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Why Does My Chest Hurt When I Eat
Why does my chest hurt when I eat or drink anything? Whenever I eat my chest hurts really bad & when I drink water it hurts too!
Possibly reflux: You may be experiencing signs and symptoms of reflux esophagitis. This is when gastric acid and stomach contents are being pushed up into the esophagus. This can cause damage to the esophagus causing significant pain. Try over-the-counter acid suppressants like Prilosec otc to see if it improves. If no improvement, go see your doctor. You will need to have an endoscopy. ...Read more
Lactose intolerance: Inability to digest lactose- a disaccharide present in milk due to deficiency of lactase. Lactose intolerance is common in Blacks- 75-80 percent. Lactic milk can be tried. Can use fermented dairy products like yogurt & butter milk. Lactase supplements are commercially available. ...Read more
What to do if I have a really bad chest pain, it's hurts when I breath and eat what could this be?
Chest pain: Esophageal disease is a possibility along with other things. Should see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
Ievery time I eat & within few bites, I have a large hiccup (gasp sound)come up and then feels like food is stuck in my chest& hurt badily? Dad 2does it
Eating/pain: These symptoms may be related to gastroesophageal reflux or a hiatal hernia. Review your symptoms with your doctor and look at what studies you need to sort through it. And how you should be treated. Record your diet to see if it is food related. All the best and I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
I had heartburn for 4 days now I have stocham pain chest pain and some time my right arm hurts I take Tums and acid controller I am 22 some foods I eat that I don't know is bad for heartburn is paenut butter and yoplait light yogrut its the frist time
Cardiac: You need to rule out cardiac nature of your pain. See physician as soon as possiable. Consider er. ...Read more
getting cough lately than yesterday chest hurt right across it like a band times it's hard breathe in or eat. Is this heart burn? Milk water help
I have been chest pain under breast. Gallbladder is fine but as soon as I eat it hurts also, I have anxiety and currently on my period. Pain still 3ds?
See answer: It seems as though your are describing 3 different problems. Without the ability to discuss your symptoms it's impossible to give advice. I suggest you visit your physician. AN ONLINE CONSULTATION AT HEALTH TAP MAY BE HELPFUL. You would want a video or voice consult if possible. If you choose an InBox Text consultation you will need to be available throughout the day to answer questions. ...Read more
Upper left side stomach pain hurts after I eat I have chest pain no fever or vomiting belching a lot I don't have my gallbladder.?
I eat shrimp then fish plus fish egg, after that I have an aching throat, caught, feeling tired, trouble breathing, and chest hurt. Never happen li?
Seafood allergy?: You MAY have developed an allergy to the foods you mention even though you have not had this previously. It can create a medical emergency so it is crucial that you visit your doctor ASAP and be tested for this. Please do not eat these foods again until you are diagnosed one way or the other. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Musculoskeletal: Sore muscles and possibly sore costochondral joints. ...Read more
Muscle or heart pain: When you are emptionally hurt, you get sympathetic nerve increase which stimulates the brain to send increase signals to your muscles which can cause your pectoral muscles to have sustained contraction causing atypical chest pain. Norepinephrine surge can also cause coronary arteries to contrixt, decreasing blood flow to the heart which also can cause chest pain. I would go for a thallium stress. ...Read more
I have chest pain all day everyday because I have g.e.r.d but why does my chest hurt worse at night?
Gravity: If chest pain is primarily due to GERD, then it is common to have worse pain at night. The reason is gravity. More stomach acid can leak out of your stomach into your esophagus causing burning. Also, the valve between your esophagus & stomach is less competent (more leaky) due to change in pressure gradient on either side due to lying down position & gravity. Recommend GERD medicine before bed. ...Read more
Why are you fasting? Yes it is likely to be dangerous.
You should consider seeing a Dietitian who could put you an a better track! ...Read more
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