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Would anxiety or acid reflux cause pain in between the ribs and chest?

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In brief: Both Can - but

Either could cause the pain you describe as well as could lifting heavy objects, coughing a lot, or any number of things.
You don't say if the pain is constant, has lasted minutes or months, is disabling, etc. So it is not possible to tell you for sure what the issue is. If you are greatly concerned, you need to have it checked out unless it was just one or 2 small twinges that have passed.

In brief: Both Can - but

Either could cause the pain you describe as well as could lifting heavy objects, coughing a lot, or any number of things.
You don't say if the pain is constant, has lasted minutes or months, is disabling, etc. So it is not possible to tell you for sure what the issue is. If you are greatly concerned, you need to have it checked out unless it was just one or 2 small twinges that have passed.
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Chest pain

Chest pain can be caused by anxiety and it can also be caused by acid reflux.
Worries about what the pain is may make it feel (or actually become) worse. Your physician may suggest ways of reducing your anxiety--a referral to a professional (psychiatrist) is in order.

In brief: Chest pain

Chest pain can be caused by anxiety and it can also be caused by acid reflux.
Worries about what the pain is may make it feel (or actually become) worse. Your physician may suggest ways of reducing your anxiety--a referral to a professional (psychiatrist) is in order.
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