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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Or cardiac: your symptoms may be cardiac (heart) or related to stomach/esophagus, but we need to make sure that your heart isn't the problem first, kindly see you ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Upper abdomen: Do you know if you're intolerant of lactose or gluten? If not you may have gastritis(inflamed stomach lining). To reduce gas buildup take simethicone ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Melaragno
44 years experience in Pediatrics
Reflux?: sometimes when you have a cold, and are experiencing PND, mucous draining down the back of your throat, you can experience gastritis, acid indigestio ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Rib cage: If the discomfort is in the right upper abdomen, inflammation of the liver or gall bladder could be present. Also a rib cage strain or inflammation is ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
17 years experience in Internal Medicine
Could be serious: please see Doctor asap. Sounds like pancreatitis or gastritis. Hepatobiliary disease needs to be ruled out. All of above are medical or surgical.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Hack
32 years experience in Internal Medicine
GERD: This type of discomfort typically represents an acid-peptic process such as ulcers or gastroesophageal reflux. As a part of evaluation and treatment, ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Below sternum pain: Pain below the sternum as described may be esophageal in nature, & possibly related to spasms of the esophagus muscle. Less likely but certainly conce ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
Could be: pancreatitis, gastritis, gerd, or even angina. It is best to get medical evaluation.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atique Mirza
30 years experience in Cardiology
Gastritis: Most likely it seems you have gastric symptoms please see your doctor asap.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
34 years experience in Gastroenterology
Seek help: With or without trauma, anything that hurts when you breathe is going to have adverse consequences ( you can't hold your breath until the problem reso ... Read More
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