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Mesa, AZ
A 20-year-old male asked:

Can gerd cause a short wave of severe pain across chest after eating? particularly after a belch. have been having more reflux past few days.

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Dr. Joshua Emdur
Specializes in Family Medicine
Gerd: Acid reflux can be painful. I would try an over the counter antacid such as Pepcid or zantac (ranitidine). If your symptoms do not go away see your physician.
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