Had pb&j then got chest tightness again. Not sure if it is just a coincidence.
What time is it in Nepal? J
Hope you’re alright.
I don’t like getting chest tightness or pain.
If you got any antacids you could find out if its heartburn?
Good idea about the antacids - sadly have none!
Am slightly worried it might be angina. This can happen after fatty food (pb&j). Will make an appointment with my doctor.
I think you can drink milk or something warm too?
edit: My grandma says that anyway about Milk, for heartburn.
Am getting a slight pain in my left arm so am pretty sure it is angina.
Drink a full glass of water to help heartburn
Definitely sounds like you need to talk to the doctor about this. Chest tightness coupled with arm pain is nothing to mess around with. Take care.
Sharing info I found online
Heartburn is actually a symptom of GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease), and is caused by acid refluxing back into the esophagus. Risk factors include those that increase the production of acid in the stomach, as well as structural problems that allow acid reflux into the esophagus.
Some common foods that we eat and drink, stimulate increased stomach acid secretion setting the stage for heartburn. Over-the-counter medications also may precipitate heartburn. Examples of these irritants include:
aspirin (Bayer, etc.),
buprofen (Motrin, Advil, Nuprin, etc.)
Naproxen (Naprosyn, Aleve)
acidic juices (grapefruit, orange, pineapple)
acidic foods (tomatoes, grapefruit, and oranges), and
Smoking and the consumption of high-fat content foods tend to affect function of the lower esophageal sphincter (LES), causing it to relax from the stomach and allow acid to reflux into the esophagus.
A hiatal hernia where a portion of the stomach lies within the chest instead of the in abdomen, can affect the way the LES works and is a risk factor for reflux. Hiatal hernias by themselves cause no symptoms. It is only when the LES fails that heartburn occurs.
Pregnancy can cause increased pressure within theabdominal cavity and affect LES function and predispose it to reflux.
Obesity may also cause increased pressure in the abdomen, and thus reflux in the same way.
Primary diseases of the esophagus can also present with heartburn as a symptom. These include, among others, scleroderma and sarcoidosis.