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Yesterday afternoon my stomach started to hurt around belly

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Yesterday afternoon my stomach started to hurt around belly button and just above. Since then it has been a constant pain accompanied by nausea, what felt like light fever yesterday and during the night the pain at times moved higher up around chest area. Could this me acid reflux? I never experienced it before.
Any over the counter medicin that you recommend?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 11 months ago.

Hello

This does not sound like acid reflux, but could be as far as the chest pain.

Not the navel pain.

YOu might have two different problems.

This is not normal.

Could be viral.

I suggest an exam

Viral illness tends to move around, particularly if it is muscular pain.

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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 11 months ago.

Thanks for this question

Yes, this does sounds like acid reflux.

I would recommend you try TUMS and see if it helps

Also, make an appointment to see your doctor today

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