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Gas pain under sternum

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
Hand Surgery 39 years experience
Esophagus: If pain extends up beneath the sternum could be esophageal motility problem, gastroesophageal reflux disease, or esophagitis. Follow up with gastroent... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
Allergy and Immunology 53 years experience
Urgency: Need to be in e.R and let them listen to your lungs and act accordingly. You might have acidity problem. Need workup done.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Maybe it's not gas: A person with "extreme gas pain" in the upper back and chest may have something other than gas. If it is gas, then taking an over-the-counter antacid/... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
You should already: Be recovered, could be from your other medical problems please call your pcp as u need a workup for these problems which may not be related to the c-s... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Hard to say: If the pain is from gas . You have to make sure you don't have kidney stones or urinary tract infection or cardiac or respiratory conditions causing t... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Yes: Most likely related to GERD. Try taking an antacid to see if it helps
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Acute Gastritis?: GERD can cause nausea, Heartburn . Rx Pepcid (famotidine) or Omeprazole like drug . If these symptoms are new and happening after you eat certain typ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
General Surgery 24 years experience
Careful chewing: After having esophageal or gastric surgery it is always important to fully chew your food. Gas from seafood sounds rare. You would not expect GERD f... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Horn
Orthopedic Surgery 37 years experience
Nothing good....: Pain after eating felt in the middle of the chest could be related to cardiac issues but also to your esophagus. Esophageal stricture's can cause disc... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Mgt/workup: The source may be related to an inflammation of your gallbladder or liver. I would advise screening labs, other conditions include muscular strain.

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