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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?

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

Dr. Qamar Khan
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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 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?

Seek medical attent: Chest pain, neck rigidity and sudden weakness are concerning for something critical. Is very important that you go to an emergency room as soon as possible to rule out any serious condition. www.otwithmd.com. ...Read more

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I have back pain n feel like I have block heart?

I have back pain n feel like I have block heart?

See Doc: There are many causes of back pain, but one of the could be an atypical presentation of heart pain. If you have significant risk factors, or even if you are just concerned, get it checked out. ...Read more

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Where does heart attack back pain occur? Or is it general

Where does heart attack back pain occur? Or is it general

Heart attack: Back pain with a heart attack generally isn't going to be seen in a 26y/o female who is unlikely to have a heart attack. Generally if a heart attack is present, other cardiac symptoms besides back pain are present and the position of the back pain is not specific ...Read more

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I had a heart cath in july that was fine. I still have chest and some back pain. What could it be?

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 more

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Can lower back pain only felt when laying down at night be from a heart condition.

Can lower back pain only felt when laying down at night be from a heart condition.

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

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What do you advise for heart beats really fast,back pain,pain in the back of the neck and..?

What do you advise for heart beats really fast,back pain,pain in the back of the neck and..?

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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