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Back Pain Stabing Behind Heart
Male 29, 45 KG, Height 5'6". Pain in left arm, shoulder, back pain centered right behind heart. I ate meat in noon, feel heavy. Gas or Heart Pain?
GERD: I see you're treated for GERD and have taken Nexium/Esomeprazole. At 29, your risk for heart disease is exceptionally low. Your symptoms are very strongly suggestive of acid reflux with esophagitis and/or gastritis/or dyspepsia. Have you been checked for H. pylori? Barrett's Esophagus? You need more testing to find out why your symptoms are so severe. ...Read more
I have chest pain around heart. Behind the heart . That is back pain. My neck is very hard. I feel slow blood circulation to brain. My left is week?
I had a heart cath in july that was fine. I still have chest and some back pain. What could it be?
See answer: Certainly ruling out cardiac causes of chest pain is of paramount importance. With a clean bill of health from a cardiologist, other causes can be sought, including "heart burn" from gerd like symptoms, musculoskeletal conditions, pleuritic like conditions, etc. Continue to have other causes adressed by your pcp and hopefully an answer will be forthcoming. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It can be either: Either one can be the cause.Get a more detailed answer ›
Very unlikely: Cardiac pain may travel to the back, but is usually sensed between the shoulder blades. Pain is usually aggravated by exertion and relieved by rest. Having said that, women tend at times to present with symptoms that are "atypical", meaning that the symptoms may not be classic for heart disease. If symptoms persist, be checked out. ...Read more
See cardiologist: The symptoms you're describing may be signs of an abnormal heart rhythm, like supraventricular tachycardia (SVT). You should see a heart rhythm specialist (cardiac electrophysiologist) for evaluation and possible testing and treatment. Call 911 if short of breath, chest pain, dizziness, or passing out is associated. ...Read more
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