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35 year old concerned about mild chest pain. Pain in the knee, bicep and stomach. Heart disease?

I am 35 years old male. I dont drink or smoke .I eat only vegetarian food. Nobody had heart disease in my family. I have mild chest pain(left side) from last 4-5 days.There is a small variation in the pain with time. some times I get light pain at my right knee and right bicep. I have little pain at upper abdominal. I had problem of gas earlier. But, it is used to go within 1-2 days after medicine.It is not decreased even after taking antacids from last 3 days. It is not sharp pain. Is it because some heart disease? or gas? pls guide me..
Asked On : Thu, 28 Mar 2013
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Thanks for your query.
If you are not hypertensive and have no previous history of heart disease then it is less likely that pain is arising from heart.
The symptoms you are referring are due to GERD (gas) for that you are already taking antacid.
You should avoid spicy food, caffeine, carbonated drinks and smoking.
Do not go to bed right after taking meals.
Use extra pillows during sleep.
You may use H2 blockers or PPI along with antacid.
Take Vit B12 supplements and
You should check your Vitamin B12 blood levels as you are vegetarian.
You are advised to consult your doctor for further information
Hope it helps.
Take Care!
Answered: Thu, 28 Mar 2013
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Pulmonologist Dr. Satyadeo Choubey 's  Response
Hi raviprakashi
symptoms may be due to hyperacidity but you must go for ECG to rule out any cardiac problem.
you may try proton pump inhibitor like omeprazole if you have not tried it.

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