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Pain In Chest And Back When Swallowing
Looks like a problem: A primary care doctor, and ENT specialist, and a G.I. Specialist can help figure out what is causing swallowing problems. Possible causes include nerve problems, tumors (including cancers), infections, damage from acid reflux, esophagus malfunctions or spasms, eosinophilic esophagitis, etc... Normal swallowing is an automatic, smooth, painless event; so anything other than that should be examined. ...Read more
Very brief: Sharp inspiratory pain tha is gone by the time you read this, may never know the cause, but could be a burst "bleb" that resolves. Many report this, few are of consequence. Persistent pain on breathing is called 'pleurisy' and may indicate a wide variation of things all requiring you to see a doctor and get further testing. ...Read more
I have aching pain in my upper back and neck and shoulders a little in my ribs at the back.. Also chest hurts when breathing in ?
Mgt: There are a number of possible conditions which can cause these symptoms. If you are otherwise healthy, muscular pain is a likely cause. Other possible causes include pleuritic inflammation or infection. In your age group, cardiac findings are less common. I would recommend a NSAID and a heating pad. If the pain worsen or does not resolve in a few weeks, please see your physician. ...Read more
Experience tightness in chest and pain in left shoulder and elbow when lying down. Pain resides when sitting or standing.
Multiple Causes: Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, great vessel disease, respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections, lung collapse), and muscle problems. It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having. it is very unlikely that at 21 it is serious but should see a doctor to get more information. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Burning in throat, difficulty breathing through nose, pain i all upper abdomen, chest pain left side pain in right lower back, leg and testicle ideas?
Here are some ...: Have all these symptoms simultaneous symptoms been new to you or just another flare-up of chronic recurrent episodes? Clinically, your combined symptoms suggest the occurrence of systemic effects from viral infection or connective tissue disorders or autoimmune disorders, which commonly affects multiple sites of body. So, seek pro-evaluation, counseling, and treatment timely. ...Read more
2 years popping sound when moving right shoulder blade and pain which i also have in the right upper chest and arm and some burning feeling in chest?
Pain in right ribcage sometimes in right breast comes and goes numbness and tingling as well. Difficulty breathing at times and pain when breathing in
Pleurisy: You're describing pleurisy. It can be due to intercostal muscle strain, but inflammation of the pleura (covering of the lung) is a consideration. The commonest cause is viral infection but there are other causes such as spontaneous pneumothorax (lung collapse), and non-viral infections. A chest x-ray is indicated. Advil, (ibuprofen) which you take, is a good treatment, if uncomplicated. ...Read more
Lump feeling in throat and pain in chest on left side especially when swallowing food...Feels like it gets stuck in throat and chest?
Could be a: Esophageal structure ...Recommend talking to your physician. ...Read more
Woke up with discomfort and pain in upper right side of chest. Worsens when lying down and deep breathing.
See a doctor: I am worried about the pain with laying down, sometimes that may be a sign for pericarditis, an inflammation of the pericardium which is a layer that wraps around the heart. This condition can lead to potential for morbidity and mortality and needs to be evaluated immediately ...Read more
Spasm: That is a muscle spasm. Take a hot shower. Apply heat to your back. Have your doctor prescribed a combination of ibuprofen which you can get from OTC and muscle relaxant which you need a prescription for it . Relax stress increased tension and make pain worst. If you do not have a doctor start with Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 50 mg at bed time and Ibuprofen 600-800 mg every 6-8 hours, and heat, or go to urgent care. ...Read more
Having pain in my upper right abdomen, shortness of breath with heart palpitations, pain in my back and neck/shoulder area.
Hard to say exactly: But further evaluation with your pcp is warranted. ...Read more
Pain in left side of chest, frequent belching, sternum pain while sleeping, pain in neck and shoulder when moving head a certain way worried lung canc?
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