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Could pain from acid reflux be confused with heart pain?

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Dr. Howard Rubin
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Chest pain

Yes can be similar.

In brief: Chest pain

Yes can be similar.
Dr. Howard Rubin
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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Sure

The pain is frequently very similar.Many patients make the mistake of assuming chest pain is gastrointestinal with serious complications.
Heart pain can be burning, associated with belching, and even at times related to eating, so do not assume your pain is gastrointestinal. Get it checked out. I remember a cardiologist who had "heartburn" and assumed it was GI when in reality it was a heart pain.

In brief: Sure

The pain is frequently very similar.Many patients make the mistake of assuming chest pain is gastrointestinal with serious complications.
Heart pain can be burning, associated with belching, and even at times related to eating, so do not assume your pain is gastrointestinal. Get it checked out. I remember a cardiologist who had "heartburn" and assumed it was GI when in reality it was a heart pain.
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Dr. Louis Grenzer
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