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Can gas cause left chest pain?

Can gas cause left chest pain?

Yes, but: A sixties female asks if gas can cause left chest pain. Yes it can, but of greater concern is the heart. Doctors think of the worst and rule it out before considering soft diagnostic alternatives like "gas". See a doctor and have a stress test to rule out angina pectoris. If the pain is constant, crushing, and severe go to E.R. For evaluation of acute myocardial infarction, aka heart attack. ...Read more

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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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Can gas pain cause back pain?

Can gas pain cause back pain?

Absolutely: Gas causes expansion of your abdomen and leads to strain on your spine. Severe constipation can also lead to the same. ...Read more

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Does gas cause chest pain?

Does gas cause chest pain?

Yes: Gas, ulcer, esophagitis and other types of gastrointestinal disease can result in pain in the chest which mimics coronary artery disease. ...Read more

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Can a ulcer cause chest pain and gas pain?

Yes it can: Peptic ulcer can cause both chest pain and stomach pain.The pain can radiate to back and chest and you may describe these as gas pains you should check with you gastroenterologist for consult, if you are already diagnose than take full course of treatment. ...Read more

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Can gas cause shoulder pain?

Can gas cause shoulder pain?

Yes: It can cause shoulder pain if the gas is causing enough pain upward around the diaphragm. However, this should be shortlived as the gas moves through the intestines and long lasting shoulder pain will most likely not be related to gas. The pain is from viscerosomatic referred pain. If the shoulder pain and abdominal pain lasts longer than regular gas is expected, further workup would be necessary. ...Read more

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What can cause ribs pain and chest pain?

What can cause ribs pain and chest pain?

Chest pain: I always say if you have chest pain you need to go to the emergency department. Especially since you did not give any more information. ...Read more

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What can cause excessive stomach gas and stabbing back pain?

Abd pain & bloating: Broad question. Consider allergies such as lactose or gluten. Testing by your doctor may reveal the source. With significant gas in the large intestine, some discomfort may be felt in the back in addition to abdominal bloating. ...Read more

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Could indigestion cause chest pain?

Yes: But don't label a chest pain episode as indigestion. Get it checked out (in E.R.). There are many people who have died because they attributed caridac chest pain to indigestion. Only a doctor, with adequate tools, can tell if you've had a heart attack. ...Read more

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Can ranitidine cause chest pains?

Can ranitidine cause chest pains?

In severe : Reactions it can. Reflux gastritis and ulcer disease can also cause chest discomfort. May be why you are on med. Talk to your doctor to see if it due to med or other symptom. ...Read more

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Can gas pain cause bloating feel under rib cage?

Can gas pain cause bloating feel under rib cage?

Yes : The feeling of "gas pain". And bloating as you put it can both be associated with various conditions affecting the GI tract. I would encourage you to be seen if you don't improve. Thanks. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause abdominal pain, pressure or discomfort?

Can anxiety cause abdominal pain, pressure or discomfort?

Anxiety: A common question anxiety can exacerbate underlying issues, such as acid secretion or irritable bowel disease, which in turn makes the symptoms worse so yes. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause constant chest discomfort?

Can anxiety cause constant chest discomfort?

Yes indeed: You are correct - there are anxiety relieving techniques and drugs - speak to your doctor, get a good physical and ask about stress relieving options ...Read more

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Could opiates cause severe stomach gas pain?

Could opiates cause severe stomach gas pain?

Yes: Narcotics very frequently induce constipation with their use. It is important to take a stool softener and MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) (or simmilar) daily as well as staying well hydrated. Sennokot laxative is a good choice if you have not had a bm in several days (avoid the strong stimulant laxatives). Discuss your symptoms with your physician who can make recommendations. ...Read more

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What can cause constant chest pain?

Constant chest pain: well a knife in the chest for one thing, on the other hand there are lots of things which could do this from lung/pleural problems inside, through chest wall inflammation like costochondritis, thru esophageal problems.....lots of potential considerations, need to see a Doc to work through them.... ...Read more

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Can indigestion cause severe back pain?

Can indigestion cause severe back pain?

Yes: Indigestion, as well as other intestinal disorders, can cause severe back pain. However, anyone with severe pain should see a doctor to identify the exact cause; it is not wise to just assume indigestion as a cause without first ruling out other causes. ...Read more

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Can intestinal problem cause chest pain & discomfort?

Can intestinal problem cause chest pain & discomfort?

Sure it can...: Esophagitis/spasm, gastritis, peptic ulcer disease, pancreatitis/gallbladder trouble, intestional spasm etc..Can cause chest pain...There are certain characteristics symptoms each illness cause..Ie. Frequency/crhonology of symptoms which docs use to tease out which problem you most like have... So if you r having such problems, consult your doc... Best of luck.. ...Read more

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Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

The chest resides between the neck & abdomen. Chest pain refers to ...Read more


Gas Pains (Definition)

Generally occur when gas builds up in your intestines, and you're not ...Read more