U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Parma Heights, OH
A 22-year-old female asked:

Gerd or gallbladder? ruq pain, epigastric pain, and luq pain. comes and goes. spreads into chest and throat, upper back. no matter what i eat or drink

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Christopher Guzik
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Be what you eat: Could be both or even colitis, Avoid all tobacco, caffeine, carbonated beverages, spicy or acidic and fatty or greasy foods for 48 hours. Try natural digestive enzymes of papain and bromelain. If symptoms recur with bland meals get checked for Hiatial Hernia and gall bladder disease by your PCP
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Nov 20, 2018

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.