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Acid Reflux Pain In Left Arm
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
What causes pain near the left scapula sometimes radiates to my chest and left arm neck. Dr says prob pinched nerve I have acid reflux as well help!?
Nerve : Sounds like it could be a pinched nerve in your lower neck. Typically these will get better on their own. You can try icing, antiinflammatories and give this some time. If it doesn't seem to be letting up, an MRI can be done and other treatments can be tried. Follow up with your doc too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Upper left chest pain, near cbone and shoulder. Had for couple days. Left arm also tingles. Also bad belching/acid reflux. Related and suggestions?
35 M with clean echo stress and lipids. All cardiac factors fine. Acid reflux. EpigAstric and left jaw pain with left arm dull pain. Can it be heart?
Possible butUnlikely: If your pain is provoked by spicy foods, overeating, eating near bedtime, and NOT provoked by exercise / exertion, it is much more likely Reflux than from the heart. On the other hand, if the pain is caused by exertion, and/or you have a family history of heart disease at young age (in mom, dad, sister, brother), then you should be more concerned about the possibility of heart disease. Good Luck. ...Read more
Why am i hurting?
Last weekend it was right arm an right chest
now it left arm an left chest
i have bn told i could have acid reflux
What is Cause: There are multiple reasons why you could behaving these pains from gastrointestinal to cardiac. See you doctor for an evaluation now. ...Read more
I have pain on my left shoulder blade and next to my spine. As well as arm pain and slight numbness in my ring and pinky finger. Also have acid reflux?
Could be shoulder v : Could be shoulder or neck problem. Both can present with same symptoms. This can be shoulder issue with some instability causing nerve symptoms into arm with the pain centered in shoulder or a lateral cervical disc herniation creating shoulder pain and nerve symptoms down the arm or a combination of both! a thorough evualuation by exam & appropriate imaging is needed. Reflux could be otc use. ...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
Left arm squeeze pain, excessive belching, acid reflux, very tight back/neck muscles. Clean holter, chest x-rays, labs 2mth ago. Gerd + muscle strain?
Possible: Based on your brief description it is possible that you have muscular pain and gerd. I do not believe this is cardiac. I recommend to reassess your symptoms with your internist. ...Read more
Can acid reflux cause burning sensation in left shoulder and arm pit chest area. If I touch where it hurts it hurts worse?
No, this isn't GERD: This symptoms constellation is not consistent with reflux disease. It should be checked out just the same. The fact that the pain is worse when you touch the area suggests that it is either musculoskeletal or nerve pain. Is it related to meals? I'm wondering why you are associating this with reflux? The best way to approach this is to visit with your doc and have an exam done with some tests. ...Read more
Reflux is also known as Gastroesophageal reflux disease. 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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