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Burping And Pain In Left Side Under Lower Ribs
From stomach?: Burning is due to excess air that you swallow during eating and drinking trying to come out of your stomach. The area you describe is where your stomach usually is when distended with food and water. Pain is felt due to muscles in between ribs contracting along with your diaphragm to expell air out in to esophagus. ...Read more
Burning sensation in lower left side below rib cage and goes to the lower left back side. It sometimes stingy/itchy and I am burping alot. Cause?
GERD a Possibility: GERD (Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease) could be causing your symptoms. This is when acid in the stomach goes up into the esophagus and causes pain. It's also possible you have a hiatal hernia, which can cause similar symptoms. I recommend you see your family doctor when possible. ...Read more
Can pain on the left side of rib cage be cause by a gas build up? I had pain for 3 days, after I burped it reduced drastically? Was that it?
Yes & it sounds like: U made the diagnosis Urself. There R OTC remedies 2 help with this. ...Read more
Pain in the left side bottom rib, pain is dull but when I press on the area of that rib I can definitely feel discomfort burping alot, constipation?
Your symptoms are: Highly atypical for a unifying diagnosis. Therefore it is impossible to provide a diagnosis over the internet. You need to be examined and perhaps have blood work performed to sort this out. Go to a health care provider for an evaluation. ...Read more
Sudden sharp pain left side under ribs. Worse with deep breath. It feels like gas but have burped and no relief. Not a constant pain.
You are 42 years old: You need to get evaluated now. Go see your doctor. ...Read more
Pelvic pain on right side, day after ovulation also sharp pains below left rib and in upper back. Excessive burping as well?
Ruptured cyst: May have bled a little into the cyst where you ovulated from, causing pains in the right pelvis. The pains in the upper abdomen and upper back may be from bloating, gastrointestinal issues (the burping). ...Read more
Ihave random digestive noises, off bowels&random shooting pains on my left side and under my left rib. No reflux or burping but gas. Vagas nerve related?
See your doc:
Bowel problems range from bad food, to lactose intolerance. You can try eliminating gassy foods such as milk, cabbage family, beans, etc or try adding digestive aids, but a colonoscopy would tell if the tissues are healthy or not.
Bowel habits, frequency of BMs, and diet are very important for a healthy digestion. GI docs, or your FP can answer your questions ...Read more
Pain below my ribs on the left side for 2 days, I can't take a deep breath because it hurts worse when I breathe too deep. When I burp it hurts extremely bad! I have very bad congestion and a cough, not sure if it's related?
Could be related: The complaints sound consistent with pleurisy which is inflammation of the lining round the lung. One of the more common causes of pleurisy is infection and most commonly viral in nature. Pneumonia also a common cause but many times that is associated with fevers, cough, and mucous. Anti inflammatories like Advil or Aleve can be helpful. It would be a good idea for a medical provider to look at u ...Read more
Can excessive gas cause rib and back pain? Sharp pains under left rib, down left side and mid to upper back. Some burping and flatuence
Yes it can: Excessive gas in the bowels can cause pressure upwards and backwards. Pressure upwards effects the diaphragm which attaches to the ribs. Pressure backwards can impact the back. Drinking warm tea and gently massaging the belly may help move the gas along. ...Read more
Pain down left side, ribs and back. Burping a lot. Some burning feeling in middle of chest. Tiny black specks in stools is it excessive gas?
Melenic specks?: Dark-colored stools may result from iron supplements, foods you eat (like a lot of spinach), substances (like peptobismol), but most significantly suggests bleeding. When blood is denatured by acid in your stomach, as from ulcers, stools will turn tarry ("melena"). Blood may also be ingested from nose bleeds, bleeding gums. Persistent melena with your dyspeptic symptoms however warrants md visit. ...Read more
I got kicked on left side of my rib cage just below my breast. It hurts only during deep breaths, but am nauseous and burp a lot and I'm steady pain?
Kicked in chest:
2. Strained muscle
4. broken rib
See your Dr. ...Read more
Constant lump sensation in left side of throat, frequent burping, feels like liquids get stuck going down chest leftside, pain under left side of rib?
