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I have a feelings like somebody pinching and punching my heart

It feels like somebody is like pinching it and punching it and it really hurts and its been doing it for a while. It usually lasts for a few minutes..
Fri, 18 Dec 2009
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Hi you need to see a cardiologist to see why you feel this way. Sometimes esophageal reflux can cause this feeling. But this is something you need to have checked before anyone tries to diagnose the problem. Get a physical with the cardiologist and then go from there. Good Luck.
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