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I feel like I have an air bubble in my chest. It hurts to swallow?

I feel like I have an air bubble in my chest. It hurts to swallow?

See a doctor...: Painful swallowing is potentially a sign of a significant esophageal problem including infectious esophagitis. An alternative and less serious cause for your symptoms might be "globus hystericus" caused by anxiety. I suggest you visit with your doctor about these symptoms. Good luck! ...Read more

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It feels like there is an air bubble caught in my chest. Tried charcoal and baking soda but nothing helps. To the point of vomiting. Help please?

It feels like there is an air bubble caught in my chest. Tried charcoal and baking soda but nothing helps. To the point of vomiting. Help please?

? ignore chest pain: Chest pain is nothing to ignore! The potential origin of your symptoms includes: heart, lungs, mediastinum, esophagus, musculoskeletal, pericardium (sac around the heart), pleuritis, bronchiitis, or referred pain from a remote site. Your doctor will be concerned about accompanying fever, blood with coughing, vomiting, shortness or breath, difficulty reclining, tenderness. Get re-checked please. ...Read more

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When I smoke it feels like an air bubble is trapped inside of my body & it moves from my chest, neck, shoulder, & into my head. It tightens my chest.

When I smoke it feels like an air bubble is trapped inside of my body & it moves from my chest, neck, shoulder, & into my head. It tightens my chest.

Bronchospasm: Of course you do. Your body does not want your smoke or fire or the tar and other chemicals from smoking. It causes your lungs to constrict and to react and to get swollen and inflamed. I am happy to hear that you are finally listening to your body complain to you. ...Read more

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I have been have pain in the right upper side of my chest and directly to my back. It feels like an air bubble, & numbness in my right arm.?

I have been have pain in the right upper side of my chest and directly to my back. It feels like an air bubble, & numbness in my right arm.?

Gas: The worst case would be a heart problem. Please make sure to have that checked out. It could possibly just be gas bubbles but be sure to rule out heart issues. ...Read more

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I have had chest pain for three hours. It now feels like an air bubble is deep inside my throat by bottom of neck, worse when swallowing?

I have had chest pain for three hours. It now feels like an air bubble is deep inside my throat by bottom of neck, worse when swallowing?

I wouldn, t: "wait on" any new onset chest pain although this certainly souds like ACID REFUX or GERD is a destinct possibility CARDIAC pain can present VERY "ATYPICALLY" in women! Go to ER or Walk In Unit! As soon as practicable!
Good Luck. Hope this helps!

Dr Z ...Read more

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I have a weird sensation in my chest behind my left breast. It sounds like a stomach growling. And feels like an air bubble. It lasts about 3 seconds?

I have a weird sensation in my chest behind my left breast. It sounds like a stomach growling. And feels like an air bubble. It lasts about 3 seconds?

Sensation in l chest: You are likely correct. The stomach does ride high. May be reflux GERD avoid smoking alcohol caffeine energy drinks soda and spicy foods. Can try ranitidine /prevecid. Would also consider EKG just to be safe though you are fairly young. F/u/ w/ doc ...Read more

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I have had an air bubble in my chest for 2 hours now and I am taking deep breaths, burping and drinking water. I have school tomorrow and I can't sleep because of the pain what should I do?

I have had an air bubble in my chest for 2 hours now and I am taking deep breaths, burping and drinking water. I have school tomorrow and I can't sleep because of the pain what should I do?

Mgt: If it is related to GERD then an antacid may relieve the pain. If you have any trouble breathing though, a visit to the ED is indicated.
A virtual appt is available online to follow up:
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Code: NCYHPZ ...Read more

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I have an air bubble in my chest that fluctuates between my heart and the bottom of my throat. What could it be and how do I get rid of it?

I have an air bubble in my chest that fluctuates between my heart and the bottom of my throat. What could it be and how do I get rid of it?

If no injury: And no trouble swallowing, breathing, or with acid reflux, this could just be gas. Try Simethicone or antacid with Simethicone and see if it helps you belch. If that relieves it, nothing else is necessary. If not, you might have something else going on and should be seen, perhaps have an x-ray or esophageal study. Good luck! ...Read more

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I feel like my heart skips a beat when I take a deep breath. Like an air bubble is trapped in my chest?

I feel like my heart skips a beat when I take a deep breath. Like an air bubble is trapped in my chest?

Sinus Arrythmia: It is normal for heart rate to slow down and may feel like a skip heart beat due to stimulation of Vagus Nerve.and is normal.
It is called Sinus Arrythmia and is very common especially in children and young adults ...Read more

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Feels like there's a air bubble in the left side of my chests, what is wrong?

Feels like there's a air bubble in the left side of my chests, what is wrong?

Chest discomfort!: Pressure in your chest can be a serious symptom. If it does not go away with an antacid within 30 minutes, or gets worse, please get seen right away. ...Read more

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I have a odd feeling in my chest. It feels like a air bubble. Any ideas?

I have a odd feeling in my chest. It feels like a air bubble. Any ideas?

Air Bubbles: Air bubbles in the chest may be congestion or fluid accumulation. This could be associated with infection or allergic fluid accumulation. It is important that you see your doctor to have him/her listen to your lungs to see exactly what is going on. ...Read more

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Does COPD feel like u have a air bubble in your chest?

Does COPD feel like u have a air bubble in your chest?

Sometimes: Patients with advanced COPD can "trap" air in their lungs which is uncomfortable and leads to a variety of symptoms, . ..Shortness of breath chest pain, wheezing. ...Read more

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What to do to get rid of extremely painful air bubbles in your chest?

