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Sometimes i feel difficulty in breathing. Is it due to gas?

hello doc..sumtimes i feel difficulty in breathing it due to gas? all of a sudden i feel as if there is some kind of muscle pull n try to hold my breadth..thinking itz coz of it true...i generally hv this on my left side of the chest ..jus below my breast
Asked On : Tue, 1 Feb 2011
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Hi there, from what i could gather, you probably have muscle cramps or intercostal neuralgia. It could also be costochondritis or even a pneumonia.So what i would suggest you is to take analgesics, if they bring you some relief then fine else please visit a physicians' office along with a chest x-ray and a few lab values which would throw light on the condition of the lung.
Answered: Tue, 1 Feb 2011
Ayurveda Specialist Dr. Rajesh Lakhanpaul's  Response
Ayurveda in such symptoms believes it to be vatik imbalance. if it is associated with billious taste or burning also then both vat and pit are in state of imbalance. To cure it we suggest Avipatikar churan with shankh bhasam500 mg with two tab.of soot shekhar ras BD
Answered: Tue, 1 Feb 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani's  Response
Thanks for choosing healthcare magic.Your question could have multiple answers.most likely seems to your guess gas problem.If you happen to feel this when on heavy stomach or empty stomach,it is more likely.Try to avoid fermented foods or spicy foods and avoid eating large portions at a time.Muscular problem could also be the problem you can try local analgesics .This should solve the problem.if not pl. see your family doctor.
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