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Old 10-04-2012, 02:07 PM   #2
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Re: Chest pain

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Originally Posted by essien View Post
Is there one diagnostic test that could rule out (or accurately diagnose) a heart issue and/or hiatal hernia in one shot?
Yes ... It's called an Angiogram (Cardiac Catheterization) it's 100% accurate, you will need a referral to a Cardiologist though.

A hiatus hernia can give similar symptoms to a heart problem.
Indigestion can also be mistaken for a heart issue.

If you're having these pains for a week at a time I don't think it's a heart problem - Angina pain goes away with rest.
If the pain goes away when you move position, it's not a heart problem - Cardiac pain is constant, regardless of changing position.

Good Luck.

Last edited by Vyking; 10-04-2012 at 02:14 PM.

 
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