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Why Do I Have A Pain In My Upper Back When I Swallow
Many causes: Cause depends on location and type of pain. The causes of right sided abdominal pain are many. In upper abdomen, gall bladder, liver, stomach, small bowel, large bowel, and kidney can all contribute. Appendix symptoms are usually in the right lower quadrant of abdomen. The large bowel extends from right to left side and cause left sided pain. Kidney and pancreas may also be left sided. See doctor. ...Read more
Rib dislocation: Could be a rib dislocation or possibly costochondritis (inflammation of where the ribs and cartilage meet). I would recommend seeing a osteopathic physician to see if they can correct the rib issue. Many times they can place the rib back in proper alignment. Make sure you see a do that does manipulation as their main practice, they are the best. ...Read more
My throut hurts on the same side that I have a sharp pain in my ear when I swallow what can I do for relife?
Gargle with salt H2O: You need to call your doctor to get an appointment to be seen. In the meantime, you can rinse with warm salt water, gargle with it and that can help with the sore throat. You might put a heating pad over the sore ear side and you might get some relief there as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
MANY REASONS: Compression of the nerves in the thigh or lower back and other causes such as hernias, back problems or hip problems can lead to pain. You should rule out hip problems such as a 1) stress fracture, 2) avascular necrosis, 3) transient osteoporosis, 4) arthritis, 5) labral tears 6) infection. Muscle injury/tendinitis around the hip joint may also cause your pain. ...Read more
I have pain in my neck/ upper shoulder but it also hurts to breathe and I have a pain in my left side. What do you suppose is wrong?
Several things: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them. ...Read more
Tension or TMJ: This could be from a number of things and a physical exam should be done to be sure. However, you may have tension in your muscles that are being stretched when you chew (in the same muscles that lead to a tension headache), or you may have something called TMJ syndrome which involves the joint at the top of your jaw. Discuss with our physician, many treatments for each. ...Read more
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See your doc: Could be lots of reasons including esophageal spasm or inflammation, stomach inflammation or ulcers, duodenal inflammation or ulcers, gallbladder or pancreas issues, tumors or masses of any of the above, anxiety, colon issues. Need a history and physical, maybe labs or more. ...Read more
IDK: Do you have any neuromuscular disorders? Do you walk normal? If so, the reflex should be there. Sometimes can be harder to illicit reflex on one side in doctors office by hitting ligament/tendon just right. If you haven't seen doctor, have him/her check it out. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I would like to know why when I swallow I have a pain in my right ear. I also have a sore throat.
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