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460830 tn?1347222906

Heart or heartburn?

For the last 2 nights after supper, I have had pain in the left side, under my breast, going to my back, and heartburn; If it had been on my right side, I would have thought it was the gallbladder. After I took Pepto-Bismol AND Tums, it eventually went away. Last night it happened again, after supper, but this time the pain also went into my left arm down to my elbow. I took the Pepto as before, then started thinking maybe heart? And I knew if I took aspirin it would help the arm pain anyway, so I took two. After awhile I took Tums to stop the heartburn. I felt better after awhile. What could it be? Could it actually be heart-related, or is it just that I'm eating greasy food? Also, I do have a PEG tube I've had since surgery in May. I don't use it anymore, just Flush it out every day.
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535822 tn?1443980380
Sounds like acid reflux  gerd ..... you know I would still have it checked out..
460830 tn?1347222906
Yeah, I should probably do that; It's the middle of the afternoon, I just finished eating and I'm hurting again...Feels like the rib up under my left breast is sore. My back (on the left) is feeling sore, too.
535822 tn?1443980380
Does sound like Gerd or an ulcer, after eating is the significant symptom, let us know what they say ...I get acid reflux when I eat certain things, diet is the cure.  
460830 tn?1347222906
I'm thinking now it might be my PEG tube; I'm going to see about getting it taken out soon. Thanks for your reply - hope you have a blessed day! :)
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