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CXray was normal, Pulm Doc said there was some gas under diaphragm. I do get what seems to be gas pains which I'm treating. Can u see gas on CXray?
Yes.: X-rays show anatomy and problems based on density. Bones are dense and show up white on X-ray. A metal object is even denser and can be seen if one is there. Gas is not dense and shows up as black areas, whether in the lungs, or under the diaphragm. Tissues of in-between density will be in-between in color. ...Read more
Hi.. I suffer from chronic bloating and gas . I then discovered that I have a small diaphragm tear. Can this be the cause and is surgery needed?
Depends on size: And location of diaphragmatic defect. If it is large and located in left side, yes, surgery might be necessary. Consult with a surgeon for specific advice in your case. ...Read more
Sharp pain below the rib cage, next to diaphragm for almost two days.The area is sucked in and hurts to breathe. gas medicines have had no effect.
Try Linzess...: Try Linzess........if not available.....take a bottle of mag citrate... ...Read more
Sharp chest pains under left lower rib cage by diaphragm. Hurts more after sitting, or with full bladder. Bloated, with frequent smelly gas and urine.?
Needs evaluation: The symptoms of feeling bloated, having frequent malodorous gas, odiferous urine, added to pains in the lower rib cage . . . All mean that a primary care doctor needs to evaluate the situation. He may refer to a GI doctor if an abdominal problem such as gallstones, digestion problems, or a cancer is suspected. Depending on the situation, a lung, kidney, or heart doctor may also evaluate. ...Read more
Can silent reflux cause shortness of breath that is slightly relieved by belching?Doctor says gas pressure on diaphragm or something like that?
Before intercourse: Use contraceptive jelly inside the diaphragm and around the rim. Place it before intercourse and leave it in until 6 hours after. Use more jelly in the vagina if you get inspired and have intercourse again but don't remove it to refresh the jelly. Take it out in the morning if you fall asleep. ...Read more
Convenience: The major disadvantage of the diaphragm is the inconvenience of having to puut it in before sexual activity. ...Read more
Breath down...: Diaphragm is big muscle between chest and abdomen.Helps us breath. Singers breath more to upper chest and dancers low under diaphragm " to the belly" It helps strengthen core for balance. If you relax and place your hand over stomach- try relax shoulder - deep breath by nose as pushing against your hand. You should feel muscle extending and strengthening . Excellent exercise . Try dance' ( Tango) ...Read more