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After drinking a beer I got heartburn followed by severe upper back cramps that come in waves every minute or so. 21, active. Is this a heart issue?

After drinking a beer I got heartburn followed by severe upper back cramps that come in waves every minute or so. 21, active. Is this a heart issue?

Probably not: this sounds like esophageal spasms and it feels like back spasms. Sometimes drinking too much also dehydrates you and causes your muscle to cramp At your heart it probably is not heart but monitor for other symptoms ...Read more

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Upper back pain , cramps . Negative test 5 days ago and I am 1 week late on my period . Reasons why I haven't got it and please answer thank u doctors?

Upper back pain , cramps . Negative test 5 days ago and I am 1 week late on my period . Reasons why I haven't got it and please answer thank u doctors?

Not if negative: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. See your doctor for irregular periods. You can also discuss your upper back pain and cramps ...Read more

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How can I be sure that I have fubrimayalgia.I have pain in my upper shoulder &back &cramps with hot sensation.Does fibro.Causes throbing in diff.Parts?

How can I be sure that I have fubrimayalgia.I have pain in my upper shoulder &back &cramps with hot sensation.Does fibro.Causes throbing in diff.Parts?

See a doctor: See a doctor asap to get a diagnosis. You need an exam and maybe some test. Fibromyalgia usually causes pain everywhere, but especially bilateral upper back, chest, elbows, wrists, buttocks, hips and or knees. ...Read more

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Can gas cause bad rib and back pain? tonight am experiencing excessive belch with bad upper rib /back cramps. Not sure if Should be worried or not

Can gas cause bad rib and back pain? tonight am experiencing excessive belch with bad upper rib /back cramps. Not sure if Should be worried or not

Back and rib pain: Could be gastritis/ GERD/with or without H pylori. or as you indicated could be gas from constipation/ food intolerances ( dairy/gluten) or gallbladder. Would try maalox (has simethacone for gas), ranitidine/ prevecid keep food diary. Avoid caffeine .alcohol ,soda ,spicy food increase gastritis and gas. Should have BM 1 qd eat fiber ( brown rice, lentils, oats,). f/u w/doc ...Read more

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8 days late for my period . Having slight cramps & upper back pain . Tested negative 5 days ago . Can sex stop period from coming ?

8 days late for my period . Having slight cramps & upper back pain . Tested negative 5 days ago . Can sex stop period from coming ?

No: Sex does not cause a missed period unless you are pregnant. If you are pregnant, your HCG level may not yet be high enough to the threshold that the home pregnancy test was made to detect. You should retest in 2-3 days. Other reasons for a late period include stress, a change in your schedule, infection, or medicines. ...Read more

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Tsh is 1.64, high metabolism, low fat, upper back muscle pain, frequent cramps, testicle vericose, heriditory hand tremors, is all this connected ?

No: Sounds like a lot of things that are all separate to me. Good luck for your future. You have many bright years ahead! ...Read more

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Im stressed and i ofter feel kind of a small vibration or cramp in my upper back and its always on the same area. Can stress be the cause of it?

Im stressed and i ofter feel kind of a small vibration or cramp in my upper back and its always on the same area. Can stress be the cause of it?

Stress or anxiety: Stress or anxiety can cause this as can poor posture if you have a desk job or any job that would overuse those particular muscles. Try massage, pt, heat, vibrator, and if none of these work see your doctor for a brief trial of a muscle relaxant and to rule out anxiety as the cause. Best wishes. ...Read more