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Ulcer/ hiatal hernia fear… cancer?

alcrth6

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Been having stomach pain, shortness of breath, and back pain.

worse in the morning. I am scared it is an ulcer or something worse. It’s really bad pain up by my sternum. No acid reflux medicine is helping so I fear it’s something worse.

let me know if anyone has had symptoms of either or had the actual disease.
 

Sweet T

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Sounds like GERD or acid reflux. The medicine you took may not be strong enough to fix your issue, especially if it is over the counter.

You might try changing your diet and sleeping with your head elevated too.
 

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Well, I do have a small hiatal hernia, with associated pain when I eat, it is controlled with proteomics. I’ve also had lots of pain associated with anxiety. You could read some of my posts on here to get a good idea of how anxiety affects the body
 

Cuchculan

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Only time I had similar was with acid reflux. Or GERD. Pain can be bad at times. When you say no acid reflux medicine is helping, is this something you got off your doctor? Like a PPI?
 
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