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Pain in left chest while drinking water.

i am apoorva ,female of 20 years age.For the past one week, there is pain in my left chest while drinking water (or gulping) quite noticeable in the morning. i don't know whether it is in heart or breast .please tell if i should go and see a doctor
Sat, 15 Jan 2011
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Pain in left side of chest while drinking water is suggestive of a problem in the esophagus (food pipe) connecting the throat with the stomach. Further details can give a clue to the nature of the problem. One possibility is GERD (gastro-esophageal reflux disease).
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i have the same pain please let me know what you found. this just started the 14 jan after taking a very big bite of birthday cake and folling it with water it felt as if it was stouck and had air with it when i swallowed pain in my chest right after and know if i drink anything after it gets about to my hart on the left side i feal a pain and burning. very weard????
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