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Can gas cause chest pain under left rib cage and lower armpit area?

Can gas cause chest pain under left rib cage and lower armpit area?

It can: It can, but suggest that you get checked that it it is not heart related. ...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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Can gas pain cause bloating feel under rib cage?

Can gas pain cause bloating feel under rib cage?

Yes : The feeling of "gas pain". And bloating as you put it can both be associated with various conditions affecting the GI tract. I would encourage you to be seen if you don't improve. Thanks. ...Read more

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Quick sharp pain under left rib cage. Is this gas?

Quick sharp pain under left rib cage. Is this gas?

Lots of stuff there: On the left side are the stomach, spleen, diaphragm (muscle for breathing), ribs, a part of the colon (large intestine), the tail end of the pancreas, etc... Pain can be from the ribs and their cartilage, a swollen spleen, stomach acidity/gastritis/reflux, muscle strains in the abdominal muscles or diaphragm, excess stool or gas in the colon, pancreatitis, a cancerous tumor, etc.... ...Read more

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How do you get rid of constant pain under left rib cage? It feels like trapped gas and like I need to use the bathroom.

How do you get rid of constant pain under left rib cage? It feels like trapped gas and like I need to use the bathroom.

Constipation : If you feel it's intestinal try a bottle of citrate of magnesium. It will clear your bowels of constipation and gas. If you continue with the symptoms after that, get examined. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of trapped gas? Also I have visible blood in the urine & continuous pain under left rib cage & back pains... Onset for 3 days

How do you get rid of trapped gas?  Also I have visible blood in the urine & continuous pain under left rib cage & back pains... Onset for 3 days

Blood in the urine: Blood in your urine is concerning for a urinary tract infection or other problem. This needs to be evaluated by your family physician. ...Read more

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Can gas get trapped under left rib cage?

Can gas get trapped under left rib cage?

Stomach and Colon: Yes bloating of your stomach or descending colon can make it feel like there is gas trapped under your left ribs. ...Read more

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Ekgs, xrays & blood works all normal. Have a lot of gas in the belly & lots of bubble movement under left rib cage and shortness of breathing at times. Taking prilosec. Is it due to creatine ?

Ekgs, xrays & blood works all normal.  Have a lot of gas in the belly & lots of bubble movement under left rib cage and shortness of breathing at times. Taking prilosec. Is it due to creatine ?

Gas entrapment: Gas entrapped in the left upper abdomen may be in the stomach or splenic flexure of the colon. If you can't expel the gas or break it up with drinking warm water or taking simethicone type agents by mouth, applying a hot water bottle to the abdomen may relieve the gaseous discomfort. Stopping the creatine supplement is the only way to find out if it's causing gas build up. Prilosec won't help gas. ...Read more

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