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Can Gas Cause Pain In Left Arm
If you have pressure build up from gas. Can it possibly be so bad that it causes chest and left arm pain?
Yes: Excessive gas build up is very uncomfortable and can cause your symptoms. Stay away from gas producing food, eat slower, chew your food well. There are several over the counter anti-gas products that are safe. If you follow the above and don't get relief see a GI physician. ...Read more
If I already had a heart workup in ER what can cause chest pain radiating to my jaw and ear and armpit? Feels like gas but I don't know. I also get pai in my left arm. Dr's say they can't find out why.
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
Probably not: Gas is not likely to cause discomfort in your arms, though gas has been known to mimic many cardiac symptoms. I would recommend you seeking further care for this situation. ...Read more
When I breathe I get a sharp pain at the base of my left arm pit. It just started yesterday. Is that gas pain?
No: However, it may be pleurisy or muscular. Speak with your doctor if it persists. ...Read more
I got stomach issue. Suffering with lots of gas, acid, sounds. I got so many ache in different places in my body, under left chest. Left arm and my back?
Nondiagnostic: These symptoms are nonspecific and more information is needed in order to make a diagnosis. See your physician who will take a thorough history and perform a complete physical examination. Appropriate tests can then be ordered so that a diagnosis can be made and, if necessary, referral to a speciaiist, like a gastroenterologist, can be made. ...Read more
Left arm pain, heart burning but it goes away if I passed the gas, I have level 1 fatty liver and SWOT and SGPT high. Is it for gas or heart 33 yrs?
Here are some...: Are you a 33-y-o man? I applauded your detailed observation in noticing the relief of left arm pain and heartburn after passing gas. If constantly in pattern, gas-related bowel distention and pressure could induce temporary physical irritation to regional or local nerve endings which are inter-related with nerve distribution to left arm and lower esophagus or stomach. Your poor liver function. ... ...Read more
Light pain under left breast that goes up my shoulder and down my left arm. Feels like pins and needles but without any chest pain. Is this gas?
Non likely: Pins and needles feeling is called "paresthesia" and is a sign of peripheral neuritis. It can be positional in which case it would come and go. Paresthesia and pain in that distribution, which follows the path of a nerve root (called a dermatome), suggests impingement in the cervical spine - often due to disk herniation or trauma in your age group (26). Also consider a brachial plexus injury. ...Read more
I have severe bloating, gas, and breathlessness vwith muscle cramps all over body. Water does not help. Severe cramping in left arm from time to time.
See below: You need a medical physician evaluate you with a history and physical exam. ...Read more
I have pain under my left rib 3months now. Kinda like gas. I have night sweats, I throw up, back left leg and left arm pain. Just got blood in urine.
Pain: Left arm and chest pain are not always cardiac related. Within the spectrum of symptoms of cardiac ischemia lie the pains in left arm and chest. Many other things can also cause these symptoms. When the symptoms are associated with other complaints and findings, they are compatible with cardiac relation. ...Read more
Several things: Pain that severe needs to be worked up by your doctor in person. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination and possibly order some tests to see what's wrong with you. ...Read more
Where?: It could be from tour neck, chest or a dozen place in the upper limb. Please be specific. Where and when and how. Over use? Normal use? Only pain-no weakness or numbness, Could be any of two dozen things. ...Read more
Is pain in left arm with tingling in fingers cause for concern? Was hospitalized last yr with a PE.
Tingling in the arm: The tingling and pain along with numbness sometimes, is a symptom of a nerve pinched in the cervical (neck) spine. Possibly due to an injury such as falling forward or any jerky motion (incl chiropractic manipulations). It would not be related to your PE but you should see a physician who specializes in pain or orthopedic surgery for proper diagnosis. Meanwhile try to avoid looking down (texting) ...Read more
Pain in left arm just above and below elbow. Less pain elbow bent. No help with rest. Seems like muscles. What is cause, how to relieve the pain?
Ice it: It can be related to repetitive movement. Ice it for 15 to 20 minutes for the next 2-3 days, if no improvement seek medical attention. If you have no history of allergy to anti inflammatories, you can try ibuprofen, take with food. If the pain worsens, you develop numbness, weakness or have associated chest pain, go to the emergency department for further evaluation. ...Read more
Having chest pain that comes goes and pain in left arm went to the doc and had EKG everything normal. I checked bp 10 times could that cause arm pain?
I don't think so: Your pain may be musculoskeletal or stress induced. At your age, coronary artery disease is very low probability. Bp check usually doesn't cause Arm pain but as you are telling me that you checked 10 times that may suggest you are anxious about it which it self can cause psychogenic pain. Try Tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more
I have loss of cervical lordosis. Having pain in left arm, from neck to fingers, tingling too. Can it cause slight chest pain with back pain?
Pain in left arm and left side of chest. Have done stress and other heart tesrs. Results great. I have a hiatal hernia. Could this be the cause?
Symptoms: Superficially it sounds like low probability of cardiac cause of your symptoms tho' your doctor ordering these studies should be better able to advise you. There are many causes possible for arm/chest symptoms and hiatal hernia is a chest possibility but lower probablity for left arm pain. ...Read more
Left arm pain: There needs to be more specific information. Was there an injury? Where does it hurt on the left arm? Were you doing something? Did you just wake up in pain? How long has it been going on? It is difficult to assess for the possible causes without more specific information. ...Read more
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Nerve injury: Bone or joint injury is usually very localized and relatively obvious. More diffuse pain especially sharp and severe is usually due to nerve injury. Nerves can be pinched at the neck or in the muscle bundles. The brachial plexus can become inflamed. Tumors may press on the nerves. Old injury may leave a nerve scar. A thorough neurological evaluation would be appropriate. ...Read more
What could cause shooting pains that seem to come from elbow to shoulder and back in my left arm?
Your neck: Thank you for the question. There are many potential causes, but among the most common is the irritation of a nerve in the neck. The term "cervical radiculopathy" refers to the pain that can run don the arm into the neck from a nerve irritation in the neck. Uusally a phyxical exam and appropraite imaging studies can diagnose the problem. ...Read more
Left arm feels weak and heavy. No pain has occurred. Any explanation to what causes it to be like that? It slowly weakens every couple days.
Keep getting this fluttering in an area on my left arm. Visible pulstaing at times as well. Normal labs 2 weeks ago. What could cause this?
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