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QUESTION} sharp pain on left side, also pain in sternum

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QUESTION} sharp pain on left side, also pain in sternum radiating to upper back, some GERD, heartburn over last few days
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Abid replied 1 year ago.

Hi there ....

These are the symptoms of GERD and acid reflux back and cause inflammation and pain .

You should get strong PPI ( Proton pump inhibitors ) Cap Omeprazole 40 mg at bed time for 6 weeks and plan for endoscopy please .

Highly unlikely the heart issue .

So get endoscopy and start treatment please .

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