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Can Trapped Gas Cause Chest Pain
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have really bad gas it causes me chest pain sometimes. I can tell its gas cause I'll pass it but why does it cause me all the pain.
Gas pain: When gas bubbles get big enough to stretch gut components they cause pain. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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.
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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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