Question; is this true acid reflux or just occasional heartburn?

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pebblesxyxy
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   Posted 9/26/2012 1:00 PM (GMT -6)   
I have had what I call acid reflux attacks maybe 5x in my adult life.  I am 42 year old woman. 
 
I had one attack in Feb at night after eating at a Benihana restaurant. had lots of sauces.  Anyway that attack was pretty uncomfortable.  feld like I had pressure in my throat, almost like I felt the presence of the acid.  no regurgitation.  The following day was much better and bu the next day symptoms were gone.
 
Well I had another attack this Monday night.  Ate a lean cuisine asian dish and then had 1/2 bag of Smart Puffs, then went right to bed.  I know this is not very smart btw.  2 hrs later I woke up out of a sound sleep with the same symptoms that I had last time, maybe slightly worse.  The next day was better but I still had symptoms and was very uncomfortable.  Had pain in my chest when I ate and even when I took deep breaths.  not terrible pain but like a soreness.  Now today, I am almost better.  still have slightly but much much better
 
I know I should go to the Dr but before I do, does anyone have any ideas as to what is going on with me??
 
Thanks!!

couchtater
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   Posted 9/26/2012 1:46 PM (GMT -6)   
Sounds like heartburn to me, but still get checked out by doctor to be safe.
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pebblesxyxy
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   Posted 9/26/2012 1:48 PM (GMT -6)   
Thank You so much.  I assume then for an "acid reflux diagnosis" these attacks would have to be more consistent.
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