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Chest pain when I sit a certain way and after I eat I have heart palps. Gerd or heart related? Been to a cardiologist it went good but still curious

Chest pain(CP) If you went to a cardiology he is testing you to ruled heart disease as a cause of cp. Gerd also can give you CP that can mimic a pressure pain like a heart cause. Acid reflux can cause esophageal spasm. Avoid food that cause you heartburn and see a GI doctor to ruled out hiatal hernia and infectious disease like h. Pylori by an endoscopy if indicated. Read more...

I've had chest pain/ heart racing that the cardiologist said prob. Was heart spasms but he never treated it just told me I'm thinking about it 2 much?

Get another opinion. If the symptoms haven't changed and you're not happy with the answers you've been given, you should get another opinion from another cardiologist. Read more...

Despite chest pain and lightheadness along with skipped beats /fluttering. 3 + reputable cardiologists say my PVCSs racing heart are "benign" true?

Trust your doctors. The question asked is if the arrhythmia or the skipped beats can cause you the chest pain and lightheadedness. If the skipped beats or PVC's are isolated they are not likely to cause ischemia/ chest pain or perfusion abnormalities that may manifest as lightheadedness. Sustained arrhythmias can definitely cause these symptoms, but that does not seem to be your case. Is anxiety a possibility? Read more...

How to explain to ur cardiologist ur symptoms so he could understand? My symptoms are feel like heart is pounding and sharp stabbing chest pain

Chest pain. Is your chest pain and pounding heart with or without physical exertion/exercise? Does the pain radiate to jaw or arm? Is there any shortness of breath or light headedness? That is the information dr. Needs in addition to pounding heart and chest pain. Also smoking habit, caffeine intake, and any prescribed or illicit drug use and if so be honest about it to your dr.. Read more...

Cardiologist did full W/U all norm and says heart is healthy. Since I can't go to the doc every week. Will I know when chest pain is a serious prob? 28.

Since. you have likely had a thorough workup, other considerations might be hypercontractile heart ( o be discussed with your cardiologist), acid reflux, or arthritis and bursitis of the ribs called costochondritis. These latter 2 should be discussed with your PCP. If these turn out not to be the case, then I think you need to review stressors and life as a whole, as you may simply be "tightening up. Read more...
New symptoms? SIgns of serious chest pain are: chest pain that occurs during exercise, or associated with dizziness or passing out, shortness of breath, severe chest pain, palpitations, cough, or fever. You should also get chest pain checked out if it is significantly different from the pain you have had before. Read more...

After 2 48 heart monitors, palps and chest pain both reports are "normal" and cardiologist won't implant loop recorder. Still symptomatic though. Why?

Ask him. He must have compelling reasons not to recommend implanting a loop recorder .you and your doctor should take time and talk about it. Although implanting the device is a minor out- patient procedure,it is still surgery and one always have to weigh risk against benefit. . Read more...

Cardiologist said heart is healthy. PCP found no other cause to my chest pain. Age 28, no fam hist. Norm EKG, Stress, ECHO, HM. Re check heart? Concerned.

No need for now. Since your PCP and Cardiologist , after doing the appropriate evaluation told you that your heart is fine, no need to worry about your heart. Chest pain can be caused from rib pain, stomach, indigestion or muscular . Majority of patients that go ER for chest pain is not cardiac. Read more...