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cmarie171
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   Posted 7/24/2016 1:41 PM (GMT -6)   
I'm a 27 year old female, I have read up a lot on gerd and esophagitis, I haven't found much on if it can cause chest pain and symptom's of a heart problem? I have dizziness, and have almost fainted. The doctors seem to think my heart is fine, I have had many ekgs, all normal had a ct chest scan, was normal. it sometimes gets worse when I walk around ( especially in the heat). I had a heart monitor put on me last week, don't know that results yet, but I'm sure they'll tell me its normal. Any experience's or ideas of what might cause this? sad I feel like the doctors just understand how much it has affected my day to day life, its very scary. thank you in advance for your response.

Post Edited (cmarie171) : 7/24/2016 5:22:27 PM (GMT-6)


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   Posted 7/24/2016 6:34 PM (GMT -6)   
cmarie, yes gerd can mimic heart problems. Good to see so far the heart is checking out ok. Have you seen a gi dr for the gerd? I would say get back in to your dr & let him/her know what is going on, makes me think the gerd is not under good control.

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cmarie171
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   Posted 7/24/2016 6:45 PM (GMT -6)   
straydog, yes I have seen a gi doctor and have prescribed me ppis to help. Im going in in a couple weeks to test to see if im having esophageal spasms, and having a 24 hour ph acid test. we will see what they say, it has just been very scary for me. thanks for your reply!
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