Burning left side of chest

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so I am 48 years old and went to the er 2 months ago diagnosed with gastritis an bleeding ulcers and anxiety. Also did a full cardiac blood panel ekg and 48 hour heart monitor...all normal. I have had burning in my chest and throat and shoulder and a mild headache.Any thoughts on if this could be cardiac related even if things came back normal just a couple months ago

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    I think the reassuring thing is that so far cardiac wise it's all clear and you have had a diagnosis that would explain the burning sensations. I think alongside your ulcer you may have a bad case of Esophagitis. What ever antacids/proton pumps they gave you should help with it. My dad has a history of a lot of ulcers and he had the same symptoms as your describing.

    Do you have a family history of heart problems, are you healthy? (eat well and exercise, not overweight) it's really great you had the 48 hour tests that's a very useful test it's unlikely you have any long lasting arythmia if that was clear.

    Maybe ask for an echo to look at the structure of the heart or a stress echo.

    Just want to say If you ever feel like your heart is racing, sit down and relax for a bit and sip water and deep breaths. It can help even if it's not anxiety triggered. If a fast heart rate bothers you ask your GP about beta blockers, there also used of label for anxiety and migraines. They can disuse if they think it's suitable for you.

    I really don't think it's cardiac but I'm not a doctor, so don't stop with my advice. Keep going to your GP and if it gets severe please go to the hospital.

    Take care of yourself and don't be afraid to ask questions.

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    Some of the burning could be GERD. I am 54 and have had similar issues and mine is GERD. I know how frustrating this process is since I continue to have cardiac workups each time I have symptoms. Its always a relief that its not cardiac, However, I have been told by my cardiologist that I will need to be checked every time since I can never tell fir sure if it us my GERD, Costochondritis, or other connective tissue problems.

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