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Dr. David Earle
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Gerd (Definition)

It is normal to have some gastroesophageal reflux (ger). It becomes a disease( gerd) when it causes organ damage (imflammation of the esophagus, or barrett's esophagus), it has a significant negative impact on your life, or requires dependence ...Read more


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How do you confirm upper crossed syndrome? My main symptoms are upper back pain, gerd/digestion issues, fatigue, unable to deep breathe, and headache.

How do you confirm upper crossed syndrome? My main symptoms are upper back pain, gerd/digestion issues, fatigue, unable to deep breathe, and headache.

See specialist: Upper crossed syndrome involves the muscles of your upper torso. Gerd and indigestion are unrelated symptoms and should be evaluated by a gastroenteroligist. Your primary care physician can arrange a referral for evaluation of your musculoskeletal problem. ...Read more

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What could be preventing my rib cage from expanding fully. I have symptoms of GERD (mucus in throat)/asthma. Tons of knots and back pain. Fatigued...

What could be preventing my rib cage from expanding fully. I have symptoms of GERD (mucus in throat)/asthma. Tons of knots and back pain. Fatigued...

Be specific: Gerd and alcohol not a good combination so quit drinking, what do you mean tons of knots where?, take Mucinex (guaifenesin) to loosen the mucous, need more investgation about knots, those might be tihtening the rib muscles pl see a pulmonologist asap. ...Read more

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Can forward head posture be the cause of the following symptoms? Headache, mucus in back of throat (gerd/lard), fatigue, dizziness, neck/back pain...

Can forward head posture be the cause of the following symptoms? Headache, mucus in back of throat (gerd/lard), fatigue, dizziness, neck/back pain...

Structure & function: Headache, mucus in back of throat (?Pnd vs, (ler), fatigue, dizziness, neck/back pain are all non-specific, often due to an identifiable condition or a named disease process. Without knowing what specific condition(s) is(are) causing these symptoms, it would be incorrect to attribute one vague physical sign (ie forward head posture) to a set of vague symptoms. ...Read more

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Can GERD cause jaw and back pain?

Can GERD cause jaw and back pain?

Possibly: Depending upon the severity of the symptoms and how you react, it may be possible to suffer secondary muscular discomfort. ...Read more

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I have middle back pain the radiates under my left rib cage I do have GERD but what could this be ?

Indigestion?: Since you have gerd it could be indigestion. Does it start after you eat? Have you tried an antacid? Indigestion and gerd pain can radiate to the back. Please see your doctor for an exam and diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can GERD cause upper back pain, like dull aching pain?

Let me explain: If gerd left without treatment, complications could happen (esophageal stricture, ageal ulcer, precancerous changes to the esophagus and cancer) that lead to back pain. ...Read more

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Indomethacin gel for back pain.. Is it safe even if I have gerd?

Back pain: Although the absorption of medication is via cutaneous pathway, there could be significant prostaglandin inhibition with this medication that may result in worsening of the gerd or development of an ulcer. Check with your physician for further adequate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Does gerd/gastritis cause back pain?6yrs in pain. I eat healthy/exercise weekly+still in pain. Gets worse at night. What to do?

Does gerd/gastritis cause back pain?6yrs in pain. I eat healthy/exercise weekly+still in pain. Gets worse at night. What to do?

Yes it can = back-: -pain. It's usually controlled using meds & antacids. B sure U C an upper GI specialist. Some testing & perhaps an endoscopy will B needed. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
3,105 doctors shared insights

Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more