A 24-year-old male asked:
Have small hh, constant chest pressure and sob when i lay down. ruled out heart do have reflux .im on ppi, can it still be caused by gerd and hernia?
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Phlebology 32 years experience
Esophageal spasms?: Non cardiac related chest pain and pressure requires a thorough evaluation including upper endoscopy and often manometric studies of the esophagus. High amplitude esophageal spasms can cause severe chest pain and this is often confused with chest pain from a cardiac etiology. Since you cardiac work-up is normal, this should be investigated further by your gastroenterologist.
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Last updated Oct 9, 2020
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