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Left arm pain after eating?

Left arm pain after eating?

Can tell here but...: Don't know details of age, health status, tobacco, family history, location, (inner, outer), neck, back pain, onset, duration, other, etc . Could be gut or cardiac. Call your doc. If new symptom, esp if associated sweats, nausea, short of breath, chest discomfort, lightheaded er asap. ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Shoulder Pain (Definition)

Shoulder pain is multifactorial. It can be from bone issues -- like arthritis. It can be from muscle tendon issues -- like a torn rotator cuff, or when a tendon is inflammed. It can also be from nerve issues -- like a bulging disk in your spine. Each diagnosis ...Read more


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Pain in left shoulder blade after sleeping?

Need for examination: If the pain lasts more than a day or two, it would be prudent to see your doctor as it is not feasible to provide an opinion without examining you. ...Read more

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Diaphragm causing left shoulder pain after meals?

It can: This can occur. If you have a hiatal hernia that is causing irritation after you eat, you can have referred pain in your left shoulder or axilla (armpit) area. You may need an upper GI series or endoscopy to make sure you are not having any other issues such as progressing barretts esophagus or any other issues. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Very bad abdominal pain and left shoulder pain after eating. Can last hours.

Very bad abdominal pain and left shoulder pain after eating. Can last hours.

Need more info: Have you seen a Dr for this ? Sounds like ulcer vs gall bladder, but without examination, impossible to tell.. Does it change, depending on the type of foods you eat ? Does anything you do help relieve the pain ? Any shortness of breath or chest pains or cardiac changes ? ...Read more

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Upper right abdomen pain,nausea and pain in right shoulder blade . Happens after every meal. Mouth turns sour after eating something sweet.

Upper right abdomen pain,nausea and pain in right shoulder blade . Happens after every meal. Mouth turns sour after eating something sweet.

Gallstones: Your history is the classic description of cholelithiasis, also known as gallstones. You can have referred pain at your shoulder blade as a result of blockage of your gallbladder duct. Acid reflux or an ulcer is another consideration as well. I would recommend an ultrasound and evaluation by an MD. ...Read more

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Severe upper abdominal pain. Began beside bellybutton & has shifted below ribcage. Worse after meal. Back pain. Chest pain. Right shoulder pain. Help?

Severe upper abdominal pain. Began beside bellybutton & has shifted below ribcage. Worse after meal. Back pain. Chest pain. Right shoulder pain. Help?

Get in.: If you are having severe abdominal pain, you need to get in to be seen right away - it could be something serious. You could be dealing with a bad gallbladder, a bad appendix, or something else. Please get in right away. ...Read more

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Burning pain under left shoulder blade, left abdomen pain, worse during eating and drinking. Extreme fatigue. Getting worse over last few months. ?

Burning pain under left shoulder blade, left abdomen pain, worse during eating and drinking. Extreme fatigue. Getting worse over last few months. ?

See your physician.: this could be anything from a stomach or gall bladder problem, to a problem with the colon in the left upper abdomen (referred pain). the extreme fatigue is very concerning and I would see your physician. ...Read more

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Upper right quadrant pain. Cholecystectomy 8 years ago. Pain radiates to back /shoulder and is sharp about 40 min after eating. Liquid diet helps.

Pancreas: After your gallbladder has been removed you can still form stones or sludge that causes pain. Getting pain after eating around 30-40 minutes may be related to acid however. At your age a duodenal ulcer is possible. Lastly pancreatitis or inflammation of the pancreas can also be a cause. See your doctor you can be treated and feel better. ...Read more

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Symptoms: dull pain on upper right side, loud tummy rumbles after I eat that will last for hours, pain right shoulder blade, passing gas and burping ?

Symptoms: dull pain on upper right side, loud tummy rumbles after I eat that will last for hours, pain right shoulder blade, passing gas and burping ?

Exam-ASAP: These symptoms are very highly suggestive of gallbladder/gallstone disease. I suggest immediate medical evaluation, blood testing and abdominal ultrasound. ...Read more

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Pain under left ribs and pain left shoulder with belching after angioplasy to look at stomach?

Check w doctor: Any time you have new symptoms after a procedure you should check with the doctor who did the procedure. Do you mean you had an endoscopy to look at the stomach? If so, because sometimes some air gets in then you get belching, and if the stomach is distended it can irritate the nerves in the area and you can have some discomfort. However best check with MD that did your procedure. Best to you! ...Read more

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Pain right side abdomen behind lower rib after eating with a bruise?

Ulcer or gallstones.: These symptoms can be due to gallstones, ulcers or irritable bowel.Please see your gastyroenterolgist for endoscopy and ultrasound.Avoid coffe , tea and sugarless gum. ...Read more

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After gallbladder surgery, pain in right shoulder blade common?

Shoulder pain: Not common, but it does happen if the diaphragmatic nerves are irritated and there is referred pain to the posterior shoulder. ...Read more

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Upper right abdomen pain,right shoulder and below shoulder blade pain,nausea since 3 months.Loose kind motion after meal for about 8-10 times a day?

Upper right abdomen pain,right shoulder and below shoulder blade pain,nausea since 3 months.Loose kind  motion after meal for about 8-10 times a day?

Doctor can evaluate: Many things are in the upper abdomen: stomach, pancreas, liver, small intestine, gall bladder, large intestine, abdominal muscles, etc... An exam by a primary care doctor can help figure things out. Pain in the right upper abdomen, plus symptoms that occur after eating, can be due to gallstones or other gall bladder disease. A doctor can evaluate for gall bladder problems. ...Read more

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Right chest pain immediately after bulching?

Right chest pain immediately after bulching?

Possible gerd: This might be heart burn or GERD, very common after belching or taking a large meal. It's Important to make sure this is not related to heart disease which can mimic those symptoms too. Encourage you to be seen by a physician to rule out heart disease ...Read more

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Experiencing sharp shooting pains that start below right shoulder blade and shoot to front of chest below right breast. Happens a few hours after eat?

Experiencing sharp shooting pains that start below right shoulder blade and shoot to front of chest below right breast.  Happens a few hours after eat?

Gallbladder? : While its not typical, this could represent gallbladder pain. Sounds like its worth a trip to your primary care provider to find out more. Timing depends in duration and severity of symptoms. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Help? Nausea/vomiting, diarrhea for 6 days. Sharp pain under right ribs and lower left stomach pain after eating. Gallbladder removal 5 years ago.

Still be evaluated..: Don't wish to wait out, but go to be timely evaluated although GI viral infection may manifest your symptoms. How to get evaluated correctly? Follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; then you can surely work closely with doc to reach right diagnosis for right treatment/ care/ counseling. ...Read more

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Stomach pain before eating but much worse after eating.. Also sharp stabbing pain in right and left sides of lower abdomen?

Stomach pain before eating but much worse after eating.. Also sharp stabbing pain in right and left sides of lower abdomen?

You need to be seen: Allyson, if you're still ill today you need to be examined. Until you see someone, drink only clear liquids. Good luck! ...Read more

Dr. Adam Lewis
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Stomach Pain After Meal (Definition)

Stomach pain after a meal, also known as a postprandial pain, refers to pain in the mid abdomen after eating. It can have many causes, related to the stomach, esophagus, gallbladder , pancreas, and intestines, among other organs. If it persists, ...Read more