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Can you get gas in upper back ? They done every test they said nothing is wrong ......

Can you get gas in upper back ? They done every test they said nothing is wrong   ......

What is gas?: If you mean a feeling of pain such as caused by gas in the intesting, that kind of feeling in the back (depending on where) can be due to anything from a skin infection to actual gas in some internal organ. If they have done every test, I suggest you ask for an appointment to discuss their DIAGNOSIS...that would probably be with your primary practitioner. ...Read more

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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What can I do for extreme gas pain in upper back, chest, and shoulders?

What can I do for extreme gas pain in upper back, chest, and shoulders?

Maybe it's not gas: A person with "extreme gas pain" in the upper back and chest may have something other than gas. If it is gas, then taking an over-the-counter antacid/anti-gas medication should help quickly. But what if it is a heart attack or an aneurysm of the aorta? Those can be fatal, so a person with such symptoms should see his doctor or get checked at the emergency room right away. ...Read more

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I have back pain due to gas.... Upper back is in pain.. But gets way after too many bumpings..

I have back pain due to gas.... Upper back is in pain.. But gets way after too many bumpings..

Acid Reflux: If you can positively correlate that belching relieves the backache then you may have acid reflux. Mid back pain can also e due to cardiovascular disease, gstrointestinal disease or conditions of the spine. In a young individual the acid reflux would be most likely. However statistics can not replace a good history and exam. So it will be prudent to see your pcp and discuss it with him/her. ...Read more

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I have gerd, when I have a lot of gas i get upper back pain, goes away after burping , happens when i eat big meals usually?

I have gerd, when I have a lot of gas  i get upper back pain, goes away after burping , happens when i eat big meals usually?

Simethicone: Simethicone dissolves the gas and that will help you. Obviously, eat smaller meals. Check and make sure you are not gulping down air when nervous or talking too fast (aerophagy). Consider taking a proton pump inhibitor to fix your gerd. May want to discuss your options with a GI specialist, may want to check for barrett's esophagus at some point also. ...Read more

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How to relive gas pain? The pain feels like a muscle is pulled in my upper back area

Midback: Gas trapped in the esophagus may cause midback discomfort but usually there is associated discomfort in the anterior chest area as well. If there is recurrent upper or midback discomfort, I would suspect a musculoskeletal cause more than gas entrapment. It's best to have your physician evaluate your symptoms. ...Read more

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Upper back pain caused by trapped gas?

Upper back pain caused by trapped gas?

Yes: It is possible, often characterized as a sharp sensation, if it persist or become frequent and medical evaluation may be warranted. ...Read more

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I have pain in in my chest an upper back sometimes it hurts to breath i took some Gaviscon because i thoght mybe it is gas but can not tell what is.?

I have pain in in my chest an upper back sometimes it hurts to breath i took some Gaviscon because i thoght mybe it is gas but can not tell what is.?

See Dr: A good clinical exam by a dr. Will rule out more serious possiblities (heart related) and then you can work from there with your dr. For a cause and treatment. ...Read more

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Mid and upper back pain on left side gas and hick ups and pain in kidney?

Mid and upper back pain on left side gas and hick ups and pain in kidney?

May be gas in large: This may be what we call the "splenic flexure syndrome" where we get gas in the large intestine where the intestine flexes from the tranversecolon to the left descending colon - across the top of the abdomen and down to the left side. The intestine turns under where the spleen is and that is why it is called the splenic flexure where the intestine turns. Intestine gas can build up = pain. ...Read more