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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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Have left sided gas pain in lower abdomen but sometimes i feel it up in chest and left shoulder. Is this possible? Only hurts if breathing in

Have left sided gas pain in lower abdomen but sometimes i feel it up in chest and left shoulder. Is this possible? Only hurts if breathing in

Yes but..: are you gassy? avoid gassy foods, stay unconstipated which makes gas, less bubbly drinks. be sure not the heart , if chest pressure , get ekg at least ,if on birth control can be pulmonary emboli , get cxray , d dimer labs . ...Read more

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Dull constant pain in lower left abdomen. Unsure what it could be. Gas or something more serious?

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 more

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Severe pain in lower left abdomen. Thought it was gas. Have had it for 2 days. Was diagnosed with diverticulosis last year. Is this gas? Cannot sleep

Severe pain in lower left abdomen. Thought it was gas. Have had it for 2 days. Was diagnosed with diverticulosis last year. Is this gas? Cannot sleep

Go to ER, now.: Mary, this is not a question for the Internet. Please go to the emergency room immediately. What you are describing could be a number of things and you need to be evaluated by a physician. If you don't feel well enough to drive have a relative or friend drive you or call an ambulance. I wish you the best. ...Read more

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Have diverticulosis. 2 days now, constant pain in lower left abdomen. Cannot sleep or walk. Could it be trapped gas? no fever or nausea

Have diverticulosis. 2 days now, constant pain in lower left abdomen. Cannot sleep or walk. Could it be trapped gas? no fever or nausea

LLQ pain: Although you are young for the disease it could be diverticulitis. other left lower quadrant causes could be inflammation of the ovary or Fallopian tube or even an ectopic pregnancy. A stone in the ureter should also be considered. Is the pain worsened with walking? Is it worsened with a bowel movement? Is there any nausea? Do you have a fever? You need evaluation and possible CT scan. ...Read more

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When i press lower left abdomen i get sharp pain wat is it? gas??

When i press lower left abdomen i get sharp pain wat is it? gas??

Possible: The main organ in the left lower abdomen is the colon. If you are not having regular bowel movements make sure you increase your water and fiber intake. As with any unusual abdominal pain, if it rapidly worsens or doesn't improve after a good BM see your MD. ...Read more

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I have had lower left abdomen pain and gas and bloating. ?

I have had lower left abdomen pain and gas and bloating. ?

See your doctor: this is not specific enough to hazard an answer.. an clinical exam by your doctor will be importnat ...Read more

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How do I get rid of dull ache lower left abdomen is it gas?

How do I get rid of dull ache lower left abdomen is it gas?

Probably not: Dull and constant aching is unlikely to be gas. Need to know what is causing it - if it persists, see your doctor. ...Read more

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13w pregnant and having extreme gas pain from the beginning of my pregnancy in my whole abdomen and lower back almost everyday. what to do?

13w pregnant and having extreme gas pain from the beginning of my pregnancy in my whole abdomen and lower back almost everyday. what to do?

Tried Gas-X?: Simethicone is considered safe in pregnancy for gas pains. Try taking it as directed on the box for several days, as well as making sure your stools are soft and regular, and avoiding foods that might be causing gas. You can also put a few drops of Beano on gas causing foods before eating them. If this doesn't help in just a few days, get seen to be sure nothing else is wrong. ...Read more

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I have a swollen upper abdomen and pain on my left side with massive gas, pain and bloating on my left side.?

I have a swollen upper abdomen and pain on my left side with massive gas, pain and bloating on my left side.?

Stomach: Upper abomen pain and swelling means a stomach problem if symptoms unrelieved by otc gas & acid control meds, go for an upper endoscopy. ...Read more

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Shortness of breath, especially at night, gas on my lower left abdomen. My B12 is 240, is that what's causing the problem?

Shortness of breath, especially at night, gas on my lower left abdomen. My B12 is 240, is that what's causing the problem?

B12 not likely cause: Your B12 level is not a likely cause for the symptoms. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Sometimes I feel a pulse near lower left abdomen, groin, usually w gas. No pain. I've OCD and anxious...Ovaries? Noticed a year ago, Infrequent.

Sometimes I feel a pulse near lower left abdomen, groin, usually w gas. No pain. I've OCD and anxious...Ovaries? Noticed a year ago, Infrequent.

Normal artery?: Everybody who's reasonably slender can feel a pulse just below the groin on both sides -- it's the femoral artery. Many folks can feel the iliac, higher up. ...Read more

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Dull pain/ache lower left abdomen.Bubbly gas on/off, slight nausea, bowel change nervousness feelings body. Dr. Sending to Gastro DR. Monday, ok wait?

LLQ ache /gas: If the pain worsens or you develop fever, profuse diarrhea, no BM for > 3 days, nausea, vomiting, unable to eat,drink sleep seek immediate attention. Also call the office of the doctor you will be seeing and discuss with LLQ pain/gas them , ask about diverticulitis as well and if GI work up is negative consider ovarian/fallopian tube/vaginal issues.. ...Read more