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Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


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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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Can a ulcer cause chest pain and gas pain?

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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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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What can cause excessive stomach gas and stabbing back pain?

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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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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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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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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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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What can cause upper abdominal pain and bile reflux?

What can cause upper abdominal pain and bile reflux?

Many things: There are too many things to list, but could be as simple as "gas pains", or as complex and rare as a poorly functioning stomach (gastroparesis), with many, many possibilities in between. If you're worried, see your primary care provider for a more complete evaluation. Hope this helps! ...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 gas alone cause upper abdominal distention?

Can gas alone cause upper abdominal distention?

Yes: Gas in your intestines can distend the abdomen anywhere in the abdominal cavity. ...Read more

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What can cause rib cage and stomach pain?

Unanswerable here: This forum is inadequate to appropriately tackle this question. Call your doctor. ...Read more

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Can costochondritis cause chest pain when sleeping on stomach?

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Can costochondritis cause chest pain when sleeping on stomach?

Costochondritis : It depends which costochondral junction is involved, also the position you are lying---- in other words yes it can. ...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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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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Throbbing tight neck, palpitations and stomach and chest pain. Can GERD cause this?

Throbbing tight neck, palpitations and stomach and chest pain. Can GERD cause this?

Possible: These symptoms can be attributed to GERD but there can be other causes too like angina , heart valve problems . Good to consult with a doctor. ...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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Chest Pain (Definition)

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