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Acid Reflux And Pain Under Ribs
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
GERD: Usualy not.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hard to say.: Breast pain is a common problem and can be related to cyclic hormonal fluctuations. Since the pain is one-sided, however, it is best to have an evaluation by a gynecologist to evaluate for a mass/cyst. It is unlikely relates to gallstones or reflux. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Both Can - but: Either could cause the pain you describe as well as could lifting heavy objects, coughing a lot, or any number of things. You don't say if the pain is constant, has lasted minutes or months, is disabling, etc. So it is not possible to tell you for sure what the issue is. If you are greatly concerned, you need to have it checked out unless it was just one or 2 small twinges that have passed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can gas or stomach issues cause quick stabs of pain in right chest and ribs? Heart ok, lungs fine. Gallbladder ok. Hist gerd gastritis esophagitis.
How is GB ok?: gallbladder can cause this? How do you know it's ok. Is it removed already? ...Read more
Can reflux hurt under yout left breast? Feels like in rib area. Not constant pain and mild. Just a bothersome. Taking Nexium (esomeprazole) because of reflux.
Yes: Yes, it could hurt there.Get a more detailed answer ›
Left sided colitis, ulcers under tongue and bad acid reflux/indigestion... What could be causing the ulcers and the indigestion/ acid reflux?
Ulcerative colitis: Ulcerative colitis is an autoimmune disease in which your immune system attacks your digestive system, from mouth to anus. Here is a great reference for you: http://www.ccfa.org/what-are-crohns-and-colitis/what-is-ulcerative-colitis/ People with ulcerative colitis require close monitoring and treatment by a team of physicians. ...Read more
Acid reflux: Simple answer: "yes." but there are many causes of pain in that region. ...Read more
What can chest pain at bottom of left side to middle of rib cage with stomic tightining history of alcers and acid reflux?
Coule be a recurrent: Ulcer - see yoru family doctor or gastroenterologist. ...Read more
Check w doctor: Any time you have new symptoms after a procedure you should check with the doctor who did the procedure. Do you mean you had an endoscopy to look at the stomach? If so, because sometimes some air gets in then you get belching, and if the stomach is distended it can irritate the nerves in the area and you can have some discomfort. However best check with MD that did your procedure. Best to you! ...Read more
I have mid upper abdominal spasm, cramps trapped gas and burning stomach and esophagus sensation just right under the rib cage over 1 year?
Many symptoms: You must see your Primary doctor as soon as possible. Your doctor will get your medical history, examine you, and almost certainly order lab data. She/he may also order an xray! Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more
RUQ pain off and on. No gallbladder. Have GERD/acid reflux. Could GERD cause pain slightly to right of middle of chest?
My stomach swells bad, i have bad nausea and acid reflux with a bad taste in my mouth, belching, gas and pain in upper right under rib &breast bone.
Gallbladder: Bloating, nausea, and right upper quadrant pain are all suggestive of gallbladder disease. An ultrasound of the gallbladder and/or a HIDA scan will show if you have this. See your PCP for the testing. You should also be tested for H. pylori, the cause of most ulcers. You may need referral to a gastroenterologist or general surgeon. ...Read more
Squeezing pain under right rib cage, also felt between shoulder blades. Ultrasound - no gallstones. PH test shows reflux. Reflux causing symptoms?
Sounds like it: It sounds like it. I recommend you work with an integrative medicine doctor or functional medicine doctor to find the root cause(s) of your reflux. In the meantime, I recommend you try an elimination diet. At least stop gluten and dairy for a month and see if your symptoms improve. ...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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