A 30-year-old male asked:
I have hiatal hernia/gerd(good diet +nexium 40mg).was cleared by 2 cardiologists(ecg, echo...), but every night i get tight chest/breathing diff.why?
2 doctor answers • 9 doctors weighed in
General Surgery 28 years experience
Hernia ?: It could be the hernia if it is a large one and slides into the chest specially when laying down or eating a large meal. Hard to tell without seeing the studies done. Mention this to your doctor.
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Cardiology 21 years experience
From the acid: The acid in your stomach is leaking up into your esophagus when you lay flat. This causes pain in your chest. It's not from your heart.
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Last updated Jan 24, 2021
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