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Sharp upper stomach/back/chest/arm pain&nausea cause by gastritis or something else? Pain every other day no answers. Please help!

Sharp upper stomach/back/chest/arm pain&nausea cause by gastritis or something else? Pain every other day no answers. Please help!

Few possibilities: Gastritis can certainly lead to that, especially of severe, or if an ulcer has developed. If the acid is very high it can come into the esophagus and worsen the situation causing esophagitis. Gallbladder issues also a possibility but would usually cause right sided chest pain. Suggest seeing a doc. Avoiding ALL FOODS that can worsen. Taking Prilosec in morning and Zantac (ranitidine) at night. ...Read more

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Gastritis (Definition)

Inflammation associated with mucosal injury in the stomach. Gastritis is commonly a result of infectious or autoimmune diseases, although it can also result from drugs, extreme stress ...Read more


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Pain in left arm with no chest pain...had antral gastritis. Wat is d cause of dis.

Where?: It could be from tour neck, chest or a dozen place in the upper limb. Please be specific. Where and when and how. Over use? Normal use? Only pain-no weakness or numbness, Could be any of two dozen things. ...Read more

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Arm has been numb for 4 days cardiac tests came out good in the ER but I have back arthritis and gastritis can this be affecting me in any way?

Arm has been numb for 4 days cardiac tests came out good in the ER but I have back arthritis and gastritis can this be affecting me in any way?

Neck yes, back no: Numbness in the arm can be related to several causes including arthritis in the neck, a peripheral nerve problem and even lyme disease. Have a rheumatologist evaluate the proble. ...Read more

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Chest pain down left arm through back for over a week, likely caused from gastritis should I go to ER or just keep taking pepcid (famotidine)? Hematocrit was 37

Chest pain down left arm through back for over a week, likely caused from gastritis should I go to ER or just keep taking pepcid (famotidine)? Hematocrit was 37

Depends: If your symptoms are bearable and you're confident of the diagnosis, the er won't be of much value. You'd be better off calling the one who prescribed Pepcid (famotidine) and ask for a more potent schedule, strength, or medication. If you're in distress and need immediate relief or reduction of discomfort, then that's why we have ers. ...Read more

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Right arm is hurting I got liver an gall bladder checked I have gastritis can that affect my arm. Also heart was good?

Right arm is hurting I got liver an gall bladder checked I have gastritis can that affect my arm. Also heart was good?

Check cervical spine: Although you seem quite young for spine disease, pain in ones arm can arise from the cervical spine or anywhere along the course of the nerves serving the arm. A neurologist might be able to help with the evaluation. ...Read more

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Right arm tingly what could it be no chest pain little bit of gastritis and I have neuropathy never felt this before neck is sore and tight too?

See PMD: This could be a sign of cervical disc herniation and resulting radiculopathy. But based on your age and medical problems, could be other things also. Please see your pmd for workup. ...Read more

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Both arms numb no chest pain just a lil dizzy. And a little heart burn I have gastritis and back arthritis.

Both arms numb no chest pain just a lil dizzy. And a little heart burn I have gastritis and back arthritis.

Circulation: You may have circulation problems. Taking an Aspirin may help this but you may need more tests to see what is going wrong. ...Read more

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What may cause arm pain?

So many things: There are so many causes. They include problems with the joints, muscles, tendons. One can get arm pain from a pinched nerve in the neck or in the bundle of nerves at the top of the arm called the brachial plexus. People who have heart attacks often experience pain in their left arm (although occ the right). Overworked or strained muscles can cause arms pain. Pinched nerves in the elbow or wrist. ...Read more

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What causes severe arm pain?

See below: Many things can cause these symptoms. You need to see your doctor. He/she whill perform a thorough examination to see what's going on and tell you what to do about it. ...Read more

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What might be causing my weird arm pain?

Not enough info: You need to see your doctor, who will examine you and possibly do tests. ...Read more

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What causes under arm pain?

Can have multiple..: Causes. Bruise, muscle strain, allergic rash or dermatitis, infection & more. B evaluated by Ur PCP. ...Read more

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Left arm pain when coughing?

