Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 7/10/12
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Clay Buchholz assumed it was just a stomach virus. Two weeks ago, the Red Sox pitcher laid down in the team clubhouse, attempting to fight through pain in his stomach. He soon realized it wasn't a typical ailment. "[I] woke up a couple times in the middle of the night to use the restroom. Right when I stood up, got really light-headed and thought I was going to pass out," Buchholz said. "So I just laid back down. That's when I sort of knew something was going on." Buchholz was dealing with esophagitis, where the lining of the esophagus erodes...

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