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Woke to a 30 sec. burning squeezing pain between breasts.Now same feeling in upper abdomen and ribs below bra line.PCP says heart ok.What causes this?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
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In brief: Atypical chest pain

A heart attack is rare in a pre-menopause without underlying heart condition, extreme obesity , familial elevated cholesterol or triglycerides,spasm, Marfan's, use of cocaine, amphetamines.
Causes of atypical chest pain are reflux, H pylori, elevated thyroid level, mitral valve prolapse, esophageal spasm,anxiety, food intolerances,gallbladder.Talk with a doctor, consider antacid/omeprazole

In brief: Atypical chest pain

A heart attack is rare in a pre-menopause without underlying heart condition, extreme obesity , familial elevated cholesterol or triglycerides,spasm, Marfan's, use of cocaine, amphetamines.
Causes of atypical chest pain are reflux, H pylori, elevated thyroid level, mitral valve prolapse, esophageal spasm,anxiety, food intolerances,gallbladder.Talk with a doctor, consider antacid/omeprazole
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