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Doctor insights on: Burning Sensation In Chest Area

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Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
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Burning Sensation (Definition)

A burning sensation can be descriptive of nerve pain, some variations of migraine, and even central brain problems after a stroke. Have heard this said associated with phantom limb syndrome, reflex sympatheric dystrophy, and trigeminal neuralgia. Other patients might say ...Read more


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I have been suffering from a lot of heartburn, nausea, burping, hiccups and mild burning sensation on chest area. Also pinching above belly button. ?

I have been suffering from a lot of heartburn, nausea, burping, hiccups and mild burning sensation on chest area. Also pinching above belly button. ?

Heartburn: It sounds like your having a lot of indigestion and heartburn. These types of symptoms are usually associated with the foods your eating. Make sure to avoid all spicy,sour and pungent foods, this includes coffee, caffeine, chocolate, all spicy foods, all citrus fruits (lemons, oranges, grapefruits), tomatoes. Focus on eating cooling foods and eating at regular times ...Read more

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All testing on heart neg/cxr clear.. Have chest pains and feel burning sensation chest area on and off. Is this a precursor to lung cancer?

All testing on heart neg/cxr clear.. Have chest pains and feel burning sensation chest area on and off. Is this a precursor to lung cancer?

No: Your symptoms most likely suggest some gastric reflux symptoms. Your chest xray is clear which is re-assuring. If you are a heavy smoker a ct scan for lung cancer screening may be appropriate;. ...Read more

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Hello I have a slight burning sensation in my stomach / chest area I'm on omeprazole for acid reflux this come and go what else can I do about it?

Hello I have a slight burning sensation in my stomach / chest area I'm on omeprazole for acid reflux this come and go what else can I do about it?

See a specialist: If you have made diet changes, are taking Omeprazole on schedule, and still have significant breakthrough, you need an endoscopy to find out if you have a more serious underlying cause. In the meantime, you can take some antacids to help your symptoms, but see a GI specialist ASAP ...Read more

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Can acid reflux cause burning sensation in left shoulder and arm pit chest area. If I touch where it hurts it hurts worse?

Can acid reflux cause burning sensation in left shoulder and arm pit chest area. If I touch where it hurts it hurts worse?

No, this isn't GERD: This symptoms constellation is not consistent with reflux disease. It should be checked out just the same. The fact that the pain is worse when you touch the area suggests that it is either musculoskeletal or nerve pain. Is it related to meals? I'm wondering why you are associating this with reflux? The best way to approach this is to visit with your doc and have an exam done with some tests. ...Read more