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A 37-year-old female asked:

My husband has a vomiting bug and has vomited approx six times in six hours. his chest is now very sore. why would this be?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 44 years experience
Hard to tell here...: Don't know details re: husband. Heart attack can present with vomiting and sore chest. Frequent vomiting can cause irritation of the esophagus (food pipe) which can cause a sore chest. Call your doc who knows your husband now. Don't have one? Get seen now.
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