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Suggest remedy for sudden chest pain

Having pain in my chest that goes from front to back between shoulder blades. Feels as though I swallowed air & it’s trapped but it has awakened me three times this week. Always happens while asleep. Comes on suddenly & subsides very slowly all the while having extreme pain
Fri, 23 Aug 2019
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello,

The symptoms seem to be related to gastroesophageal reflux disease. I suggest to do an electrocardiogram to exclude cardiac issues. Meanwhile, I suggest using antacids such as Maalox three times a day. I also suggest to use a PPI medication such as Omeprazole 20 mg in the morning before breakfast.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi, General & Family Physician
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