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Is it heartburn or not?

I just had a pain between my left nipple and the center of my chest. After that, it felt like my whole body got warm for about 30 seconds and then I felt ok. I dont know what is going on. Can someone PLEASE explain how heart burn feels?  I should tell you, I am a type 2 diabetic,been diagnosed with having Gerd, and IBS.Had my gall bladder removed 2 years ago. And been having lower back pain for the last week. My Doctor does not know what is going on with me. I had a stress test 3 years ago and everything was fine, and multiple EKGS. I have had this going on for about 3 years now. This stuff is driving me CRAZY, Any comments would be greatly appreciated.
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620923 tn?1452919248
Hi and welcome to the GERD forum.

May I ask what meds u r on for ur gerd?...have u changed ur diet at all?


"selma"
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Hi,  It's nice to be here.

I am taking famotidine 20 mg, 2 Tablets at bed time. And for my diet I have been trying to find which foods work best for me

"bulletbarney".
620923 tn?1452919248
Hi....there is a list of safe foods and food to avoid here in our Health Pages.

also there r reccommended lifestyle changes that may also help.

ie- elevating the bed...avoid wearing tight clothes ect.....


How long ru taking the meds....it can take a while for them to work...and sometimes u just need to try something diff if after awhile they no longer work.

"selma"
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I have been taking this medication for a little over 1 year now.

I am going to check out the health pages now.

Thank You
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Where do I find the health pages at?
620923 tn?1452919248
U can access the Health Pages thru the icon on the right just above recent activities or thru the welcome message at the top of the forum.

If u r still having a problem please let me know.

"selma"
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