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Parma Heights, OH
A 22-year-old female asked:

is substernal/epigastric region chest pain caused by acid reflux for someone that has gerd but does not feel burning or bitter taste with pain always?

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Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
GERD: Yes. Not everyone with acid reflux has symptoms of burning or bitter taste. In fact, sometimes acid reflux has no symptoms. Substernal and epigastric pain, chest pain can also come from ulcers, gastritis, pancreas problems or the problems with the heart.

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