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

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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Pain in upper back made worse when I swallow food sometimes drink, had b4 a few month ago but went after a week? What is this? Should I see a dr?

Pain in upper back made worse when I swallow food sometimes drink, had b4 a few month ago but went after a week? What is this? Should I see a dr?

Esophagus : what you're describing sounds like a problem in your esophagus. Best to see your health provider for evaluation and possible imaging. Might try over-the-counter medicine for acid reflux such a Zantac (ranitidine) or Prilosec which might be helpful. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck ...Read more

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This morning I began with upper back pain when I swallow food. As soon as the food passes through my esophagus the back pain stops. Do you have any id?

Esophageal problem: The sensation of pain in the esophagus is usually an accurate indication of the level of an esophageal problem. A visit to a GI doctor would likely provide the most rapid diagnosis and treatment. Often an upper endoscopy would provide the answer. ...Read more

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Why would I have left-sided mid&upper back pain after an EGD & colonoscopy? Hurts more when eating and swallowing. Biopsies were taken.

Why would I have left-sided mid&upper back pain after an EGD & colonoscopy?  Hurts more when eating and swallowing. Biopsies were taken.

Invasive procedures,: such as EGD and colonoscopy, often cause discomfort afterwards, especially if biopsies are taken. Taking biopsies requires cutting out a tiny piece of the lining of your stomach and/or colon, it is normal for this to be painful. If it is painful to swallow, try drinking liquids and/or soft foods in order to allow your body to recover. ...Read more

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Ok have bad upper back pain?

Ok have bad upper back pain?

PT: Was probably just muscle pain. I would recommend you get into a formal course of physical therapy along with anti-inflammatory medications. This should do the trick. ...Read more

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What can cause upper back pain?

What can  cause upper back pain?

Many causes: Cardiac causes including valvular or coronary heart disease, angina, throracic or addominl aneuryms, thoracic masses intrathoracic or extra thoracic, bulging/herniated thoracic or cervical discs, muscle spasms , clavicle fractures, referred shoulder or neck problems, pulmonary edema, luminary embolus, vertebral fractures or masses, post surgical scar tissues, beast rumors, arthritis of spine. ...Read more

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How do I soothe upper back pain?

Cause: Without knowing the cause it is difficult to treat. Use over the counter medications before you reach physician. Do not delay, consider er, if it is acute pain. ...Read more

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What does an upper back pain mean?

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What does an upper back pain mean?

Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... It is difficult to identify the cause of your pain from the question. Please see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more