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can gas cause upper back pain

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Silver
23 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: It is possible, often characterized as a sharp sensation, if it persist or become frequent and medical evaluation may be warranted.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
May be gas in large: This may be what we call the "splenic flexure syndrome" where we get gas in the large intestine where the intestine flexes from the tranversecolon ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
You may: have a "leakage" from the point where the duct was sealed off !!!! Contact your surgeon ASAP!!!! or go to ER Hope this is helpful!!!!!! Dr Z
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Soren Singel
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Simethicone: Simethicone dissolves the gas and that will help you. Obviously, eat smaller meals. Check and make sure you are not gulping down air when nervous or t ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Scared: Given what you wrote you must see your primary doctor as soon as possible. Hope all goes well - should do!
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Sacher
32 years experience Pain Management
Many causes: Cardiac causes including valvular or coronary heart disease, angina, throracic or addominl aneuryms, thoracic masses intrathoracic or extra thoracic, ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
13 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: But its not a typical symptom.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
YES: Typically caused by the tug of war your paraspinal muscles and other soft tissues trying to maintain the spacing between your vertebrae.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Cohn
34 years experience Pain Management
A few things: Serious problems such as pleurisy are possible.In my practice, most such pain is due to a malfunctioning rib.Ribs should 'go up' in front and 'down' i ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Many possibilities: Can be muscle, bone, tendons, ligaments or a medical issue invovling the lower internal chest. You need to discuss this with your physician
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