Glad I found this forum! I wanted to ask if anyone experiences left upper arm pain with their GERD/Heartburn episodes? At least two times a month, I experience really bad heartburn. It's the kind where reflux is raging! Anyway, when the heartburn gets really bad, I get a pain/burning sensation in my upper left arm. The pain is on the outside of my left arm and starts about
three inches below the curve of my shoulder and radiates down about
3 inches or so. It doesn't seem to stay continually, but it definitely gets my attention each time it happens. I spoke with our local "ask-a-nurse" hotline and the nurse said she didn't feel this has anything to do with GERD or heartburn that she's aware of, but the only time I get these pains is when I'm experiencing the heartburn.
I have read where others on the forum suffer from PVCs, and I'm amongst that group as well. I guess I'm looking for a bit of reassurance because when I get this stupid pain/burning sensation in my arm, my mind usually wonders if it's got anything to do with my cardiovascular system vs. the gastrointestinal.
Thanks in advance for any feedback.