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Will Heart Problems Cause Gas To The Intestines
My chest hurts but its kind of in my back don't know if im having heart problems or gas? What should I do?
Be evaluated: Cannot tell without exam and some studies ...Read more
The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more
Help do I have gas or heart problems, I feel better sometimes when I pass gas. But I hurt like its trapped gas and I get dizzy and have a full feeling?
Symptoms vary: It is unlikely that a 34 year old woman would have heart disease but women's symptoms are often very atypical. Certainly your description would be concerning. You should establish with a health care professional that can evaluate and examine you and order appropriate testing to determine the nature of your symptoms and concern. Don't delay, it is unlikely but could potentially be serious. ...Read more
I've had pressure in my stomach and gas for a week. I went to the dr. with shortness of breath, but he ruled out heart problems. Could it be the gas?
CPK: Ck is a muslce enzyme, any kind of skeletal muscle damage can cause elevations. ...Read more
It depends: Is it caused by stress?, people who have stress in their life for a long time have higher chances of heart disease, keep in mind though that stress is only one of many other risk factors "smoking, high cholesterol, obesity, sedentary lifestyle, genetics...Etc" for heart disease, and if you only have stress with none of the other risk factors then your chances of developing heart disease is slim. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Narcotics?: If by pain killers, you mean narcotics, they're not directly harmful per se, in fact, morphine is a time honored treatment for both heart attack (myocardial infarction) and acute heart failure (pulmonary edema) - however, IV drug abusers are at grave risk for infecting their heart valves (endocarditis) which is a lethal disease unless promptly treated (and sometimes requires open heart surgery). ...Read more
No: Bacterial vaginosis (bv) is not associated with heart problems. It can increase the risk of getting other sexually transmitted diseases, including gonorrhea and hiv. It can increase the rsik of infection after procedures/surgery of the pelvis, and can increase the risk of complications during pregnancy. Chlamydial infections, another std, have been linked to an increase in heart disease, however. ...Read more
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