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Posted by: Anonymous | 2009/04/26

indigestion

my husband aged 44 suffers from severe indigestion and hearburn.
last night he woke in the middle of the night and couldnt breathe - this has happened a few times although not on a regular basis

i have read up on GORD - is this a possibililty - what should he do

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Dear Anonymous
Yes this could be gastro esophageal reflux disease - please ask your GP to refer him for a gastroscopy examination ( they look into the stomach with a thin fibre optic tube under a light sedation)
Dr Bets

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