I have been diagnosed with acid reflux after having chest pain?

Common. When chest pain is not cardiac in etiology, gerd is commonly considered a possible etiology and a empiric trial of ppi is reasonable.
Chest pain & reflux. It is more likely that your reflux is causing your chest pain than vice versa. Reflux of stomach acid into your esophagus can minic a heart attack and cause severe chest pain. If left untreated it can be associated with a higher incidence of esophageal cancer if it causes a process caused barret's esophagitis. Drugs used for treatment of your chest pain could perhaps aggravate underlying reflux.

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Diagnosed with acid reflux due to stress. I am on 0mez 20 and bavispaz. I get burning between my breasts and chest pain in left upper abdomin. Normal?

Dose? Try the omez twice a day for a few weeks - reduce it to once a day after you've been better for a while. Your symptoms certainly sound like acid reflux. Don't eat or drink anything for 3 hours before going to bed (even water). Elevate the head of your bed on a couple of bricks (not with pillows). Avoid nicotine, caffeine, and alcohol (if not forever, at least till you're better). Good luck. Read more...
Peptic ulcer. Your symptoms could be from peptic ulcer disease. I think you should be tested for h. Pylori infection ( a bug that can lead to peptic ulcer disease) . If that's the case you will need antibiotics for about 2 weeks. Discuss with your provider. Read more...

Can acid reflux cause chest pain?

Yes. The common name for this is "heartburn", and antacids can ameliorate. A male your age should be evaluated with a cardiac stress test to rule out coronary artery disease & angina. The idea is to rule out the worst differential diagnosis first, and not to assume a lesser threatenous symptom to be the most likely cause. Read more...
Yes. Please consider other reasons. See a doctor to rule out cardiac pain. Read more...

Chest pain in the middle of chest like at breastbone is this acid reflux?

Could be. There are many causes for pain like this, and it's not possible to determine the exact cause without an exam and maybe some tests. Most causes are benign and resolve without specific treatment. You might want to try an over the counter acid blocker (omeprazole or ranitidine are examples) and see if you get relief, and if not consult a physician if the pain persists. Read more...

Can acid reflux give you chest pain that also is in your back? No other signs of symptoms. It is accompanied by good coming back up.

Esophagus. GERD causes heartburn and sour eructations but spasm of the esophagus is what causes upper midback discomfort as well as pain in the front of the chest. Prilosec type medications relieve the acid reflux symptoms, but an esophageal spasm may be helped by drinking a glass of water. A gastroenterologist is best qualified to advise you about these symptoms. Read more...

I am suffering from acid reflux from past two weeks. I am unable to take a long deep breath nd chest pain, I am taking lexuride nd nexpro 40.Plz help.

I am not so sure. What the medication you mentioned are . Do you mean lexapro (escitalopram). Medication like Lexapro (escitalopram) can upset stomach and causes some distress in the initial stage but will ease up later on . You may try over the counter Omeprazole , peptobismol . If symptoms persist , please see your doc. Read more...

Can severe acid reflux cause center chest pain? It hurts bad for a few seconds, goes away for a while then comes back. I had coffee this morning. Never do

Reflux. Acid reflux can mimic cardiac chest pain and it is from irritation of the esophagus so stop your coffee cigarettes if you smoke and take an antacid if it persists see a GI doc. Read more...
Absolutely. Absolutely yes. Classically, acid reflux causes a burning sensation in the center of your chest which is sometimes worsened with certain foods and positional changes. Rarely, you may experience a sour taste at the back of your tongue. Coffee is a common cause of acid reflux. Read more...

I experienced a dull chest pain that woke me up late last night. It briefly became a sharp pain then subsided. I do have acid reflux and have been t?

Gerd ur age? If you are less than 30 then it is ok you should take some take some antacids do not eat four hours before you go to bed and elevate your head while sleeping and if you are overweight lose weight and do not take a caffeinated or carbonated drinks and eat small portions if you are above 40 do EKG and get a treadmill test done thank you. Read more...

What can I do to get rid of acid reflux chest pain?

Many many treatments. Elevated the head of your bed. Don't eat for 4 hours before going to bed. Liquid antacids like mylanta help. Chewable tablets like Tums (calcium carbonate) and rolaids are convenient. Histamine 2 blockers like ranitidine or Famotidine are available over the counter. Proton pump inhibitors like Omeprazole are also available otc. If these don't work, you'll need to see your doctor. Read more...