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A 31-year-old female asked:

Burning in chest (not pains) no reflux and my heart beats faster when i get this burning sensation. what could it be. comes and goes. ?

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Dr. Stanley Berger
Cardiology 34 years experience
Often GI: This sounds like a gastrointestinal issue. This pain associated with shortness of breath, profuse sweating, dizziness, etc. would be concerning for a heart attack. It would be unusual, however the heart rate you describe might be an irregular heart rhythm triggering the chest discomfort. Talk with you doctor about an evaluation with a GI specialist and possibly a heart monitor.

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