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I have a burn and a pain in my chest. comes and goes. almost

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hello. I have a burn and a pain in my chest. comes and goes. almost really bad heartburn
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Customer: its in the center of my chest. raditates like a raindrop hitting water. no pain in my arm or tingling.
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Customer: no, healthy
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Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 10 months ago.

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

How old are you?

Do you have normal blood pressure and cholesterol?

Mid chest pain can be due to the acid reflux disease commonly from esophagus inflammation.

Costochondritis or inflammation of rib cartilage is another common cause.

Heart problem is unlikely if no other symptoms like shortness of breath with exertion or any other medical condition.
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Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 10 months ago.

Hello

You can not rule out a heart problem on line.

Regardless of the fact this might be heartburn, you need an EKG if that has not been done.

An exam as well.

Treatment.

Maybe a scope.

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