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Can Acid Reflux Cause Back Shoulder Pain
What causes shoulder blade pain? Have acid reflux not real bad. Also have some asthma and torn rotator cuff on right shoulder. Pain is on left blade.
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
I had shoulder pain in my scapula for more than a month now can it be gas trapped. Also had acid reflux a few times and my diet is poor.
Shoulder pain. No chest pains or shortness of breath. I'm a hypochondriac so I always assume the worse. I have acid reflux. Trapped gas?
If acid reflux is severe, is it possible to cause pain in the area of the back between the shoulder blades?
Possible: If you are experiencing acid reflux and back pain, you should talk to your doctor about what is going on. It might be related, however, if it's not, you do want to know what is causing your issues. There may be something going on that is totally unrelated to your reflux. If that is the case, you want to get it taken care of incase something else even more serious than acid reflux is going on. ...Read more
Acid reflux: Simple answer: "yes." but there are many causes of pain in that region. ...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
I have sharp pain under my right rib cage that sometimes radiates into my upper back near my shoulder blade. Nausea. And acid reflux.
I got acid reflux problem.Im taking nexium (esomeprazole).But from last 2 weeks i have back pain left side close to shoulder blade in rib cage area. Why is that?
?unrelated: Stomach intestinal issues should not be referred to the back unless something serious is going on such as perforation, pancreatitis, bleeding. If you have pain in your shoulder it could be referred pain or something completely unrelated. For this type of complaint a face to face with your doctor will likely provide better answers to a complex question. Good luck ...Read more
I have acid reflux and asthma flare up. I sometimes couldn't breathe even if I took Salbutamol. My right shoulder blade hurts when I take deep breath.
Acid reflux & asthma: Acid reflux can exacerbate asthma - when you reflux it can spill into lung. Consider acid reflux meds and check for H pylori a bacteria associated with gastritis. Elevate head of bed when sleeping. May need short course of steroids for asthma Shoulder blade pain is associated w/ gallbladder so would check that as a factor in GI distress. iFollow up with doc ...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?
Consider these:: The numbness anatomy suggests ulnar distribution or c8-t-1, nerve compression in the neck, but this could also be seen in thoracic outlet syndrome. Have you had some recent trauma? Testing can reveal the diagnosis. Doubt the stomach issues relate to the arm and shoulder problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a burning sensation just below my shoulder blade on one side, i don't have burning in my throat so d punt think its acid reflux help.
Acid reflux sufferer, neck pain back of head pain, pain inbetween shoulder blades today egg smell when burpes v worried what r these pains & smell?
See your doctor: These symptoms require a thorough evaluation to find out what's going on and what can be done for you. ...Read more
Having bad left shoulder,left elbow and back pains. Acid reflux/heartburn for 2 4 days. Weird feeling in bottom of throat. Really scared! Help please!
See below: Would like to give you precise guidance by this Question box doesn't allow for diagnosis or complicated questions. AN ONLINE CONSULTATION AT HEALTH TAP MIGHT BE HELPFUL. A VOICE ONLY OR VIDEO WOULD BE BEST. An Inbox Text consult next best(would need to be available to answer questions). A text chat is undesirable as it is too slow to get enough information.r Reflux advice: http://bit.ly/1oBHu1n ...Read more
Pain: No. Two completely different problems.Get a more detailed answer ›
GERD: Usualy not.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Shoulder pain is multifactorial. It can be from bone issues -- like arthritis. It can be from muscle tendon issues -- like a torn rotator cuff, or when a tendon is inflammed. It can also be from nerve issues -- like a bulging disk in your spine. Each diagnosis ...Read more
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