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wondering of GERD causes these feelings...
« on: March 09, 2014, 03:45:59 AM »


Upper to middle back pain, around shoulders, shoulder blades... not too bad, more like a deep warm almost burny ache pain.  Worse when lying down.

Heartburn.... CHRONIC and mild for me, almost like my lungs are burning.  I have the heartburn more often than not it seems.

Kinda like its harder to breathe, burny breath and worse when lying down.

I feel choked up sometimes, like a gnawing pressure in my solar plexus.

I've had lung cancer fears.... had a bunch of tests, blood tests, ultrasound of organs, xray of spine and shoulder, all normal.
Now my doctor is referring me to a gastro doctor because he believes spastic colon or gerd may be the answer.

Otc heartburn meds do not seem to work.





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Re: wondering of GERD causes these feelings...
« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2014, 12:08:18 PM »
If your GERD is very bad, OTC meds may not work. I've never had a medication completely fix my GERD (I take a mixture of meds and home remedies).

I feel my GERD in my chest, my left side and occasionally my back. When it's very bad I can get shortness of breath and what feels like heart palpitations.  You should follow up with the gastro doc.
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