Left arm pain when coughing?

Herniated disc: Coughing increases pressure in the spine and if there is an underlying compression of a nerve or the spinal cord itself, pain can be produced. Best to be examined and perhaps have an MRI of the neck perfored. ...Read more

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How long does dead arm pain last?

How long does dead arm pain last?

Dead arm: Stingers, cervical radicular pain, or thoracic outlet compression symptoms will vary with amout of compression and energy of the injury. Usually a few minutes to an hour. Anything longer should raise a red flag. ...Read more

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What is causing chest and arm pain?

Need more info: How bad is it? Is the pain on the surface at the rib or deep in the chest? Does it come and go or change with coughing? Does it move? Does it radiate anywhere else? What makes it worse? Activity? Eating? Breathing? Did you injure yourself? Is it improving or worsening or the same. Other symptoms? Fevers? Chills? If worsening or a/w shortness of breath see an md. If severe call 911. ...Read more

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What it means to get right arm pain?

Several options: Unfortunately this is an extremely nonspecific question, and would depend on the location, nature, chronicity, etc of the pain. Numerous conditions can cause arm pain, including a pinched nerve, tendonitis, fracture, sprain/strain, etc. See your physician if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Why am I always having left arm pain?

Many Possibilities: Although you are young, we can't forget that left arm pain can be referred from other places such as the heart, cervical spine, etc. There certainly are many other possibilities such as referred shoulder pain, but if you haven't seen a physician I would recommend starting with your regular doctor first to narrow the possibilities. ...Read more

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How can you relieve upper left arm pain?

Depends: Treatment of upper arm pain would depend on the reason for the pain. Does this follow an injury? Do you have full range of movement at the shoulder? Do you have pain when you move your neck in all directions? I recommend you see your doctor for this problem. ...Read more

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Sudden sharp right arm pain, what to do?

Sudden sharp right arm pain, what to do?

See below: Arm pain is a vague complaint. Neck problems are often associated. A thorough history and exam with xrays if indicated. Seek an orthopaedic surgeon specialized in spine. Just because he is a surgeon, he 'll try to exhaust all conservative treatment before surgery. Do not get your neck manipulated. Examination of the arm, in itself for pathologic findings as there are numerous areas in the arm form hand and wrist that can cause symptomatology can you elaborate on the exact location of your pain quality quantity chronology setting alleviating and aggravating factors and associated manifestations. ...Read more

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What causes striking upper right arm pain?

Upper arm pain: Consider referred cervical pain, referred heart problems, sprains, strains, rotator cuff tendonitis or tearing. Most ominous would be the one related to the heart. Check with er or your pcp asap for this. ...Read more

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Arm pain and nick pain I also have diabets?

What's the question?: Ok so you have neck and arm pain and possibly diabetes. What is your question? ...Read more

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Anxiety arm pain, and other pain, what to do?

Anxiety arm pain, and other pain, what to do?

ANXIETY TX: ANXIETY TX: I recommend the Anxiety & Phobia Workbook. This goes over all strategies, diets, supplements and Meds. The two alternative therapies I have had success with are EFT (EMOTIONAL FREEDOM TECHNIQUE) and EMDR (EYE MOVEMENT DESENSITSENSITIZATION AND REPROCESSING) Meds: leaxapro/Zoloft /Paxil = LONG ACTING XANAX/INDERAL/KLONOPIN SHORT ACTING. You need an exam/EKG&labs ...Read more

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What can cause extreme shoulder and arm pain?

What can cause extreme shoulder and arm pain?

Many tings: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What can cause on and off shoulder and arm pain?

Neuro, orthop: Shoulder pain radiating to the arm is probably due to a cervical radiculopathy. Needs neuro consult and possibly emg/ncv of the involved extremity. ...Read more

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What should I do about my shoulder and arm pain?

Go to doctor: If not get better and persistent, probably should be evaluated my your health care provider. May not be anything serious, but best to get checked out. ...Read more

Arm Pain (Definition)

Arm pain can mean many things. See a hand or ...Read more