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A 24-year-old female asked:

im experiencing what feels a left sided diaphragm spasm for over a week now, it is worse in the evenings and with meals, what could be the cause?

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Dr. Harold Fields
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Gastritis : You could have inflammation off your stomach. Try Nexium24 once a day

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