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Gas Trapped In Shoulder
Sure. Why RU gassy?: Feeling full of "gas" may reflect malabsorption of food (like gluten, lactose), intake of poorly digested food, or choosing foods known to promote gas (beans, fizzy drinks). Sometimes its more complicated--a stomach emptying too slowly, bacterial overgrowth syndrome, delayed intestinal function, partial obstruction from any cause, infection, rectum problems, and pelvic pathology outside the gut. ...Read more
Maybe reflux, but...: If symptoms originate in esophagus (rather than adjacent structures), the most common cause of your complaint is gastroesophageal reflux possibly accompanied by esophageal dysmotility. However, my answer changes if you have underlying cardiac, pulmonary, or mediastinal conditions. ...Read more
Gas: Gas tends to be caused by the things we eat and the particular makeup of the intestines. Fiber, while very good for you and should be part of everyone's daily diet, is known to cause gas. I tell my patients to keep a food diary for two weeks, and see if they can identify any foods that make them particularly gassy - then try to avoid them! ...Read more
Unlikely: It is unlikely to be trapped gas but it could be from reflux. If you are having heartburn try an over the counter medication like zantac (ranitidine) to see if this gets rid of the sensation. It could also be musculoskeletal discomfort so try a heating pad and some gentle stretches to see if this will relieve the pain. If these suggestions do not work see your doctor ...Read more
No: But you may be experiencing pain from the gallbladder if it is rt sided. ...Read more
I cannot burp properly, gas keep coming, gas trapped between throat and esophagus and pain in middle between shoulder blades at the back. Help me! ?
Simethicone: There is a medicine that you can buy at the pharmacy called simethicone that may help with this problem. You can also try avoiding dairy products as they cause gas in some people. Other gas producing foods are beans, broccoli and cabbage. You can try avoiding these as well. ...Read more
Gases, trapped wind in large intestine. Always making noise when pushed. Bloating and waist pain. Loud rumbling. Possible cause?
More info needed...: Chest pain in a 48 year old male that radiates to the shoulder could be a sign of acute coronary artery disease. Without knowing anything else, this is a condition that you should have evaluated promptly. Have seen many men (and women) that came to my ER with "gas" and ended up with stents in their coronary arteries because it was not "gas". Call your doctor or head to the ER. ...Read more
Cramp in left shoulder area under/near shoulder blade. Pain felt when arm is moved in a way that also moves shoulder.
Unlikely: If it is so severe, see a doctor soon and get evaluated. Many causes but not gas. ...Read more
No: More likely from ribs or thoracic vertebral misalignment. ...Read more
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