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Could acid reflux or GERD cause back pain?

3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Not usually

If the disease was advance and get complicated it could.

In brief: Not usually

If the disease was advance and get complicated it could.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Eduardo Ibarguen-secchia
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology

In brief: Yes, but be cautious

Upper back pain can be a rare symptom of gerd.
But usually indicates some complications such as erosive esophagitis. Pancreatitis is frequently overlooked and can be serious. See your doctor and do not blow it off to gerd until proven otherwise.

In brief: Yes, but be cautious

Upper back pain can be a rare symptom of gerd.
But usually indicates some complications such as erosive esophagitis. Pancreatitis is frequently overlooked and can be serious. See your doctor and do not blow it off to gerd until proven otherwise.
Dr. Eduardo Ibarguen-secchia
Dr. Eduardo Ibarguen-secchia
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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes

Acid reflux can be associated with back pain.
Esecially in the thoracic area.

In brief: Yes

Acid reflux can be associated with back pain.
Esecially in the thoracic area.
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
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