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A 24-year-old female asked:

Hi, when i have like a burp my chest kind of hurts and it hurts when i swallow a pill it did today. and i have a slight cough and runny nose? what could it be? could it be heartburn? any meds i can take for it? should i drink hot liquids?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see a doctor. You may have gastric acid reflux. If you are overweight, losing weight is imperative. Wish you good health!
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