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I have been experincing the feeling that there is something

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I have been experincing the feeling that there is something stuck down in my throat and sharp pain in throuth from time to time as well as diffuculties breathing and pain behind the breastbone and beneath ribs. I do burp offten and have yelowish stool smaller then usual.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 4 years ago.
Hello from JA
All of these symptoms are consistent with acid reflux.
It causes the throat symptoms, but you can also inhale tiny amounts of acid, and this can cause asthma like symptoms.

Your doctor, if he/she agrees, would typically give you a drug like nexium for 2 weeks as a trial to see if this helps.

In some cases a scope of the esophagus to the stomach is needed.

Anxiety attacks can do this.
Other problems are less likely at your age, but you should also have a baseline EKG to check your heart.
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