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Chest Burning (Definition)

Usually if your chest burn, it could be an issue with digestion. Although whenever you have issues with your chest be sure to contact your dr to be evaluated. Usually heart problems cause chest pressure or pain right under the sternum, but not chest burning. The esophagus runs through the chest and if its irritated, it could give the feeling of ...Read more


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I am having chest burning sensation mostly in night after food?

I am having chest burning sensation mostly in night after food?

Chest pain after mea: If it is mostly related to meals, and not when not after a meal, then mostly a case of reflux from the stomach back up into the esophagus. The esophagus is not made by nature to tolerate acid as food is not supposed to back up into it. Acid in the esophagus burns the esophagus. You can feel burning, or even a chest pain such as in a heart attack. Some has acid back up into the throat. ...Read more

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Blood in mucus, chest burning sensation also present?

Blood in mucus, chest burning sensation also present?

It varies.: It is not unusual to have small specks of blood in sputum (mucus) but the more blood the more significant the problem. It could come from trauma from forceful coughing. The strain from persistent coughing can be painful, even in trivial conditions. However, If there is fever together with chest wall pain when breathing you may want to see a doctor to rule out pneumonia. ...Read more

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I get a chest burning sensation on the center of my left chest usually when bending over or laying down, only lasts a few seconds, then a burp follow?

I get a chest burning sensation on the center of my left chest usually when bending over or laying down, only lasts a few seconds, then a burp follow?

Sounds like: Esophageal reflux. Not Cardiac. Discuss this with your health care provider to obtain appropriate diagnosis and treatment in order to avoid more serious future complications. ...Read more

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Dizziness, nausea, vomiting feeling spe after eat heaviness or pressure n my left side of my chest burning sensation after passing a stool, constipation?

Dizziness, nausea, vomiting feeling spe after eat heaviness or pressure n my left side of my chest burning sensation after passing a stool, constipation?

Need more info: The first three symptoms localize your problem to stomach and esophagus. May be gastritis or esophagitis. I would ask how long you have been having these symptoms, how are your bowel movements, etc ...Read more

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Went to ER today for left sided chest burning sensation since yesterday. Normal ekg/trop/labs. Exercise exasperates issue. Gerd? Normal nst jan 2013

Went to ER today for left sided chest burning sensation since yesterday. Normal ekg/trop/labs. Exercise exasperates issue. Gerd? Normal nst jan 2013

Primary Care: This is the ideal situation to remind you that all of the readers here need to have a primary care doctor to interpret the care you are getting and to come up with a plan to further investigate troubles that persist.

Now that you have been to the er, it is time to go and sit with your family doctor to make a plan. ...Read more

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Do I have strep throat? Chest burning sensation and sore throat feels like swallowing a golf ball stuffy nose 99.3 fever know one sick around me

Do I have strep throat? Chest burning sensation and sore throat feels like swallowing a golf ball stuffy nose 99.3 fever know one sick around me

Possibly: Only way to truly know if you have strep is get your throat swabbed and cultured by physician or nurse. Can go to primary care or urgent care. Could be viral sore throat (pharyngitis) which is more common than strep. Rest, drink lots and gargle with salt water. Ibuprofen or acetaminophen for pain. ...Read more

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What is chest burning pain?

What is chest burning pain?

? Reflux: When you take Ibuprofen and has chest pain or burning around lower chest, its usually due gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd). Due to excessive acid production. If you stop Ibuprofen and take anti acid treatment it should get better, if does not then you need to seek help. ...Read more

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What's causing mid-chest burning pain-- heart?

What's causing mid-chest burning pain-- heart?

Yes, or: Esophageal reflux, or gastritis. If it worsens during breathing then it could be due to respiratory problem. Call your doctor. If you don't have one and it's new or not improving, go to the ed. ...Read more

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Chest burning pain. ...Burning throat....Ear pain?

Chest burning pain. ...Burning throat....Ear pain?

GERD: . You choices are nexium, aciphex, (rabeprazole) Prevacid and protonix, all by prescription. Consider a GI or earnosethroat evaluation. ...Read more

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Left chest burning pain with fatique and pain down below left arm?

