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I feel a little pressure on my chest right where the heart is what could that be

A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Lohanswered
Cardiology 49 years experience
Take a deep breath: Really. Chest discomfort is not usually cardiac. If taking a deep breath makes it worse, if it occurs spontaneously, if touching the area reproduces... Read More

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 22 years experience
Absolutely: Sometimes proton pump inhibitors can help & surgical correction in severe cases.
Dr. Gregg Nishi
Bariatrics 22 years experience
Hiatal hernia: Yes, it can be. The hiatal hernia does t need to be large. Even if the hernia is small, it may be large enough to cause significant gerd/esophagitis t... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Panic attack?: You most likely are experiencing a panic attack, your tingling is due to hyperventilation 2/2 Anxiety. I'm wondering how often this happens, you might... Read More
Dr. Eric Weisman
Neurology 36 years experience
Panic / anxiety: Xanax (alprazolam) is too short acting in my opinion to be used for anxiety disorder. As a behavioral neurologist I see a lot of people with head inju... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Frequent belching: Is a form of eructation, gerd or heartburn. Heartburn can be without pain just that acid and gas. You have had a good test for the heart and heart pro... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hratch Karamanoukian
Phlebology 31 years experience
Esophageal spasms?: Non cardiac related chest pain and pressure requires a thorough evaluation including upper endoscopy and often manometric studies of the esophagus. Hi... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Cassity
Emergency Medicine 42 years experience
Goodness, the list is long and mostly relatively benign. The most likely reason is GI...reflux, etc. You might try treating with antacids and noting... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Byrnes
Internal Medicine 46 years experience
Varies.: Chest pain due to blockage without heart damage usually lasts 5-10 minutes then it goes away. This is angina pectoris. Prolonged pain of the same typ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Fung
General Surgery 39 years experience
Probably not heart: Given your age and conditions, this could be gastroesophageal reflux disease. Usually symptoms worsens when lying down, particularly after a large lat... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Time to see a doctor: Chest pressure, chest pain, or trouble breathing are signs meaning go to the E.R. Chest pain symptoms can be a heart attack. One should not drive her... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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See details: This sounds like reflux but see a doctor to be sure and also to start taking something on a regular basis for the reflux.

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