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Monroe, LA
A 20-year-old male asked:

Multiple bubble popping noise around chest area feels like firecrackers popping no pain or symptoms in chest does it have to do with acid reflux/gerd?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 48 years experience
SubQ crepitus?: You may want to have that checked out immediately if your chest wall crackles like bubble wrap. It could be very dangerous. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Get checked: Although you do not hurt, you should not have "bubble popping" in your chest. You are a 20 year old male and I would be concerned for spontaneous pneumothorax.
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Last updated May 26, 2020

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