One of the classical symptoms of abdominal pain is excessive gas. Nearly everyone experiences this symptom once in awhile, whether it be from eating a certain type of food or because of an allergy. Gas is an unfortunate reality for many people, and a source of anxiety. When you have gas, you may experience voluntary or involuntary passing of gas (belching or flatus). Gas is occasionally accompanied by sharp or jabbing pains in the abdomen, caused by the movement of gas along the digestive system. You may also feel extreme pain which may be mistaken for heart disease or appendicitis.
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