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I Have Symptoms Of Upper Chest And Upper Back Pain Could The Be Acid Reflux
Technically called GERD, acid reflux is the presence of acidic stomach contents in the esophagus. The acid irritates the esophagus causing heartburn symptoms. The regurgitation or reflux can vary greatly as can the symptoms. Blocking stomach acid with medications can alleviate the burning but medication cannot stop the reflux. Complicated GERD requires surgical treatment ...Read more
RUQ pain off and on. No gallbladder. Have GERD/acid reflux. Could GERD cause pain slightly to right of middle of chest?
What could be preventing my rib cage from expanding fully. I have symptoms of GERD (mucus in throat)/asthma. Tons of knots and back pain. Fatigued...
I have episodes of severe pain in upper abdomen that radiates to back and ears. Ruled out heart and gall bladder.What could it be?
Need more info: How long the symptoms are there? How frequently the pain is coming? Can you elaborate the precise site of pain, any radiation to any other place & if so, where? Is there any aggravating or relieving factor or any relation to food? How are stool character & urine? Is there any area of tenderness? Are there other related symptoms? Was any test taken? Is there any significant past illness? ...Read more
Please see a Doctor: There are many different diseases that can cause these symptoms, many benign, some serious. It is impossible to make any reasonable educated guess based on your description. We are a "hands-on" profession. Please make an appointment to see a primary care doctor asap. A thorough medical history, physical exam, lab tests+/-radiology tests may be needed to get to the bottom of this. Good luck ! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 34 and have constant upper back and upper to mid chest pain also shortness of breath and sinus bleeding what is it?
Tingling in both upper arms, tingling in upper left chest and some lower back pain, I have bad anxiety and didn't know if this could be the cause. ?
Upper back pain extending down my spine. I have barrett's esophagus from the purging. Could these be related?
Yes: Barrett's Esophagus can be accompanied by inflammation or ulceration of the esophagus.Pain can be in chest, upper abdomen & back.Also,purging (self-induced vomiting) can tighten chest muscles causing dresulting in rib dysfunction.When ribs then fail to move properly w/ respiration, upper back pain is common.If esophagitis isn't the cause, I recommend an osteopathic hands-on exam to check/fix ribs. ...Read more
I have bouts of extreme pain in middle of upper abdomen radiates to back and ears. Heart fine gall bladder normal. What could cause this?
Was Diagnosed for Gerd. have back pain,abdominal pains on the right side that radiates to the right side of d back can it also be symptoms of GERD?..
Anything's possible: ...but I would recommend that further evaluation be pursued as to other causes for the pain you describe. ...Read more
Can acid reflux cause pain in the upper middle abdomen? I have inflammation at the GE junction. Could this cause pain in the upper middle abdomen?
Yes: it's very common for reflux to cause pain in the epigastrium. If you get discomfort in that region that you suspect is from reflux, it is appropriate to try an antacid to see if it helps. It is important to try to follow anti-reflux precautions and to take your reflux medication on a regular basis. Good luck. ...Read more
I have possible uctd and burning pain back of neck, right shoulder, and right chest wall. Can this be related to a flare?
Yes: Might want to have your physician do some inflammatory markers to confirm your diagnosis. Getting tests done when you are actively having a problem make the results more likely to be positive and therefore make it easier to make diagnosis. ...Read more
What causes costochondritis because i have shortness of breath chest pain upper and middle back and sometimes my neck ?
Costochondritis: Costochondritis is usually a localized inflammation of a joint between a rib and the sternum(breastbone) and causes pain and tenderness in that localized area. If you're having Sharp rib cage pain, worsened by a deep breath and radiating around the side to the back, a pinched nerve which runs between two ribs is suspected. In view of your shortness of breath, an exam is indicated. ...Read more
I am having severe to moderate upper abdominal pain, that goes through my back, with occasional chest pain, what could be the cause of this?
Chest heaviness and pain in my spine and upper back. What could this be? Can your back cause chest heaviness?
