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goobster  ·  471 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: March 8, 2017

My sister has a similar GI issue that results in her throat basically growing tighter and tighter until she can't breathe (stenosis), so she gets throat surgery every 2 years to open it back up again.

4-6 months to recover from throat surgery, a year of easy breathing, 6-12 months of gradually more restricted airway, and then surgery again.

All because her stomach produces too much acid and can't keep it from entering the esophagus.