Get evaluated.: Anytime you feel a sense of food or fluids "sticking" at a specific place, I am concerned that there may be a narrowing in the esophagus. This may be as simple as irritation from a capsule that got stuck to something more complicated like a tumor. Needless to say, you need the information. Your doctor may refer you to a gastroenterologist, or send you for some imaging studies first. Good luck. ...Read more
Have what feels like a muscle pain lower left rib after eating. Slight nausea, flatulent, burp. BM daily, brown or yellowish. I have CREST. Insights?
GI dysfunction: Patients with CREST are prone for various GI problems. One is esophageal dysfunction with difficulty swallowing (dysphagia) and/or heartburn (GERD). Other patients may have slow stomach emptying or slow passage through the bowels. Bacterial overgrowth may lead to diarrhea. Discuss your Sx with your rheumatologist or GI specialist. ...Read more
On/off pain in left side chest/shoulder blade followed by burps, regurgitation sometimes. Pain comes a few times a hour, Is that normal with gerd?
I ve continuous chest pain on left side for 3 months. And I burp a lot. What it is & is it dangerous? Smoker bt already quit. And my age is 25.
Unsure: Left sided chest pain can have several causes, some very serious. With burping, uncontrolled acid reflux is high on the list. What did your Barium swallow show? If the omeprazole hasn't helped, you are due for endoscopy. Also make sure H pylori is ruled out and you avoid nsaids. Other possibilities are heart/heart lining problems, lung inflammation, chest wall musc/connective tis pain etc ...Read more
At the onset when I have to burp, I feel pain in my left side of my chest near the armpit. After burping, it goes away. What is this?
Probably esophageal: Spasm with referred pain to armpit. I don't think its anything to worry about. ...Read more
Sometimes when I burp I regurgitate some I know this is a sign of acid reflux but canit cause some pain on the left side of my chest also?
Yes: One of the biggest differentials for chest pain is GERD/reflux. Although it is a big differential and it seems like it could match your presentation, we wouldn't want to miss anything with the heart. I would get examined either way and hopefully your doctor can rule out any cardiac cause. Good luck! ...Read more
Can G.E reflux cause pain in chest on left side? I have chest pain on left side while making movement & whatever I eat or drink burps start. Wht it is?
Yes, but: GERD can cause left sided pain, but not pain with movement which sounds muscular. On the other hand, burping with meals means you're swallowing air ("aerophagia") which can be a symptom of irritation in your GI tract or just of stress. So, you have more than one issue going on, sir. ...Read more
Symptoms: You may be an air swallower and chronically distended. Not enough information here to know probability. See your doc for evaluation and suggestions ...Read more
Severe chest pain in center and left side for last 6 months. Back/neck pain. Never belched before but always burping now. Cardio, neuro, gastro clear.
See a doctor: You need a full detailed evaluation. Although this sounds superficially like a case of gerd, the causation remains in question and you also must exclude the possibility of their being a cardiologic or other etiology for the chest pain. Go see a general internist or family practitioner. ...Read more
I've had left side chest pain, hurts when I laugh, I burp alot. Pain goes to my shoulder, down my back. Also hurts when I lay down. Alsowhen breathe?
Probably chest wall: It needs to be checked by your doctor but it seems it is in the chest wall according to your symptoms. The other causes can be gastro esophageal reflux, pleuritic pain. At your age it is unlikely to be from your heart. Get it checked by your doctor to find the exact cause. ...Read more
I m male 28yrs 5.4'' weight 75kg. I sumtimes feel excruciating pain in my chest (left side) and uneasiness in breathing also I burp a lot. Is this gas?
Could be heart: It could be acid reflux or other GI related pain. However, because you are having trouble breathing and left sided chest pain, i'd see your doctor to get a more thorough evaluation. These symptoms are more troublesome even though you are young. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
Left side chest tightness/pain, excessive burping, worse only when lying down. Happened months ago for a while, chest monitor negative, PT helped.
Left side chest pain frm lst 15 days. I feel pain when I push my chest out or with other movement. Too much burps also. Is it cardiac or major lung prob?
Constant burping and shortness of breath and can't complete a yawn and tightness in the left side of my chest when I take deep breaths what could cause?
Yawning: These myriad signs require a physical exam and a more in depth history. Please go see a physician in person. ...Read more
Left side chest pain with too much burps. Pain is at one location. Feels pain with movement. Is it serious heart or lung disease? Heart rate & bp normal.
Pain in upper left side of chest while sleeping frequent burping fullness and heaviness after eating fatigue. What can this be?
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