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GI problem seem cause my sore throat, throat clearing, feeling of lump in throat, difficulty breathing & swallow. Can it cause severe chest pain too?

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Dr. Cynthia Archer
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes, reflux can

Cause significant chest pain.
In fact that is the origin of the term heartburn. On the other hand, not all chest pain in people with GERD is GI in origin. If in doubt, go to ER or an urgent care, if this is unlike anything you've experienced before and is accompanied by shortness of breath, cardiac issues need to be checked for and ruled out.

In brief: Yes, reflux can

Cause significant chest pain.
In fact that is the origin of the term heartburn. On the other hand, not all chest pain in people with GERD is GI in origin. If in doubt, go to ER or an urgent care, if this is unlike anything you've experienced before and is accompanied by shortness of breath, cardiac issues need to be checked for and ruled out.
Dr. Cynthia Archer
Dr. Cynthia Archer
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Dr. Layne Kamalu
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

In fact acid reflux and spasm of the esophagus can cause severe chest pains that may be confused with heart attack.

In brief: Yes

In fact acid reflux and spasm of the esophagus can cause severe chest pains that may be confused with heart attack.
Dr. Layne Kamalu
Dr. Layne Kamalu
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