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A 42-year-old female asked:

How to discriminate angina decubitus from gerd? both happen when someone is lying down and have similar symptoms?

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Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
Urgent Care 20 years experience
Testing: This is why chest pain is serious. As both can mimic each other. A trained history, physical with appropriate testing is sometimes the only way to decipher the two. I would get checked immediately at the emergency room. Good luck
Last updated Nov 11, 2014

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