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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

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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I have gastritis, hyperacidity.When gas comes up pain upper chest.Release pain when gas goes through mouth.Why.?

I have gastritis, hyperacidity.When gas comes up pain upper chest.Release pain when gas goes through mouth.Why.?

It's gas.: Increase gas formation in the stomach, and therefore belching up gas, has a number of causes. Aerophagia (literally eating air) can be caused by eating too fast, not chewing food well before swallowing, smoking, anxiety, certain foods, carbonated beverages. Avoid all of these, and you will finds less of the problem: think, chew, chew, chew, eat slowly and in a relaxed atmosphere. ...Read more

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Stomach pain, burping and gas alot, sometimes sharp pain in upper chest, throat feels clogged. Been to hospital twice. Ekg/blood work, xrays clean.

Stomach pain, burping and gas alot, sometimes sharp pain in upper chest, throat feels clogged. Been to hospital twice. Ekg/blood work, xrays clean.

Could be Acid reflux: If you have not taken antacids, try using one of the antacids for a couple of weeks. You could either take Pepcid (famotidine) twice daily or prilosec(omeprazole) once daily. If it is reflux your symptoms will start getting better in 2-3 days time. If it doe snot help you should see a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Have stinging pain in upper chest, feels similar to a trapped gas bubble, but it's been here for 3 weeks, about every half hour.

Have stinging pain in upper chest, feels similar to a trapped gas bubble, but it's been here for 3 weeks, about every half hour.

Chest pain: The cause of your pain can be various. It may be acid reflux, esophageal spasm, less likely heart. More history and a thorough physical exam are needed to determine the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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I had gastric bypass surgery 3 days ago now I am having some pain in my right upper chest.could thi be gas or should I worry about a PE? no leg pain

I had gastric bypass surgery 3 days ago now I am having some pain in my right upper chest.could thi be gas or should I worry about a PE? no leg pain

Yes, it's possible!: Your chest pain can be from any of the following causes: PE, heart attack, heartburn, ulcer, pneumonia, pneumothorax, medication reaction, or other causes.

You should call your surgeon ASAP for immediate consultation.

If they are unavailable then go to ER immediately for evaluation for possible PE or other causes. ...Read more

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It hurts to eat or drink anything. I have severe gas and indigestion in my upper chest. Constant burning and more severe when i eat or drink any thing. Pain is 8 on (1-10) scale. Gaviscon and Pepcid (famotidine) are giving minimal temporary relief.

Recommend : Recommend that you see you physician for a clinical examination. There are several things that could be causing these symptoms that need to be ruled out or in. You may be suffering from stomach ulcers, gastric reflux, hiatal hernia, or nut cracker esophagus to name a few. Once that is done the appropriate treatment can be recommended. ...Read more

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Tightness in chest and possible gas pain. What do you recommend?

Tightness in chest and possible gas pain. What do you recommend?

Urgency: Need to be in e.R and let them listen to your lungs and act accordingly. You might have acidity problem. Need workup done. ...Read more

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3 months after C-section relly bad gas pain in chest and back and dizziness is this normal? How long do it take to totally recover to normal?

3 months after C-section relly bad gas pain in chest and back and dizziness is this normal? How long do it take to totally recover to normal?

You should already: Be recovered, could be from your other medical problems please call your pcp as u need a workup for these problems which may not be related to the c-section. ...Read more

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Pain in the right kidney area.When pain strikes, unable to breathe deeply (just as chest gas pain) did sonography reports clear. Is the pain coz of gas?

Hard to say: If the pain is from gas . You have to make sure you don't have kidney stones or urinary tract infection or cardiac or respiratory conditions causing the " chest pain." it could just be gas pain . Regardless, make appointment to see your doctor. ...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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Gerd taking Meds, new symt. Left side bloated, gas pain in chest and head. NauSea gas and acid at times make me throw up and hard time to breath.

