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Can a ulcer cause chest pain and gas pain?

Can a ulcer cause chest pain and gas pain?

Yes: Usually lower chest, but it can be located somewhere else. Talk to your doc about your cardiac risk factors. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Ulcer (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a body membrane that impedes the normal functioning of the organ of which that membrane is a part. Ulcers are further classified by their location. Ulcers are usually caused by infections, excessive acid production, stress, ...Read more


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Can throat ulcers cause chest pain?

Can throat ulcers cause chest pain?

Throat: Throat ulcers localized to throat won't cause chest pain. If associated with other process they could. ...Read more

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Can ulcer cause chest pain, pain dwn left hand n index r pinky fingers, dizziness, pain in leftside of neck......r its heart related?

Can ulcer cause chest pain, pain dwn left hand n index r pinky fingers, dizziness, pain in leftside of neck......r its heart related?

Emergency Room: An ulcer can, but based on the symptoms you described it is best to go to the emergency room for all of these findings. Unless you have had a thorough history and exam it will be difficult to reassure you. Good luck ...Read more

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Could stomach ulcers cause chest pain and shoulder pain? I've been having random chest pain and they said I have stomach ulcers

Yes: Stomach and GI pains can easily be 'referred' to different parts of the chest - the abdomen is 'wired' with more neurons than the brain and can definitely cause pain in unusual areas - advil (ibuprofen) and testosterone are drugs that can contribute to ulcerative diseases. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with chronic esophageal inflammation, stomach ulcer and hiatal hernia. Will that cause chest pain L side? Card. Said heart was fine

I was diagnosed with chronic esophageal inflammation, stomach ulcer and hiatal hernia. Will that cause chest pain L side? Card. Said heart was fine

Its possible: Depends on the size of the hernia. It also depends on the characteristics if the pain. Could also be esophageal spasm. Ask your doctor if an esophageal Manometry test is appropriate, and/or a referral to a GI doctor. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Yest night i ve bad chest pain.Unable to roll left side.I have prolonged cough also for 3 months.Is this initial stage of ulcer? What could be

Complicated: Your signs and symptoms do not suggest ulcer? Could be many things. Sorry we are unable to diagnose online. Please see your doctor or clinic soon. Good luck. ...Read more

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For a few months now i've been experiencing chest pain on the right side. I suffer from abdominal ulcers and thought that I should have a endoscopy do?

For a few months now i've been experiencing chest pain on the right side. I suffer from abdominal ulcers and thought that I should have a endoscopy do?

Probably not heart: Considering your age its unlikely the heart. But a full physical and and detailed history with an ekg and labs would be good to asess the problem and use for future comparison. Other non cardiac causes need to ruled out. I agree you should follow up with your GI dr and get evaluated and poss egd. ...Read more

Ulceration (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a bodily membrane that impedes the organ of which that membrane is a part from continuing its normal functions. Ulcers are further classified by their location, for example; ...Read more


Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

Many people with chest pain fear a heart attack. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are ...Read more