A member asked:

Why am i getting severe back pain right after eating a crunchy peanut butter and apple sandwich? how can i fix it? sharp pain that comes and goes.

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Dr. Jesse Krakauer answered

Specializes in Endocrinology

Chew your food: B"sd my wife had similar sx's. Endoscopy showed a superficial tear in the distal esophagus. If severe or doesn't resolve you may also need an endoscopy. Also a retained peanut fragment could be involved. Provider may suggest antacid or other med.

Answered 2/18/2016



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