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I am a healthy 29 year old female. I am a smoker but not heavy.

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I am a healthy 29 year old female. I am a smoker but not heavy. Over the last week, I have been been experiencing pain in my chest mainly in the afternoon that lasts about 10 minutes and goes away. I do not have a problem with breathing in deep or cough. I have a high stress level and suffer from anxiety. The pain is within my breast bone and sometimes travels to my back. I have also been belching more. I feel awesome other than the Few minutes this happens.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 2 years ago.
Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, Experienced Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.
The symptoms come and go.
That suggests muscular nature.
Or even pinched nerve related.
Anything serious will not cause this type of behavior.
The symptoms would have been persistent and worsening.
That is not the case.
Please quit smoking although that is not the likely cause of current problem.
Bleching is a sign of gas formation in the stomach or intestine.
Smoking can cause this.
Also watch your diet --more dietary fibers and drink more fluids.
Thank you for sharing your concerns with us today. If you have any additional questions or need further clarifications, please do not hesitate to ask. I am here to answer them. I wish you good health. Regards, ***** *****