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Carlsbad, NM
A 28-year-old male asked:

eval by cardiologist 5 mons ago said heart healthy.norm stress&echo.nofam hist.non smoke,male 28.i still get chest pressure sometimes.not heart?cause?

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Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine 25 years experience
GERD: Two potential causes come to mind. The first is GERD - gastroesophageal reflux. You can experience chest pressure (spasm / irritation of the esophagus) that mimics cardiac chest pain. Alternatively, you could have a lung condition such as asthma or COPD which is causing the pressure. Smoking worsens both GERD and asthma/COPD so if you are ready to quit, that might be a good first step!

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Carlsbad, NM
A 28-year-old male asked:

Eval by cardiologist 5 mons ago said heart healthy.Norm stress&echo.No Fam hist.Non Smoker,male 28.I still get chest pressure once in awhile. see doc?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: You need to see your regular doctor to evaluate for the chest pains. Many things can cause chest pains. The most serious of which is cardiac in nature, but there can be many other causes for it. Be seen and evaluated.

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