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Doctor insights on: Chest Pain After A Meal Worsens When Talking

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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


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Occasionally I get right chest pain &feel tightening of throat between collar bones few hours after a meal.Swallowing triggers more pain. What to do?

Occasionally I get right chest pain &feel tightening of throat between collar bones few hours after a meal.Swallowing triggers more pain. What to do?

Throat tightening: If your connection is correct and your symptoms are connected to food ingestion you will definitely benefit from a medical evaluation, ideally with your doc. Your symptoms are suggesting either an anatomic, for example diverticulum or functional, for example spasm-esophageal abnormality. Based on the assessment by your doc a further referral to a gi specialist may follow. ...Read more

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Chest pain after every meal. What's going on.

Chest pain after every meal. What's going on.

Reflux?: Possibly acid reflux or dyspepsia. You can try taking omeprazole or ranitidine daily for 2 weeks to see if it helps. If not, then see your doctor. If you have chest pain with exertion then you need to see the doctor now. ...Read more

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I have periodic lower chest pain after i finish my meal or lying down. What should I do ?

I have periodic lower chest pain after i finish my meal or lying down. What should I do ?

See your MD asap: It sounds like it could be indigestion or gerd (acid reflux), but you never know. Could be something more serious. Try an antacid or proton pump inhibitor (prilosec, pravacid, nexium, etc). I highly encourage you to see a doctor for complete workup and diagnosis. ...Read more

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Chest pain and burning after taking meal?

Chest pain and burning after taking meal?

Chest pain: Likely gerd or heart burn. But, cardiac issues need to be ruled out. Seek care with your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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I have sliding hiatus hernia and take one capsule omeprezole each night after meal till chest pain is resolved. Can i take omeprezole twice a day?

I have sliding hiatus hernia and take one capsule omeprezole each night after meal till chest pain is resolved. Can i take omeprezole twice a day?

Yes,but: This can be taken twice a day or double the dose to 40 mgs taken just at night. This will probably give you good control. That being said there are some long term issues that might arise with continued use of this drug, dug as osteoporosis, anemia and electrolyte abnormalities. These are not assured, but occur with more frequency. At your age you might consider operative intervention if you are requiring medications to control your symptoms. You also should consider all the other maneuvers to prevent replug such as weight-loss avoiding eating before bed and avoiding fatty meals, Before any other treatment medical or surgical ...Read more

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Chest pain and trouble breathing directly after some meals,and after the pain goes away feel sick. Been tested for gallstones.Bloodpressurebarley over?

Chest pain and trouble breathing directly after some meals,and after the pain goes away feel sick. Been tested for gallstones.Bloodpressurebarley over?

You need to be: evaluated by a health care provider who can take a detailed history and examine you. It is unlikely that your symptoms are heart related but my be due to esophageal (food pipe) issues. Make an appointment today. ...Read more

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I woke up from chest pain and slight pain in my left arm. Pain went away after about 5 min. 3 weeks ago had same pain while talking to a friend.

I woke up from chest pain and slight pain in my left arm. Pain went away after about 5 min. 3 weeks ago had same pain while talking to a friend.

Checkup: many causes of chest and arm pain but the fact that it woke you up is concerning. Best to get checked to rule out cardiac or GI cause, or pulmonary issue. Err on the side of caution with those symptoms. ...Read more