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Acid Reflux / GERD board

  1. is stabbing like pains in back and shoulders reflux
    ... dealilng with pelvic floor dysfunction which i recieve botox for, i am also seeing a neuro for this and sciatic...
    ... worry to much becuase i no what it is and that the botox bascally helps a lot like feel like 85% normal which...

  2. No relief after 2nd endoscopy/will i ever get relief??
    ... like no one can help.My Ent has now suggested maybe Botox ?? Has anyone heard of doing this for the muscles in...

  3. How about these symptoms?
    ... spasms, I am not sure of anything they do except for botox . I am reluctant to do that, although the pain sometimes...

  4. Anyone with similar symptoms?
    ... having them. Anyway, I have heard that they can do botox for it, you might ask about that. Your GI does not ... which I think I would very seriously consider the Botox . Are you taking any other medications that could...

  5. chest pain sufferers
    ... crackers that helps. I have heard that you can get botox , but I just can't get into that concept, probably...

  6. Could this be an especially bad case of laryngeal/pharyngeal acid reflux?
    ... There are some options still to be tried if I want ( Botox injections in the esophagus, and/or lacerations in...

  7. pain in middle of chest due to reflux/indegestion?
    ... crackers help more than anything. Also, they can do botox injections in the esophagus for this. Mine does not...
    ... Hi Michmob, I have heard that you can get botox for this, someday when I decide that the botox will...
    ... else? If they are esophageal spasms, I do know that botox injections help. I do know how you feel, it is terrible ... hope you can get these under control, ask about the botox . And try not to panic, these pains are not going...

  8. Barrett's Esophagitis and Acid Reflux Very Sick
    ... uncontrolled esophageal spasms being treated with botox injections. A tricky procedure to hit just the right...

  9. Lump in throat is killing me!! Help!
    ... like my throat is closing). I was thinking even of botox injections, I hear that may work, or throat stretching...
    ... like my throat is closing). I was thinking even of botox injections, I hear that may work, or throat stretching...
    ... thinking of seeing a neurologist. Does anyone know if Botox injections would help this sensation?...

  10. ENT or Gastro doc??
    ... Bronchoesophagology; Voice and Swallowing Disorders; Botox Treatments; Diagnosis of Neurologic Disorders of the ... Procedures : Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose, Throat): Botox Collagen Injections Facial Trauma Laser Surgery...

  11. NEXIUM and dizziness/tachycardia/fatigue-think i will stop it
    ... Since I had the Botox , in 2003, I am feeling much better, but I am still ... . The first streching also helped but for me the Botox worked great, I did not have any symptoms for 7-8...
    ... was the botox the one that got you back to eating again? did you...

  12. ADVICE PLEASE-getting esophagus stretched again on thursday- can this worsen things
    ... aciphex for me. This was in 2002. I ended up having Botox for the esophageal spasms in 2003, which worked really...

  13. Esophagus problem, food gets completely stuck!
    ... It's called a myotomy. She said you can also inject Botox but that only provides short-term relief. From what ... had tried other forms of treatment (forced dilation, Botox , etc) and 99% of them said surgery was the best way...

  14. Is this GERD? Help me out!
    ... available for it is the injection of botulinum toxin ( Botox ) into the cricopharyngeus (CP) muscle to weaken it...

Bowel Disorders board

  1. Has anyone had a hypertrophical anal papilla removed?
    ... doctor suggesting any treatment (nitroglycerine or botox ) for relaxing your anal sphincter after you have the...

  2. alternative treatments for fissures?
    ... i have tried GTN cream for some time also had botox injections i am healed a tremendous amount but not...

  3. could anyone help with possible diagnosis/advice?
    ... holland and he said i had a fissure and gave me two botox injections. up to this point my anus looked normal ... injections caused an abcess which two days after the botox i was in hospital having lanced. i had an op to do ... hole has closed. the tag is still there since the botox and the op i have some 'flakes' of incontinence each ... recovery. also anyone else had the incontinence with botox ? does it stop? what i have been offered by the surgeon...

  4. do i have anal fissure or fistula?
    ... and said i had a fissure for which he gave me two botox injections. i got an abcess almost immediately...

  5. Internal hemorrhoids and fissures, solution to one complicates the other?
    ... diet/creams? Should I keep my appointment for the botox injection targeted at what I feel are tiny cuts most...

