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Have burning cheesy pain, have pig skin, chron's. What can be done?

I have burning cheesy pain. I have been to the hospital they ruled out any heart problems.via EKG ech and blood work. They chalked it up to a inflamed chest walks. I have crohns 8 surgery a and pig skin in place my crohns by all the tests seems under control to a point just mild flares. My problem is they never told me what I could do to relive the pain just said heart is good go home. Any advice ?
Asked On : Sun, 27 Jan 2013
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Hi there,

Thanks for your query.

From the brief information provided, I feel that you are suffering from Gastro-esophageal-reflux-disease (GERD) which is characterized by stomach acidity, reflux of stomach acid into the food pipe, causing burning pain in center + particularly left side of chest.

You need to undergo Endoscopy to directly visualize the stomach and early part of intestine for evidence of excessive production of acid or presence of ulcers.

A 2-weeks' course of Pro-kinetic drug, such as, domperidone or metoclopramide PLUS anti-H.pylori therapy; followed by, with effect from Day 15, a daily capsule of anti-acid drug regularly for 3-4 months, will cure the problems.

Consult your doctor and apprise him of my opinion. I am certain that he agree with me, order required tests, and- based on the reports- will prescribe suitable treatment as advised.

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Dr. Rakesh Karanwal
Answered: Fri, 22 Nov 2013
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