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Constant chest pains. A tight squeezy burning feeling. What might be the cause and what should I do? It hurts even when im relaxed. Not heartburn!

Constant chest pains. A tight squeezy burning feeling. What might be the cause and what should I do? It hurts even when im relaxed. Not heartburn!

Cp: Constant CP makes us believe that at least it had the wrong chareasteritics of an anginal pain. Many things can give you pain in your chest. Even esophageal spasm. Please visit a pcp. Other conditions such as referred neuropathic pain as well. Back pain too. It does not sound cardiac by the description but please have it checked asap. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Cattano
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Heartburn (Definition)

When acid and peptic juices reflux into the esophagus, one might have the sensation of burning or pain under the breast bone. It can radiate up to the throat and down to the region of the solar plexus. Some may describe it as bad 'indigestion' and others may feel like they are ...Read more


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I've been burping a lot n having heartburn wl that cause chest pains if so what should I do cause I've had xrays n EKG done n everything was fine?

I've been burping a lot n having heartburn wl that cause chest pains if so what should I do cause I've had xrays n EKG done n everything was fine?

Treat your heartburn: Heartburn is a common cause of chest pains. It sounds like your physician has ruled out more serious causes of chest pain, which is important. There are several great medications for heartburn available over the counter. One treatment option would be to take Prilosec over the counter on an empty stomach once a day for two weeks. See your physician again if this doesn't relieve your symptoms. ...Read more

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I was having chest pain 3 days in a row this week and am wondering what some possible causes are. I have heartburn issues and had a bad cold and cough?

I was having chest pain 3 days in a row this week and am wondering what some possible causes are. I have heartburn issues and had a bad cold and cough?

Noncardiac chestpain: Given your history of heart burn and recent upper respiratory tract illness those are the two most likely causes of your chest pain. If the pain occurs when you take a deep breath or cough, then it's respiratory. ...Read more

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Can heartburn cause chest pain also under breast bone too?

Chest: 1-esophagus and heart are on same sympathetic circuit. Angina or heart burn can be same discomfort, 2-chest wall where cartilage rib attaches to breast bone and rib can be inflamed. Pain can be reproduced by compression. 3. Consult physician for clarification. ...Read more

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Can choking cause chest pain and headache the next day. Had feeling all day and also feel like heartburn and stomach fullness when I drink water ?

Can choking cause chest pain and headache the next day. Had feeling all day and also feel like heartburn  and stomach fullness when I drink water ?

Choking: If the choking episode was severe, yes can have other symptoms like headache, chest discomfort the next day. But should resolve in a few days. If they persist, please see healthcare provider. Hope this helps. Good luck. ...Read more

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Feeling of internal trembling. Chest pain when moving in my left breast/chest area. Swollen gland in throat. Heartburn occasionally. Rapid hr. Causes?

Feeling of internal trembling. Chest pain when moving in my left breast/chest area. Swollen gland in throat. Heartburn occasionally. Rapid hr. Causes?

Sound anxious: These are all symptoms which could be caused by anxiety. So you need to learn how to relax and control your emotions and have a good handle over your life. You may need counseling which can be helpful to calm you down. In the meantime, try to do daily exercise(like walk for half an hour) as this will strengthen your body and reduce your mental stress level. ...Read more

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Can stress cause nausea, breathing problems, chest pain and discomfort, pain under ribs on right side, chronic heartburn, and mid to low back pain?

Can stress cause nausea, breathing problems, chest pain and discomfort, pain under ribs on right side, chronic heartburn, and mid to low back pain?

Stress: Can cause just about any symptom. People respond to stress differently. I would talk to your doctor to make sure nothing else causing symptoms. But stress can cause multiple symptoms ...Read more

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Could indigestion cause chest pain?

Yes: But don't label a chest pain episode as indigestion. Get it checked out (in E.R.). There are many people who have died because they attributed caridac chest pain to indigestion. Only a doctor, with adequate tools, can tell if you've had a heart attack. ...Read more

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Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

Many people with chest pain fear a heart attack. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are ...Read more


Dr. Angelina Postoev
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Indigestion (Definition)

Indigestion is a feeling of discomfort in the upper belly (abdomen) during or right after a meal. It may present as a feeling of uncomfortable ...Read more