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pain in middle of chest when i swallow food. what could be wrong?

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Dr. Martin Fried
36 years experience General Practice
See your doctor: Your doctor may want to do an xray study to answer that question. There are lots of reasons that could be affecting your food pipe, some of them may show on xray, some may require direct visualization. Start off with your primary doctor and i wish you good luck.
Answered on Oct 28, 2017
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