• question-icon

    What causes pain in chest, ribs and bloating?

default
Posted on Thu, 2 Jun 2016 in Digestion and Bowels
Question: Hi my ribs hurt and im bloated and have chest paini
doctor
Answered by Dr. Nishad BN 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Better to have an ECG to be on safe side.

Detailed Answer:
Hi

Thank you for asking HCM

I have gone through your query. It is better to take an ECG to rule out any cardiac cause. Because cardiac chest pain also can be associated with gastric symptoms.
Most likely it could be related to GERD. You can take antacid syrups with anaesthetic like Mucaine gel. Applying hot water bags on abdomen is also helpful. If this is not helping then you may need motility enhancers like domperidone along with Prilosec or Nexium.
If ribs are hurting on palpation it could be costochondritis and for this you can apply Diclofenac or ketoprofen gel locally.

Let me know if anything not clear.
I am happy to help you.
Thanks.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Yogesh D
doctor
default
Follow up: Dr. Nishad BN 2 days later
Are you there?
doctor
Answered by Dr. Nishad BN 1 minute later
Brief Answer:
Yes I am here.

Detailed Answer:
Thank you for your follow up.

Please post your complete query so that I can help you.
Thanks.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
doctor
Answered by
Dr.
Dr. Nishad BN

General & Family Physician

Practicing since :2009

Answered : 5233 Questions

premium_optimized

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on

Recent questions on  Costochondritis

doctor1 MD

Hello I suffer from Chronic costochondritis and I m comming up for 16 in may.. I was on the strongest ibuprofen allowed by law and it done so much...

doctor1 MD

One doctor said I have acid reflux. After many medications I went to another doctor. He says I have Costochondritis which sounds right. However, I...

doctor1 MD

I am 55 years old, female. I had a provisional diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis in 1980 but only had a MRI scan confirming the disease last year...

doctor1 MD

I have been diagnosed with costochondritis and prescribed naproxen. The pain is located midway on the lower right rib, it is mild but long lasting...

doctor1 MD

I HAVE TINGLING PAIN IN MY RIGHT SIDE BELOW THE RIB CAGE . BUT ONLY WHEN I SIT IT GOING COMPLETELY AWAY WHEN I LAY DOWN?

doctor1 MD

Hi. I have a pain in my left lower rib. It started 3 months ago comes and goes and on a range of 1-10 it's probably a 3..more uncomfortable than...

doctor1 MD

Hello hope perhaps you can shead some light I am 45 and I seem to have pain and tightness along the spine and upper and mid back I have had this...

Get personalised answers from verified doctor in minutes across 80+ specialties

152 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM Blog Questions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction
Questions Answered By Dr. Nishad BN
  • Q - Suggest medication for hair fall programe

  • Q - Suggest treatment for itchy bump on skin

  • Q - What causes dizziness and disorientation?

  • Q - What causes white patches on face after using Skinlite cream?

  • Q - Suggest treatment for scalp psoriasis

  • Q - Suggest remedy for dark upperlip post antibiotic allergy

  • Q - Suggest treatment for sharp pain in chest

  • Q - Suggest treatment for high sugar levels

  • Q - What does this cholesterol test result indicate?

  • Q - What does low kidney functioning mean?

backtotop2