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I am 14 years old and I get hurtburn usually

Patient: I am 14 years old and I get hurtburn usually at least twice a week. Is this normal?

 

 

Doctor: Hi.Thanks for your query.This is absolutely not normal to have heartburn at the age of 14 even once.I would a dvise you to consult a Gastroenterologist ASAP, the reason being you are very young and should be investigated thoroughly before starting any treatment. Perfect diagnosis is very important for you to have good future and a chance of cure.You have a long life ahead.I hope you follow this.

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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