A 37-year-old female asked:
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at dinner 1 horrible deep stabbing pain directly between breasts in the center of chest.5 seconds duration.fear cardiac.pcp says heart ok.gas? muscle?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Spasm: Esophageal spasm.
Answered on Jul 23, 2020
Dr. Marius Frasie
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Gas, Muscle: Could be either one, doesn't sound like heart
Answered on May 19, 2014

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