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What to do to get rid of extremely painful air bubbles in your chest?

What to do to get rid of extremely painful air bubbles in your chest?

Excessive gas: Try zantac (ranitidine) or other otc meds for excessive stomach gas and make appointment to get checked and treated properly by your pcp. ...Read more

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Why can't my doctors know where the air bubbles come from in my chest cavity?

They can: Lung-trachea
or esophagus
those are the only air containing structures in the chest.
Usually from blebs in lung, or following lung trauma or surgery is where one gets persistent pneumothorax or air leak.

With some infections, the germs will generate gas bubbles but doubt that is the issue! ...Read more

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I am experiencing Tightness in chest (time frame: gradual onset) (severity: mild) The following also describes me:. ..it feels as if there is air trapped in the center of my chest and it tingles every so often as if there's air bubbles?

I am experiencing Tightness in chest (time frame: gradual onset) (severity: mild) The following also describes me:. ..it feels as if there is air trapped in the center of my chest and it tingles every so often as if there's air bubbles?

See your doctor.: From your description, there could be many causes of your chest tightness. Because heart disease happens to be one of those possibilities, you need to be seen ASAP by either your doctor or in an emergency room, to be sure that you were not having angina. If heart disease turns out not to be present, your doctor can help you sort out what the true cause is. Do not delay. Go now. ...Read more

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I keep feeling air bubbles in ribs and chest breaking up constantly feels uncomfortable and sometimes I have trouble breathing?

I keep feeling air bubbles in ribs and chest breaking up constantly feels uncomfortable and sometimes I have trouble breathing?

Go to the ER: From your description, I would worry that you have subcutaneous emphysema which suggests a spontaneous pneumothorax. Medical mumbo-jumbo but potentially serious. Go to the er for a chest x-ray as soon as possible. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of air bubbles in my throat and chest area?

How do I get rid of air bubbles in my throat and chest area?

Air bubbles: I gather you are referring to crackling sounds when you push on the skin at your neck and chest. If this is so, what did you do before it started happening? I highly recommend you see your PCP ASAP or go to the closest ER to rule out pneumothorax. ...Read more

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I asked a question earlier about air bubbles in my ribs and a doctor said it was subcutaneous empthezema. Usually that happens after surgery.

I asked a question earlier about air bubbles in my ribs and a doctor said it was subcutaneous empthezema. Usually that happens after surgery.

More info: Air bubbles under the ribs are not normal. Can happen after trauma, some types of surgery, or a ruptured lung from emphysema. I don't see a question related to this, so I hope this helps. ...Read more

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I have breast implants (silicone gel) for 10 years now and I feel something similar to air bubbles on both my breasts. Is there something to worry about?

I have breast implants (silicone gel) for 10 years now and I feel something similar to air bubbles on both my breasts. Is there something to worry about?

Sometimes: This is not likely due to air bubbles, but may be a sign that the pocket around the implants is tightening. It may be something that can be safely ignored, but if it is bothering you, it can be fixed. If it is something to worry about, it can be brought to a quick resolution with a quick check-up with your plastic surgeon, or any board certified plastic surgeon in your area. ...Read more

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I have Gerd. Mild pain swallowing that is above the sternum. Recently every time I drink air bubbles form right there making me burp. Possible causes?

Cause of burping-: -swallowed air, which U do whenever U swallow. It is usually not painful or discomforting. If it is C your treating physician. ...Read more

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Feels like there's a air bubble in the left side of my chests, what is wrong?

Feels like there's a air bubble in the left side of my chests, what is wrong?

Chest discomfort!: Pressure in your chest can be a serious symptom. If it does not go away with an antacid within 30 minutes, or gets worse, please get seen right away. ...Read more

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Sharp short pain in left heart reigion and right of chest at random for few weeks. Keep catching my breath. Air bubble feeling in chest. Ecg was fine

Likely chest wall: Your pain is likely due to issues in you chest wall muscles, bones and/or cartilage. Try getting some exercise with gently increasing intensity. ...Read more

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I have on and off feeling like air/gas multiple bubbles to the left or below chest area no sign of pain or symptoms I do have gerd/acid reflux. Help?

I have on and off feeling like air/gas multiple bubbles to the left or below chest area no sign of pain or symptoms I do have gerd/acid reflux. Help?

Hard to say: That is certainly where your stomach could lie and cause stomach symptoms. Perhaps over the counter antacids, observation and if worsening symptoms see your doctor? ...Read more

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I have a weird sensation in my chest behind my left breast. It sounds like a stomach growling. And feels like an air bubble. It lasts about 3 seconds?

I have a weird sensation in my chest behind my left breast. It sounds like a stomach growling. And feels like an air bubble. It lasts about 3 seconds?

Sensation in l chest: You are likely correct. The stomach does ride high. May be reflux GERD avoid smoking alcohol caffeine energy drinks soda and spicy foods. Can try ranitidine /prevecid. Would also consider EKG just to be safe though you are fairly young. F/u/ w/ doc ...Read more

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On a Bubble echocardiogram test what happens to the air bubbles if they go to both heart chambers? Can they remove them from the left side?

