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Dubuque, IA
A 30-year-old female asked:

I'm 30 and have been waking up with chest tightness/pressure for nearly 2 weeks that last until i go to bed. i've tried massaging area, ibuprofen, and antacid with nothing working. it gets worse at night and if i lay down, especially on my side. ?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Mgt: I would recommend being evaluated for reflux and/ or asthma. You can try an over the counter anti reflux medication for one week. Avoid eating 2 hours prior to bedtime.
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