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In the past week I have been in agony with chest pain, the pain is bang in the center of my chest just above my pecs. The pain doesn't necessarily feel like burning but instead like w pressure, as if there is a weight or something pressing down on it. The pain is also felt in my back between my shoulder blades. I have been prescribed omeprazole 20mg which hasn't helped at all, on top of this I tried gaviscon with the tablets which also didn't help. I've noticed sometimes I feel like I cant breathe as freely and breathing through my nose feels really tight.
Around this time last year I had similar symptoms that disappeared until now, its worth mentioning during this time I had heart scans and nothing is wrong with my heart. (I'm slightly overweight but go to the gym regularly and have a decent amount of muscle)
I'm not saying this isn't reflux but it has come on so suddenly, food doesn't seem to be the trigger and the pain is always there. I have never been able to burp in my life and have always has a chest gurgle/weird noise that I release when I'm quite gassy. I just want to get to the bottom of this, currently I am 3rd year University student and I have been absent because I am in so much pain, I didn't want to go straight back to the doctors though without giving the tablets a chance. I am at the point where I'm kind of not eating, drinking water just makes the pain worse but knowing it could be gerd makes me not want to eat. Any suggestions are greatly appreciated, I just want to get to the bottom of this so I can get back to uni.
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