  6. Chronic rectal fissures that refuse to go away even after surgery, help
    ... it all seems to aggravate the fissures. I have a botox appointment scheduled for a month from now. OTC and...
    ... ill upon you ;) ). As I said I'm going in for the botox injection as I didn't want to risk more complications...

  7. Well here it goes.. need some help and encouragment !!!
    ... the fissure and I want it 100% healed !!! next step botox ? or surgery ? I have noticed that my bowel movements...

  8. My experience with anal skin tag, fissure, hemorrhoidectomy
    ... The doctor did actually find a fissure and injected Botox to help it heal. I woke up, no pain. Went home 3...

  9. Sphincterotomy didn't work the 1st time
    ... the right doc and ask question ...why don't u try Botox .....

  10. Need advice for fissures 6 weeks after Hemorrhoidectomy!!
    ... looking for a specialist with knowledge on treating with Botox . Does this work? Are there better options? Help...
    ... referral to another specialist but they do not do the botox injections there. Take care...:)...
    ... month ago. Did you try any other treatment before botox ? Can you tell if things feel more "relaxed" now after ... botox ? I seem to tense up after BM's and have alot of pain ... appointments coming up, next week with Doc that doesn't do botox . Another later in the month where botox is a possiblity ... supposed to relieve the pressure to allow healing? Botox sounds like it may be better at doing this. How ... have you been dealing with this "issue" before trying botox ? Hope you are feeling better very soon....:)...
    ... I didn't have Botox for my fissure, I had traditional surgery for it....
    ... done for my Fissures so far; CANASA hydrocortison Botox injection Lidocaine ointment Nitro-bid ointment...
    ... and relaxing my muscles...It was less painfull than Botox injection...Ask ur Dr how and where exactly he is...
    ... during Bm because of stitches...you can go head do the Botox for now it got 60% success, if it dosn't work then ... from A to Z for me and we started with ointments , botox and others and finally surgery...now i don't want...
    ... this ever end??? After 6 weeks, next step then botox , and if that doesn't work, then surgery. They did ... wounds if they do not heal, maybe at same time as the botox . Do you have muscle spasms anymore? That is what...
    ... opposite to my fissure ...i have much less spasm...do the Botox there is no danger in that...risk free and it might...
    ... instead all on outside. If I continue not to heal then Botox would be next step and cautery on spots that are not ... with better days. Guess I will probably schedule botox in beginning of June if things don't improve alot...
    ... i just did another botox surgery..but on the location where i had the rubber ... be unhealed wounds...so we injected cortisone and botox there today...and around it ...i also did MRI...special...
    ... Hey Jess, Really hoping the botox helps you this time. Sounds like you had alot of...

  11. Rectal Fissure and Fistula HELP!!!!!!
    ... surgery to put a collogen plug in the fistula and Botox injections in the fissure. I have read so much about...

  12. Anal fissure
    ... medications, creams, suppositories and even considered botox injections. I upped my fiber, changed my diet and...

  13. Miralax and TriLyte allergy
    ... endoscopy at the same time and did an injection of botox . That really works to improve the swallowing problem ... Charleston, SC. He is the one that prescribed the botox . I can't thank him enough for helping me with that...

  14. anal fissures ?
    ... however, i'm torn again, and tomorrow i'm going in for a botox injection procedure. this should help promote healing...
    ... done for my Fissures so far; CANASA hydrocortison Botox injection Lidocaine ointment Nitro-bid ointment...

  15. Anal Fissures
    ... prescribed. I ended up having a general anaesthetic and botox injected into the fissure. This relaxes the muscles...

  16. Post Hemorrhoidectomy - Now having a fissure, what option to take?
    ... the colorectal surgeon recommended to have LIS and BOTOX , 100mg injection, to help heal the fissure since my...
    ... such as nitroglycerin/diltiazem/nid??, botolinum A botox . A surgery is to follow - anal advancement flap,...

  17. Sphincterotomy - help with straight data
    ... have the operation done again? 11. Have you used botox at all? 12. Did botox work? 13. If so, did your ... insurance cover it, or was it out of pocket? 14. If botox , what was the out of pocket cost? Thank you to...
    ... reopen the thing and have to go through it all again. Botox , Nifedipine, Nitro, they are all drugs that will temporaril...
    ... with doing surgery twice? Did you ever consider the botox , or did your doc suggest it?...
    ... with doing surgery twice? Did you ever consider the botox , or did your doc suggest it? ----------------- ... still bad it did not work... Every time I mentioned Botox to family docs or specialist they brushed it off....

