. I've been to my provider twice, hospitalized once because I got food caught in my left oral area - unable to clear, and to ER's x 4. I am currently on Amoxicillin, Meclizine, and Alprazolam (because I'm having a hard time dealing with these symptoms. Never been sick before, except for few sinus infection and cold symptoms in the past. Some bright light sensitivity noted with secondary Rapid head Fuzziness. Position change sometimes brings on the vertigo. Esophagogram confirmed decreased left oral and esophageal motility- feels like paralysis. But I passed my swallow study. I eat small amounts and afraid of getting food stuck in my left oral cavity. So, I eat soft foods for now. Help! Help! What is really wrong with me?? Sincerely, BurroakI've had similar symptoms without the lack of motility. It all came down to celiac along with hiatal hernia syndrome which are highly treatable without surgery. Took years to find out. Sinuses are even better after quitting gluten. Have faith.
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