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I have been having mild interminttent chest pain over a span

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hi,
I have been having mild interminttent chest pain over a span of a year. cardiac enzymes and stress tests have been normal. I do have gerd and esophagitis and gastritis? do you think this is related?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 11 months ago.

Hello

GERD is classic for causing chest pain.

As are musculoskeletal problems.

However, a stress test is not foolproof, and if your cardiologist has any evidence of heart problems, or you are at high risk, then a CT angiogram or angiogram would be indicated.

Gastritis should prompt testing for h pylori, the bacterial that causes gastritis, or can.

If you did not have an isotope stress test, then the test was inadequate, and that should be done.

OK, so that is an initial answer….

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