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Burping, light-headed, nausea, chest, back, left arm pain. ekg, xray, blood test fine 2 days ago. diagnosed gerd 2months ago, 40mg nexium (esomeprazole) not working.

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Dr. Sameer Azhak
Cardiology 19 years experience
Cardiac workup: Chest pain accompanied by nausea and belching may represent heart disease. A normal resting ekg however is not sufficient to exclude heart disease. An exercise stress test and an echocardiogram can help assess for blockages and structural heart disease. Consultation with a cardiologist would be important and immediate trip to er via 911 also if the pain returns.

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Last updated Mar 16, 2021

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