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A 30-year-old female asked:

Left sided chest pain hurts to press on , quite localized but worse when drinking alcohol? could it still be cardiac? have had normal ecg and echo.

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Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Probably gastritis. : If alcohol makes it worse it's probably GI and not cardiac. Try taking some Pepcid (famotidine) 20mg twice a day for about 6 weeks, and lay off the booze for a while. Hope this helps.

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