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I am having a pain, ( i guess around my sternum) it comes and goes, it happens about every 30 sec. or so and lasts about 15 to 20 sec. it feels like a big HARD air bubble. Its not fun, and I have never felt anyting like it. please help. Thanks
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It could be some kind of heart burn or maybe it's gas. You can feel gas in all different parts of your body. But it's probably a good idea to see your Dr. to rule out anything serious.
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How old are you? Heart attacks often mimic gas pain. There is really no way of knowing the difference unless you see a dr. I would go asap or call the ambulance if you are hurting that bad. Especially sweating, moving anywhere or with n/v, but I am not a dr-you should see one.
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go to the ER ASAP
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I agree - go to the ER. One of my best friends, who is in his early 30s, just had heart failure. You know how he got it? A virus!! A very healthy man, in great shape - but apparently there are these viruses floating around that can basically cause you to have a heart attack. He will now need to be on medication for the rest of his life.

I share this because he simply thought he had over-stressed himself - never did he think it would be something so serious. Your heart is nothing to take chances with - the sooner you find out what is causing your symptoms, the better.
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