Excessive gas: Try zantac (ranitidine) or other otc meds for excessive stomach gas and make appointment to get checked and treated properly by your pcp. ...Read more

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Why can't my doctors know where the air bubbles come from in my chest cavity?

They can: Lung-trachea
or esophagus
those are the only air containing structures in the chest.
Usually from blebs in lung, or following lung trauma or surgery is where one gets persistent pneumothorax or air leak.

With some infections, the germs will generate gas bubbles but doubt that is the issue! ...Read more

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Gallbladder removed almost 2 weeks ago having an air bubble under ribs middle of chest got this when was in bed with husband doing adult stuff?

Gallbladder removed almost 2 weeks ago having an air bubble under ribs middle of chest got this when was in bed with husband doing adult stuff?

Chest discomfort: Any chest discomfort that occurs during stress or physical exertion should be investigated as it could be reflective of cardiac disease. Your discomfort may simply be due to recent surgery which caused temporary muscular or nerve tissue injury/irritation. If symptoms recur, consult your physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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Can you take proselic and tums (calcium carbonate) together, always feel like got burp or air bubble stuck in throat upper chest.?

Can you take proselic and tums (calcium carbonate) together, always feel like got burp or air bubble stuck in throat upper chest.?

Prilosec: Prilosec is to be taken once or twice a day and not as needed. Tums (calcium carbonate) can be taken pen or as needed with indigestion symptoms. Hope this answers your question. ...Read more

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I am experiencing Tightness in chest (time frame: gradual onset) (severity: mild) The following also describes me:. ..it feels as if there is air trapped in the center of my chest and it tingles every so often as if there's air bubbles?

See your doctor.: From your description, there could be many causes of your chest tightness. Because heart disease happens to be one of those possibilities, you need to be seen ASAP by either your doctor or in an emergency room, to be sure that you were not having angina. If heart disease turns out not to be present, your doctor can help you sort out what the true cause is. Do not delay. Go now. ...Read more

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I keep feeling air bubbles in ribs and chest breaking up constantly feels uncomfortable and sometimes I have trouble breathing?

I keep feeling air bubbles in ribs and chest breaking up constantly feels uncomfortable and sometimes I have trouble breathing?

Go to the ER: From your description, I would worry that you have subcutaneous emphysema which suggests a spontaneous pneumothorax. Medical mumbo-jumbo but potentially serious. Go to the er for a chest x-ray as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I have on and off feeling like air/gas multiple bubbles to the left or below chest area no sign of pain or symptoms I do have gerd/acid reflux. Help?

I have on and off feeling like air/gas multiple bubbles to the left or below chest area no sign of pain or symptoms I do have gerd/acid reflux. Help?

Hard to say: That is certainly where your stomach could lie and cause stomach symptoms. Perhaps over the counter antacids, observation and if worsening symptoms see your doctor? ...Read more

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Bubbling sensation when I lay down in my back and chest, I have a cough and a little bit of a cold. I hope its not an air leak! Please help?

Bubbling sensation when I lay down in my back and chest, I have a cough and a little bit of a cold. I hope its not an air leak! Please help?

Breathlessness: Your symptoms sound concerning - especially with the breathlessness, chest pain and that sensation of bubbling. You should get checked out by a physician and have an x ray as soon as possible. ...Read more

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My daughter burps a lot and gets a trapped air bubble in her chest. This happens frequently and lasts a long time even after antacid. Any ideas?

My daughter burps a lot and gets a trapped air bubble in her chest. This happens frequently and lasts a long time even after antacid. Any ideas?

See pediatrician: She might have a hiatal hernia and gastroesophageal reflux. It's impossible to make a diagnosis online, so it's best to take her to her pediatrician for proper evaluation. ...Read more

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Have on and off multiple bubble sound in chest area could it be trapped gas or air. Suffer from acid reflux is it something serious. Please help?

Have on and off multiple bubble sound in chest area could it be trapped gas or air. Suffer from acid reflux is it something serious. Please help?

Hiatal hernia: You may have additional hiatal hernia/ defect on the diaphragm causing part of stomach in chest. Simple Chet xray will help. ...Read more

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Sharp short pain in left heart reigion and right of chest at random for few weeks. Keep catching my breath. Air bubble feeling in chest. Ecg was fine

Likely chest wall: Your pain is likely due to issues in you chest wall muscles, bones and/or cartilage. Try getting some exercise with gently increasing intensity. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of air bubbles in my throat and chest area?

How do I get rid of air bubbles in my throat and chest area?

Air bubbles: I gather you are referring to crackling sounds when you push on the skin at your neck and chest. If this is so, what did you do before it started happening? I highly recommend you see your PCP ASAP or go to the closest ER to rule out pneumothorax. ...Read more

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I feel airy/spaced out, my chest feels like air bubbles that make me burp. Slight nausea then goes away. Pressure in chest up my neck in my face help?

# possibilities.: The airy and spaced out feeling is concerning. The possibilities would includema drug effect, or something that is causing changes in your brain. Pressure in your chest and some nausea could be symptoms of a heart problem. The air bubble sensation may mean some acid is being refluxed from your stomachs to your esophagus. See your primary care physician. ...Read more

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It Feels like an air bubble in my lung hurts to swallow and foam and liquid is coming up from my throat?

It Feels like an air bubble in my lung hurts to swallow and foam and liquid is coming up from my throat?

Esophageal discomfor: It appears that you have some esophageal dysfunction and are having reflux with it. Avoid tobacco and alcohol and follow a soft, bland diet for a few days. You could take Prilosec daily. It is important to be relaxed while eating and minimize stress. See a gastroenterologist if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more