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Asthma, fingernails white, pain under breast hurts to breathe. Treatment?

Hello, i m a 19yo woman, and I ve been having this pain behind my left breast since this morning, like it s burning. I feel out of breath everytime I do something. I also have asthma but it s not really bad. My fingernails are a little white. Is there something wrong with my heart?
Asked On : Tue, 20 Mar 2012
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Thanks for writing in.
Given your age, it is unlikely that you have a heart problem. From your description it seems you are suffering from gastroesophageal reflux disease. The pale nails are suggestive of anemia.
I would suggest the following:
a. take small frequent meals
b. Have an early dinner
c. Take Prevacid OTC once a day and see if it helps.
d. Have a healthy and balanced diet

Hope this helps
Answered: Tue, 20 Mar 2012
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