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Had mild acid reflux, very painful. Test for gold stone. Explain?

hi my name lorraine i am 53 years old two months ago i had a camara dawn and they said i got a mild axid reflux but i am still having trouble with very bad pain i went back to the doctor he is sending me for a test for gold stone i would off thouht they having the camara dawn they would off picked it up it got to the point i can not eat as i affraid off the pain is so bad is it possibl it could be a bad attack off axid
Asked On : Mon, 30 Apr 2012
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Hi...gall (not gold) stones are formed in gall bladder and cause pain in right upper abdomen... and are not seen by endoscopy (camera) need to get an ultrasound to see them...similar pain can be due to acid reflux...start any ppi and get the usg done...

Dr. Ashish Verma
Answered: Wed, 1 Jan 2014
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