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Has pain mid chest and toward stomach. Given omeprazole, TUMS, malanga and Ginger ale but no help. Suggest?

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18 year old son has pain mid chest and toward stomach. Gave him omeprozol tums malanga and ginger ale with no impact. Said it comes in spasms.
Posted Sat, 12 Oct 2013 in Digestion and Bowels
Answered by Dr. Kulsoom Qureshi 51 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Your soon need to be seen by a physician.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for consulting us.
You have tried common remedies to treat heartburn. Remember, Your boy is having pain & not just burning.
There could be many causes for that e.g. Gastric or peptic ulcer, perforation, any problem with pancreas, oesophagus or even heart. A hiatus hernia may cause pain in that area. He needs medical review.
Please take him to an ER for complete medical help which can only be given once a diagnosis is made after full history, clinical examination & necessary investigations.
Hope I have given you the basic clues.
Wish you good health.
Take care.
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