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Severe chest pain, stomach pain and pain in diaphragm. On zoloft, busiprone and generic prilosec. Suggest?

After drinking alcohol of any sort I get a severe chest pain through my stomach, and my diaphram, which can sometimes make it hard to breath. This is not caused after binge drinking , but generally after one drink if it comes at all. I am also on zoloft , busiprone, and the generic prilosec , all through the VA, and all are taken as perscribed.
Asked On : Sun, 3 Feb 2013
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Thank you for your query
From your problem i can think of two possibilities. First is gastritis. But since you are on prilosec, it should not be the case. But still adding antacids should help you. Also see your physician for the same. You may need an endoscopy for further evaluation. If you have developed a sliding hiatus hernia (part of stomach slips into the chest), such symptoms may be experienced. It is aggravated by alcohol too. And lastly and hopefully not, angina can also present like this. So a visit to the physician is a must.
Hope that helps
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Answered: Fri, 8 Feb 2013
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