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How can you get trapped gas off your chest and sides?

How can you get trapped gas off your chest and sides?

Evaluation: Try using over the counter gas relief medication.
I have been fooled before with the diagnosis of "gas". Get checked for pain in chest and sides-asap. ...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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How does trapped gas get in your chest?

How does trapped gas get in your chest?

In your chest: Air goes in and out of your lungs. Any trapping might cause one lung to inflate more than the other. If you get a bleb which ruptures you get a pneumothorax. If you have any shortness or breath or feel you have air trapping - see your doctor who will listen to your lungs and confirm this. ...Read more

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How high up can gas get trapped to cause pains in torso/chest area? Best fast relief?

How high up can gas get trapped to cause pains in torso/chest area? Best fast relief?

Might not be Gas.: If you are having chest pressure or pain you should see a doctor immediately. Anginal symptoms can be misleading and are best evaluated by a medical professional in person. ...Read more

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How can my wife get gas chest pain to go away.?

How can my wife get gas chest pain to go away.?

See a physician: Chest pain is a symptom that can be caused by a varietylot of conditions and warrants a work up done by a physician to rule out those conditions before we label it as gas pain. In the meantime avoid going to taco bell and ordering bean burritos! ...Read more

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Can gas get stuck in your chest and feel like chest congestion?

Can gas get stuck in your chest and feel like chest congestion?

Gas: Is usually abdominal gas which rises and pushes against the diaphragm, causing a sensation of chest fullness or congestion. ...Read more

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Hi, im 36 yr old male. I'd say for the past couple yrs I sometimes get sharp long lasting pain from gas, in middle of spine that moves to my chest?

Gas, back/chest pain: It sounds like you need to go talk to a doctor and explain in detail what is happening. From your brief description, it's hard to know if it's really gas pain from your intestines, or possibly acid reflux from the stomach into the esophagus (heart-burn in other words). If you smoke (d), or have strong family history, cardiac pain is a possibility. Go see a doctor to figure this one out. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have gas pressure in my chest and is very uncomfortable. It seems to get worst when I sit and when my belt is on?

I have gas pressure in my chest and is very uncomfortable. It seems to get worst when I sit and when my belt is on?

Check it out!: I am always concerned about chest symptoms; you could be having heart symptoms and should be evaluated. It certainly could be reflux, gallbladder disease, or poor stomach motility. In women, bloating is occasionally our only warning for ovarian cancer. Please get yourself evaluated, and be certain it's nothing serious. Good luck. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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My ribs hurt well at least what I know of it's my ribs righ under my chest left n right the pain goes away when I lay down. I tend to get a lot of gas?

Rib pain: Bilateral rib pain has many causes. It could be chest wall related or even from abdominal causes. The positional nature of your pain points to musculoskeletal conditions. Spinal issues like scoliosis and gait abnormalities are included. Some females who have pendulous breasts can have similar symptoms. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a gas bubble in my chest?

How do I get rid of a gas bubble in my chest?

Burp.: If it's not in your esophagus, it might be something else, though! Why do you think you have a gas bubble? ...Read more

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How do I get rid of trapped gas in my chest. Each time I sit down I can feel the pressure rise to my chest and it is very uncomfortable.....It burns?

How do I get rid of trapped gas in my chest. Each time I sit down I can feel the pressure rise to my chest and it is very uncomfortable.....It burns?

See below: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Why do I feel pain in my chest? It hurts a lot when I burp or get a gas bubble.

Why do I feel pain in my chest? It hurts a lot when I burp or get a gas bubble.

Needs evaluation.: The way you describe your pain suggests an upper GI tract source of your pain (stomach and/or esophagus). Perhaps the most efficient way to get an answer would be a visit to a gastroenterologist who would take your history and perhaps deem it appropriate to give a trial of an acid-blocking medication or proceed to undertake an upper endoscopy. ...Read more

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Can gas cause chest pains? I've had them since yesterday but I've also been burping and passing gas more frequently then usual after I get the pains.

Can gas cause chest pains? I've had them since yesterday but I've also been burping and passing gas more frequently then usual after I get the pains.

Yes: There are many causes of chest pain and gas is just one of them. It's important to know what type of food you're eating, stresses in your life, other medical conditions including prescribed and non-prescribed medicines. It would be unlikely, that this is cardiac. Stop carbonated beverages and maybe this could be caused by increase in acid. (GERD). ...Read more

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How to get rid of gas in my chest and around upper abdomen area?

How to get rid of gas in my chest and around upper abdomen area?

Burping and gas: Air in the digestive tract may come from a variety of sources-maldigestion due to enzyme deficiency (ex. Lactose intolerance) or food intolerance (ex. Gluten sensitivity), fermentation by gut bacteria (as with bacterial overgrowth syndrome or changed flora after antibiotics), altered GI tract motility, excessive air swallowing, as well as inflammatory and infectious causes. Easy to test for these. ...Read more

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Hello Doctor, I'm 25 yr old male since 1 week I have a pain on my left back side of chest I feel some gas has got accumulated How to get rid?

See a physician: The first step is to figure out what's causing your symptoms and it would be impossible to narrow down the diagnosis without more information and a physical exam. See a doctor to help figure out what's wrong! ...Read more

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I get pain in my chest right behind my sternum as if there is a bubble of gas that will not come out and let me burp. It doesn't always happen?

I get pain in my chest right behind my sternum as if there is a bubble of gas that will not come out and let me burp. It doesn't always happen?

