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Burning Sensation In Upper Left Abdomen
I suffer from heartburn but recently after I eat I get a burning sensation in my lower stomach it starts at the left of the abdomen and moves in the middle all the way up to my inner chest area?
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
When I lay on bed skin burning sensation in the upper left abdomen near rib cage worsens if turn left ,If turn right i can sleep without it. any help?
Neuropathy: Localized sensation of skin burning most likely is secondary to compression or irritation of a local nerve that provides sensation to the area of skin affected. You may or may not recall any precipitating factors. Likely the discomfort will be temporary, but if it persists or worsens you will need to see a physician. ...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
Warm /burning sensation in upper abdomen left side and in center of chest , abdominal area feels bloated bloated feeling goes away when i lay down?
Try lansoprazole: Sounds like it could be a peptic ulcer developing. It could be a few other things, but upper GI ulcer, or barrette's (sp?) esophagus is probably most common. Other things are possible depending on your demographics, history, etc. Try taking a medication for stomach acid, anything over the counter should due. You should also be tested for h. Pylori, the organism associated with UGI ulcers. ...Read more
Woke up twice from burning sensation in upper abdomen, ribs, and lower part of left breast.Pain lasted 15 sec. or so. PCP says heart ok.Ideas?
Rib pain: Pain in the area you describe could be heartburn especially if you were asleep. Reflux can make the acid go up you esophagus and once you sat up, it went back down. It it was sharp, occsionally we can get an inflammation of the rib(s) where the bone and cartilage join called costochondritis. Medications such as Motrin or Aleve (naproxen) taken for several days should help this. ...Read more
In may i was diagnosed with chlaymdia, I have been treated and cleared. I still have a burning sensation in my lower left abdomen. Why is that?
Not normal: Please contact the doc who treated you, you may have the infection in the pelvic organs or you may have something else you need an exam, blood work cultures and an ultrasound. ...Read more
LLQ discomfort: Causes of recurrent llq abdominal discomfort may be identified by first addressing accompanying signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Age? Gender? Risk factors? ...Read more
I have a burning sensation near left side of abdomen when I lay down and stress too, what does it mean?
I'm having a painful burning sensation in my front left lower abdomen. Is this something I should worry about?
Possibly: pain in left lower quad may be pain arising in bowel just under left abdominal wall or referred from an additional site such as ureteral in origin. One must examine for rebound tenderness to see if pain related to peritonitis. If such signs present then CBC and possible scan needed. ...Read more