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LinkedInOVERVIEWTREATMENTSPECIALISTA sensation of painful burning in the upper chest.Common CausesCommon CausesHeartburn is not always related to an underlying condition. It may be caused by:Overeating/very large mealsSpicy foods such as pepper, raw onions, garlicEating just before bedtimeFatty, greasy foodsAcidic foods such as tomatoes, lemon, orange juiceCaffeinated drinks including coffee, tea and sodaAlcohol consumptionRelated ConditionsRelated ConditionsSometimes heartburn may signify an underlying health condition. These conditions include:Gastroesophageal reflux diseaseVery commonA chronic digestive disease where the liquid content of the stomach refluxes into the esophagus, the tube connecting the mouth and stomach.Symptoms may include:HeartburnDifficulty in swallowingDry coughFood intoleranceVery commonOccurs when the individual has problems with digesting certain foods.Symptoms may include:HeartburnNauseaBelchingFlatulenceHiatal herniaVery commonA condition in which the upper part of the stomach bulges through an opening in the diaphragm.Symptoms may include:HeartburnChest painBitter or sour taste in the mouth or throatStomach painGastritisCommonA group of conditions that cause inflammation of the stomach lining. It can cause due to alcoholic abuse, infection or underlying condtions.Symptoms may include:Abdominal bloating and painHeartburnVomitingIndigestionEsophagitisCommonInflammation or irritation of esophagus, the pipe that carries food from mouth to stomach. This can cause pain, difficulty in swallowing or chest pain.Symptoms may include:Difficulty in swallowingChest painHeartburnGastroparesisCommonA condition that affects the normal muscle movements of the stomach. This may cause persistent nausea and vomiting.Symptoms may include:Nausea and vomitingFeeling of fullnessAcid reflux or heartburnPeptic ulcerVery commonA perforation or hole in the lining of the small intestine, lower esophagus or stomach.Symptoms may include:Burning Stomach painFeeling of fullness, bloating or belchingHeartburnAchalasiaRareThe difficulty for food and liquid to pass through the food pipe into the stomach. This condition progresses gradually.Symptoms may include:Difficulty in swallowingPain or discomfort in the chestHeartburnWhat are the treatment options?What specialists to consult?When to see a doctor?For informational purposes only. Consult a medical professional for advice.Reviewed by a panel of doctors. Source: Focus Medica. Learn moreSee moreWas this helpful?Start Health
(5 days ago) Content medically reviewed byDr. Karthikeya T MMD, Internal MedicineView full profile onLinkedInOVERVIEWTREATMENTSPECIALISTA sensation of painful burning in the upper chest.
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