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For the past two nights i've had chest pressure/discomfort when i lay down in bed. If i prop up my pillows it improves. It eventually goes away. ?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine

In brief: Orthopnea

That is a sign of orthopnea.
Your breathing is affected due to either heart disease of different types (+/- lung disease). You should see your doctor to get a full physical, labs, ekg, and other tests as well as a review of your lifestyle (diet/exercise), medications, and other medical history.

In brief: Orthopnea

That is a sign of orthopnea.
Your breathing is affected due to either heart disease of different types (+/- lung disease). You should see your doctor to get a full physical, labs, ekg, and other tests as well as a review of your lifestyle (diet/exercise), medications, and other medical history.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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Dr. Mathew Chengot
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Gerd

Possible esophageal ulcer need to see a gastro enterologist.

In brief: Gerd

Possible esophageal ulcer need to see a gastro enterologist.
Dr. Mathew Chengot
Dr. Mathew Chengot
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