• Feeling "burning" like " on fire", in my chest at times

    Asked by Carolj0205 on Tuesday, September 3, 2013

    Feeling "burning" like " on fire", in my chest at times

    I am a survivor for three years coming this December. Lately though, I have experienced " on fire like" burning in my chest. My diet hasn't changed, nor meds. Anyone experience this? I take Zegerid every morning.

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    • CAS1's Avatar

      go in and see the Dr. Do not fool around get an expert opinion. Could be heart burn but don't risk it. Get in there asap

      almost 5 years ago
    • BoiseB's Avatar

      I second CAS1. PHONE YOUR DOCTOR NOW. If your Dr. can't see you phone 911 and go to the ER.

      almost 5 years ago
    • Luvspuds' Avatar

      I am also a three year survivor and just went through a similar issue but had burning in more of my throat area and waking up in the middle of the night with severe acid burning, went immediately to oncologist when started was tested and was determined to be indigestion and put on dexilant. If I were u, I would immediately see your dr because you are already on indigestion meds and you should not be having this burning sensation in my opinion.

      almost 5 years ago
    • DaveWaz's Avatar


      Thank you for sharing your question. Below is a link to a list of side effects of esophageal cancer and experiences from other WhatNexters with your same diagnosis. Maybe looking around this page could help you.


      Best of luck!

      almost 5 years ago

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