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Sudden severe onset heartburn and pain nausea and fevers with chills ?

Sudden severe onset heartburn and pain nausea and fevers with chills ?

Gastroenteritis?: If this gets much worse get to a doctor and be evaluated. If diarrhea begins along with vomiting stay well hydrated and if you cannot, get to an ER. If the fever becomes worse go and get seen. In short, not enuf info to make a definitive recommendation, but this sounds as if it is any worse you should definitely be seen. Hope you clear up soon. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Cattano
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Heartburn (Definition)

When acid and peptic juices reflux into the esophagus, one might have the sensation of burning or pain under the breast bone. It can radiate up to the throat and down to the region of the solar plexus. Some may describe it as bad 'indigestion' and others may feel like they are ...Read more


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I have very bad sciatic pain since Dec 14 ,with sudden onset of severe indigestion, and much heavier painful periods. Are these conditions related?

I have very bad sciatic pain since Dec 14 ,with sudden onset of severe indigestion, and much heavier painful periods. Are these conditions related?

See you doctor.: They may be related as sciatica can sometimes represent what we call referred pain. Two months is more than enough time to wait it out. I would make an appointment with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Why would I have sudden onset of heartburn tearing each night around 8 lasting through night! i'm a 32 year old healthy female!

Why would I have sudden onset of heartburn tearing each night around 8 lasting through night! i'm a 32 year old healthy female!

Lying down: ...Allows the stomach acid to reflux up the esophagus and cause pain, which persists until you get up or take something for it. Liquid antacid better for "putting out the fire, " and h2 blocker (like pepcid) to prevent it (but takes a few days for full effect). Should also follow up with your dr if been going on for a while, to be sure nothing else present. ...Read more

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If I eat ANYTHING it feels stuck in my chest/top of stomach. hurts. lasts all day. Not heartburn on omeprozole sudden onset. what is going on?!

If I eat ANYTHING it feels stuck in my chest/top of stomach. hurts. lasts all day. Not heartburn on omeprozole sudden onset. what is going on?!

Need to see Gastroen: You need to be seen by GI You may have narrowing of the esophagus secondary to reflux. But you needs tests to find the etiology and then you will be started on the correct treatment. ...Read more

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Severe heartburn what to do?

Severe heartburn what to do?

Lifestyle measures.: Smaller more frequent meals. Elevate head of bed from the floor. Don't eat within four hours of going to bed. Limit citrus fruits, chocolate, caffeine, tomato products, smoking and peppermint. Lose weight if you're overweight. OTC meds like Prevacid, Prilosec and AcipHex (rabeprazole). If these measures don't help, see GI doctor for EGD. ...Read more

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How do you relieve severe heartburn?

How do you relieve severe heartburn?

Lifestyle measures.: Smaller more frequent meals. Elevate head of bed from the floor. Don't eat within four hours of going to bed. Limit citrus fruits, chocolate, caffeine, tomato products, smoking and peppermint. Lose weight if you're overweight. OTC meds like Prevacid, Prilosec and AcipHex (rabeprazole). If these measures don't help, see GI doctor for EGD. ...Read more

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Having severe heartburn over the course of about 3 weeks. Never had heartburn so often, Happens with anything I eat. HELP. ?

Having severe heartburn over the course of about 3 weeks. Never had heartburn so often, Happens with anything I eat. HELP. ?

Lifestyle measures.: Smaller more frequent meals. Elevate head of bed from the floor. Don't eat within four hours of going to bed. Limit citrus fruits, chocolate, caffeine, tomato products, smoking and peppermint. Lose weight if you're overweight. OTC meds like Prevacid, Prilosec and AcipHex (rabeprazole). If these measures don't help, see GI doctor for EGD. ...Read more

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Can severe heartburn affect my jaw?

Can severe heartburn affect my jaw?

Jaw: It is possible to have a burning type discomfort in the throat/jaw with heartburn however i would talk to your doctor about this to exclude other more serious problems like your heart. ...Read more

Dr. Angelina Postoev
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Indigestion (Definition)

Indigestion is a feeling of discomfort in the upper belly (abdomen) during or right after a meal. It may present as a feeling of uncomfortable ...Read more


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