A 30-year-old female asked:
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pain in the chest, back, arms, and shoulders. i burp constantly. doc thought it was gerd, but meds don't help. family history of gallstones.

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Pain: if your doctor thinks that your pain is due to GERD but it is not responsive to the medications, then the next step would be a work up by a gastroenterologist. There are tests which can help sort this out. I would make an appointment as soon as you can. Good luck.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017

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