Acute Gastritis?: GERD can cause nausea, Heartburn . Rx Pepcid (famotidine) or Omeprazole like drug .
If these symptoms are new and happening after you eat certain type of food; you should avoid them and take the GERD medicine regularly.
If you smoke, or has any risk factor for heart disease ( like FHx of Heart attack, High BP, High Cholesterol) then "Gas pain, Nausea" should not be taken lightly.Get examined. ...Read more

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Have GERD. gastric sleeve 2013. Are at red lobster,20 min after got trapped gas pain in chest, back and throat. Is it GERD? Not had that food longtime

Have GERD. gastric sleeve 2013. Are at red lobster,20 min after got trapped gas pain in chest, back and throat. Is it GERD? Not had that food longtime

Careful chewing: After having esophageal or gastric surgery it is always important to fully chew your food. Gas from seafood sounds rare. You would not expect GERD from air being trapped. However if you ate quickly and swallowed a lot of air you might feel the pain as you noted. ...Read more

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What is the cause of gas pain under sternum?

Esophagus: If pain extends up beneath the sternum could be esophageal motility problem, gastroesophageal reflux disease, or esophagitis. Follow up with gastroenterologist or your pcp. ...Read more

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Can u get gas pain in your breast?

No: Pain in the breast is called mastalgia and is not related to intestinal gas pain. This may be referred pain from the chest wall, the lining of the lungs, reflux or in fact breast pain. See your doctor if persistent. ...Read more

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What medicine i take to get rid from gas pain in ribs and back?

Evaluation needed : Sensation of gas and pressure in the chest and back may not be related to gas at all, e.g. cardiac pain may feel like gas. Best would be to be evaluated by your doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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I have had this nagging pain kinda like gas pain right below my left breast it goes under my arm a little to my back. Hurts as i breathe whatcanit be?

Costochondiritis? : Maybe caused by irritation to the rib cage or possible underlying issue to the structure of the stomach. If this is a chronic issue, you need an exam. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What could be causing low back pain, sharp pains under left breast that extends to my back, and gas pain?

It depends: These symptoms don't usually go together, but it could be pleurisy, an inflammation of the lung's outer lining, or peptic ulcer disease. Occasional a herniated disc in the thoracic spine can give you sharp pain that radiates, but usually it comes from the back to the front, not the other way around. You should probably see a doctor for a more accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Getting pain in upper chest and shoulder when i breathe. What should I do?

Getting pain in upper chest and shoulder when i breathe. What should I do?

Take it seriously: Because of the possibility of this being related to either a heart or lung issue which could be very serious, i would get this checked out immediately. If a cardiac or pulmonary cause is ruled out, then a less serious musculoskeletal cause can be evaluated. Go to er or family doctor soon. ...Read more

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I am feeling pain in ribs. Some times i fell pain in upper chest. I do yoga. It pains a lot when i do abs. why?

Costochondriti: I commend you for your desire for Good Health.
“Feeling pain in the ribs and sometimes in the upper chest” is likely due to inflammation of the junctions where the upper ribs join with the cartilage that holds them to the sternum, called Costochondritis. Pain may radiate to abdomen which can be worse while doing abs.
Focus on Meditation, stop postures which increase pain.
See Orthopedic Physician ...Read more

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What could cause mild, continuous pain in upper chest and arms?

See your doctor: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. If you sleep on your stomach you could have a neck strain that radiates pain to the chest or arm. Get checked out just to make sure. ...Read more

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Burning pain in upper chest into left arm?

Burning pain in upper chest into left arm?

Well, with only that: I would have to recommend you see a doctor right away to rule out a heart condition if this is the very first time you are experiencing the symptom and if you have risk factors such as a positive family history, smoking, high cholesterol, obesity, diabetes mellitus (which you have) etc. ...Read more

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27 year old male. Pain in upper chest, trouble breathing, slight dizziness, was able to drive to work this morning, but pain is still a dull ache.

27 year old male. Pain in upper chest, trouble breathing, slight dizziness, was able to drive to work this morning, but pain is still a dull ache.

Get checked: Call your doctor to be seen today or go to the ER. After an initial evaluation with proper history and exam, someone will be in a better position to point you in the right direction. ...Read more