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I am having some chest pains right on my sternum. My throat

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I am having some chest pains right on my sternum. My throat is burning, I've woken up sweating and now I'm scared I'm having a heart attack. I feel nauseous. I have a history of panic attacks but am on 20mg of lexapro which appears to be working. Do these symptoms sound heart related or more reflux due to the throat burning.
Hi,
what is your pulse right now?
what is your blood pressure?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
I couldn't tell you right now however my blood pressure is generally 110/80
Pulse right now is: 64bpm
Have you ever had heart burning before?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Yes but the burning sensation is in my throat. I am currently taking 40mg of somac but ran out a week ago so haven't had it lately.
Hello Kristie,
Considering all factors apparently it is just looking like a stomach problem or Reflux (GERD),It has nothing to do with heart.Just take some antacid 1 table spoon of Gaviscon or 2 tabs of Gaviscon.Also take some yoghurt like half cup.
In case pain persist or increases in intensity like after 2 hrs then you need to go ER.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
So the sweating is a panic attack? It's 2am here why would I wake up in this state?
Yes,there is possibility it was due to panic attack.Some time burning is also related to anxiety.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
So your expert knowledge wouldn't put it down to do with my heart ?
It has nothing to do with your heart that 's final.
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