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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience in Trauma Surgery
GERD: Second most likely is MVP Here's an article: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mitral-valve-prolapse/basics/definition/con-20024748

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Breiner
33 years experience in Podiatry
Costochondritis: There are joints between the ribs and the sternum in the middle of the chest. Some activities can cause these joints to become irritated. If this co ... Read More
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Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sure: Its low probability for cardiac; it's likely your GI system, get Prilosec it's; it that's not working it may be anxiety. If it goes up with exertion ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
32 years experience in General Surgery
See a doctor: Chest pain in the center can be caused by diseases of the heart, esophagus, stomach, first part of the small intestine, lungs, or gallbladder. Being ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravinder Rustagi
45 years experience in Internal Medicine
Multiple Reasons: Chest pain what you are describing can be because of several reasons. 1) pleuritis 2) acute pluero pericarditis 2) acute pulmonary embolism/ infarctio ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Never ignore: chest pain. Get examined and get an EKG to check your heart as well as a physical exam and blood testing.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
Chest : Chest pain should never be ignored. It is crucial that you seek emergency medical attention to determine if you are suffering a heart attack, especial ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Margaret Umah
11 years experience in Family Medicine
Hard to say: Heartburn, inflamed ribs, anxiety, gall bladder are all potential culprits. Since it could be from the heart as well, best to be fully evaluated by a ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience in Internal Medicine
Chest pain: I suggest you have this pain checked out soon. This could be related to your heart or the major vessel in the chest. It could also be pain from the sa ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
59 years experience in Pain Management
Could be broke rib: You could have a broken rib or a costovertebral joint subluxed in the back causing the rib pain. See an osteopath or a doctor who can manipilate ... Read More

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