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What could cause me to wake up with chest pains that lasted one minute? It hurt really bad, as if my heart was being squeezed. Did I have a mini heart attack?

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Dr. Robert Fietsam
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: Spasm

The most frequent cause of chest pain if not a cardiac origin, is the esophagus.
Spasms or sphincter control issues could cause short bursts of intense pain

In brief: Spasm

The most frequent cause of chest pain if not a cardiac origin, is the esophagus.
Spasms or sphincter control issues could cause short bursts of intense pain
Dr. Robert Fietsam
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