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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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