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Gas (Definition)

In a medical context, "having gas" refers to having too much gas in the bowels. This causes burping, cramps in the belly, ...Read more


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I am 41 years old, taking adderal XR 20 mg I am having upper heart pain, right arm tingly, lots of gas? Left thumb hurts

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): Not sure how long u have been on Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) & if the symptoms started recently or if Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) dose was recently changes. Recommend consulting your prescribing doc. For workup. ...Read more

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Male 29, 45 KG, Height 5'6". Pain in left arm, shoulder, back pain centered right behind heart. I ate meat in noon, feel heavy. Gas or Heart Pain?

Male 29, 45 KG, Height 5'6". Pain in left arm, shoulder, back pain centered right behind heart. I ate meat in noon, feel heavy. Gas or Heart Pain?

GERD: I see you're treated for GERD and have taken Nexium/Esomeprazole. At 29, your risk for heart disease is exceptionally low. Your symptoms are very strongly suggestive of acid reflux with esophagitis and/or gastritis/or dyspepsia. Have you been checked for H. pylori? Barrett's Esophagus? You need more testing to find out why your symptoms are so severe. ...Read more

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How do emotions cause heart pain?

How do emotions cause heart pain?

Complex: Loss or perceived loss of a love object can induce the broken heart syndrome characterized by depression, apathy, loss of appetite, weight loss, staring, sighing, excessive sleeping, and thoughts of worthlessness. It doesn't cause physical pain but the emotional pain is worse. It's self-limiting but awful when present friends and family support is most useful to assist in recovery. ...Read more

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Can mono cause heart pain?

Can mono cause heart pain?

Yes: Chest pain is not usually a symptom of mono. It might more likely be related to vomiting or a side effect of medication in which case it is hot really "heart pain" although it might be in the chest. There was one report of a patient who had chest pain related to infarction of teh spleen in mono. Mono does affect the spleen which can even rupture as a result of mono. ...Read more

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Can the common cold cause chest or heart pain?

Can the common cold cause chest or heart pain?

Yes: A cold or virus particularly with lots of coughing, but sometimes without can cause diffuse aches and pains in chest. Some viruses can lead to an inflammation of the lining around the heart called pericarditis which also can be painful. ...Read more

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If I had asd surgery when I was a baby what would cause heart pain now after 18 years?

If I had asd surgery when I was a baby what would cause heart pain now after 18 years?

Probably not heart: Most 18 year olds most likely are not going to have "heart pain" as you put it. If you're having palpitations and rapid heart beat, that can feel unusual and should be checked. However most likely the pain is when you breathe, or right in the middle of the chest, and represents pain where the cartilage meets the sternum. Get this looked at, but a muscular problem sounds more likely. ...Read more

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Heart pain right after eating ? What causes this ?

Heart burn: This could be heart burn which usually is known as gastroesophageal reflux disease. You may try otc antacids for 10 days. If it doesn't go away, see your primary care provider. ...Read more