A 43-year-old member asked:
what can cause a sudden onset of severe upper abdominal pain with ongoing nausea and the worst burning feeling?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Tracy Berg answered
31 years experience General Surgery
Tear or acid: Could be your esophagus, a tear (Wallory Wies) or acid aka GERD. Get evaluated by your doc, ask for scope aka EGD. This procedure will make the diagnosis and get you started on treatment. Okay for TUMS (calcium carbonate) in the meantime. Be well.
Answered on Nov 27, 2017
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