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Shoulder pain. No chest pains or shortness of breath. I'm a hypochondriac so I always assume the worse. I have acid reflux. Trapped gas?

Shoulder pain.  No chest pains or shortness of breath. I'm a hypochondriac so I always assume the worse. I have acid reflux.  Trapped gas?

See a psychiatrist: If indeed you are truly a hypochondriac that can be a serious condition. Would encourage you to see a psychiatrist. In reference to your shoulder pain ,there's not enough information to make a comment. ...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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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 gas cause chest pain under left rib cage and lower armpit area?

It can: It can, but suggest that you get checked that it it is not heart related. ...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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Could gas be the Cause of chest pain?

Could gas be the Cause of chest pain?

Chest Pain -See Doc?: When to see a doctor? How do you know when you need medical help for chest pain? It's not always easy to tell. Helpful simple quiz: http://edition.cnn.com/HEALTH/help.at.home/chest.pain/content.html ...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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How come wen ever I have gas stuck in my abdomen it causes pain in the left side of my chest? As soon as i "fart" the pain is gone! why chest pain?

How come wen ever I have gas stuck in my abdomen it causes pain in the left side of my chest?  As soon as i "fart" the pain is gone! why chest pain?

Colon: The colon travels to the upper and then down the left side of the abdomen, to the rectum. Excessive gas may cause discomfort and pain on the left side of the abdomen and chest which in turn may be relieved by flatus. Not all chest pain is caused by gas though and may need further evaluation. ...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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Does pleural effusion cause excess gas and burping as well as chest pain?

Does pleural effusion cause excess gas and burping as well as chest pain?

No: A pleural effusion can cause symptoms based on volume. If large enough, the symptoms are shortness of breath or possibly chest pain. Excess gas is not one of the findings. ...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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Hey im a 22year old female, and the last 3 days I been haveing chest pain.And I was wonder if it could be from having trap gas.....Or something else?

Hey im a 22year old female, and the last 3 days I been haveing chest pain.And I was wonder if it could be from having trap gas.....Or something else?

Lots of things: Hey, there are lots of things can cause chest pain. Fortunately, in someone your age most are not serious. It could be a gas problem or some other gastrointestinal problem. Pericarditis can cause chest pain. Many times in someone your age it is musculoskeletal. But chest pain should never be taken lightly. Get a check up. ...Read more

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Chest pain only when sitting. Gas?

Chest pain only when sitting.   Gas?

Maybe: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. ...Read more

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Chest pain on exertion, is it gas buildup?

Not likely: Chest pain on exertion is something you should get evaluated asap. It could be a sign of something serious. ...Read more

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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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What's the solution for very bad chest pain from gas? It starts @ night and usually gets worse when laying down.

Diet: You need to change your diet, not eat late and you can use gas-x. Depending on your age, see doctor and make sure it is not heart related. ...Read more

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I'm having bad chest pain. But i keep having extremely bad gas. When i flatuate it relieves the pain. Does that' mean its just gas?

Probably not heart: Risk of heart attack in an 18 y/i is nearly zero. Upper abdominal pain can often be interchangeable with lower chest pain too. Gas pain could be a possibility but there could be several like irritable bowel, gallbladder etc. If it continues you may need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Chest pain just below sternum gas?

Chest pain just below sternum gas?

Chest pain: It could be gastritis, or reflux disease or musculoskeletal or cardiac. You need to consult your physician. ...Read more

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Gas, pain just after chest , pain in tummy, burping continuously ?

Gas, pain just after chest , pain in tummy, burping continuously ?

Get checked for: Heart or stomach condition etc. Try peptobismol or gavincon for now . Cut back on sodas , caffeine , spicy foods, dairy products etc. Hope u feel better! ...Read more

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Chest Pain (Definition)

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