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What should I do to get rid of chest and back pain when i eat and swallow?

Get eval: The cause necessary inorder to treat. If you can find a way to go to a GI doctor, i think you would find your answer. ...Read more

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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more


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My back hurts when i swallow or eat. Why?

My back hurts when i swallow or eat. Why?

Many things: Pancreatitis, gallbladder, gastric ulcer, many other possibilities....See your doctor! ...Read more

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I have pain inbetween my shoulder blades. My throat is hurting and my back hurts when i swallow and breathe. Please help!

I have pain inbetween my shoulder blades. My throat is hurting and my back hurts when i swallow and breathe. Please help!

U need an exam: There are many possible diagnosis. It is best if you see a physician for a full history and physical ...Read more

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Back pain that hurts when i swallow or take a deep breath. Any ideas on what this may be?

Back pain that hurts when i swallow or take a deep breath. Any ideas on what this may be?

Site please: Back is so long from base of skull to tail bone . If hurts with deep breath might be pleural irritation need to see a pulmonolgist. ...Read more

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It hurts my back when I swallow. Should I be concerned?

It hurts my back when I swallow. Should I be concerned?

Yes : You need evaluation. It is not normal and could be due to infections, erosive esophagitis mass ...Read more

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Why everytime i swallow food or liquid my upper back hurts?

Why everytime i swallow food or liquid my upper back hurts?

Need for evaluation: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without more history, physical examination, and likely an endoscopic examination. It would be prudent to consult your doctor, especially if you have had an unintended weight loss. ...Read more

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I have tonsils hurts to swallow and sharp back pain what could it be?

I have tonsils hurts to swallow and sharp back pain what could it be?

Well the tonsils: Are from tonsillitis i think, did you see and ENT specialist i hope? As for back pain are you saying neck pain or low back pain or thoracic pain. All of thoses are not related to your tonsils. ...Read more

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My back hurts, its hard to swallow and eat. I cannot sleep. Pleae help male, black, 28

My back hurts, its hard to swallow and eat. I cannot sleep. Pleae help male, black, 28

Several things...: It sounds like you may have two or three different things going on. I recommend you set an appointment with your doctor and find some answers. Be well :). ...Read more

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Why would I have left-sided mid&upper back pain after an EGD & colonoscopy? Hurts more when eating and swallowing. Biopsies were taken.

Why would I have left-sided mid&upper back pain after an EGD & colonoscopy?  Hurts more when eating and swallowing. Biopsies were taken.

Invasive procedures,: such as EGD and colonoscopy, often cause discomfort afterwards, especially if biopsies are taken. Taking biopsies requires cutting out a tiny piece of the lining of your stomach and/or colon, it is normal for this to be painful. If it is painful to swallow, try drinking liquids and/or soft foods in order to allow your body to recover. ...Read more

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The middle of my throat hurts so much, including my right arm, and sometimes back hurts, i can't swallow. Im not ill. What could it be and how can i possibly cure it? Thanks in advance!

The middle of my throat hurts so much, including my right arm, and sometimes back hurts, i can't swallow. Im not ill. What could it be and how can i possibly cure it? Thanks in advance!

Concept of Illness: does not make sense; illness, be it at whatever level or combination of levels of Soul?Mind?Brain?Body, is lack of easy/rapid adaptability to different situations without much internal distraction by pain & other functional issues. "Cure" mostly fantasy; far better focus is working/leaning to understand the above, including basic anatomy for problem shooting. Your primary physician is yourself. ...Read more

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My throat hurts to swallow and when i cough my upper back hurts?

My throat hurts to swallow and when i cough my upper back hurts?

See local dr: You may have a throat infection or bronchitis. See your doctor for an exam and possibly antibiotics. ...Read more

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I am having back pain when I swallow food?

I am having back pain when I swallow food?

More details are: needed. WHERE exactly in your back do you have the discomfort. An esophageal blockage can cause pain in your upper back! More details but suffices to say you need to have these symptoms evaluated by a Gastroenterologist. Endoscopic examination of the esophagus is a quick harmless examination which may solve the problem! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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I have chest and back pain when i swallow and stretch . What could it be?

I have chest  and back pain when i swallow and stretch . What could it be?

Many things: Could be many issues. This could range from, lung, heart, muscles of the chest cavity, the rib cage and the gastrointestinal tract. Have your md examine you to narrow down the possible causes. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of chest and back pain when I eat and swallow?

What can I do to get rid of chest and back pain when I eat and swallow?

GI issues: Chest and back pain related to eating are most likely related to problem with your GI system. Although treating acid reflux usually takes care of these symptoms, it is highly recommended to follow up with your primary care physician in order to rule out more serious problems (e.g. Heart disease, pancreatitis, gall stones) and to suggest a plan of action including referral to a GI specialist. ...Read more

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What should I do to get rid of chest and back pain when i eat and swallow?

Get eval: The cause necessary inorder to treat. If you can find a way to go to a GI doctor, i think you would find your answer. ...Read more

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I swallowed a salmon hone while eating dinner and now have chest pain and radiating back pain. Should I be concerned?

I swallowed a salmon hone while eating dinner and now have chest pain and radiating back pain. Should I be concerned?

Swallowed bones: Rarely a swallowed bone can penetrate the GI tract in varied areas and produce secondary complications. You should be seen and evaluated by a doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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