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If you have pressure build up from gas. Can it possibly be so bad that it causes chest and left arm pain?

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

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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Can acidity and gas cause jaw numbness and left arm pain? 33 male

Can acidity and gas cause jaw numbness and left arm pain? 33 male

Don't wait: Heartburn like symptoms combined with left arm a jaw radiation are more likely from your heart. See your doctor NOW.. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Chest pain: You are having non-cardiac or atypical chest pain. Most of the times it is muscular or due to acidity. In your case, it sounds like you have acidity ad well as some muscular pain. Please contact your doctor to discuss the treatment options. ...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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I have a funny feeling in my left arm could it be gas?

I have a funny feeling in my left arm could it be gas?

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

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Trapped gas in left arm?

Trapped gas in left arm?

Not sure: Are you sure it is has? If it is then it should be absorbed by your body over time. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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Left arm pain with gas and burping and stomach feeling bloated?

Left arm pain with gas and burping and stomach feeling bloated?

This could be: angina, so you should contact your doctor immediately. Your other conditions place you at higher risk than normal. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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.

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.

Sounds like you: Need to see a healthcare provider for proper examination, urine studies, blood tests or xrays. And proper treatment. I would not wait, do it now. Do it before you end up in the Emergency room with worsening symptoms. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in left arm and chest/heart?

What could cause pain in left arm and chest/heart?

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

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How can I tell what is the cause of pain in left arm and chest?

How can I tell what is the cause of pain in left arm and chest?

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

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Pain in left arm with no chest pain...had antral gastritis. Wat is d cause of dis.

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

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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

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Extreme sharp and stabbing pain in left arm tricep. Haven't been working out just came on suddenly what could cause this?

Many things: There can be different causes for posterior elbow pain including triceps tendinitis, partial triceps tear, olecranon bursitis, elbow arthritis or even medial or lateral epicondylitis. Best to avoid the aggravating activity and have it evaluated by an orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more

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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

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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?

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

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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?

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?

Cervical disk prob.: Yes. Your symptoms are consistent with a pinched nerve in the neck. This is most likely caused by a disk problem. Usual treatment stays with medication and physical therapy. MRI cervical spine can confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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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

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What causes tingling in the whole left arm?

What causes tingling in the whole left arm?

Brain or neck: Nerve pain as you describe frequently comes from the neck but can come from the brain as well. Lastly a nerve in the arm itself could be causing the symptoms. Best to see a neurologist to evaluate this. ...Read more

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My left arm hurts what could be the cause I'm 17?

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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What causes restlessness in the left arm?

What causes restlessness in the left arm?

Periodic Limb: Movement disorder. If you have symptoms of this please set up a visit with a sleep physician to rule out sleep apnea as a cause for it and to document its presence prior to treatment if it is not due to apnea. ...Read more

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What could cause pain and throbbing feeling in left arm?

Sounds like: Nerve pain, probably caused by degenerative changes in the neck portion of your spine. See a doctor for physical exam, imaging and treatment options. ...Read more

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What is the most common cause of having left arm numbing and weakness?

What is the most common cause of having left arm numbing and weakness?

R/o heart: Always rule out heart disease. Consider blood clot or pressure on nerves or spinal cord. ...Read more

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What are some causes of pain on the left arm btween shoulder and elbow?

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

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What condition may cause numbness coldness and tingling of the left arm?

What condition may cause numbness coldness and tingling of the left arm?

Numb: We worry about "thoracic outlet syndrome" but the person to best help is an orthopedic doctor. You might need an EMG by a neurologist as well. Start with the orthopedic doctor first. If you are displease with their plans, seek a neurologist. ...Read more

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What could cause tingling in my left arm and if I move neck it goes away?

What could cause tingling in my left arm and if I move neck it goes away?

Most likely: Arthritis in your cervical spine that impinges on a neerve root when your neck is in a certain position. Please see an orthopedic specialist or a neurosurgeon or neurologist for further work-up and treatment recommendations. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My left arm goes numb whenever I'm lying on my back. What coukd be the cause of this?

Numb arm lying down: May be a pinched nerve in the neck. You need to see your doctor for diagnosis. Did you have a neck injury or whip lash? ...Read more

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What could cause shooting pains that seem to come from elbow to shoulder and back in my left arm?

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

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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.

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.

Examination needed: With a few more clues I could probably steer you in the wrong direction. What is needed is a good exam and of course a bit more of his history. Possibilities include overwork vascular problems neurologic problems. ...Read more