Heartburn

Heartburn is a particular type of chest pain caused by acid reflux. The chest pain affects the esophagus and is felt directly behind the breastbone, called epigastric chest pain. Chronic recurring reflux is called GERD. Heartburn needs to be differentiated ...

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