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Esophogus pain and chest pain?


I have been having chest pains on the right side. It seems like something sharp stuck in my throat, but then again nothing is there. It's almost like a burning or stabbing pain, and it get's better when I drink water, or when I take a nap the pain is gone, but comes back in like 30 minutes, it sometimes gets better or worse. I feel good overal. I got an x-ray of my chest, bloodwork, cardiogram, and all came out fine. I don't know what the problem is, i'm guessing it might be reflux burned my esophagus?  Any help would be appreciated.
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233772 tn?1297353383
You need to see a Gastroenterologist for a workup. You will need to have an EGD done where they go down your throat with a camera and look around. Not a bad test at all. You won't bother you a bit. I have had 2. You may have a hiatel hernia. It can cause acid reflux and other issues such as pain depending on the severity. For now, try an over the counter acid reducer. This should help alleviate some discomfort till you can get in to see the doctor.
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445362 tn?1206965718
Yes, or maybe on top of that you might need to get checked out by a gastroenterologist for disorders that cause difficulty in swallowing and motility. There are illnesses that can sometime cause difficulty with food going down properly because for some reason the digestive tract does not work as quickly or properly. It is very painful and best that you get checked out. Better to get some help and relief that have to feel pain like that. Hope you feel better soon
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