Dr. Attention ASAP: You need to seek medical attention asap. Your symptoms as described may be heart related and that is the most important thing to rule out. The computer is certainly not the arena for asking about chest pain, as it could be too long before you get a response. Seek medical attention. Good luck. ...Read more

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Horrible headache w/moderate heaviness in chest & burning pain in l/s arm & sharp pain in chest 5-6 on pain scale no sob cause? Hist:htn pcos

Horrible headache w/moderate heaviness in chest & burning pain in l/s arm & sharp pain in chest 5-6 on pain scale no sob cause? Hist:htn pcos

See doctor: Hard to say what this is as yet although such symptoms do require further investigation. Htn in 17 yo should be investigated to rule out secondary causes of HTN (like renovascular causes, hormonal causes). Pcos pts have a high incidence of Insulin resistance and increased risk for CAD due to a constellation of atherosclerotic risk factors. Check echo, consider pericardial disease, dvt, etc. ...Read more

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3 weeks on Zoloft (sertraline) generic. Having chest burning pain with heartburn. Went er. Told EKG changed. Did blood test. Doc said heart is fine. I am worried?

3 weeks on Zoloft (sertraline) generic. Having chest burning pain with heartburn. Went er. Told EKG changed. Did blood test. Doc said heart is fine. I am worried?

See ans: If "chest burning pain with heartburn" started after you began Zoloft (sertraline), (sertraline) this could be some sort of side effect. Discuss lowering dose or alternate med with prescribing doc. If symptoms occurred before Zoloft (sertraline) generic, see your pcp to get checked for medical cause of heartburn. Doctor sent you home from ER reviewing your most recent EKG plus blood work. That's good news. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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26, overweight with left-side chest & burning pain & breast sore for 4 months. Palpalations almost everyday/all day. EKG, stress test, blood (troponin I <0.02) and ultrasound normal. How likely am I to have MVP or Mitral Stenosis? I have bad Gerd.

26, overweight with left-side chest & burning pain & breast sore for 4 months. Palpalations almost everyday/all day. EKG, stress test, blood (troponin I <0.02) and ultrasound normal. How likely am I to have MVP or Mitral Stenosis? I have bad Gerd.

Stomach or heart: Valvular heart disease, although possible, is less likely unless other symptoms appear. Seems most cardiac tests have been done to rule in heart problems. To evaluate for valve problems, one would check an echocardiogram (ultrasound of your heart). Are you compliant with your GERD medications? If so, speak with your gastroenterologist for alternative therapy or even titration of your current meds ...Read more

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I workout at night and sometimes I wake up the next morning feeling nauseous and a burning sensation in between the middle of my chest, why is that??

I workout at night and sometimes I wake up the next morning feeling nauseous and a burning sensation in between the middle of my chest, why is that??

Reflux: Could be acid reflux. Try to avoid eating anything (or drinking any protein shakes) 2 hours before bedtime. See if that helps, if not then see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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I keep getting a sharp burning sensation upper right side of chest. Morning and sometimes afternoon. Help I have a PFO. Asthma. Hurts last 5-8 min?

I keep getting a sharp burning sensation upper right side of chest. Morning and sometimes afternoon. Help I have a PFO. Asthma. Hurts last 5-8 min?

See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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I have burning sensation in my chest, what do you recommend?

I have burning sensation in my chest, what do you recommend?

Need doctor Eval: Need to discuss with your doctor. Most likely is gastric reflux, but must be certain that it's nothing more serious. ...Read more

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Burning sensation at mid chest?

Burning sensation at mid chest?

Rule out heart disea: Important to consider and rule out heart disease. Please see your doctor. If this is a new, worsening or persistent problem please go to the emergecny room. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation under my skin on my chest. What is it?

I have a burning sensation under my skin on my chest. What is it?

Maybe shingles: See your doctor to get treatment if she thinks it may be shingles. Otherwise she will know if it is the burning from reflux or chest pain or bronchitis. ...Read more

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Can migraines also cause a burning sensation the the center if the chest?

Can migraines also cause a burning sensation the the center if the chest?

Rather unlikely: The chest problems need assessment, as could be heart origin, or costochondritis, but not a part of migraine. ...Read more

Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
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Burning Sensation (Definition)

A burning sensation can be descriptive of nerve pain, some variations of migraine, and even central brain problems after a stroke. Have heard this said associated with phantom limb syndrome, reflex sympatheric dystrophy, and trigeminal neuralgia. Other patients might say ...Read more