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Doctor insights on: Burning Tingling Center Upper Abdomen

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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Are extreme bloating and a burning feeling in the center of your abdomen symptoms of a duodenal ulcer?

Are extreme bloating and a burning feeling in the center of your abdomen symptoms of a duodenal ulcer?

Yes they could: These can certainly be symptoms of an ulcer. You should have a thorough exam including an endoscopy as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What's the cause of a burning feeling in my upper abdomen?

What's the cause of a burning feeling in my upper abdomen?

Heartburn: It could be heartburn. A quick and easy way to find out is to try tums (calcium carbonate). If the pain goes away, you've nailed it. If not, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What can a burning sensation in your upper abdomen mean?

What can a burning sensation in your upper abdomen mean?

Possible PUD?: There are a lot of possibilities, but your description of burning stomach pain raises the probability of gastritis ; ulcers. Stop any non-prescribed nsaid's (aspiriin, advil, aleve, (naproxen) motrin, etc.) ; start an otc acid reducer (like Prilosec otc, Prevacid 24hr). Seek emergency care if lightheaded, worsening symptoms, vomiting coffee ground material or passing black stool or blood. Your doc can help. ...Read more

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What seems to be the problem if you have a feeling of burning sensation on the left upper abdomen?

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

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What causes a burning and cooling feeling on the left upper abdomen?

What causes a burning and cooling feeling on the left 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

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Im having occasional tightness and burning right in the middle of my upper abdomen.. Should i be concerned?

Maybe...: If you're indicating your epigastrium (just below the ribs in the midline), then you may have peptic disease (e.G ulcer, gerd, reflux) or contractions or delayed emptying of the gut in that location (stomach, mid-colon). Less likely (& appropriate to symptom duration, intensity, timing, risks) your gallbladder or pancreas may be sick. Best to get checked. ...Read more

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For past 6 mths or so I have a burning/stabbing /twisting pain in my left upper abdomen. It keeps me awake at night and little relieves it.

For past 6 mths or so I have a burning/stabbing /twisting pain in my left upper abdomen. It keeps me awake at night and little relieves it.

Should seek help: Any pain in abdomen which is lingering for more than one month requires a medical examination and further medical testing. If the pain wakes you up or keeps you up at night, it needs to be treated once the cause has been determined. Go see your PCP ASAP and do not delay it any more. ...Read more

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I am experiencing burning pain to my left upper abdomen radiating to left side of my back especially when I am lying down. What would be the possible cause of this?

Needs Workup: See a dr. Most likely this is of GI origin like a duodenal ulcer. You need to get a thorough history and physical as well appropriate studies such as x-rays or ultrasound to get a handle on what is going on here. More unusual causes could be a shingles attack. ...Read more

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31 y/o. Dull pain w/ burning upper abdomen. On &off 3-4 yrs . What is most like to cause? And what is chance this is cancer? Have appt but scare

31 y/o. Dull pain w/ burning upper abdomen. On &off 3-4 yrs . What is most like to cause? And what is chance this is cancer? Have appt but scare

Check with your doct: It is 3-4 years, it may not be a too bad thing. Could be acid reflux, could be gastritis. Only after you are checked by your doctor, you will find a relieve. Good luck, ...Read more

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I get a sharp burning sensation under my left rib when I bend over or twist. I can touch at the end of my rib in the upper abdomen & feel what hurts.

I get a sharp burning sensation under my left rib when I bend over or twist. I can touch at the end of my rib in the upper abdomen & feel what hurts.

Costochondritis: You may have "costochondritis" (inflammation of the cartilage at the end of your bibs (which make expansion of your chest possible) Apply heat and OTC Ibuprofen (First Aid not "treatment) which may help! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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Can an ulcer cause burning achy feeing in right upper abdomen? Prilosec helps

Can an ulcer cause burning achy feeing in right upper abdomen? Prilosec helps

Yes: Fup with a doctor to come up with a long term treatment plan. Do you need to be tested for HPylori? Do you have a bed board? Have you made some lifestyle changes like diet and exercise to curb the ulcer? Have long have you been taking Prilosec? Do you need an EGD? Doctor can helo guide the treatment.. ...Read more

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I've been diagnosed with gastritis but my PPI doesn't seem to be helping this time. I have awful burning pain in my upper abdomen. What else can I try?

I've been diagnosed with gastritis but my PPI doesn't seem to be helping this time. I have awful burning pain in my upper abdomen. What else can I try?

Gastritis: The usual treatment for gastritis is antacids and medications that decrease the production of acid in your stomach. I assume you are on these medications. You can buy them yourself in the pharmacy. Omeprazole is an example of medication you can buy over the counter. If despite these medications you continue to have symptoms, you need to see a gastroenterologist and have endoscopy. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more