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Doctor insights on: Burning Sensation In Left Upper Stomach Symptoms

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Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
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Burning Sensation (Definition)

A burning sensation can be descriptive of nerve pain, some variations of migraine, and even central brain problems after a stroke. Have heard this said associated with phantom limb syndrome, reflex sympatheric dystrophy, and trigeminal neuralgia. Other patients might say ...Read more


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Symptoms: ovarian cysts, itching and burning sensation around my left lower abdomen, hungry more often, less bowel movements. What can this be?

Symptoms: ovarian cysts, itching and burning sensation around my left lower abdomen, hungry more often, less bowel movements.  What can this be?

Not related: Ovarian cysts can be normal by the way. Ask your doctor what they think. But hunger, and bowel changes are something to do with your bowels. You might need to see a GI specialist. Left lower quadrant pain can also be from your ovarian cyst or from your bowel. Need your doctor to help you decide how to tackle this complex of symptoms. ...Read more

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Been having sharp pains and burning sensation in left side and upper center of stomach area. But no gas. What could this be?

Been having sharp pains and burning sensation in left side and upper center of stomach area. But no gas. What could this be?

LLQ abdominal pain: This is usually related to the colon if it only happens from time to time it could be related to constipation. If it happens frequently it could be related to irritable bowel syndrome. Both are benign conditions. High fiber diet with lots of fruits and vegetables would be helpful. ...Read more

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Age23f,Burning sensation in left side of abdomen,non radiating,specially at empty stomach.what could be the cause and how to treat?!

Age23f,Burning sensation in left side of abdomen,non radiating,specially at empty stomach.what could be the cause and how to treat?!

Dyspepsia, acid : Might be sign of acid induced dyspepsia. maybe an ulcer but not specific enough symptom to diagnose an ulcer. Usually a trial of a PPI (acid suppression) medication after speaking to a doctor regarding your personal contraindications a PPI medication will result in both a diagnosis and a treatment...if symptoms respond. This is usually taken for 4 weeks. Avoid NSAIDs, test for h pylori ...Read more

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I just finished 7 days of cipro for a severe UTI. Was better 2 days after now having burning sensation in left flank and stomach area as well as when urinating. Doctor prescribed macrobid which I've used and doesn't seem to help. Found traces of blood in

I just finished 7 days of cipro for a severe UTI. Was better 2 days after now having burning sensation in left flank and stomach area as well as when urinating. Doctor prescribed macrobid which I've used and doesn't seem to help. Found traces of blood in

Resistance : There is becoming a higher rate of resistance to meds used for UTIs, particularly with Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and especially with Macrobid. Keep track of your temperature and evaluate your flank pain throughout the day as you the infection could turning into pyelonephritis. At this point, I'd recommend going on Levaquin, a stronger antibiotic. For future simple UTIs ask for Kefex 4 x / day. ...Read more

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The skin on my stomach has a burning sensation on the left side. What is the problem?

The skin on my stomach has a burning sensation on the left side. What is the problem?

Not sure: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation near left side of abdomen when I lay down and stress too, what does it mean?

I have a burning sensation near left side of abdomen when I lay down and stress too, what does it mean?

Gastric Reflex: You may have GERD or the Gastric Esophageal Reflex disease. It requires proper diagnosis ( stool or blood test) before your doctor gives you treatment, consisting of a combo therapy. ...Read more