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Yesterday i swallowed chicken with little bone. Now i couldn't feel any symptom such as pain. Is there any specific symptom could i feel if got stucked in esophagus. I havea gastritis. Differnt sympto?

Yesterday i swallowed chicken with little bone. Now i couldn't feel any symptom such as pain. Is there any specific symptom could i feel if got stucked in esophagus. I havea gastritis. Differnt sympto?

You would know it's stuck in your throat: If it was stuck in your throat, you would have pain in your throat, and it would feel like something's not going down completely. So that's good. The gastritis may or may not be related to that. Chances are higher if the bone was small enough, and it's in your food, and passes out of your body as stool, you should have no problem. If the gastritis continues however, you need to contact your pcp, and have this examined further. ...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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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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Doc found 8mm nodule in distal esophagus. Referred. Me To another doc for ultrasound waited months now going next week, cancer? I have hiatal hernia.

Doc found 8mm nodule in distal esophagus. Referred. Me To another doc for ultrasound  waited months now going next week, cancer? I have hiatal hernia.

Usually not: Distal esophageal Ca is a lesion of mucosa most often induced by H.pylori. It pesents with ulceration and then invasion of wall of esophagus with gradual obstruction. US good to look at extent of Ca invasion into muscular wall of esophagus. Many causes of nodule in wall? for which bx indicated. ...Read more

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I am getting referred pain in my left side during sex.  i am a man. ?

I am getting referred pain in my left side during sex.  i am a man. ?

Testicular problem?: If pain occurs only during sex, then possibly testicular problem. For a problem like this, you need a physical exam by a physician, who can also obtain a more thorough history about the problem to help determine what it is and whether or not it is serious. ...Read more

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My gum doesn't look bad now bt how do I help referred pain and possible clenching?

See your dentist: Have an examination to check for an infection, an injury, or periodontal (gum) disease, and get treatment if necessary. If you have an infection, the pain will reoccur. If you are clenching (bruxism--chronic grinding and/or clenching the teeth), your dentist can diagnose this and suggest an appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I am getting a referred pain during sex to my left side, what could cuase this?

Pain with sex: There are many possibilities. The most likely source of the pain are the uterus, fallopian tubes, ovary or colon. You need to report this to your doctor and get an examination including a pelvic examination to determine the cause and then you can be given proper treatment. ...Read more

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Should topical analgesic be applied to location of the damaged nerve in neck, or site of referred pain, or both?

Should topical analgesic be applied to location of the damaged nerve in neck, or site of referred pain, or both?

The area where pain : Apply a topical analgesic to the area where pain is felt unless the doctor advises otherwise. Topical anlagesics work on nerve endings and this is typically where the pain is felt. ...Read more