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I am in the 4th stage of Hepatitis C. Getting vomiting,cough and burns in throat,chest and left breast

Hi, I am in the 4th stage of liver disease/Hep C and I have had terrible regurgitation episodes without warning which produce vomit in my esophogus that burns my throat , middle chest , and under my left breast severely. I have to cough to try and clear the liquid for 30 minutes. It feels like I m drowning in acid. Could this be a sign of liver cancer?
Asked On : Mon, 27 Dec 2010
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Well the symptoms you mentioning may not be due to cancer but probably due to portal hypertension which is very much expected in you , get an Upper GI endoscopy and rule out Oesophageal Varicies. As they could be severe bleeding spots if untreated.

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Answered: Tue, 28 Dec 2010
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