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A 27-year-old member asked:

Sometimes when i drink alcohol i experience neck and shoulder pain after the first 1-2 drinks. it typically subsides quickly. what is this?

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Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Referred pain: It seems that this type of pain is produced by one of the abdominal viscera, such as stomach, duodenum, gallbladder etc.Alcohol can stimulate those organs producing what is called radiating or referred pain.
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