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Sudden chest pains, deep pain, short episodes, diagnosed as muscle spasms. On medication. Causes and treatment?

i am male of 45 years old. i stared having sharp pain since two weeks comes suddenly some times every hour, every two hours without notice remaines for few seconds exactly at center of my chest . it is deep like a tear in my inside. i have visited a physician recently and he prescribe as spasm , he gave me midicine reduce a lttle .but i feel it is more than that.since yeasterday, i started having same
Asked On : Wed, 18 Jul 2012
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sometimes an esophageal spasm can mimic such kind of acute sharp pain in the middle of the chest
May be acidity is something thats causing it by irritating the lower esophagus
start tablet pantoprazole 40 mg daily before breakfast for 2-3 weeks
Answered: Wed, 9 Oct 2013
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