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Burning Feeling In Right Upper Abdomen
Depends: left upper abdomin incases the spleen , clears old blood cells and has a role in infection prevention, but it could be as easy as cool fluids drank just prior since the stomach is partly there too, if no other symptoms like bloating or pain or change in stool pattern not much concern yet. ...Read more
What seems to be the problem if you have a feeling of burning sensation on the left upper abdomen?
See a doctor: The symptom you describe could fit into multiple different diagnoses. You need to provide a full detailed history and undergo an exam by a concerned pcp who may then want to refer you to a GI doctor. Hope you feel better quickly. ...Read more
Woke to a 30 sec. burning squeezing pain between breasts.Now same feeling in upper abdomen and ribs below bra line.PCP says heart ok.What causes this?
Atypical chest pain: A heart attack is rare in a pre-menopause without underlying heart condition, extreme obesity , familial elevated cholesterol or triglycerides,spasm, Marfan's, use of cocaine, amphetamines. Causes of atypical chest pain are reflux, H pylori, elevated thyroid level, mitral valve prolapse, esophageal spasm,anxiety, food intolerances,gallbladder.Talk with a doctor, consider antacid/omeprazole ...Read more
Possibly: See a gastroenterologist or your primary care doctor and have it evaluated. ...Read more
I've been feeling these weird twinges in my lower abdomen and feel this weird burning sensation in my stomach sometimes when I eat or drink?
Nonspecific: These symptoms are nonspecific but since they involve both the lower and upper gastrointestinal tract they could indicate a viral infection or intolerance to something you ate and diarrhea may develop. Try eating bland, low fat foods and avoid harsh roughage, caffeine,alcohol and tobacco. Take antacid like mylanta for stomach burning. See your physician if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more
Are extreme bloating and a burning feeling in the center of your abdomen symptoms of a duodenal ulcer?
See below: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
Maybe have an ulcer?: Burning may indicate an ulcer, or at least significant dyspepsia.Ulcers can bleed (sometimes massively), perforate the stomach, obstruct stomach emptying. Medical evaluation is key (& needed especially urgently if vomiting blood or passing melenic stool), alcohol, aspirin, nsaid's, h.Pylori may contribute. Some medical conditions further predispose to ulcers. Any response to acid blocker drugs? ...Read more
Yes. : This is not normal and, at a minimum, requires evaluation by your regualr md. If you don't have one, time to get one. Unless severe, don't go to an er or urgent care - it will cost you more...And does not establish a doctor-patient relationship that will serve you well over the years... ...Read more
High acid in stomach: Sounds like higher acid. Try TUMS or Zantac (ranitidine). Avoid spicy foods, alcohol, cigarettes, caffeine, tomato-based products, vinegar, citrus, chocolate. These can all make it worse. Medications like Advil and Aleve can also make it worse. If it continues on with taking Zantac (ranitidine) or TUMS then a trial of Prevacid are Prilosec or similar medications will help. ...Read more
Dyspepsia: Burning sensation - heartburn (dyspepsia)- in stomach not uncommon with pregnancy as the baby pushes up on stomach and can cause some acid to leak from stomach into the lower esophagus. Eating small portions, staying upright after meals, avoiding caffeine, nicotine, fatty meals and alcohol may prevent symptoms. Drink small sips of water frequently, chew some gum or take Tums (calcium carbonate) if that doesn't work. ...Read more
A family physician: Burning sensation in abdomen w/ tenderness can be many things. Onset, location, duration, character, aggravating factors, relieving factors, temporal factors all need to be discussed to further narrow down possible issues - at this point, could be reflux, stress, gastritis, aortic dissection or even stomach cancer.... Need more info - if pain is severe and persistent, see your family physician. ...Read more
I always wake up with discomfort in my stomach. It's a burning/full feeling. What does this mean?
Higher acid: Few things you can do. I suggest avoiding eating right before you go to bed. Also avoiding alcohol, caffeine, chocolate, spicy food, hot temperature food, citrus, vinegar, cerements or peppermints for the next 2 to 4 weeks. You can also take an over-the-counter ranitidine or famotidine. You can take those in the morning or at nights or both. TUMS and between the day helps also. If those things don't help then Leila Sechler Prevacid or Nexium (esomeprazole) would be the next step up but your key is to avoid the foods that insult the stomach the most and cause higher acid contents. ...Read more
I've been getting a burning feeling in my stomach after taking my pills, how do I deal with this?
Every once in a while, i get a burning feeling at the pit of my stomach. Occurs randomly and then disappears?
Get evaluated please: It's normal to be concerned about your health, and to worry why you feel bad. Whatever the cause of your episodic brief distress (whether related or not to the GI tract) you're appropriately anxious about it and should seek help from a doctor. ...Read more
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