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Out of the blue today I started experiencing stomach pain.

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Out of the blue today I started experiencing stomach pain. It's centered right below my sternum. It feels like pressure and pain and makes me feel like I'm a little short of breath. I have some chills and feel some nausea as well, but am not throwing up. Im worried this is serious as my great grandma and my grandpa died from an aortic aneurysm.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 11 months ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 11 months ago.

how old are you?


what triggers the pain?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
30. No fever. No triggers to pain that I know of. It just hit me right before dinner this evening.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 11 months ago.

I don't think this is an aneurysm but it is concerning

It needs checked

could be gastritis, an ulcer or pancreatitis

I would go to ER

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