• queen bee queen bee
    December 30, 2009
    Can GERD cause chest pain?
    queen bee queen bee
    December 30, 2009

    I've been having constant chest pain. I've had X-rays, a CT scan, and a stess test to rule heart problems. Is the pain bein caused by GERD?



  • Stephanie
    Health Guide
    December 30, 2009
    Health Guide
    December 30, 2009


    That link is to the symptoms of GERD you'll see both the ones we traditionally think of as GERD and the more subtle ones. Once cardiac is ruled out, your doctor may want to try you on a trial of reflux medication. If you get better on medications then the diagnosis will be confirmed. Keep up with your doctor so that you can get to the diagnosis you need.


    Best of luck - Stephanie

    Here are some other links that might be useful to you, queen bee!

    Heartburn Trigger Foods

    7 Symptoms of Acid Reflux

    Understanding Acid Reflux: A Doctor Q&A



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