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A 37-year-old female asked:

What causes a 5 second squeezing pain directly between breasts?no other symptoms.worry about cardiac issue.pcp says heartis ok.seek out cardiologist?

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Dr. Linda Tao
Cardiology 36 years experience
Check esophagus also: Worrisome heart attack related pain most commonly is exacerbated by activity and relieved by rest. Another common cardiac etiology is mitral valve prolapse related to a tugging of the mitral valve. Common non cardiac etiologies include esophageal spasm (e.g. related to acid reflux, food), or from anxiety with chest muscles constricting. Cardiac evaluation will at least rule out dangerous causes,

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