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I Have Heartburn

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 25 People

    Everything's Burning :(

    My whole internal network is like... it's not a raging burn, but a slow simmer from the back of my throat, and it almost feels like it's creeping towards my ears, it's a horrible feeling.
    PussInBoots22 PussInBoots22 70+, F Sep 29, 2013

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    Mine Is Hereditary

    On my dad's side of the family. Started showing itself when I was in my early 20's. My first instinct was to eat to get it to calm down.  It'd calm down for a little while then flare back up. I've since learned that my Dad has it and have been treating it. Haven't...
    meowmeowface meowmeowface 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 6, 2007

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    Having it right now :( Don't know what to do,

    the meds aren't helping. I want to eat some pickled cucumbers, but I think it will only make it worse.
    MysticIllusions MysticIllusions 18-21, F Nov 21, 2014

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    Ouch!!!

    I found out last year that I have acid reflux disease. I thought I was having a heart attack...because I was having all the signs and symptoms. I am now taking Nexium on a daily basis to help me battle it. I have less attacks now, but they do come on strong every once in awhile.
    picgirl picgirl 31-35, F 5 Responses Nov 24, 2007

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    Horrible Childhood Health

    i have been having heartburn since i was 11 so when i started getting it, i could'nt eat ANYTHING without getting heartburn it went on like that for a couple years but now i barely get heartburn anymore
    AwesomePerson AwesomePerson 16-17, F Apr 9, 2009

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    Life Changed

    Just one night out of the blue had severe pain in the chest and felt that I couldn't breathe.It felt like a heartattack but it was just the beginning of years of severe heartburn. Doctor's opinion was that my heartburn was due to gallbladder stones.I had my gall bladder removed...
    sherijin sherijin 26-30, F Nov 16, 2009

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    It's a hard diagnosis to swallow or accept, my enzymes were normal throughout my second pregnancy until after I developed preeclampsia after delivery and 6 weeks into drug therapy...
    andreab77 andreab77 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    I've been on medication for months and recently stopped taking it. I thought I was safe until a few days ago. One incident makes me ponder on whether reflux could also be related...
    mareliberum mareliberum 26-30 a week ago

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    How to deal with GERD. Past month and a half I have been severely nauseous and have no appetite at all. It's caused me to losing 18 pounds in 3 weeks! I have really bad indigestion...
    Sasssyy Sasssyy 18-21, F Jan 13

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    My story is an odd one im sure. I was conceived via an anonymous ***** donor who is my biological father, so someone i have never met and can never meet. My mom had me this way...
    samboooo samboooo 22-25, F 10 mins ago

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    So I like this girl who is a friend of a friend, and she used to like me back. But then I did some **** that I'm not proud of and she found out through the grapevine. I didn't have...
    rssooch rssooch 18-21, M 7 mins ago

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    Anyone else have monologues with themself when they are alone in the house? I always do this. It's not something i have even thought about until now. It's really weird. I think i...
    ThinkingCat ThinkingCat 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I have always grown up nudist. We just don't get dressed in the morning, its no big thing like we have to be naked all the time n stuff. My best friends (and my brother/sisters...
    purplelimeboyy purplelimeboyy 13-15, M 1 hr ago

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    In my current situation I can't make a move, but I'm running out of time to have any real relationship. Plus I have no idea if she feels that way about me
    AnthonyC123 AnthonyC123 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    I've always seen coworkers have affair after affair. So many "happily married" people having affairs with other "happily married" coworkers. I had a crush on one happily married...
    bongbabexo bongbabexo 31-35, F 1 hr ago

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    Today I had to run a mile and I wore knee high socks to school, so instead of asking to go to my locker and being that one stupid person, I just decided to run (and fast) without...
    noaaaaa noaaaaa 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    I can't look at myself without wanting to cry anymore... **** this... I'm going to start purging as soon as my lip piercing heals... I need to lose 30 more pounds and I WILL get...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Ever since I can remember, I've always had a lot of trouble talking to people. I only had one friend up until my freshman year in high school. I didn't even know what social...
    ElvenQueenKayla ElvenQueenKayla 16-17, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I have had trich for some time... I was a young child, and I would pull out my eyelashes and eyebrows. Right now, I mostly pull out my eyelashes and the hair on my head. It's not...
    ElvenQueenKayla ElvenQueenKayla 16-17, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Because your journey to a certain point in your life has taken you through a few twists and turns, you may be questioning whether you are on the right track. Since there have been...
    pyeito pyeito 31-35, M 2 hrs ago

