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

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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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

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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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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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I have constant discomfort in my neck and jaw when i lay down and cannot get relief even if i try to crack my neck what can I do to stop the pain?

I have constant discomfort in my neck and jaw when i lay down and cannot get relief even if i try to crack my neck what can I do to stop the pain?

Find the cause first: There are many possible causes of pain in the back of the neck. A doctor can evaluate to figure it out. There could be a muscle strain or spasm, inflammation in the joints or tendons, nerve pain from the spine or on the skin, an outbreak of shingles, etc... If a person is older or otherwise at risk for cancers, the doctor will look for tumors as well. Young people more often have muscle strains. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of stomach pains after eating?

What can I do to get rid of stomach pains after eating?

Must Diagnose First: I'm afraid that we are unable to treat what we haven't diagnosed. There are many different causes of abdominal pain, each with different ways to treat. If your pain is persistent, severe, associated w/high fever+/-vomiting, you should seek hands-on medical attention. We can then sort out the cause and get you well. Good luck. ...Read more

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I get a pain in my chest when i swallow food. What can cause this?

I get a pain in my chest when i swallow food. What can cause this?

Need for evaluation: Your symptoms are likely due to an issue with your esophagus. See this site for more info and consult your doctor for an evaluation. http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/tc/difficulty-swallowing-dysphagia-overview. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of back pain that hurts so bad I can barely do anything ?

What can I do to get rid of back pain that hurts so bad I can barely do anything ?

Try Simple Measures: Try icing your back for 20 minutes or so laying on your side. Try some over the counter analgesics like Aleve (naproxen) or Motrin (you can use the generic versions). If no relief, see a doctor right away. If there is interference with walking or bowel or bladder problems, that's an emergency and you need to get to an er asap. ...Read more

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I have a major headache and stomach ache. What can I do to get rid of them both?

I have a major headache and stomach ache. What can I do to get rid of them both?

Teen's problems: At your age is very common to have these type of problems. It could be hormonal . Consult a medical doctor. It could be stress (conflicts) proper of a teenager. Consult your pastor. ...Read more

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What can cause pain under my right breast every time i inhale i can feel it get tight a bit? And I do smoke

What can cause pain under my right breast every time i inhale i can feel it get tight a bit? And I do smoke

First...: ...Stop smoking. Second, stop smoking. Third, see your doctor for an exam and a chest xray. ...Read more

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I get sharp pains under my breasts and sometimes they move to my ribs. Do you know what would cause this and how I can make it stop?

I get sharp pains under my breasts and sometimes they move to my ribs. Do you know what would cause this and how I can make it stop?

These: symptoms are sort of classic for women with relatively large breasts....if this is true for you a consultation with a Plastic Surgeon is the next step ..if not muscle strain/sprain secondary to your work or sports is the next "place to look! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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My left side of my throat hurts only when i try to swollow what can i do to get rid of it?

My left side of my throat hurts only when i try to swollow  what can i do to get rid of it?

Salt water gargle: Two or three times a day gargle with warm salt water should sooth your throat. ...Read more

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I have a lot of pain where my esophagus is and I feel like I need to burp but I can't. What can I do to stop this uncomfortable pain?

Need thorough eval: You definitely need a good physical exam as well as history in order to have a diagnostic work up. In the interim, your physician, who I suggest you see first, would be able to try to help on a trial basis. Finding what' s causing the pain would be key in the long run. ...Read more

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I have a keloid in my upper chest and back shoulder which itches and at times irritate what can I do to get rid of it?

I have a keloid in my upper chest and back shoulder which itches and at  times irritate what can I do to get rid of it?

Improve, yes...: But get rid of, no (this applies to all scars.) true keloids can be very difficult to deal with. They are more common in people with darkly pigmented skin and are characterized by scarring that exceeds the boundaries of the original wound. Numerous options exist including pressure, steroid injection, low dose radiation, and others. See a plastic surgeon for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a deep pain in my throat, I can not swallow well and I want to know what to take.

Pharyngitis: Take thick warm soothing liquids like soups, milk, tea with honey, etc. Make sure you can at least drink something, else get seen before dehydrated. Might need abx and/or steroids depending on severity. NSAIDs or tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain. Viscous Lidocaine also helps. Drooling, inability to open jaw, pain turning neck, and/or tightness or noise in your airway are all red flags to go to ER immediately ...Read more

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My stomach sides and back fat is hard to get rid of what should I do ?

My stomach sides and back fat is hard to get rid of what should I do ?

You can't lose fat : Only on specific spots. But generalized weight loss is often helpful. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. ...Read more

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What can I do for this pain in upper back and neck when i get up?

What can I do for this pain in upper back and neck when i get up?

Many Possibilities: Depending on how long it's been going on, i would consider an evaluation by a spine specialist. Sometimes it could be a muscle imbalance, early onset arthritis or scoliosis. Also could be a pinched nerve/herniated disc. Either way it might be good to figure it out and get appropriate treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

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