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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