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    I have two and will be getting a third
    1poker 1poker 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    I was attracted to a man that worked with my dad when I was very young, people already in relationships, certain relatives. NOT NORMAL and very frustrating. And I have a hard time...
    Tabooyou24 Tabooyou24 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I am not sure if this is a form of sleep paralysis, but I have once woken up from a nightmare in which a woman stabbed me in the spine with a large needle. I woke up sweating and...
    x3SilverWincanx3 x3SilverWincanx3 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    Its been 3 years since my best friend and first love came into my life.She was the sunshine that lit up my dark night.She Made me forget all my hardships back home.we did all kinds...
    Adrianaung Adrianaung 16-17, M 1 hr ago

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    Lmao!!! I was in the grocery store yesterday. OOH look! A new ketchup bottle with 25% extra, Cool! I took the stuff I was going to buy to the counter (keep in mind that the...
    InnocentPigeon InnocentPigeon 70+ 1 hr ago

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    Crazy neighbor swears and yells abuse at us for no reason. If her dog barks she screams abuse about our cat even though it's usually inside and not anywhere near the dog! She hung...
    Amillionstars Amillionstars 36-40 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I self diagnosed myself with this, I have the classic symptoms being emotionless, (but only in public), not interested in sex or relationships with other people(It's very...
    Mybodyisacage Mybodyisacage 18-21, F Dec 27, 2014

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    Addiction is a large percent genetics and I have such a huge probability if getting addicted, it's not worth the risk for me. Besides, my mom says I'm crazy enough without them!
    lillolipop lillolipop 18-21, F Dec 27, 2014

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    I most definitely have this. I trust somebody as far as I can throw them, no matter how long I've know them. they can be friends or family, the answer is still no. I DO NOT confide...
    Mybodyisacage Mybodyisacage 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    does any one else's private area itch when you have a flare up? mine is about to drive me crazy!! message me if you know how i feel..
    jamsjams6 jamsjams6 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    Dying is all that is on my mind. I can't make other people happy and I certainly can't make myself happy either. It took every inch of strength I have to not drive off the road...
    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    I think I want to end my life. Its so hard having people in your life that you love and care about treat you like crap . There has been so many times when I tried to slit my wrist...
    insanebeauty insanebeauty 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    Well. I thought I met the most wonderful beautiful human being in my life when I met him. He was everything I asked for and wanted in a man. He was strong, hard working, caring...
    aqua83 aqua83 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    I'd like friends whole value honesty above all else, and will give it to me as they see it no matter how they think I will feel about it. That doesn't mean I want to befriend jerks...
    LukeW20 LukeW20 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    Words of wisdom: When the toilets at work don't flush properly don't keep flushing. Merry Christmas to our neighbours on the floor below us.. I have your weather prediction for...
    aquagrl aquagrl 31-35, F 4 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    He just f-ing proposed. And I said no. But. I'm only 16. I couldn't have said yes...
    Cassandrahere Cassandrahere 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    I Sooo Have the hots for Caitlin Stasey Phoebe Tonkins Gia Anne-Marie Felicitas Nd Raeen Roes Wilson ^?^
    ChubbiixBunnii ChubbiixBunnii 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    My name is Jessica and I am 30 years old residing in Atlanta Georgia. I really would like to find a man who would like to have a baby and impregnate me.
    Jessicafsu84 Jessicafsu84 26-30, F 7 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    I really have nothing to show for myself. I just quit my job due to medical issues, & I took a "break" from college 2 years ago. I want to go back, but it's so expensive, & I don...
    untamedx3heart untamedx3heart 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    This is my graduation picture from college, and this was taken on the first days of 2014. Besides my diploma, this is one of the proofs that I completed five years of studying...
    denkenistdanken denkenistdanken 22-25, M Dec 27, 2014

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    I just sent my beloved an email, titled 'To slay or to cherish?" poring out the contents of my pathetic heart. I wonder which it will be. They say never ask a question you don't...
    Evilaugh Evilaugh 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    A Life-LessonThere! little girl; don't cry!They have broken your doll, I know;And your tea-set blue,And your play-house, too,Are things of the long ago;But childish troubles will...
    purplelilly purplelilly 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    Recently, I have just found out that my dad does marijuana. I honestly don't know how to react. His secret is plainly obvious - he hides marijuana by wrapping it in foil and...
    TheLonelyWandererSeekingSolace TheLonelyWandererSeekingSolace 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    Growing up with alocoholic and drug addicts. i know how it feels to wake up on christmas day with nothing. to hear your mom say"Oh its christmas mommy forgot" or "ill presents the...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    Sleeping is so difficult when you have a world awake in your phone.
    jojo0915 jojo0915 31-35, M Dec 27, 2014

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    I hoped to hide my affair from my H. Didn't want him to think that my wanting to leave him had anything to do with the affair. But my H found out somehow and he's hurting bad. I...
    nolasanchez30 nolasanchez30 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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