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Can You Get Rid Of Chest Pain?
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After being glutened that is, or do you just have to ride it out? I have never had a pain last this long before and it's really freaking me out. It's been an hour and a half. Normally if I get a pain I just stretch or swing my arms around (I know it sounds crazy but hey, it works) but I can't with this one. It's a sharp stabbing pain in my chest on the right side it goes under my breast and into my armpit that happens if I try to take a deep breath.

What do you do when this happens??

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I think I would see a doctor immediately to check.

Others may have additional advice but I would not hang around if it is still there.

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Doesnt sound like what happens to me . My just pains are not from being glutened but are form other sorts of trama like tripping or some other accident. That causes my heart to go into afib and I can feel it right away when it happens with a popping and gurgling sound followed by all sorts of pain and shortness of breath. Usually takes a day or to go back to normal. Cardiologist said that its my body reacting to changes. Used to happen all the time and three years ago I had minor heart surgery for part of it but then went vegan which helped even more. How it might happen every few months instead a few times a week. The point is to get your heart rhythm checked. I think the link between celiac and heart problems is something just beginning to be explored.

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Doesnt sound like what happens to me . My just pains are not from being glutened but are form other sorts of trama like tripping or some other accident. That causes my heart to go into afib and I can feel it right away when it happens with a popping and gurgling sound followed by all sorts of pain and shortness of breath. Usually takes a day or to go back to normal. Cardiologist said that its my body reacting to changes. Used to happen all the time and three years ago I had minor heart surgery for part of it but then went vegan which helped even more. How it might happen every few months instead a few times a week. The point is to get your heart rhythm checked. I think the link between celiac and heart problems is something just beginning to be explored.

Well since it was on the right side of my chest I wasn't overly worried about my heart..but maybe I should be?? But the pain did last over three days, it thankfully was reducing in pain as each day went by so I could breathe much easier by the third day but I don't know what to think about it at all. I'm fine now though. It just seems like some kind of fluke or something.

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My pains are usually in the middle although sometimes hard to tell for sure. Three days is awhile though. I guess it cant hurt to get your heart rhythm checked. good luck

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