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Heartburn in pregnancy: Heartburn in pregnancy is a burning, pain or discomfort in the chest caused by the movement of the acid contents of the stomach through the gastro-oesophageal sphincter up into the oesophagus. See detailed information below for a list of 11 causes of Heartburn in pregnancy, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon...read more »
Misdiagnosed weight-related causes of infertility: A woman's weight status can affect her level of fertility. Although obesity or overweight can in themselves reduce fertility, there are other weight-related or associated medical conditions that further...read more »
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Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Chest symptoms (1355 causes), Esophageal symptoms (3079 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes), Pregnancy symptoms (699 causes), Women's health symptoms (1177 causes), Female reproductive symptoms (928 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)
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