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How To Tell Difference Between Gas And Heart Attack
How come GERD and gas feels like a heart attack sometimes? I know it's most likely not one since I'm 22, But it's SO scary. Hard to distinguish..
Woke up dizzy and felt like i was gonna pass out. .. chest hurts. .. have a lot of gas too. can gas cause same signs as heart attack?
34M with echo stress perfect in Jan. Acid reflux leads to gas fullness in chest Why am I always thinking I will have a heart attack Taken over my life?
Acid reflux : Due in part to the proximity of the anatomy between the esophagus and heart, acid reflux can produce pain/burning sensation in the mid chest. In your case, however, I would take comfort in that you had a negative stress test. Continue to follow up with your doctor regularly, eat a proper diet and exercise. If you continue to have anxiety over this issue, I'd suggest some counseling. ...Read more
What is a possible non heart attack cause of a quick sharp pain in the left chest/arm? Can it be gas? Other stomach issues?
Non-heart attack: Quick sharp pain in left chest and arm need not be from heart attack. It could be angina with out heart attack. Consult your physician. Other non-cardiac causes are pericarditis (inflammation of outer layer of heart), musculoskeletal pain, or neural pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you have a normal blood pressure and heart rate put pain in left arm and gas can you be having a heart attack?
Yes: If you think you're having a heart attack, going online & waiting for an answer is wrong thing to do. You only have 6 hours to prevent irreversible damage. Call 911 or local emergency services immediately. Don't drive yourself b/c you don't want to risk passing out. While waiting, take regular aspirin. For more info, check out http://goo.gl/Ppqxwg, http://goo.gl/biVvFk & http://goo.gl/ig9yPX. ...Read more
Can lots of gas/indegistion be similar to heart attack? Like pain under left breast/heart beat under breast bone or maybe its my pulse. Any advice?
See your Doctor: When you have pain between the neck and upper belly, there are many things that can be the cause. Go to and emergency department or call you doctor if you have pain that is concerning to you. We'd rather tell you it's nothing than have you drop dead because you didn't get help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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