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Suggest treatment for chest pain and indigestion

I have been taking ibuprophen for a pain in my left leg. My doctors appointment is not until Oct. 18. I can hardly walk with pain in my leg and butt. I have been having a pain in my chest all day kinda like indegestion. My chest is sore when I press on it. I have been on the ibuprophen several weeks, waiting for blood work and doctor appointments. I have been told that it is siatica also that it could be lupus, arthritise, auto imune fyomalgia. What is it? some spelling not to good. thanks
Mon, 26 Nov 2018
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The symptom of pain in the leg seems to be related to sciatica. The chest pain can be related to acid reflux, probably because of the use of Ibuprofen.

I suggest you to use Acetaminophen for the pain and antacids to reduce chest pain and indigestion.

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

Take care

Dr Dorina Gurabardhi, General & Family Physician
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