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Does burping with chest pain signify a heart attack?

Does burping with chest pain signify a heart attack?

Hard to tell: Some patients with real heart attacks have associated sweating, nausea, burping, difficulty breathing. Not having these symptoms does not mean your not having a heart attack. Classic sudden onset of chest pain or pressure radiating to the jaw or down an arm is classic. ...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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Does chest pain and trouble breathing usually mean a heart attack?

Does chest pain and trouble breathing usually mean a heart attack?

Not necessarily: Chest pain and shortness of breath can be the symptoms of heart attack. But they are other conditions which can mimic these symptoms. Hence we need evaluate fully before coming to a conclusion. ...Read more

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When i laugh the chest pain gets worse. But otherwise its a constant pain. Does this mean I am on my way to having a heart attack?

No: You should be able to tell when your pain began. It may be due to minor trauma, or some type of muscular or skeletal issue. You should see your physician for a complete checkup. ...Read more

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Does chest pain under the left breast always mean heart attack?

Does chest pain under the left breast always mean heart attack?

No: Left sided chest pain has many causes (ribs, lungs, heart, esophagus, stomach, breast, muscular, etc..). It is best to see a doc who will ask the appropriate questions to delineate the cause of one's pain, perform an exam, and perhaps order additional testing. ...Read more

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If I have chest pain could it be a heart attack?

If I have chest pain could it be a heart attack?

Not likely: At your age the source of pain is likely muscular or related to the pleura ie pleurisy. If symptoms persist you may need an evaluation and x-ray. ...Read more

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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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 is also known as Heart attack. 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