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A 20-year-old male asked:

20yr/ath. tight chest sharp at times, back pain. pain below sternum. freq belching. doc says esoph spasms? echo, ekg and cxray normal. angina a worry?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Chest pain: There are many causes of chest pain, the heart is one, intestinal gas and thoracic musculoskeletal pains are very common, anxiety and panic attacks likewise are frequent causes. You should always ask the doctors who see you what they think is the problem you came for and what to do about it.

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