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A 35-year-old female asked:

Pressure in waves in epigastric area, 57 yr old fml, (fluorometholone) for 5 days. normal ekg, chest xray, blood work. good blood pressure/pulse. heart issue unlikely?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 46 years experience
Maybe: A heart issue is possible but that description isn't typical so it's not high probability unless there's more to it. Does she have diarrhea? I'd be more inclined to be thinking of gastroenteritis. If the symptom occurs with exertion, is relieved by resting, or is associated with unusual breathlessness, it should be pursued as a possible heart issue.
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