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A 31-year-old female asked:

How to tell the difference between gerd & heart issues? having some sharp pains & pressure in chest w/ badback pain. i have anxiety so often i have the shortness of breath but am struggling to know when to actually worry. fear of pes or heart attack?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see a doctor. if you are overweight losing is weight is imperative for your health. Wish you good health!
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