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Heartburn - Check Your Symptoms

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If you have any of the following symptoms, evaluate those symptoms first.

  • Chest pain: Go to the topic Chest Pain.
  • Abdominal pain: Go to the topic Abdominal Pain, Age 12 and Older or Abdominal Pain, Age 11 and Younger.
  • Nausea and vomiting: Go to the topic Nausea and Vomiting, Age 4 and Older or Vomiting, Age 3 and Younger.
  • Pregnancy: Go to the topic Pregnancy-Related Problems.

Do you have heartburn pain?

Do you have blood in your vomit?

Do you have heartburn and trouble swallowing?

Has your heartburn pain continued after using prescription or nonprescription medicines for the pain?

Do you think that your heartburn may be caused by a medicine?

Do you have heartburn and a weight loss that you cannot explain?

Other Symptoms to Watch For

If you have any of the following symptoms, evaluate those symptoms first.


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Last Updated: July 11, 2011
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