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Heartburn is a burning sensation in the upper abdomen or breastbone that results from irritation of the esophagus, according to WebMD. The cause of the irritation is stomach acid. The name "heartburn" stems from the symp... More »

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Heartburn symptoms in women include a burning sensation behind the breastbone following meals and a sensation of food being lodged in the throat, according to WebMD. Women with heartburn may also experience a burning sen... More »

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Milk may provide temporary relief for heartburn symptoms, states WebMD. However, it can cause more severe symptoms after a short period of time, because the fat in milk stimulates the stomach to produce more acid. It is ... More »

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Symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, include sensation of a lump behind the breastbone, nausea after eating and heartburn, states MedlinePlus. Rare symptoms include hiccups, wheezing, regurgitation, diff... More »

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Signs of heartburn include burning in the chest, a burning sensation in the throat, swallowing difficulties, chest pain, coughing and sore throat, according to WebMD. A person may also feel as though food is stuck in the... More »

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According to WebMD, heartburn can cause a burning sensation behind the breastbone, chest pain and a sour, acidic taste at the back of the throat. Certain individuals may also experience the sensation of food being stuck ... More »

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Symptoms of a gallbladder attack may include a sudden sharp pain in the upper right quadrant of the abdomen or pain below the breastbone. Some patients report pain in the right shoulder or between the shoulder blades as ... More »

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