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    Anon_156309 posted:
    I was treated for Gerd about two years ago and was told I had a hiatal hernia. I had my gallbladder removed also.After having the gallbladder removed I started having very bad chest pains that hurt across my shoulders and back. I went to the heart doctor because the pain in my chest would sometimes wake me up during the night and it hurt so bad I felt as though I couldn't breath. When I have been woken up in my sleep from the pain I usually have to throw up violentely to began to feel better. I am not sure what causes this pain because I have not found the specific food that might trigger it. Any suggestions?
    calgal37 responded:
    Check into the possibility of acid reflux or bile reflux that could be causing esophageal spasms. Those spasms can often feel like a heart attack.
    harleyquinn47 responded:
    Have you talked to your doctor about possibly putting you on something to help break down fats since your gallbladder isn't there to do it anymore? I mean it is a possibility that it's just too slow now so it's backing up and causing issues. Always a thought!

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