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I'm experiencing severe heartburn for about three and a half days nonstop I have also had constipation what do I do?

I'm experiencing severe heartburn for about three and a half days nonstop I have also had constipation what do I do?

Take Maalox or-mylan: Mylanta or maalox work right away but their effect is short lasting. For 24 hour relief you should take Prilosec or Omeprazole ...Both are available over the counter. But you have to take it daily as the beenefit lasts only for 24 hours. ...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 tons of gas-burping mostly. But no heartburn, just pain on my left side for three days. Help?

I have tons of gas-burping mostly. But no heartburn, just pain on my left side for three days. Help?

Gassy burping : Most gas-burping are benign and self-limiting, rarely requiring medical attention. However, various organic and psychogenic causes can lead to persistent, intractable burping that can last for years. We have posted treatments for gassy stomachs before here. Eat slowly, chew food. Avoid soda and gas producing foods ( dairies, vetetables, fatty food or anything with fiber). ...Read more

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I have been having abdominal pain, passing wind, heartburn for the past three days what could it be?

I have been having abdominal pain, passing wind, heartburn for the past three days what could it be?

Abdominal pain/heart: Sounds like you are constipated which can also increase the chance of transient reflux and heartburn. You should see your physician as most likely he would advocate a workup of your GI tract, which at your age most likely include an xray of your abdomen, colonoscopy and upper endoscopy. ...Read more

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Heartburn for three days. Now more of a stabbingpain not burning. Pecid did not help. Feel like something is stuck in throat. What should I do?

Heartburn for three days. Now more of a stabbingpain not burning. Pecid did not help. Feel like something is stuck in throat. What should I do?

You need to be evaluated.: If you feel that something may be stuck in your throat, you need to be evaluated. You should go to your family doctor or to a gastroenterologist. It is okay to continue using Pepcid (famotidine) or Tums as needed until you're seen, but you should try to be evaluated as soon as you can. ...Read more

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Heartburn. Cant burp. Hard time swallowing. Diarrhea for three days. Antiacids not helping. What should I do?

Heartburn. Cant burp. Hard time swallowing. Diarrhea for three days. Antiacids not helping. What should I do?

See a doctor: You need to be examined to determine the source of this severe pain and difficulty swallowing. Go seen someone in health service. ...Read more

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I been having sytoms for three days of heartburn,short of breath easily such as talking or climbing up the stairs slowly ,and vision blur. what diease

I been having sytoms for three days of heartburn,short of breath easily such as talking or climbing up the stairs slowly ,and vision blur. what diease

Asthma: You ought to be examined for asthma - a common cause of those symptoms in your age group. Do you have fever? cough? phlegm? Have you been exposed to any bad air like heavy dust, industrial fumes, or smoke? Do you have allergies? These are all factors that ought to be explored too. Best wishes! ...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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