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would a barium swallow show that I have barriets esophagus? *Mrs. Mom* Due February 14; 3 kids; Ohio 1993 posts
status 13th Jun '13

Im having some trouble swallowing and have sever pressure in my upper chest and neck. It feels like Someone is strangling me. And when I suck air through my nose I feel lots of pressure in my upper chest where my collarbone and throat meet. Im feeling like im not getting enough oxygen.

Ollie's Mami+1 Due May 16 (girl); 1 child; New Jersey 272 posts
13th Jun '13

No, you would need an upper endoscopy done. I work at a GI practice and this is how they diagnose.

Just Niki 19 kids; Oregon 1456 posts
13th Jun '13

According to google, Barrett

Buzz and Almond Joys momm 2 kids; Albuquerque, New Mexico 12593 posts
13th Jun '13

Pretty sure you have to have an endoscope to diagnosis it.

user banned 1 child; Golden, Colorado 28482 posts
13th Jun '13

I have to get an upper and lower endoscope on monday. BLAH!

*Mrs. Mom* Due February 14; 3 kids; Ohio 1993 posts
status 13th Jun '13
Quoting FroggysMommy:" I have to get an upper and lower endoscope on monday. BLAH!"



Omg me too! :'( I was just asking this because my symptoms got so bad I had to go to the ER. I was hoping to find something out tonight. I dont want to suffer until Monday. Like it gets so bad I feel like im dying

*Mrs. Mom* Due February 14; 3 kids; Ohio 1993 posts
status 13th Jun '13
Quoting FroggysMommy:" I have to get an upper and lower endoscope on monday. BLAH!"



8:00am what about you?

user banned 1 child; Golden, Colorado 28482 posts
13th Jun '13
Quoting TheMommaType:" 8:00am what about you?"


I have a 730 procedure appointment, and I have to arrive at 645am. LAME!!!!!!!