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Experience:  Internal Medicine Specialist. MBBS,MD
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I have a serve sqeezing pain in my heart, My health feels

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Hi I have a serve sqeezing pain in my heart
JA: Do you know if your family has a history of heart disease? In general, how would you describe your health lately?
Customer: My health feels bad. Both my grandad have heart problems
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: no
Submitted: 8 days ago.
Category: Cardiology
Expert:  Caring doc replied 8 days ago.
Hi welcome to just answer.I am caring doc.I can help you today. 

What is your age and sex?

Any significant medical history?

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
My age is 18 and I am a female.No medical history
Expert:  Caring doc replied 8 days ago.

How long are you having pain for?

How severe the pain is on the scale of 1 to 10?

Is it in center of your chest?

Is there any shortness of breath, cough?

Any exacerbation on movements?

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
2 weeks straight. The pain is a 10. It is not in the center of my chest. No shortness of breath or cough. It is there all day everyday moving does not make it worse
Expert:  Caring doc replied 8 days ago.

Do you have any stress or history of acid reflux?

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
It feels as if someone is sqeezing my heart really strongly. Most of my family have acid reflux
Expert:  Caring doc replied 8 days ago.

Ok I am typing my answer please give me some time.

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Okay thank you
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
May you help please
Expert:  Caring doc replied 8 days ago.

Respected customer, without any history of congenital heart disease or prior history of heart problems, we do not suspect a heart problem at your age.The pain that you are experiencing can be due to other causes like:

Acid reflux

Stress

Pleurisy

Costochondritis

Last two conditions are usually associated with worsening of pain on coughing and movements as well.

I would recommend to take tablet paracetamol for pain as needed, and make an appointment with your physician, because exact diagnosis will need medical examination and investigations.

If you experience shortness of breath, palpitations or dizziness, please go to ER.

I hope it helps.

Let me know if you have any questions please.

I would be glad to help you further.