Need more clarificat: Problems with your heart, esophagus, stomach and gallbladder and nervous system can all cause these symptoms. See your doctor for an exam ...Read more

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I get a twitching sensation in middle of chest where hearts at no SOB or anything just weird feeling and my heart rate is normal could this be gas?

I get a twitching sensation in middle of chest where hearts at no SOB or anything just weird feeling and my heart rate is normal could this be gas?

Muscular: Where the twitches have no relationship to the pulse or heart beat, these sensations don't come from disturbances in the heart rhythm and most likely come from irritable muscle fibers in the chest wall. Gas distress is usually sharp and jabbing. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of gas buildup in chest after heart surgery four days ago?

How do you get rid of gas buildup in chest after heart surgery four days ago?

It depends: If there is a significant amount of air in the chest and it is causing a problem, it can be removed by placing a catheter or tube in the chest. The doctors will help make this decision. ...Read more

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Can gas get stuck in your esophagus and cause it to expand and cause chest pain? Or is this acid reflux all test done on heart & nothing is wrong.

Absolutely: Food and air can get stuck going down esophagus, and cause a severe chest pain that is relieved by burping or swallowing something. Also reflux of stomach acid into esophagus can cause a burning chest pain that is usually relieved with antacids. Esophageal spasm causes severe chest pain, it is usually provoked by severe reflux. Check out my website http://CardioGauge. Com for heart health education ...Read more

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How to get rid of gas trouble naturally? I am feeling bloated and some pain in chest and upper abdomen? No other significant symptoms.

How to get rid of gas trouble naturally? I am feeling bloated and some pain in chest and upper abdomen? No other significant symptoms.

Gas: Generally caused by swallowing air. Review all your eating and drinking. If you are sucking on candy, chewing gum, drinking frequently, etc., you are also swallowing air and it's going to come out the other end. By cutting down on the air swallowed you cut down on the gas volume. Simethicone is a drug which breaks up gas bubbles and can help symptoms ...Read more

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I've had gas in my chest on and off for over a week. Burping doesn't seem to help it and occasionally I get heart palpitations with it. Thoughts?

I've had gas in my chest on and off for over a week. Burping doesn't seem to help it and occasionally I get heart palpitations with it. Thoughts?

Exam: You must be examined, tested and diagnosed. I would also suggest an abdominal ultrasound to rule out gallbladder disease. Get an EKG and a Holter monitor. ...Read more

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Day 9 of flagy for c diff. Fine diring day but every night get bad nausea, sometimes vommiting, major bloating, gas, chest pain, anxiety, can't sleep.

Day 9 of flagy for c diff. Fine diring day but every night get bad nausea, sometimes vommiting, major bloating, gas, chest pain, anxiety, can't sleep.

C.Diff: This could be the side effects of Flagyl or the morbid effects of the c. Diff infection or the combination of both. Hopefully, it will get better once the infection is treated and you're done with the medication. You may treat your symptoms symptomatically and your treating doc should be able to help. ...Read more

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What is the cause of chest pressure when inhaling and gas? I get squeezing chest pressure when unhaling and gas and I am worried about my heart. : (

What is the cause of chest pressure when inhaling and gas? I get squeezing chest pressure when unhaling and gas and I am worried about my heart. : (

Acute symptoms?: See you have acid reflux which can be a source of chest pain. But if you experiencing acute chest pressure (squeezing) and have difficulty breathing then please contact 911 to insure that you are not having a cardiac event. ...Read more

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I have constant gas that build and can be painful. I get shooting pain in my arms/legs/chest. I only get relief when expelling it (from both ends)?

I see: Simethicone (Gas-X) can help for some people. A better bet is keeping a dietary diary or log and keeping track of what you eat and your degree of gassiness. Use that info to find a pattern and discover what foods cause this problem for you, then avoid those foods. If you have issues with constipation and/or diarrhea also, this could indicate IBS which would be treated a little differently. ...Read more

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I get chest pains as if my ❤is going fast n I start sweating cold, get dizzy, n weak if I throw up or wait, pass gas I feel better what's wrong with me?

I get chest pains as if my ❤is going fast n I start sweating cold, get dizzy, n weak if I throw up or wait, pass gas I feel better what's wrong with me?

Needs evaluation: Yiur story & symptoms are concerning. It could represent many things. Please seek evaluation with your physician asap. ...Read more

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When swallow liquids I can feel it in my chest/breasts. Sometimes get an ache in 1 or both breasts & shoulderblades. Esophagus? Gas? PCP says not heart.

When swallow liquids I can feel it in my chest/breasts. Sometimes get an ache in 1 or both breasts & shoulderblades. Esophagus? Gas? PCP says not heart.

Up The Down Hatch?: I feel that way after my first double shot of Scotch. So let's just think"esophagusfor right now: Irritating foods? Recent injury down there (hot or caustic liquids)? Anything come right back up? If so, do you chew your food thoroughly? Any recent illness? Any risk factors for immunocompromise (like HIV)? Any white patches in the mouth? Are you a high-strung or nervous person? Best to see a GI specialist ...Read more

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Chest feel sore under my breast also I get a warm burn sensation. I can breathe but it feels heavy. Slight sharp pains in breast burping and gas advice?

Pleural efffusion?: These symptoms are typical for a person with pleural or pericardial effusion, which is fluid behind the lung or surrounding the heart. It can happen if you have a viral or bacterial pneumonia, or other conditions. If you still feel this tomorrow, I would visit the local urgent care or your family physician. ...Read more