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Why could I have chest pain after vomiting?

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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
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In brief: Vomiting

Vomiting brings up acid from the stomach, this can irritate the esophagus--- which can cause esophagitis resulting in chest pain.

In brief: Vomiting

Vomiting brings up acid from the stomach, this can irritate the esophagus--- which can cause esophagitis resulting in chest pain.
Dr. Gutti Rao
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Dr. Alon Gitig
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Couple of reasons

Chest pain induced by vomiting is unlikely to represent angina, though it is possible if the vomiting is an atypical presentation of heart attack.
This can be seen occasionally. The esophagus can undergo significant strain during vomiting/retching, and it is even possible to tear it slightly, which can be dangerous if not immediately detected.

In brief: Couple of reasons

Chest pain induced by vomiting is unlikely to represent angina, though it is possible if the vomiting is an atypical presentation of heart attack.
This can be seen occasionally. The esophagus can undergo significant strain during vomiting/retching, and it is even possible to tear it slightly, which can be dangerous if not immediately detected.
Dr. Alon Gitig
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