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Jacksonville, FL
A 19-year-old female asked:

I get a heaviness, not a tightness in the chest and lower throat area when i drink carbonated drinks like coffee or soda. is this anything?

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Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Gerd: It is likely reflux,trial of proton pump inhibitor or H2 blocker for 2 weeks,and would benefit from talking to primary to what over history can be obtained
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Last updated Feb 27, 2019


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