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Took doxycycline. Having burning in stomach, chest pain, throat congestion and difficulty in breathing. Are these side effects?

I was took doxycycline for approximately 2 weeks. I had burning in my stomach, chest pain , chest pressure, feeling of something stuck in my chest, feeling of a lump in my throat, bloating and difficulty breathing . I stopped taking the medicine. However, 2 weeks later I am still having all these symptoms. I know they are from this RX as they started shortly after I started the perscription. How do I get rid of these symptoms, what could they be? I am a healthy, 31 year old, not stressed.
Asked On : Tue, 14 Aug 2012
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Hi Amelloy,
Welcome to healthcare magic!
You have got doxycycline induced gastritis which is a well known side effect of this drug.
You have probably a tendency for acid peptic disease and may be a pre-existing gastritis which has flared up.
You should consult a gastroenterologist, he would know the regimen for you to cure this trouble.
You should avoid doxycycline anymore.
I hope this advise would be helpful for you.

Still if you have any queries or doubts, please write me back,
I would be happy to solve them.

Wish you a great health!
Answered: Wed, 15 Aug 2012
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