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Doctor insights on: Solar Plexus Spasm

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I get a heavy feeling in my solar plexus frequeny on drive home from work and painful muscle spasms when eating in my chest, what's going on?

I get a heavy feeling in my solar plexus frequeny on drive home from work and painful muscle spasms when eating in my chest, what's going on?

Reflux?: Sounds like gastroesophageal reflux disease, gerd. Other possibilities include heart issues. If you have difficulty swallowing or persistent symptoms you should see your doctor as an endoscopy may be indicated. A 2 week trial of otc Prilosec or Prevacid (lansoprazole) should help if gerd is the cause. ...Read more

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What do I do if I have pain in my solar plexus?

Solar plexus: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Bf told he has a pain near solar plexus. Why? What is that?

Bf told he has a pain near solar plexus. Why? What is that?

Network of nerves: A plexus is a complex network of nerves. The solar plexus is the common name for the celiac plexus which is located in the abdomen behind the stomach. Pain in that area can be caused by various things including a blow to the abdomen or any conditions that irritate surrounding structures such as the pancreas. ...Read more

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Food sometimes gets stuck going down.Sour feeling around solar plexus?

Food sometimes gets stuck going down.Sour feeling around solar plexus?

Get it checked: Gerd (reflux disease) may be the culprit as that is very common. However, dysphagia (difficulty swallowing or food getting stuck) is a symptom in a 63 yo that requires further evaluation such as an endoscopy or UGI series (radiology test). ...Read more

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Sharp pains in solar plexus, triggered by leaning over. They go away very fast (5 mins) but keep recurring. Male age 28.

Epigastric pain: hello ~ are you doing any situps at the gym. This is a common cause. If so dont stop they will go away when the muscle gets stronger. Otherwise avoid spicy food and alcohol and take an antacid Maalox etc as 4-5 teaspoons 3 - 4 x a day and see if it improves. If it doesnt go away, please go see your PMD for evaluation. thanks ...Read more

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Over did it when excersising on Thursday and still have considerable pain in solar plexus area is this normal and what can I do to help?

Over did it when excersising on Thursday and still have considerable pain in solar plexus area is this normal and what can I do to help?

Push fluids/rest: Yes it is fairly normal to have continued pain for up to a week if you overdid the exercise in the abdominal area. Just drink lots of water and back off on the exercise. It may take a week or two but you should be back to normal soon. Always increase exercise regimens slowly to avoid muscle strain and this type of pain. ...Read more