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Doctor insights on: Burning Sensation On Right Side Of Abdomen

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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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Hi, for the pass 2 years I'm having very bad burning sensation on my right side abdomen?

Hi, for the pass 2 years I'm having very bad burning sensation on my right side abdomen?

Get eval: 2 years is along time to be dealing with a burning pain in your abdominal area. See a dr and get some testing to determine what is causing your sensations. Diverticular disease is a possibility, but a good colon exam, including a screening scope can be diagnostic. If your colonoscopy is normal, than you can look at other possible causes. As stated, a good exam and some testing will help you. ...Read more

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I'm having a burning, pulling sensation on my right side of my abdomen?

I'm having a burning, pulling sensation on my right side of my abdomen?

Many possibilities: Several problems could cause abdominal burning sensation but the most common would be stomach irritation (gastritis) or even stomach ulcers. Also possible would be gallbladder problems, cramps, or other intestinal problems. You may need upper endoscopy (egd)which is very effective at diagnosing ulcers and gastritis and is a quick 5 minute procedure done with light IV sedation. ...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

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Yesterday I had sex. Now I have burning sensation in the left side of abdomen. Period finished on sunday. What causes this sensation?

Yesterday I had sex. Now I have burning sensation in the left side of abdomen. Period finished on sunday. What causes this sensation?

Bladder infection: Bladder infection is a possibility. Drink a lot of fluids and if it gets worse check your urine, specially if you noticed frequency or urgency on urination. ...Read more

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What could a burning sensation in right abdomen be it is more on side (flank) present almost one year. Also positive ANA 1:640 speckled?

What could a burning sensation in right abdomen be it is more on side (flank) present almost one year. Also positive ANA 1:640 speckled?

Hard to tell: As far as the burning is concerned, more information is needed to arrived to the diagnosis. ANA 1:640 is a very high titer and is concerning so further work up for inflammatory diseases such as lupus may need to be done. Whether the burning and the titer are related is hard to tell based on the paucity of information presented. ...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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Really bad burning sensation in my upper abdomen that spreads down my right side of my stomach and I have a stabbing pain on my right side of back?

Really bad burning sensation in my upper abdomen that spreads down my right side of my stomach and I have a stabbing pain on my right side of back?

Pain: Could be a lot of things but burning pain on one side alerts us to nerve pain so consider shingles especially if rash appears. Other common cause of right upper abdominal pain is gall bladder issues. I'd see a doctor to get some tests done. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in mid back on the left side, cramping in abdomen, pain coming and going in waves over the last week or so. No fever. Thoughts?

Burning sensation in mid back on the left side, cramping in abdomen, pain coming and going in waves over the last week or so. No fever. Thoughts?

Stomach or pancreas: Most likely esophagus irritation but may be pancreatitis or less likely gall bladder trouble. Please consider seeing your health care provider. ...Read more

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I am 28 weeks & 1 day pregnant. I am having cramping in my lower abdomen. I have pains with burning sensation mostly in my right side. Should I worry?

I am 28 weeks & 1 day pregnant. I am having cramping in my lower abdomen. I have pains with burning sensation mostly in my right side. Should I worry?

Pre-term labor: Cramping in the lower abdomen can be a sign of premature labor, particularly if it occurs in a regular pattern. A burning sensation is harder to explain. You should be seen by your health care provider. ...Read more

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It's an burning sensation on the left an right sides of my upper abdomen, could there be something wrong with my digestion or lack of B12 protein help?

It's an burning sensation on the left an right sides of my upper abdomen, could there be something wrong with my digestion or lack of B12 protein help?

See a GI doctor: Or your family doctor. Vitamin B12 deficiency is a rarity in the usa among anyone with a reasonable diet. You need to see a professional and bring with you a complete list of all symptoms and their timing and relationship to meals or anything else. Good luck and hope this clears up soon. ...Read more

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I feel pain when I press right side of the west (abdomen).mild burning sensation in throat. I feel gas problem from 3 days. Some time breathing problem.

I feel pain when I press right side of the west (abdomen).mild burning sensation in throat. I feel gas problem from 3 days. Some time breathing problem.

