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Past few days after I eat I get chest pressure and then a deep internal gurgle bubble that seems to relieve pressure. Hist gerd. Is this just gerd?

Past few days after I eat I get chest pressure and then a deep internal gurgle bubble that seems to relieve pressure. Hist gerd. Is this just gerd?

Very possible.: these symptoms may be due to Gerd, and they sound fairly typical of it. An easy way to tell if symptoms are due to excess acid is to try a liquid or chewable antacid, such as Tums (calcium carbonate) or Mylanta, when you get the pain. If you get a temporary relief, it probably was due to stomach acid and Gerd. If not, you should discuss it with your doctor and consider other possible reasons. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. David Earle
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Gerd (Definition)

It is normal to have some gastroesophageal reflux (ger). It becomes a disease( gerd) when it causes organ damage (imflammation of the esophagus, or barrett's esophagus), it has a significant negative impact on your life, or requires dependence ...Read more


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Have small HH, constant chest pressure and SOB when I lay down. ruled out heart do have reflux .im on ppi, can it still be caused by gerd and hernia?

Have small HH, constant chest pressure and SOB when I lay down. ruled out heart do have reflux .im on ppi, can it still be caused by gerd and hernia?

Esophageal spasms?: Non cardiac related chest pain and pressure requires a thorough evaluation including upper endoscopy and often manometric studies of the esophagus. High amplitude esophageal spasms can cause severe chest pain and this is often confused with chest pain from a cardiac etiology. Since you cardiac work-up is normal, this should be investigated further by your gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Slight chest pressure after light activity, 2 normal stress test, over 12 normal ecg, 2 normal echo's, should I do coronary angiography or its gerd?

Slight chest pressure after light activity, 2 normal stress test, over 12 normal ecg, 2 normal echo's, should I do coronary angiography or its gerd?

31 and 2 stress test: Unless there is a family history of premature heart disease or you take meth or cocaine, you likely have asthma, anxiety, or reflux. You have at this point demonstrated that it is almost certainly not your heart, try other approaches. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have chest pressure?

Could it be something bad if I have chest pressure?

Absolutely: Chest pressure can be a sign of many things depending on what triggers it, its intensity, and its duration or other accompanying features. Heart, lung, skeletal, muscular and esophageal problems can all cause "chest pressure", and they can be serious or less so. See your doctor. You won't get properly diagnosed in a public forum like this. ...Read more

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Could chest pressure be a virus?

Could chest pressure be a virus?

Yes but: It could be many other things as well. Would recommend evaluation with your physician. ...Read more

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Can the flu cause chest pressure?

Can the flu cause chest pressure?

Influenza: Without knowing what you mean by "chest pressure" it is difficult to answer, but pulmonary disease is common with this viral illness. ...Read more

Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pressure (Definition)

Chest pressure is a sensation of heaviness on or within the chest. If this sensation occurs in response to the heart not receiving enough blood, it ...Read more