  18. Should I get surgery for my anal fissure?
    ... months to completely heal. The next option is botox , which is injected to relax the sphincter muscle....
    ... ointment, neomycin suppositories, and most recently, botox . Nothing has worked. I'm afraid I'm a candidate for...

  19. Fissure after Hemorrhoidectomy
    ... me then my second line of defense is doing to be a Botox injection down there. It is supposed to relax the...

  20. have anal fissures and need help
    ... is recommended for chronic fissures. There is also Botox , which I was offered, but did not opt for. Botox...
    ... gen of ditilazem) - stopped using because of rash * botox a (next step) * partial dilation offered by one...
    ... cutting of the the 'dead' tissues to promote healing 2. botox A injection also with cutting the 'dead tissues' to...

  21. Anal Fissure and Irritable Bowel
    ... particular surgery. Have you ever thought about trying a Botox injection for your sphincter? It may give you incontinence ... unlike the other surgery. I am thinking about having a Botox injection and then trying hyperbaric oxygen therapy...

  22. Surgery Recommended
    ... at all. I asked about other options, (nifedipine, botox , nitroglycerine) and he said that they were all more...

  23. New fissure problem, I think...please read
    ... nuts, popcorn, etc. Did your doctor ever suggest a Botox injection to you as an option instead of a sphincterotomy...
    ... of the sphincter muscle. My doctor did offer the botox but I had read alot of articles on how it did not ... relaxed not temporarily relaxed like you get with the botox . My doctor would have done it if I wanted but I decided ... rescheduled for then, 10 days later. You can try the botox but if you are looking for a lasting, permanent fix...

  24. Hemorrhoidectomy Blues 2
    ... was almost healed when I went it but I got a shot of botox to make sure! It hurt like He!! as you can imagine...
    ... I feel in it. Did your doctor suggest doing the Botox injections? I have read that it can give a temporary...
    ... think this helped alot. My doctor did suggest the botox if the diltizem didn't work. I asked for it just to...

  25. Fissure/Hemmhroid Pain?
    ... will most likely do surgery. She is not sold on the botox injections that are the latest treatment to come out...

  26. Question about bowel movement???
    ... said i had a tear. I had a colonospy (sp) done w/ a botox . He said i needed to change my diet and i did but...

  27. help please
    ... later on this month...I was wondering tho...i had a botox session in the middle of April for chronic migraines...

  28. Acute Fissure Surgery
    ... and I think it's from all the spasms. what about Botox ? I heard that can work as well. Or maybe Diltiazem...
    ... pretty limited; hot baths, muscle relaxaxants, possibly botox . I somtetimes strain when I go if the stool is hard...

  29. Botox treatment for fissure?
    ... luck with the diltizem?Please let me know. I had the botox if you have any questions. :)...
    ... I know surgery is a possibility, but I hear that Botox can work well. Interestingly enough, I got my ... my sphincter muscle is just too tight. Did the botox work for you?...
    ... chiggins, Yes the botox helped but the diltizem had already started the healing ... she checked it & said it was almost healed & the botox should do it. It did. :) I haven't had problems since ... who has used it before. She also said they would try botox twice before surgery. Do you have alot of pain? I ... hard to heal though. I do think the diltiazem and the botox did it for me though along with fiber and warm baths...
    ... the Diltiazem doesn't work, but I might want to try Botox before that. You are lucky you found a great doctor...
    ... like to start working out again. I looked into the Botox . the only problem with that, is that there is a high...

  30. Fissure update. Help!
    ... on Diltiazam, so I guess I'll see how that goes. Botox might be another option. My philosophy is, if I...
    ... first before you do surgery. If that doesn't work and botox doesn't and you have a terrible amount of pain then...

  31. Treatments for Fissure
    ... When I went back for my check up the doc will do a botox injection if the fissure was not healed. When she ... about healed from the medication, but gave me the botox injection anyway. OUCH! :) But even without it, I...
    ... Ibp35: How did you find the Botox (aside from the ouch!)? I've heard about this treatment ... phincterotomy, but I'm wondering how many doctors are using botox . It sounds so much more appealing to me than getting...
    ... and said surgery was the last resort. She would do 2 botox treatments first. After using the cream though, it ... was really healing. I told her to do the botox anyway because her office was a good ways from my...
    ... so I saw the colorectal doc first. If the cream and botox didn't work I was definatel;y going to try the laser...

