pressure under my ribs

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Im 15 years old i was born with some heart defect that causes me to have chronic heart burn and acid reflexes,(i've tried to find and read stuff about this issue and they've all talked about acid reflexes!) if i press under my left rib i can feel movement almost like a clicking feeling, it doesn't hurt at all, ever. but it feels like an intense amount of pressure. and it does seem to make my stomach growl after i mess with it. i cant find anything about this and no i have not gone to the doctors yet. i plan on it but id like to try and see if i can find something on it first. please help me! thank you.

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    Hi Hannah,

    How do you know you had heart defect? Did you know this genuinely through a doctor/hospital ( ie. a valid source of information ) , or did you just assume and came to the conclusion by yourself, because of the problem you are facing?

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      Does heart burn occurs only after having food or in the morning just after waking up? Or does it occur even when the stomach is empty?

      You should check your food habits ( prevent junk food ), life style ( sleeping irregularly, eating food at irregular time ) , and sitting postures ( putting pressure on belly while talking on phone, or watching tv for hours, or sitting in any wrong position ).

      The symptoms you have listed look more like stomach issue, and are very common in the situations listed above. Irregular lifestyle, improper food habits , sleeping and sitting habits.

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