What causes cough and heartburn? 5 possible conditions

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See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

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Types of Acid Reflux

Acid reflux symptoms are caused when stomach contents flow up from the stomach back into the esophagus, causing symptoms like heartburn, stomach pain, and burping.

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Esophagitis

Esophagitis is inflammation of the esophogas that can be caused by acid reflux or certain medications. You may develop a sore throat or heartburn.

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Heart Attack Overview

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

A clot blocks the blood flow to the heart (heart attack), and damages heart muscle. Symptoms include chest pain, shortness of breath, and a blue or grey tinge to the skin.

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Achalasia

Achalasia is a condition of the esophagus -- the tube that carries food from the throat to the stomach -- which can cause food to get stuck. The cause of this condition can be difficult to find.

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Esophageal Cancer

Esophageal cancer occurs when a malignant (cancerous) tumor forms in the lining of the esophagus, which is the muscular tube responsible for moving food from the throat to the stomach. As the cancer grows, it can affec...

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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