On a Bubble echocardiogram test what happens to the air bubbles if they go to both heart chambers? Can they remove them from the left side?

Right side ok: Hello Ms. Gerald
Small amount of air in the right chamber is ok, because that blood goes to your lungs and diffuses out. On the left though it goes to your systemic circulation (Brain, Kidneys, organs, etc.) so it depends on the amount of air, if it's trivial it is ok, but large amounts of air can be dangerous. ...Read more

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I have chronic kidney stones. I've had 100+ since I was 14. I have 3 right now. My left kidney seems to have air bubbles in it I can feel & hear. Why?

I have chronic kidney stones. I've had 100+ since I was 14. I have 3 right now. My left kidney seems to have air bubbles in it I can feel & hear. Why?

Here are some. ..: I'm proud of you having been able to cope with stone-related "ordeals" over those long years. To further delve into how to manage existing stones and how to minimize/ prevent stone recurrence, you should direct and ask all your questions specifically related with recurrent stones to the doctor. As to "air bubbles", they are most likely some gas moving along the colon. So, work with Doc. ...Read more

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I have gurgles that feel like air bubbles popping constantly on my left side and gas. I have crohns. Dr prescribed Flagyl but gurgles are back. Help!?

I have gurgles that feel like air bubbles popping constantly on my left side and gas. I have crohns. Dr prescribed Flagyl but gurgles are back. Help!?

Evaluation needed: Many times with crohns this represents a high grade partial bowel obstruction which needs evaluation. Initial work up would include a ct scan of the abdomen and pelvis with PO and IV contrasts and a colonoscopy. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I have a odd feeling in my chest. It feels like a air bubble. Any ideas?

I have a odd feeling in my chest. It feels like a air bubble. Any ideas?

Air Bubbles: Air bubbles in the chest may be congestion or fluid accumulation. This could be associated with infection or allergic fluid accumulation. It is important that you see your doctor to have him/her listen to your lungs to see exactly what is going on. ...Read more

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A bubbling feeling but no pain on the left side of my chest whenever I'm lying down on my left side. Please help. Thank you.

A bubbling feeling but no pain on the left side of my chest whenever I'm lying down on my left side. Please help. Thank you.

Stomach gas likely: You may be dealing with excessive stomach gas, gastritis or acid reflux disease. Don't let the symptom go on for long without evaluation by your pcp. Zantac (ranitidine) might help, temporarily. ...Read more

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Does COPD feel like u have a air bubble in your chest?

Does COPD feel like u have a air bubble in your chest?

Sometimes: Patients with advanced COPD can "trap" air in their lungs which is uncomfortable and leads to a variety of symptoms, . ..Shortness of breath chest pain, wheezing. ...Read more

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I feel like I have an air bubble in my chest. It hurts to swallow?

I feel like I have an air bubble in my chest. It hurts to swallow?

See a doctor...: Painful swallowing is potentially a sign of a significant esophageal problem including infectious esophagitis. An alternative and less serious cause for your symptoms might be "globus hystericus" caused by anxiety. I suggest you visit with your doctor about these symptoms. Good luck! ...Read more

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Gallbladder removed almost 2 weeks ago having an air bubble under ribs middle of chest got this when was in bed with husband doing adult stuff?

Gallbladder removed almost 2 weeks ago having an air bubble under ribs middle of chest got this when was in bed with husband doing adult stuff?

Chest discomfort: Any chest discomfort that occurs during stress or physical exertion should be investigated as it could be reflective of cardiac disease. Your discomfort may simply be due to recent surgery which caused temporary muscular or nerve tissue injury/irritation. If symptoms recur, consult your physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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When I smoke it feels like an air bubble is trapped inside of my body & it moves from my chest, neck, shoulder, & into my head. It tightens my chest.

When I smoke it feels like an air bubble is trapped inside of my body & it moves from my chest, neck, shoulder, & into my head. It tightens my chest.

Bronchospasm: Of course you do. Your body does not want your smoke or fire or the tar and other chemicals from smoking. It causes your lungs to constrict and to react and to get swollen and inflamed. I am happy to hear that you are finally listening to your body complain to you. ...Read more

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Weird bubbling (not burning) sensation in upper left chest/abdomen?

More info: Is it occurring w/ breathing or anytime. Any reflux symptoms? Any breathing issues? Fever? Possibly gastroesophageal reflux, gas, or even lung disease. If any pain associated or breathing issues, I would be seen by your family physician. ...Read more

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I have been have pain in the right upper side of my chest and directly to my back. It feels like an air bubble, & numbness in my right arm.?

I have been have pain in the right upper side of my chest and directly to my back. It feels like an air bubble, & numbness in my right arm.?

Gas: The worst case would be a heart problem. Please make sure to have that checked out. It could possibly just be gas bubbles but be sure to rule out heart issues. ...Read more