A few months ago I caught a bug and vomited several times over the course of a night. The following day i experienced pain at the bottom of my sternum that grew more and more severe. I lay awake with it all night, eventually taking some ibuprofin when it was chronic pain. The pain went away after the ibuprofin.

However, since then, a few times a week I have experienced the same pain, often after eating and sometimes I wake up with it. I have also felt excessively tired and generally ill though I'm unsure if this is related. Have I got acid reflux? What can I do about it? Often the pain is extremely severe.

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replied March 25th, 2009
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it might be your gall bladder.
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replied March 27th, 2019
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
It could be due to some lesion in liver or stones in gallbladder as ibruphen usually worsen acid reflux. I would suggest you to have ultrasound abdomen to sort out the underlying problem.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
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