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11 Jul 2005

Stomach/Chest Pains
Hi,

I am currenty experiencing some serious pains internally especially when eating or drinking. Even a cold glass of water at times can seriously cause this pain. What must also be noted is that when I drink or eat directly afterwards I start to "burb" and this brings some relief.

I have suffered from ulcers and very bad acid/heart burns from a broken/snapped valve of some sort but this is something that I have never felt before.

I have also recently seperated from my wife of 11 years so this could be as a result of this, but what concerns me is that if I continue to experience this pain that something is going to go horribly worng.

Can you provide some assistance here please.
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CyberDoc
CyberDoc

01 Jan 0001

Edward, the first thing that comes to mind is gastro-oesophageal reflux – probably due to a hiatus hernia. It might also be due to an ulcer or even a gallbladder problem. The best would be to see your doctor and to have a proper diagnosis made. In the meantime you can try something like Zantac® effervescent tablets. Good luck.
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