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sorry if this is a stupid question... but what does Heart burn feel like?

I have like a burning in my really upper chest and throat, but i've been sick too (cold). It feels horrible. I've never had heartburn, so just wondering if it's that or something else....

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Asked by young-not-dumb at 9:04 PM on Sep. 28, 2010 in Health

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  • That sounds like heartburn. Have you ever drank liquor that burned on the way down? It feel similar to that, in my opinion.

    Answer by Mrs.BAT at 9:05 PM on Sep. 28, 2010

  • Thats what heartburn feels like for me, I usually pop a tums and it settles it down usually. You might want to discuss this with a doctor b/c there is medication that can help you with this.

    Answer by beyondhopes at 9:06 PM on Sep. 28, 2010

  • Yep, sounds like it. If you don't have anything to take for it drink some cold water but not to much. That always helped me.

    Answer by BUTTERCUP777 at 9:09 PM on Sep. 28, 2010

  • you have heartburn dear.Get some Tums or Rolaids.I use Prilosec.That is the best but expensive.

    Answer by bvannkissy at 9:17 PM on Sep. 28, 2010

  • What can i use while pregnant? I'm pretty sure tums is okay... rite?

    Comment by young-not-dumb (original poster) at 9:28 PM on Sep. 28, 2010

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