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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?
Gas can cause the pain. If eliminating the gas relieved it likely you have your answer. Certain foods can cause gas, beans, sauerkraut, spices, lactose to name a few.
Avoid gas producting foods if they are bothering you. There are beano food med products available in a pharmacy if you still want to eat gaseous foods. ...Read more
I have discomfort on the right lower side of my abdomen but have no pain, could it be blocked gas? No symptoms other than discomfort
Get it evaluated: Discomfort is the same thing as pain. Have a doctor evaluate the issue. ...Read more
List of causes: Feeling the sensation of gas moving in your abdomen could be a whole host of things, including the most obvious, which is just gas/bloating, but other conditions including constipation, pregnancy, gastritis, gall bladder disease, and infection/parasites are also on the list. If the sensation becomes more uncomfortable, I would suggest getting in to see a physician for evaluation. ...Read more
Dull constant pain in lower left abdomen. Unsure what it could be. Gas or something more serious?
Full pain: Gas would likely pass within a few hours. Do you have any other symptoms such as diarrhea, constipation, blood in the stool, fevers? If yes to any of these, I would suggest you get evaluated by a physician. Differentials here are irritable bowel, inflammatory bowel, constipation, and diverticulosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had a dull gas like pressure in my lower left abdomen on and off for about a week. Not sure what is wrong!
Sometimes im having pain in the abdomen. It seems that the fart was stuck and i can't get the gas out. If i try to force it, its painful.
Gas: Lay on your stomach until it comes out. ...Read more