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Gastritis And Arm Pain
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
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
Recovering from gastritis, noticed something weird. Every time I burp, a nerve running down my left arm tingles. I burp, it tingles. Every time. Happening 2-3 days now. What could it be?
Can gastritis cause severe pain in left side of chest and down left arm? I get faint and clamy and can't breathe should I be going to ER with this?
Yes: Very possible to lose blood require immediate intervention! ...Read more
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?
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
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
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?
Both arms numb no chest pain just a lil dizzy. And a little heart burn I have gastritis and back arthritis.
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
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
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
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
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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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