Could be ......: The organs on either side of diaphragm can give sensation of chest heaviness that radiates into back. Gallbladder, fatty liver, gastric distention, ulcers, pneumonia, pleural fluid, and more. Get evaluated with your regular doc, take a friend with you, ask for a Ultrasound of abdomen and CXR. Go sooner if fever or vomiting, be well. ...Read more
Can gastritis cause upper back pain? Have pain in my left side, nausea, and bloating, which is my usual gastritis. Back pain level to the stomach pain
Comorbidity: It means that two or more conditions happening in the same person. They can occur at the same time or one after the other. When you have more than one health problem, you have different health care needs and should address each separately. Start with the worst one. ...Read more
No gallbladder. Occasional RUQ pain just to right of middle chest. Have GERD. Could GERD be the cause? Could it be gas?
Could be gerd: If you had gallbladder out and have a known history of gerd it could certainly be reflux. There is a test called a bravo pH study in which a probe is placed in esophagus and records reflux episodes the receiver that you wear has buttons to press when you experience pain this allows dr to correlate your pain with the pH in esophagus to see if reflux is causing the pain. Suggest you get this test ...Read more
Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more
Have pain and tightness on left side of center of throat, pain in upper L side of Chest and ear pain. Could this be thyroid related?
Yes possibly but: other causes should be explored. Pain in the areas you mention could be referred from structures in the anterior mediastinum (upper front part of chest), esophagus (GERD), heart, or upper lungs. Without a hands-on physical exam, proper history and possibly testing it would be impossible to narrow it down just based on areas of pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm 33, a smoker. Nexium (esomeprazole) for acid reflux. Surgery for endometriomas in may. Now I have chest tightness/bloating/upper back pain. Should i worry?
Check up: Don't worry find out the cause of your sx--my guess would b GI but have to rule out cardiac and other causes. ...Read more
Upper chest pain-radiates left&right but mainly left; real bad Arm weakness; headaches; upper back pain & tightness in neck-should blades. suffering?
Not diagnosable: Your pain is not diagnosable over the internet. I urge you to see your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Upper back pain and throat tightness along with constant throat clearing, stomach feels weird and bloats right after eating. Is this acid reflux?
Does acid reflux cause heart attack like chest & back pain? I don't get the burning i just get pain even when i haven't eaten!
Heart disease: Heart attack pain can be disguised as heart burn or acid reflux or musculo-skeletal pain. Women tend to have atypical symptoms including shoulder or jaw pain sometimes back pain, shortness of breat and sometimes just fatigue. You should seek further assistance with your pcp or if you have on going pain through the er. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I get back pain, left chest tingly preassure, tingly arm & a little light headed. All my exams are perfect. Can it be muscular related or acid reflux?
Don't know: There is no way a forum like this can sort this out. Talk to your gp. He/she will take a full history, do an exam, order appropriate tests and refer you to a specialist if needed. ...Read more
I took Prilosec for a few days for my acid reflux, but after a few days i got chest/back pain. Today, have fever and mid-back pain including fatigue.
I get bad acid reflux or heart burn about once a week. I have changed my eating habits and still end up in extreme pain. Chest and back pain, bloating?
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. If you are even slightly overweight, losing weight would help (easier said than done).
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine, if you are under 27 years of age. ...Read more
I have regular attacks of severe right chest and upper back pain. Worsen with deep breaths, eased temporarily by anti acid. Breast cancer history r.
Swollen lymph node on neck. Only symptoms I have is lately really bad GERD chest pain and upper back pain. Could it be start of a cold?
What would cause one sharp deep pain in chest to the left of sternum? No other symptoms. Chronic upper back pain.
For about the last week I have had upper back pain that hurts in different places in my back and excessive burping with no acid just air & chest pain?
Probably GI: Still you need to rule out heart problems as women frequently have atypical chest pain masquerading as heart problems or circulatory issues. Best to start with your primary doctor and start getting the answers and some reassurance. Expect getting an ekg, blood work and possible x-rays. ...Read more
Acid reflux is defined as the presence of acidic gastric contents in the esophagus causing irritation. It's cause is blamed on the a lax gastroesophageal shpincter that permits usch regurgitation. Vesicoureteral reflux is regurgitation (backing up) of urine in the bladder into the ureter ...Read more
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