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How common is heartburn? Is it something I should be worried about?

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Dr. Mark Pack
Surgery

In brief: Very Common

If you have tried any of the OTC med - Prilosec, Nexium, (esomeprazole) Zantac, Ranitidine.
.. and still have no relief, see you doctor. You may need to have an EGD.

In brief: Very Common

If you have tried any of the OTC med - Prilosec, Nexium, (esomeprazole) Zantac, Ranitidine.
.. and still have no relief, see you doctor. You may need to have an EGD.
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack
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Dr. Vijay Laxmi Misra
Internal Medicine

In brief: Heartburn

It is quite common.
If it is persistent then should be evaluated as it could be symptom of underlying disease. Also longstanding heartburn can give rise to precancerous conditions.

In brief: Heartburn

It is quite common.
If it is persistent then should be evaluated as it could be symptom of underlying disease. Also longstanding heartburn can give rise to precancerous conditions.
Dr. Vijay Laxmi Misra
Dr. Vijay Laxmi Misra
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