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Is chest pressure due to heart attack likely to cause belching?

Is chest pressure due to heart attack likely to cause belching?

It can: Nausea vomiting and belching are frequently associated with heart attacks which can lead to delays on patients seeking treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Creighton Wright
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Heart Attack (Definition)

Heart attack is a life-threatening condition in which the blood vessels that supply the heart becomes occluded and thus the heart itself is not longer receiving any blood flow. Without this blood flow, the heart muscle dies and cannot pump blood to the ...Read more


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I have squeezing chest pressure and bleching. Heart attack? I have no left arm pain but keep belching and I am bloated.

I have squeezing chest pressure and bleching. Heart attack? I have no left arm pain but keep belching and I am bloated.

Chest pressure: If you are an 18 year old female, this decreases risk for a heart attack. However, squeezing chest pressure and belching can be symptoms for a heart attack or for angina. It you were an older man, i would likely recommend that you call 911. Please seek medical care if you your pain is not resolving or right away if you have any trouble breathing. ...Read more

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Ab pain w/bloating and belching that doesn't go away in the lower stomach. I have had dizziness/left arm tingling at times + fear heart attack. Er?

Ab pain w/bloating and belching that doesn't go away in the lower stomach. I have had dizziness/left arm tingling at times + fear heart attack. Er?

Abd bloating: Best to call your doctor and get a check up as soon as you can. Does not sound like a heart attack and it is better to see your doctor rather than go to the er. ...Read more

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Sob, tightness in chest and under ribs. Feels like need to burp. If not heart attack what is it?

Sob, tightness in chest and under ribs. Feels like need to burp. If not heart attack what is it?

I see you are: Diabetic and smoker. 2 risk factors for coronary artery disease. If overweight then, 3 risk factors. I will r/o ischemic heart disease first with ekg and stress test. If negative acid reflux with esophageal muscle spam a possibility. See a doctor asap. ...Read more

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After eat gassy food i.E 'petai', feel minor pain like poke by needle at centre of my chess but after burp, it subsided. Is this sign of heart attack?

Probably not: Do you have heartburn? A possible explanation is gerd. Acid reflux at the esophagus can give you al kind if symptoms even pressure chest pain imitating heart attack. As i can see you have at least 3 risk factors for cad. Have you have a stress test? If not get one to be sure your heart is ok. ...Read more

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Define a heart attack?

See below: A heart attack occurs when blood flow to a part of your heart is blocked for a long enough time that part of the heart muscle is damaged or dies. The medical term for this is myocardial infarction. ...Read more

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Is heart attack painful?

Is heart attack painful?

Often yes: It can be painless in about 25% of cases (50% in people with diabetes) but the more typical presentation is with discomfort which can become quite painful for some. ...Read more

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Symptom of heart attack?

Symptom of heart attack?

Lots of things: Chest pain, with or without radiation to the arms, back, shoulders or jaw, sweating, nausea, vomiting, low blood pressure and shortness of breath tend to be the most common. ...Read more

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Belching (Definition)

Belching (big burps) is a symptom in which a person forces air noisily from his stomach out through his mouth. Belching can be due to too much air or gas in the stomach. Sometimes, people purposely swallow air and belch it back ...Read more


Dr. Creighton Wright
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Myocardial Infarction (Definition)

Myocardial infarction, or heart attack, is a condition where part of the heart muscle loses its blood supply due to calcification in and ...Read more