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Acid peptic disease due to stress - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi,
User :   hi
Doctor :   Dr XXX here
User :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you ?
User :   Basically I have been drinking heavily for 8 nights and I'm not experiencing lots of anxiety (Heart beating fast and heavy plus the tight chest) But I'm also experiencing a tight, bloated belly with pains in my chest and in the stomach area which i've never had before so naturally im fearful I'm going to die. What do you think I should do?
User :   now*
Doctor :   i think you have developed acid peptic disease , due to the stress aggravated by alcohol
Doctor :   get physicallty examined by a gastroenterologist
Doctor :   to confirm the diagnosis
User :   Don't you think i should go to hospital?
Doctor :   yes, to a gasteroenterologist
User :   Is it treatable?
Doctor :   yes
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