Pain under heart; Heartburn - Online Doctor Chats
Doctor : hi
Doctor : how can i help u?
User : i have been having pain under my heart
Doctor : k
User : i have been taking medicine for acid refulx
Doctor : For Health purposes please provide these: Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status,
User : 34 male new jersey married mechanic
Doctor : k
Doctor : Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? I
User : yes i do drink once in a while
Doctor : k
Doctor : Do you have Allergies / Diabetes / Thyroid problem / High Blood pressure/Heart disease/ Asthma etc
User : no
User : when i breath sometimes it hurts
Doctor : Have you taken/taking any medicines or had any consultation with a Doctor?
User : only the acid medicine
User : if the pain keeps up should i go to the hospital
Doctor : k it seems u have heart burns
User : ok
Doctor : Heartburn is the symptom of a condition called gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, in which acid juice from the stomach returns into the oesophagus. This may lead to a harsh, burning sensation in the upper abdomen, moving through the chest and throat to the neck.
User : is there an over the counter meds
Doctor : What contributes to a heartburn?
Doctor : Fatty and spicy foods
Doctor : Excessive alcohol intake and smoking.
Doctor : Obesity,
User : i do drink and i also eat spicy foods in spanish
Doctor : How is heartburn treated?
Doctor : Lifestyle changes: Avoiding alcohol and eating less fatty foods
Doctor : Taking antacids may reduce the frequency and severity of attacks. In severe cases drugs like ranitidine
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