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Can pain in the lungs, throat or esophagus cause referred pain to the muscles in the back of the neck?

Can pain in the lungs, throat or esophagus cause referred pain to the muscles in the back of the neck?

Yes: Pain in the chest can be referred into the neck and back. Nerves can travel fr the front of the chest to the back as well (known as intercostals). ...Read more

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Esophagus (Definition)

This is the muscular structure built like a tube that connects your throat to the stomach though which food ...Read more


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What is this pain in the esophagus, that I am having, caused from?

What is this pain in the esophagus, that I am having, caused from?

Spasm: The esophagus is very muscular to move food from your mouth o your stomach . Sometimes these muscles cramp up into a spasm , which causes a severe pain . Please contact your primary provider to evaluate this further if it dosen't resolve soon ...Read more

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I took a pill and now my esophagus is hurting. I think it went down weird. Is there anything i can do to ease the pain?

I took a pill and now my esophagus is hurting.  I think it went down weird. Is there anything i can do to ease the pain?

Esophageal pain: Drinking room temperature water often relieves esophageal spasm. If the pain persists, try liquid mylanta which coats the esophagus. See your physician as needed if symptoms worsen or persist. ...Read more

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I'm on the 10th of 30 day of clyndamicin600mg/6hr.Now when I eat or drink I feel pain in the lower esophagus when th food travels that zone.Whatto do?

I'm on the 10th of 30 day of clyndamicin600mg/6hr.Now when I eat or drink I feel pain in the lower esophagus when th food travels that zone.Whatto do?

Inappropriate med: Unless you have NO alternative drugs for your skin and nasal symptoms, I suggest that you see an infectious disease consult ASAP. Clindamycin treats staph aureus (non MRSA) and anaerobes. On a 30 day regimen, you are at high risk for C diff colitis- diarrhea and inflammation of the colon from overgrowth of a clostridium bacteria that makes a toxin.This condition is severe and can be fatal. ...Read more

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What should I do about pain in esophagus when eat food or drink?

What should I do about pain in esophagus when eat food or drink?

See you doctor.: You may need a GI evaluation. You could have acid reflux, esophagitis, hiatal hernia, stricture.... You need to be properly evaluated and tested. ...Read more

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Sometimes it feels like air is coming up my esophagus, kind of like mucus when you are coughing it up, but there isn't mucus and then i cough. No pain?

Sometimes it feels like air is coming up my esophagus, kind of like mucus when you are coughing it up, but there isn't mucus and then i cough. No pain?

Aerophagia vs reflux: Involuntary belching after a meal is normal, caused by release of swallowed gas after distension of the stomach with food. Magenblase syndrome is postprandial epigastric fullness ; bloating, relieved by belching. Aerophagia (accumulation of gas due to air swallowing) is common with anxiety, hypersalivation from gum chewing, smoking, drinking, oral irritation. Gerd may contribute to your distress. ...Read more

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Have diagnosis of barrett's esophagus and now have pain in left upper quadriant in ribs any ideas?

Have diagnosis of barrett's esophagus and now have pain in left upper quadriant in ribs any ideas?

Unrelated.: Luq pain may be due to variety of issues, but if pain is in the abdomen it is commonly related to large intestine. If pain is reproduced when you push on your ribs it is musculoskeleta. Barret's esophagus is only a risk factor for cancer. As long as you are on a plan for surveillance, you should have no concerns of esophageal cancer. ...Read more

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What causes a pain in my lower esophagus near my sternum?

What causes a pain in my lower esophagus near my sternum?

Nothing: A bump at the end of your sternum is probably your xlphoid proccess. A normal bone that many people discover for the first time when they feel around there and think it is new or a problem . Please contact your primary provider to evaluate this further if it dosen't resolve soon ...Read more

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What to take to heal my esophagus i'm in pain? Barely could speak

See doctor: For examination to determine the cause, so you can be treated correctly. ...Read more

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