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Trapped Wind In The Diaphragm
Slightly painful abdomen, gassiness, white sticky discharge, I'm irregular and at the 33rd day as of now. Had unprotected sex 10 ago, am I pregnant?
Hard to tell: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred). An Ob-Gyn doctor can evaluate any persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more
Hello, I'm a 17 year old female and I wanted to ask whether trapped wind can cause pain near the heart area? It was really painful for a bit...
Gas in the Belly: Yes. Of course. The stomach, especially one bloated, is pushing up against the diaphragm and on the other side of the diaphragm is the heart. ...Read more
Pneumothorax?: Depends on the size & cause. If due 2 major chest trauma they many times use a chest tube. If spontaneous & small it may just B followed by serial chest x-rays, & if getting larger a chest tube is possible. Some may give an aspiration a go. Then if persists then a chest tube. ...Read more
I get really bad trapped wind that is very painful what is the best thing to stop this as I have ibs?
IBS: Try to figure out what foods make you feel worse & avoid them. Kinda obvious, right? Milk & dairy products, or more specifically, lactose, ranks high on the list. If you must drink milk, consider lactaid or similar pre-digested lactose product. Beans, while high in fiber & protein, can be intolerable for some, who then find relief in beano. Perhaps you also have gluten enteropathy or celiac diseas. ...Read more
Only 2 ways: As embarassing as it may be, you can ony get rid of air either from above or below. You can always excuse yourself to go to the restroom to relieve yourself; but there may be times when you may just need to hold it for a while. ...Read more
1st, 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
My brother is out in Tenerife and he is in a lot of pain in his chest with trapped wind like acid what is the best thing for him to take please?
See a doctor: The best thing is for him to seek medical care urgently. ...Read more
Here are some...: How long after laparoscopy? Why did you have it? These related questions are important to know since trapped wind may result from various reasons such as adhesion-related or bowel kink-related partial bowel obstruction, temporary bowel slow-down from anesthesia or medication or procedure per se, poor digestion after bowel resection, etc. So, Ask the surgeon soon so to figure out its underlying... ...Read more
Feeling gassy & full: 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
Try Simethacone: Simethacone is a safe and effective treatment for "trapped wind". It is available over the counter and sold under many different brand names. ...Read more
Hi. I'm 34 weeks pregnant and suffering with painful trapped wind. Is there anything I can take for this to reduce the pain?
I feel this trapped air or pressure always on diaphragm in my neck and back sometimes chest all dr. Say nothing is wrong but I'm scared of dying is it?
Panic attack: If you have been evaluated by your dr who reassured you that you are fine medically, then you may be suffering from a panic attack. Symptoms include chest pressure, shortness of breath, rapid heart rate and fear of dying. See your physician for a referral to a mental health specialist. Sometimes asthma attacks can mimic a panic attack b/c they can be assoc. W/ extreme anxiety. ...Read more
Had sex using withdrawal method but found out it was on the week of my ovulation, been with boyfriend 2 years, both loyal! Meant to come on period in 4 days! Felt sick, had really bad period like pains, trapped wind etc. I'm worried?
Check out these: Links. Take care! Http://uk. Answers. Yahoo. Com/question/index? Qid=20090108152059aabhesx. Http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/229934-home-remedies-for-trapped-gas/#page=1. ...Read more
I have pain in my right side of back and under my chest I thought it was trapped wind. Could this be it?
Gas/back pain: Yes it can nbe gas in the colon because the colon goes up far. Alternatively could be gallbaldder, rarely I have seen pneumonia or a clot appear like this (but you would be SOB or have a fast heart rate) or depending position coudl be kidney stone or musculoskeletal. If it persists for hours f/u today with urgent care/ doc ...Read more
Eliminate the gas: Take simethicone and eliminate the gas.Get a more detailed answer ›
Pressure in my coccyx have been constipated and have lots of trapped wind, could this be the cause?
4wks after hysterectomy still getting chronic pain in back and I think trapped wind in ribs and shoulders.
Husband has pain under lining of ribs, bit like trapped wind. Appears more when led down. Irritable and needs rubbing. What could it be?
Nerve irritation: He may have irritation of the nerves that run under the ribs. Also he may pleurisy or pleuritic pain. ...Read more
I have just had my appendix removed. Do I need to change my diet until the post-surgery pain improves? Is 'gurgling' or trapped wind common post-op?
Very common, post op: Your diet post appendecomy should be soft and bland with slow advancement to a more normal diet. Post surgery 'gas' and 'gurgling' is normal. Surgical removal of the appendix causes the rest of the small/large bowel to act irregular and irritable. This should slowly regain a normal flow pattern. Avoid heavy foods with high bulk. Avoid gas forming foods. Add probiotics, yogurt. Avoid constipation. ...Read more
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