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What does heart burn feel like ?

I have this weird feeling in my chest . Like a burning, not 100% over my heart like when you do the pledge of allegiance but in the center. I have had this for like 3 days. I generally use lots of hot sauce and smoke lots of cigarettes. what s happening Literally hurts my chest to swallow the beer I am drinking weird. oh don t tell me to quit smoking . duh. its difficult and I am trying
Fri, 9 Sep 2011
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Hello.welcome.You are suffering from ac gastritis caused by increased secretion of stomach acids due to hot spicy sauces,alcohol and cigarettes.Stop using all this stuff and take antacids and cold milk.good luck.
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HEARTBURN! , try cutting down on spicy foods and hot sauce. If problems persist you will need to see a specialist. You could also develop many stomach lining issues and ulcers.
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