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A 41-year-old female asked:

Have gerd, costochondritis symptoms are burning throat like something is stuck and chest discomfort, med not working great nexium (esomeprazole) and pepcid any sugg?

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Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 46 years experience
?endoscopy: Gerd can burning in throat and chest discomfort as well as causing food to get caught in esophagus. Costochondritis is inflammation of junction of ribs with cartilage in front of chest along the side of sternum. Usually tenderness to touch and pain with movement but not burning in throat. You need to see G-I doctor since meds not working. You may need someone to look down the esophagus.

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Last updated Jul 30, 2014

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