Top
20
Doctor insights on: Does Acid Reflux Cause Chest Pain

Share
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
2 doctors shared insights

Acid Reflux (Definition)

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


2

2
Does acid reflux cause upper burning back pain?

Does acid reflux cause upper burning back pain?

It may.: The esophagus is a fairly posterior structure within your chest cavity. Many with acid reflux will feel burning between their shoulder blades in addition to or instead of under their breast bone. If antacid or famotidine or Omeprazole quiets the back "burning", then there is your answer. ...Read more

3

3
Does acid reflux cause headaches?

Does acid reflux cause headaches?

Not usually.: Acid reflux usually isn't one of those things that causes headaches. Unless you're also having a sour taste in your mouth, belching, and heartburn - i'd look to other causes for your headache. ...Read more

5

5
Does heartburn or acid reflux cause heart palpitations?

Does heartburn or acid reflux cause heart palpitations?

Possible cause: Acid reflux can be associated with heart palpitations. Both conditions are so relatively common that proving a relationship when both are present is difficult. ...Read more

6

6
Does gastric cause chest pain?

Reflus: Esophageal reflux, reflux of gastric acid into the esophagus, is a common cause of chest pain. Gallstones can also occasionally cause chest pain. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
Can acid reflux cause right armpit pain?

Can acid reflux cause right armpit pain?

Not that I know of-: -it is frequently referred to the back, but not armpit. If it does it again take a liquid antacid, if it goes away or helps a lot you have your answer. ...Read more

8

8
Can acid reflux cause upper back and rib pain?

Hard to say: That distribution is not typical, but pain can refer to different areas in different people. ...Read more

10

10
Can acid reflux cause bad breath?

Can acid reflux cause bad breath?

Yes: Gastric reflux can be quite damaging. Please be evaluated by a Gastroenterologist. And how long has it been since your last Dental check-up. Thermal be other coincidental reasons for your halitosis in addition to gastric reflux. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
11

11
Does acid reflux cause heart palpitations?

Does acid reflux cause heart palpitations?

Possible cause: Acid reflux can be associated with heart palpitations. Both conditions are so relatively common that proving a relationship when both are present is difficult. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
12

12
Can acid reflux cause burning pains in stomach and trouble breathing?

Yes: Acid reflux can cause these symptoms but many other issues can as well. You should see your doctor for further evaluation. In the meantime, you can start an over-the-counter reflux medication. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
15

15
Can ranitidine cause chest pains?

Can ranitidine cause chest pains?

In severe : Reactions it can. Reflux gastritis and ulcer disease can also cause chest discomfort. May be why you are on med. Talk to your doctor to see if it due to med or other symptom. ...Read more

16

16
Why does acid reflux cause globus sensation in throat?

Why does acid reflux cause globus  sensation  in throat?

Inflammation: Acid reflux can cause inflammation of tissues or irritation of the nerve endings in your upper airway/GI tract which can be perceived as a sensation of a lump in your throat. Sometimes depression or anxiety which are associated with pro-inflammatory states in your body can cause the same sensation. ...Read more

17

17
Does acid reflux cause some people to have abdominal pain?

Does acid reflux cause some people to have abdominal pain?

ACID REFLUX MAY: Cause chest burning or tightnes, but not abdominal pain. Other conditions sometimes associated with reflux like acute/chronic gastritis, duodenitis, peptic ulcers and gallbladder as well as pancreatic disease may cause abdominal pain. ...Read more

18

18
Can acid reflux or GERD also cause rectal discomfort?

Can acid reflux or GERD also cause rectal discomfort?

No: While the mouth is ultimately connected to the anys, there is no mechanism for gerd to cause discomfort at the off ramp. ...Read more

19

19
Can Nexium (esomeprazole) cause chest pain or tightness?

Can Nexium (esomeprazole) cause chest pain or tightness?

Rarely: Talk with your doctor about your symptoms. If needed, your doctor may consider a trial off the Nexium (esomeprazole) then a rechallenge to see if it is truly the culprit. ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser
3 doctors shared insights

Reflux (Definition)

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


Dr. Gutti Rao
3,173 doctors shared insights

Chest Pain (Definition)

The chest resides between the neck & abdomen. Chest pain refers to ...Read more