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Family Physician
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Experience:  Emergency Medicine and Family Practice for over 26 years
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About 2 weeks ago i started to feel some discomfort and

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About 2 weeks ago i started to feel some discomfort and pressure in and around my stomach, chest and back area. I would usually feel it a couple to a few hours after a meal. I felt the need to burp and after a while I would start to burp continuously until the pressure and discomfort subsided. Yesterday, last night and this morning, the pressure nor the burping have never really gone away completely.
JA: Have you ever dealt with this before? Are you having any shortness of breath?
Customer: I haven't felt a shortness of breath. just the pressure and burping.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I have a history of High blood pressure, for which I take medication.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Carole replied 8 months ago.

Hello, Do you have any history of GERD, or heartburn ? Have you been having regular, normal bowel movements within the last two weeks since this has started happening ?