  32. wondering about botox injection for anal fissure
    ... fissure as well and my doctor has also recommended Botox . I'm very hesitant to go through with it. Have you ... down there already for hemorrhoids and I head the botox can actually create thrombosed hemorrhoids. It's...

  33. post hemorrhoid bleedimng
    ... cream for it and if that didn't work she would do a botox injection. When I when back after using the cream...

  34. Anal Fissure, please help!
    ... ointment for six weeks, if that did'nt work, she did botox injections.My anxiety was terrible, I was worried ... said the fissure was almost healed but gave me the botox anyway. It has been 2 weeks and I think I am healed...
    ... best thing to do. I don't believe either doc uses botox injections. I'm glad you are feeling better. Thanks...
    ... that developed into a painful ulcer. He wants to do botox injections if it doesn't completely heal in another ... indicated the ulcer had healed over. I asked about botox injections and he said to stay away from them at all ... injected her commit suicide from the pain created from botox complications. I've been reading varying opinions ... about botox treatments. Most not highly favorable. I really am...
    ... the diltizem that seemed to help and like I said the botox . I did'nt have any pain with the botox except for...
    ... the diltizem that seemed to help and like I said the botox . I did'nt have any pain with the botox except for ... But it still bothers me. Where did you have your botox injections done, OR or office? I've read that one...
    ... since the ulcers are healing you might be.I got the botox done in the hospital but that is where her office...
    ... since the ulcers are healing you might be.I got the botox done in the hospital but that is where her office ... surgeon botched the operation. Did you investigate botox treatments before opting to have them? I hopr you...
    ... this would be such a disaster! I read some about the botox but just really talked to my colorectal surgeons' ... looked at me and said I was almost healed. She said the botox should do it so I went ahead with it. Maybe you will...
    ... were told the real truth initially. I'm glad your botox treatments went so well. I'm still skeptical about...

  35. Anal Fissure, What to do ?
    ... was improving. Anyway, she was ready to give me a botox injection when she looked at the fissure and said ... it was nearly healed. She gave me the botox anyway (which hurt) and I will continue the diltiazem...

  36. Hope for Hemorrhoidectomy/Sphincterotomy
    ... treatments did your doctor try first? Mine said about botox injections, did you try this? Also did your doctor...
    ... If your doc hasn't got adequate experience with the botox , then I would ask him to refer me to someone who DOES ... control it for now. Also, I haven't tried the botox injections, the doc didn't recommend them, and I probably ... must place on you. I did some research on the botox injections and put a few links below for you, but ... is less chance of permanent incontinence with the botox , but still a chance of temporary incontinence, it ... url] [url]http://www.pamf.org/surgery/analfissue botox .html[/url] [url]http://www.ivillagehealth.com/experts...
    ... let me know. You made me feel alot better about the botox and the incontinence should I have to have surgery...

  37. Sphincterotomy
    ... the outside but that's about it. She told me about botox injections and surgery. I am scared to death to have...
    ... feel a little better. My doctor said she would try botox injections first, have you heard of this? It is also...
    ... also a teaching professor at a university, is anti- botox injections. If I were you, I would read every published ... article I could get my hands on regarding botox and fissures, before I would subject myself to its...

  38. Hemorrhoidectomy
    ... take to notice a difference??? I am so afraid to have botox injections or any other kind of surgery. I lost all...
    ... ointment (from echard) daily. My doctor also recommened botox injections if the diltiazem did'nt help. How di d...
    ... I have also heard there are side effects with the botox injections, which my doctor wants to try in 3 weeks...
    ... the fissure. I think that study above also compares botox to nifedipine and shows the nifedipine to be more...

  39. rectal prolapse and constipation
    ... this did not help me either. They even suggested botox injections, which my husband was against. Each time...

  40. sweating when bowel movements

Digestive Disorders board

  1. please help!!! advice....
    ... could be esophageal spasms, and also ask about having botox for this, I have heard it really helps. Good luck...

  2. Gastroparesis and Mayo Clinic
    ... needs a competent motility center to either do a botox on her lower stomach sphincter muscle or else a pacemaker...

  3. Esophageal spasms/contractions
    ... to tell you what has been told to me. You can get Botox in the esophagus for this condition, and it does work ... and heard from my Doctor. As to why I don't get it ( Botox ), is a long story so I will try to keep it short. ... has gotten so bad that I am now reconsidering the botox . Anyway, know that you are not alone and ask your ... doc about the botox and if he doesn't know about it, then find another...

