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Severe throbbing pain in the bottom of the sternum. Pain worse after drinking water. Hernia suspected. Need immediate care?

My doctor has sent of a request for a surgeon RE: suspected hernia (in the same region as my gallbladder). An ultra sound came up clear of anything in my upper abdomen. The last few days, every time I eat I've been having throbbing pains all across my diaphragm and at the bottom of my sternum. They feel like electricity spreading across my upper gastro/lower ribcage. This morning, the pains became worse after just drinking some water.

Should I go to the out of hours clinic/A&E or wait and call my doctor in the morning?
Asked On : Wed, 24 Apr 2013
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Hello! One serious and useful advise to you and all the patients here - just tell your symptoms please dont give your conclusion and interpretation. You need to meet personally with aa Surgeon so that things can become clear. I hope you can understand. Getwell soon
Answered: Tue, 25 Jun 2013
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