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Can gas cause left chest pain?

Can gas cause left chest pain?

Yes, but: A sixties female asks if gas can cause left chest pain. Yes it can, but of greater concern is the heart. Doctors think of the worst and rule it out before considering soft diagnostic alternatives like "gas". See a doctor and have a stress test to rule out angina pectoris. If the pain is constant, crushing, and severe go to E.R. For evaluation of acute myocardial infarction, aka heart attack. ...Read more

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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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Localized upper left sharp abdo pain radiates to left shoulder blade. I have the urge to burp and release gas a lot. What causes this pain?

Localized upper left sharp abdo pain radiates to left shoulder blade. I have the urge to burp and release gas a lot.  What causes this pain?

Abdominal pain: Left upper abdominal pain can be related to a gastric ulcer, or an intestinal problem, like diverticulitis, which is uncommon in your age. In order to check for ulcer you can check a blood test for a bacteria called h. Pylori. If you have it, 2 weeks of antibiotics and acid blocker can be effective. An upper endoscopy can provide a definitive diagnosis for ulcer. ...Read more

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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

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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

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Can trapped gas cause right sided abdominal pain and dark urine?

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Can trapped gas cause right sided abdominal pain and dark urine?

Here are some ...: Trapped-gas-related abdominal ache may be relieved from passing gas or moving bowel, but would not be related with dark urine, to which a professional mind has to wonder if blood in urine (hematuria) or UTI. To clear the issues, collect & bring the info on the onset, degree, duration, interval, progress, and related symptoms over time to Doc for analysis, physicals, possible tests, etc. so to.... ...Read more

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Can stress cause nausea, breathing problems, chest pain and discomfort, pain under ribs on right side, chronic heartburn, and mid to low back pain?

Can stress cause nausea, breathing problems, chest pain and discomfort, pain under ribs on right side, chronic heartburn, and mid to low back pain?

Stress: Can cause just about any symptom. People respond to stress differently. I would talk to your doctor to make sure nothing else causing symptoms. But stress can cause multiple symptoms ...Read more

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Can excessive gas cause rib and back pain? Sharp pains under left rib, down left side and mid to upper back . Some burping and flatuence

Can excessive gas cause rib and back pain? Sharp pains under left rib, down left side and mid to upper back . Some burping and flatuence

Yes it can: Excessive gas in the bowels can cause pressure upwards and backwards. Pressure upwards effects the diaphragm which attaches to the ribs. Pressure backwards can impact the back. Drinking warm tea and gently massaging the belly may help move the gas along. ...Read more

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Symtoms: Severe back pain witb pain radiating to the left leg , abdominal distention, cold chills and constant burping. What could be causing this?

You need a full exam: Please go to your primary care doctor or to the emergency room, you need a full history and examination and may need imaging. ...Read more

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Stabbing pain in left shoulder blade and left side of abdomen, abdomen feels normal, could be linked to endometriosis?

Stabbing pain in left shoulder blade and left side of abdomen, abdomen feels normal, could be linked to endometriosis?

U could be right.: Your ibs can contribute to ur symptoms.Follow up nevertheless with ur dr and get checked for ruptured intestines, peritonitis/ inflamed lining of the abdominal wall etc. Take care! http://digestive.Niddk.Nih.Gov/ddiseases/pubs/ibs/ http://www.Medicinenet.Com/script/main/mobileart.Asp?Articlekey=356. ...Read more

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Can lactose intolerance cause frequent localized pain in upper left abdomen. I get irritable bowel from milk but also have constant left rib pain?

Costalchondritis: Constant left "rib pain" likely unrelated to the GI tract, lactose or other. More likely chest wall pain (look up "costochondritis"), or entrapped nerve pain (in this case, left t8, look up acnes - abdominal cutaneous nerve entrapment syndrome). ...Read more

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Left upper abdominal pain with abdominal (spasms?). Neck, shoulder, and collarbone pain, and nausea. What could be causing this?

Left upper abdominal pain with abdominal (spasms?). Neck, shoulder, and collarbone pain, and nausea. What could be causing this?

Get checked for: Problems in ur stomach (gastritis, acid reflux), spleen , muscles strain, stress/anxiety etc. Get better soon! http://www.Medicinenet.Com/script/main/mobileart.Asp?Articlekey=88860. ...Read more

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Can gerd cause pain in upper left back?

Maybe.: Pain anywhere in the abdomen, can cause referred pain to the back and shoulders even! If the pain occurs only with movement, it is more likely to be due to sprain or strain of muscles or ligaments. Any pain, if it lasts longer than a few days or is severe, needs to be checked out. ...Read more

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Can burning pain under left rib cage front due constipation?

Can burning pain under left rib cage front due constipation?

Pain rib cage: Usually not. This is a radicular pattern from the back. You need to be examined. They will want to know what brings the pain on. What makes it better? What makes it worse? ...Read more

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10 mos intermittent left shoulder blade pain. Pain also in arm down to fingers. Back pain can sometimes be eased by deep breath. What is this?

Could be impingement: You may have some inflamed muscles in the shoulder blade region and even into the shoulder, which might also be in spasm, causing some of that pain. With inflammation, sometimes nerves can get pinched and impinged, causing you to have referred pain down your arm and fingers. You can try heat and ice, as well as Ibuprofen but may need to see your doc for physical therapy referral and/or imaging. ...Read more

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Can gas cause pain in chest and pain when pressing down on pelvis?

Yes: gas is a creative ailment -- it can cause pain in the chest, stomach, pelvis. if passing gas alleviates symptoms, then that is a good guide. however, it is a good idea to have a physician examine you. there are labs and tests and physical evaluation that can be done to help narrow down the cause of the problem. you wouldn't want to ignore a serious problem. ...Read more

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Severe upper abdominal pain that goes to my back. Nauseated, fatigue, and diarrhea. What could be causing this pain. ?

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Severe upper abdominal pain that goes to my back. Nauseated, fatigue, and diarrhea. What could be causing this pain. ?

Severe upper abd pai: There are a number of things that can be causing this. Without knowing your past medical history and surgical history and keeping able to examine you myself, I highly recommend you see your doctor ASAP to be sure you don't have an expanding aortic aneurysm. ...Read more

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Back muscle spasm causing struggling with movement. Shooting pain in lower abdomen. Difficultly taking a deep breath due to back. ?

Is it muscle?: Would definitely need more information for this one. When and how did it start, how long has it been like this, was there an injury, any nausea, fever, diarrhea, blood in urine? How does the muscle spasm in back explain the abdominal pain? Right or left side? You should see a doctor - if severe, go to the emergency room. If muscle spasm, use heat, ibuprofen, and gentle exercise. ...Read more

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Chest Pain (Definition)

The chest resides between the neck & abdomen. Chest pain refers to ...Read more