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I have chest pain for about 8 hours now not too sure if

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I have chest pain...

I have chest pain for about 8 hours now not too sure if heart burn or something else. Taken tums not helping. Can you tell me what’s wrong?

Doctor's Assistant: Do you know if your family has a history of heart disease? In general, how would you describe your health lately?

No heart disease in family heath is good. If I breathe sometimes it hurts.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Depression, anxiety leg sidrom

Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: Medical
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Doctor: Dr Josh, Doctor replied 5 months ago
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Myself Dr Josh. and I’m happy to help with your question today.Please provide me the following information so that I can address your concern-

Does the chest pain increases with exertion like upon walking?

Any numbness or tingling in left arm?

Waiting for your reply…

Thank you.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
A bit on my right arm and numbness a little on right leg.
Doctor: Dr Josh, Doctor replied 5 months ago

Dear customer

Thank you for being online.

The symptoms you have described of having chest pain for about 8 hours now does not seem to be due to heart disease.

The causes of non cardiac chest pain are: gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and esophageal spasm,musculoskeletal problems, especially fibromyositis (muscle inflammation) or it can be due to anxiety and panic attacks.

Angina can be present with any of the following symptoms:

-Pain and discomfort in your chest. This pain can feel dull, heavy, tight or severe.
-Pain and discomfort that may spread to your jaw, neck, arms, back or stomach.
-Lightheadedness
-Weakness
-Dizziness
-Palpitations, sweating, feeling sick or shortness of breath.
-An angina pain does not usually last long. It will usually ease within 10 minutes when you rest.

None of your symptoms match for angina/heart disease.

So this seems most likely to be non-cardiac cause.

Thank you.

Hope this helped

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Dear customer

Do you have any other follow up question?

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