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Why would I have pain in my upper back when I swallow any type of food?

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Dr. Brian Flyer
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Swallowing

Painful swallowing is called odynophagia, usually related to heartburn, but could be yeast infection in the esophagus.
Upper back area is somewhat unusual. Chest x ray would be helpful.

In brief: Swallowing

Painful swallowing is called odynophagia, usually related to heartburn, but could be yeast infection in the esophagus.
Upper back area is somewhat unusual. Chest x ray would be helpful.
Dr. Brian Flyer
Dr. Brian Flyer
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Dr. Edward Smith
Neurology

In brief: GI tract

Most likely you have a problem with your digestive system, problems with esophagus, stomach, duodenum, pancreas and gall bladder are common sources.
Neurologic causes of this problem are unlikely.

In brief: GI tract

Most likely you have a problem with your digestive system, problems with esophagus, stomach, duodenum, pancreas and gall bladder are common sources.
Neurologic causes of this problem are unlikely.
Dr. Edward Smith
Dr. Edward Smith
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