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A 31-year-old female asked:

Can trapped wind hurt in the exact same spot of stomach and be stabbing in nature? stabbing pain in left side and rumbly tummy.

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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: Gas trapped in the bowels can lead to very intense crampy pain. Many causes of this kind of pain are possible, so if pain bothers you, please talk with your doctor about what it could be. You can talk to a doctor right now in HealthTap Prime, or do an intro consult with a new doctor in HealthTap Concierge. Click/tap "Ask Docs" at the top of your screen.
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Last updated Sep 29, 2016


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