swallowing spasms and gerd

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tibbar22
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   Posted 1/21/2013 10:34 PM (GMT -6)   
Yesterday our 33 year old son called and mentioned that 2 nights this week he could not sleep because he was getting swallowing "spasms" of some kind.

For the prior 8 months, since maybe April of 2012, he has had a throat "drip" of some kind his GP says maybe be ERD caused. He is normal weight and has been on a strict anti-Gerd diet and regimen for the past months.

Any Doctor or clinic that anyone can recomend. Boston would be first choice. Any thoughts on the problem?

couchtater
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   Posted 1/21/2013 10:48 PM (GMT -6)   
Sorry I'm down south. You could call around to doctors to see who they would go to for the problem.
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rockhopper
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   Posted 1/21/2013 11:12 PM (GMT -6)   
Dr. Braden Kuo at the MGH Heartburn and Swallowing Center. Or anyone at the MGH Center.

If theres a long wait at MGH, Dr. Tyler Berzin at Beth Israel is good as well.

tibbar22
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   Posted 1/22/2013 11:03 PM (GMT -6)   
Thanks for your replies. Much Appreciated
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