A 24-year-old female asked:
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feels like a ball in between rib cage/upper abdmn.sore to the touch and hurts more when i have stomach pains.stomach always bloated.what is that ball?

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Acid reflux: Could be acid reflux, try some Tums (calcium carbonate) over the counter and watch what you are eating, no junk food, sodas or fried food.
Answered on Aug 20, 2015

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