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Why is my chest burning stright down the middle. What is that about?

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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine

In brief: Many possibilities

Strong burning in the chest can be caused by a number of possibilities.
These include heart problems (heart attack, angina, aneurysm, etc.), lung problems (pneumonia, etc.), or even intestinal issues (acid reflux, ulcers, bleeding, etc.). Best to see your doctor who can examine you to narrow the diagnosis. If severe or persistent, one should call 911 or get to the er for an emergency evaluation.

In brief: Many possibilities

Strong burning in the chest can be caused by a number of possibilities.
These include heart problems (heart attack, angina, aneurysm, etc.), lung problems (pneumonia, etc.), or even intestinal issues (acid reflux, ulcers, bleeding, etc.). Best to see your doctor who can examine you to narrow the diagnosis. If severe or persistent, one should call 911 or get to the er for an emergency evaluation.
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