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Are weight gain and passing gas related ?

I m a 21 year old female and have gained some weight recently. About 2 years ago I suffered from abnormal chest pains and was told they could be related to my stomach but I did not have further testing. I have not suffered from chest pains recently but I have noticed that I have started passing gas more so than usual. Can my weight gain be the cause of the increase of me passing gas? Or could it be a more serious issue relating to my stomach?
Asked On : Sun, 31 Jul 2011
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hello welcome to healthcaremagic,epigastric pain which could be accumulation of gasses can wronly be interpretted as chest pain ,but weight gain can be caused
due to number of problems not only gasses in stomach,take care
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