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What should I do to get rid of chest and back pain when i eat and swallow?

Get eval: The cause necessary inorder to treat. If you can find a way to go to a GI doctor, i think you would find your answer. ...Read more

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Why would I have pain in my upper back when I swallow any type of food?

Swallowing: Painful swallowing is called odynophagia, usually related to heartburn, but could be yeast infection in the esophagus. Upper back area is somewhat unusual. Chest x ray would be helpful. ...Read more

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I was stretching and felt a pop in my neck. Neck was stiff for a week. I get a pain in my back when i cough/swallow. Can it b related? Had a cough 2wk

I was stretching and felt a pop in my neck. Neck was stiff for a week. I get a pain in my back when i cough/swallow. Can it b related? Had a cough 2wk

Neck Pop: Although anything is possible, your symptoms are not likely to be related. Stiff neck and related "pop" are probably neck muscle strain. Pain in the back could be related to the cough. Probably not related to each other unless the coughing is quite violent with a lot of head movement. ...Read more

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I am having back pain when I swallow food?

I am having back pain when I swallow food?

More details are: needed. WHERE exactly in your back do you have the discomfort. An esophageal blockage can cause pain in your upper back! More details but suffices to say you need to have these symptoms evaluated by a Gastroenterologist. Endoscopic examination of the esophagus is a quick harmless examination which may solve the problem! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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Other than esophageal cancer, what could cause worsening dysphagia +globus+ back pain w/swallowing +hoarser voice? Going on, increasing over a month.

Other than esophageal cancer, what could cause worsening dysphagia +globus+ back pain w/swallowing +hoarser voice? Going on, increasing over a month.

Gastroesophageal ref: Gastroesophageal reflux causes all of that and needs to be evaluated and gotten under control. General measures include PPI medication (Nexium, Prilosec, Prevacid, (lansoprazole) etc), decreased caffeine/alcohol, no eating within 2 hours of bedtime, smaller meals with snacks in between and elevation of the head of the bed. You should see a gastroentrologist. ...Read more

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I have chest and back pain when i swallow and stretch . What could it be?

I have chest  and back pain when i swallow and stretch . What could it be?

Many things: Could be many issues. This could range from, lung, heart, muscles of the chest cavity, the rib cage and the gastrointestinal tract. Have your md examine you to narrow down the possible causes. ...Read more

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I have tonsils hurts to swallow and sharp back pain what could it be?

I have tonsils hurts to swallow and sharp back pain what could it be?

Well the tonsils: Are from tonsillitis i think, did you see and ENT specialist i hope? As for back pain are you saying neck pain or low back pain or thoracic pain. All of thoses are not related to your tonsils. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of chest and back pain when I eat and swallow?

GI issues: Chest and back pain related to eating are most likely related to problem with your GI system. Although treating acid reflux usually takes care of these symptoms, it is highly recommended to follow up with your primary care physician in order to rule out more serious problems (e.g. Heart disease, pancreatitis, gall stones) and to suggest a plan of action including referral to a GI specialist. ...Read more

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