  4. Could this be gastroparesis?
    ... they did a outpatient thing and injected 200 cc of botox into my stomach to try and relax the muscles to allow...

  5. Chronic anal fissure - your thoughts- experiences???
    ... u need to do surgery, or botox injection....Nitro-bid may help too...otherwise it ... possibly imagine Nitro-bid Canasa hydrocortisons botox and now i just did sphinctoratomy its not as bad...

  6. Gastroparesis... please share 2!!
    ... Other things discussed were the possibility of a botox injection of IV medications at the local hospital...
    ... torn... thing is... its a lot less expensive than the botox which may or may not work, the botox will cost me...
    ... well i think the botox is a waste of time and money. It does nothing for...
    ... options be? I dont want to take reglan, and if the botox is useless where does that leave me? have you...
    ... if you get backed up, it doesnt matter what you do, botox , domperidone, IV, even propulsid... if you get constipated...
    ... the prepulsid, on my doctors orders i had a round of botox injections into my stomache yesterday.... now just...
    ... Thanks heaps deedee, im really hoping the botox works.... im noticing a teeny difference in my bloating ... giving up on me :) but i have high hopes for the botox because apparently if it works and helps me, i can ... change permanent rather than have to constantly get botox , which would be nice :) could finally feel good.....
    ... arent you!!! Shame shame ;) ;). I read about your botox post, sorry it isnt working hun. I still just wonder...

  7. Endoscopy Done - Now What? Please Help
    ... problems. You want believe what he prescribed!!! Botox injections of the esophagus. They Work!!! I had...

  8. Gastroparesis...please share
    ... and with such a delayed emptying I dont think the botox will help. I guess you have brought a good point...
    ... days of tests and a emptying scan of 21%. He offered botox via endoscopy. I nver thought I would do this but ... cure but boy do I feel good. Yes I will have to get botox again. It lasts about 6 months depending on person...

  9. Anyone with constant "Globus Hystericus" Lump in the throat
    ... like my throat is closing). I was thinking even of botox injections, I hear that may work, or throat stretching...

  10. Esophageal Spasms?help!
    ... attack, it is terrible. I have heard that you can have botox injections to help....
    ... people have success with the magnesium, and also the botox injections....

  11. belly still very swollen 5 days after gastroscopy?
    ... after a gastroscopy?I had it done 5 days ago to get botox injected in the muscle of my stomach. This was done...
    ... swollen after a scope exam is not normal. What is the botox suppose to do? Make your motility faster or slower...
    ... bloating. But it's much worse since the gastroscopy and botox injection. Wonder if it will be because of the botox...

  12. Sphincter of Oddi dysfunction discussion
    ... overaul horrible! I was wondering If anyone knows; Can BoTox be used after having a sphincterotomy? Maybe my muscle ... taking 5 percocet's a day. If anyone knows about the BoTox question, can you please respond? Thanks Jamie...

  13. gastroparesis & botox
    ... Okay so had the botox on wednesday the procedure itself was a breeze...

  14. Spasms?
    ... success with certain medications, like beta blockers or botox injections; others have tried numerous remedies with...

  15. esophageal spasm
    ... Blockers and several others) to no affect. I also had Botox injected into my esophagus about a month ago to no...

  16. Achalasia, does anyone have this?
    ... It is treated by either stretching the esphogus, Botox injections into the sphincter, or surgery....

  17. Endoscopy - How Are You Supposed to Swallow Tube if You're Asleep?
    ... t do. And then there are endoscopic injections of botox into the distal esoph. wall that relieves 2/3rds of...
    ... t do. And then there are endoscopic injections of botox into the distal esoph. wall that relieves 2/3rds of...

  18. Does anyone have esophageal spasms?
    ... Have you tried those ? Another med they can use is botox endoscopically injected into the distal esophageal...

  19. IBS or Gastroparesis
    ... extreme nausea. Maybe you should discuss getting some botox injections into the pylorus, i am getting this procedure...

  20. Lost My Normal Voice
    ... right. There is no cure, but there is treatment using botox injections. You might want to check this out....
    ... voice center do to help you? Where do you get the botox injections done? When your voice gets tight, as you...
    ... come from all over the US for treatment. I get my botox injections at the Vanderbilt Voice Clinic. I go up...

  21. I'm New!!- I have a complicated digestive history...please read!!
    ... any food at all and drank boost. Then I heard about botox injections into the pyloric section of the stomach...


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