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pyrosis:

see heartburnheartburn,
burning sensation beneath the breastbone, also called pyrosis. Heartburn does not indicate heart malfunction but results from nervous tension or overindulgence in food or drink.
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The most dominant symptoms are pyrosis, dysphagia, and regurgitation [6].
The most common manifestation was pyrosis (58.4%) followed by nausea (39%), pain epigastrium (24.5%), belching (18%), vomiting (15.7%), postprandial abdominal fullness (11.2%), early satiety (5.6%), tenderness epigastrium (2.2%) and recurrent diarrhoea (2.2%).
Other reasons were: n = 6 worsening of symptoms (PO or placebo), n = 2 nausea and vomiting (PO), n = 3 perianal burning (PO) and n = 2 peppermint taste and pyrosis.
The following self-reported symptoms have been investigated: back pain, tension headache, sleeping problems, chronic fatigue, stomach pyrosis, tension diarrhea, and palpitation.
Gastroesophageal reflux elicited while drinking water (water-siphonage test): its clinical correlation with pyrosis. AJR 1964; 94:325-32.
Because she had pyrosis, herbal pharmacist added an extract of Gardenia jasminoides to her prescription; she was not evaluated or diagnosed by any doctor.
A 51-year-old man presented to the Center for Voice and Swallowing complaining of solid-food dysphagia and pyrosis. Transnasal esophagoscopy (TNE) revealed a narrow midesophageal stricture (figure, A).