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Pain in left arm, chest, have GERD. Done lipid profile test. Triglycerides high. Sounds like?

Hi my age is 37 n my job nature is sitting in office. Last year I did lipid prof and my triglyricides were 285 then I start taking medicine as per doc instructions. Since last few months I am having lil pain in my left arm , left side of chest between breast and left ribs. I also sometime feel a needle pain at the left back side behind breast or heart . Please note I also have GERD problem and a Sinus prob. 3 months back I did ecg and ett and both were normal. Pls guide me wats the prom?
Asked On : Sat, 30 Mar 2013
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Hello and welcome to HCM,

GERD is associated with pain abdomen.
This pain is vague and can be present at any site above the naval.
GERD pain mimicks the angina pain very often.
However, since you have a sedentary life style and high triglyceride levels, you are at risk of cardiovascular diseases.
So, as a precaution you can take up 24 hour Holter test to know any kind of cardiac compromise.
A normal ECG rules out cardiovascular diseases at first instance however, since you are at high risk, the test can be taken.
Also consult your doctor for treatment of GERD.
Some life style modifications like having less fatty foods, having light dinner, keeping atleast two hours between dinner and sleeping, sleeping with raised head, etc can help.

Thanks and take care
Dr Shailja P Wahal
Answered: Tue, 25 Jun 2013
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