A 21-year-old female asked:
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Sudden gas pains and left rib cage pain. what causes this and is it normal?

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Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Requires exam: the most simple explanation is "splenic flexure syndrome": a trapping of gass which rises in the left upper abdomen. Try Gaz-X or Phazyme OTC for gas relief; however I do suggest examination.
Answered on Mar 8, 2018

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