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Can gas cause severe pain under right rib cage?

Can gas cause severe pain under right rib cage?

It can: However, the more concerning thing to consider is gallbladder or liver issues. If you are having pain that comes and goes, it may be gas, constipation, or gallbladder stones or early cholecystitis. You'd benefit from having it checked asap as it could lead to more concerning conditions if it is your gallbladder. Any systemic symptoms, fever, chills, abdomen rigid, increased pain, go to er. ...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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I have minor pain at times & dscmfrt under right rib cage about 2 inchs fm front center of lower chest.Ultrasound & blood test are ok.Could it be gas?

Could be: If the pain persists for more than a couple of weeks or gets worse it would be prudent to see your doctor. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Pain across upper abdomen, heavy burping and gas, bloating, pain shoulder blade, tender under right rib cage and had gall bladder removed year ago.

See you MD: You need to get a complete history and physical, laboratory testing, diagnostic imaging as well as possible endoscopy to evaluate the source of your distress. Perhaps dietary restrictions may be at fault but other more serious causes should be excluded first such as pancreatitis, malabsorption, hepatitis, and/tumors. ...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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After i eat i feel like there is gas trapped just under my rib cage - what's going on?

After i eat i feel like there is gas trapped just under my rib cage - what's going on?

Could it B UR heart?: Air in the digestive tract may come from variety of sources--maldigestion due to enzyme deficiency (ex. Lactose intolerance) or food intolerance (ex. Gluten sensitivity), fermentation by gut bacteria (as with bacterial overgrowth syndrome or changed flora after antibiotics), altered GI tract motility, excessive air swallowing, as well as inflammatory & infectious causes. Just be sure heart's okay. ...Read more

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What is the cause and the solution of what seems to be a traveling pocket of gas up and down my back , chest , rib cage with sometimes a griping pain ?

Multiple causes: Increased gas formation may be due to drinking too much carbonated beverages, eating too quickly, not chewing food well before swallowing, high fiber diets...A gas bubble that gets caught (often in the right or left upper quadrant of abdomen) can cause pain in various parts of chest and abdomen. Try correcting above listed problems; then try gas-x, or an otc product with simethocone three daily. ...Read more