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A 26-year-old female asked:

I have what i believe to be acid reflux / heartburn./ gastritis. the pain is in my upper abdomen and under my rib cage all the way going towards my back. it is an acidic burn feeling. im worried because its very uncomfortable ?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 10 years experience
Gerd: This can be reflux, gastritis, ulcer or pancreatitis. There are several other possibilities. See a doctor, If you have black or bloody stool go to the emergency room
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