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Dr. Gutti Rao
2,968 doctors shared insights

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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What could cause an hour long episode of deep dull central chest pain spasming to neck and jaw . It was not heart. ?

Central chest pain: As described at the reported age a cardiac cause is primary concern;go to the nearest A&E/ER department now. ...Read more

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Can esophagus spasms cause sharp left chest pain that takes breath away? also cause jaw pain and right arm pain? sinus pain? heart is clear from thurough testing and same with brain and spine. THanks

Can esophagus spasms cause sharp left chest  pain that takes breath away? also cause jaw pain and right arm pain? sinus pain? heart is clear from thurough testing and same with brain and spine. THanks

Esophageal spasm : This can be esophageal spasm. You position good have you see a gastroenterologist. You can check this and other possible causes like gallbladder, other intestinal syndromes. This can help you evaluate your symptoms. ...Read more

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Please tell how much chest pain is usually associated with nutcracker esophagus?

Please tell how much chest pain is usually associated with nutcracker esophagus?

Varies: Some patients have extreme pain, and others have very little. It is strange how much it can vary from patient to patient, however, that is the case. ...Read more

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Can problems with the esophagus cause chest pain?

Yes: Not uncommon to have chest pain with this issue. Sometimes included with the differential diagnosis of causes of chest pain. ...Read more

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I have on and off chest pain not really severe just annoying..no other symptoms besides chest pain more in the middle to right can it be my acid reflux or worse stuff like cancer in my esophagus?

I have on and off chest pain not really severe just annoying..no other symptoms besides chest pain more in the middle to right can it be my acid reflux or worse stuff like cancer in my esophagus?

Reflux NOT Cancer.: If chest pain is worse with movement, with Deep Breathing, with Pressure on the Chest = can be inflammation called CostoChondritis; Rx with Local Heat and Ice application or Anti Inflammatory medicine Ointment. If Heart burn after eating or sour taste associated with Annoying Chest pain could be from Reflux. Try OTC Pepcid (famotidine) or Omeprazole for 2 to 4 weeks. See your MD if not better with above Rx ...Read more

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Does famotidine help get acid out of your esophagus. Like how does it help it to get rid of chest pain from acid reflux. ?

Does famotidine help get acid out of your esophagus. Like how does it help it to get rid of chest pain from acid reflux. ?

Famotidine: is an "H-2" blocker that is it BLOCKS ACID RELEASE thus reducing the amount acid BURNING your esophagus! This esophageal pain is felt as CHEST PAIN since the esophagus runs thru the chest! I hope this helps See Diagram! ...Read more

Esophagus (Definition)

This is the muscular structure built like a tube that connects your throat to the stomach though which food ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Esophageal Spasm (Definition)

Inappropriate spasm of esophagus ...Read more