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A 43-year-old male asked:

How can i stop from going to er so many times with chest pain for them to just send me home sick?

3 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Anxiety?: Chest pain without substantial cardiac or pulmonary disease with several er visit raise the question about anxiety attacks. Other possibility is acid reflux diseases. Please talk to your primary physician.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Work with your doc: If you've visited the er multiple times with chest pain but they haven't found signs of heart disease, is this not a relief? I understand that you still feel ill, but there can be other explanations for your symptoms besides heart disease. Please work with your own physician to clarify. One possible cause could even be anxiety and/or panic attacks -- there are good treatments for these, too.
Dr. Jon Wee
Dr. Jon Weeanswered
Thoracic Surgery 25 years experience
Spasms and reflux: You may also want to explore esophageal spasm and acid reflux causes.
Last updated Dec 9, 2013

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