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Can the symptoms of gerd or acid reflux feel like burning sensation in the lungs? i have chest discomfort, hard to tell if acid reflux or asthma type

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Dr. Charles Cattano answered

Specializes in Gastroenterology

Pleuritic chest pain is nothing to ignore! The potential origin of your symptoms includes: heart, lungs, mediastinum, esophagus, musculoskeletal, pericardium (sac around the heart), pleuritis, bronchiitis, or referred pain from a remote site. Your doctor will be concerned about accompanying fever, blood with coughing, vomiting, shortness or breath, difficulty reclining, tenderness. Get checked.

Answered Apr 29, 2019

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