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Chest Burning (Overview)

Usually if your chest burn, it could be an issue with digestion. Although whenever you have issues with your chest be sure to contact your dr to be evaluated. Usually heart problems cause chest pressure or pain right under the sternum, but not chest burning. The esophagus runs through the chest and if its irritated, it could give the feeling of burning. Hope this helps.


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Can anxiety cause constant chest burning and shortness of breath? Many tests . . . If heart is ruled out should I go the mental health route?

Can anxiety cause constant chest burning and shortness of breath? Many tests . . . If heart is ruled out should I go the mental health route?

Yes!: Anxiety can mimic all sorts of medical conditions. It can make one feel something that does not exist or may magnify a small problem out of all proportion to its importance. If you know you suffer from anxiety, by all means seek help with a mental health professional. There is great hope that you can be helped. You are not alone; many people are afflicted with anxiety. Not seeking help=poor choice. ...Read more

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Chest Burning (Overview)

Usually if your chest burn, it could be an issue with digestion. Although whenever you have issues with your chest be sure to contact your dr to be evaluated. Usually heart problems cause chest pressure or pain right under the sternum, but not chest burning. The esophagus runs through the chest and if its irritated, it could give the feeling of burning. Hope this helps.


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How to treat burning in chest while on zoloft (sertraline)?

How to treat burning in chest while on zoloft (sertraline)?

Please advise: your prescribing provider promptly if you have chest pain related to taking Zoloft (sertraline). ...Read more

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Having chest burning.What are the remedies?

Having chest burning.What are the remedies?

Depends: The treatment depends on the cause. There are many possible causes. A stress test would help rule your heart in or out. Other testing would be helpful if your heart has been excluded. ...Read more

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Tightness in chest burning seasation in shoulder into arm random sharp like a knife in chest head & back ache negative echo and stress getting worse?

Tightness in chest burning seasation in shoulder into arm random sharp like a knife in  chest head & back ache negative echo and stress getting worse?

Chest pain: There are many causes of chest pain, the heart is but one, intestinal gas and thoracic musculoskeletal pains are very common, anxiety and panic attacks likewise are frequent causes. You should always ask the doctors who see you what they think is the problem you came for and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Having chest burning.What are the remedies?

Depends: The treatment depends on the cause. There are many possible causes. A stress test would help rule your heart in or out. Other testing would be helpful if your heart has been excluded. ...Read more

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I want to know what's the cause of chest burning?

I want to know what's the cause of chest burning?

Many causes: If you want to know the cause of your chest burning, you're going to have to have some testing. It can be cardiac related, gastrointestinal, neuropathic, dermatologic, or possibly even muscular. ...Read more

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Why do I feel my chest burning when I bench press?

Why do I feel my chest burning when I bench press?

Probably muscle ache: A burning feeling in your chest while you lift weights is most likely caused by working the muscle which in turn releases Lactic Acid and causes a burning sensation. Other less likely possibilities include acid reflux (brought on by laying down) or heart pain (angina). Typical angina would be more of a crushing, heavy feeling + nausea + sweating + shortness of breath - but it's not all typical. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: chest burning?

What is the definition or description of: chest burning?

Heartburn: Usually if your chest burn, it could be an issue with digestion. Although whenever you have issues with your chest be sure to contact your dr to be evaluated. Usually heart problems cause chest pressure or pain right under the sternum, but not chest burning. The esophagus runs through the chest and if its irritated, it could give the feeling of burning. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What is chest burning pain?

What is chest burning pain?

? Reflux: When you take Ibuprofen and has chest pain or burning around lower chest, its usually due gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd). Due to excessive acid production. If you stop Ibuprofen and take anti acid treatment it should get better, if does not then you need to seek help. ...Read more