The diversity of: Your symptoms precludes the ability to provide you with a definitive diagnosis. You need to be examined and most likely have lab work performed. Make an appointment for an evaluation with a health care provider soon. ...Read more

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Burning sensation which started in left abdomen maybe ovaries after a very heavy period it has moved around my body to right side abdomen both breasts and front of calves what could be causing this I also have a lot of relatively large fibroids?

Burning sensation which started in left abdomen maybe ovaries after a very heavy period it has moved around my body to right side abdomen both breasts and front of calves what could be causing this I also have a lot of relatively large fibroids?

Could be fibroids: Fibroids are the most common cause of heavy periods. The pain you describe could also be due to fibroids. When large they can press on pelvic nerves to cause pain in the pelvis, hips, buttocks, thighs, and down the legs. Talk to your doctor. While many places would obtain a pelvic ultrasound, pelvic MRI would actually be better. It delineates the fibroids to see if they correlate with your pain. ...Read more

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I've been have pain/ discomfort in right upper abdomen by ribs that radiate to the side. Burning sensation under my skin othrt times its cramp like. I also have intermittent discomfort in right shoulder blade. Dr thought it was gallbladder. Ultrasound sh

I've been have pain/ discomfort in right upper abdomen by ribs that radiate to the side. Burning sensation under my skin othrt times its cramp like. I also have intermittent discomfort in right shoulder blade. Dr thought it was gallbladder. Ultrasound sh

It depends: There are many possible causes. An irritation of a nerve in the thoracic pain can cause pain to radiate around one side of the trunk. A gallbladder problem can cause pain radiating into the right side as can a lung and kidney problem. A detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually tell the cause. Consider being checked. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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Dr I have severe pain & burning sensation while urinating. Feels to urinate frequently. Also have pain in lower abdomen back sides and leg joints. Help?

Dr I have severe pain & burning sensation while urinating. Feels to urinate frequently. Also have pain in lower abdomen back sides and leg joints. Help?

Urinary tract infect: You have urinary tract infection & need antibiotics. If you are not allergic, take bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) DS 1 tablet twice daily for 7 days. In India you can get it in the pharmacy.
need to take plenty of fluids. Coconut water is very good. If your symptoms do not disappear, see a doctor. ...Read more

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A burning sensation in both sides of stomach and backside I m not comfartable?

A burning sensation in both sides of stomach and backside I m not comfartable?

Burning abdominal: Sensations can result from peptic ulcers or gastritis. Need more information like any change BM pattern or association with food intake or nausea ...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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What cause burning sensation after tummy tuck? Could it be for nerves recovery? I have this burning sensation on only left side, my dr said its normal

What cause burning sensation after tummy tuck? Could it be for nerves recovery? I have this burning sensation on only left side, my dr said its normal

Usually: Usually an irritated nerve. However, a seroma (fluid accumulation under the skin) can present as a burning stinging sensation. See your surgeon to make sure you don't have any liquid. ...Read more

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Burning sensation left side of stomach along with bubbly feeling in same area. I'm currently 4 days late and nauseous I've taking test and they're neg?

Pregnancy is not the: Only reason for a late period. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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51 year old male and am having occasional sharp pain in my lower stomach on the right side. Started 2 days ago more freq now more frequent now. Any ideas what this might be? Feels like a knife of a burning sensation. It comes and goes. Seems more frequ

We: We divide the abdomen in quadrants. Pain in the right lower quadrant could be appendicitis. If you have had pain for 2 days I would recommend a visit to the er to have this evaluated. You don't want a ruptured appendix...... It is not fun. ...Read more

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Have been having a pain with burning sensation on my left lower side of my stomach under rib cage. It comes and goes.

Abdominal pain: It always worth seeing a doc to differentiate your signs and symptoms it could be some intermittent gastritis or maybe intercostal neuralgia so probably worth making an appointment with your pcp to determine the cause ...Read more

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I started having left side pelvic pain, the. It got worse and I had an intense burning sensation. My belly got so swollen?

I started having left side pelvic pain, the. It got worse and I had an intense burning sensation. My belly got so swollen?

Never ignore: Pelvic pain. Please proceed t the ER or UC clinic to rule out infection or ruptured ovarian cysts: if sexaully active get checked for pregnancy. ...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