Upper Chest And Back Pain Heartburn. Pain in the chest that is accompanied by pain in the back may also be a sign of a heart attack. Ive had a gerd flare for almost two weeks.
This takes place whenever the upper portion of the patient stomach as well as les moves over the diaphragm muscle i e. In addition to the back also neck jaw and upper abdomen may be affected. Typically the pain is felt in the stomach chest and abdomen.
Heartburn is discomfort or actual pain caused by digestive acid moving into the tube that carries swallowed food to your stomach esophagus.
Chest pain related to reflux is also called noncardiac chest pain nccp. Can gerd chest pain spread to the neck and upper back. It causes an uncomfortable burning feeling or pain in your chest that can move up to your neck and throat. Chest pain stemming from gerd may affect your upper body in some cases but it s most often centered either behind your sternum or just underneath it in an area known as the epigastrium.