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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Burning Feeling In Upper Middle Abdomen

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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 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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What could cause a burning feeling in right abdomen on flank side. Seems like it is only present after working all day. I do have up back pain as well?

What could cause a burning feeling in right abdomen on flank side. Seems like it is only present after working all day. I do have up back pain as well?

Other symptoms?: Does it feel like a pulled muscle? How long does it last? Do certain foods make it worse. Have you tried any meds? Did you injure the muscle working out? Would you say it is more related to food or activity? If food, you may want to obtain us of gallbladder to rule out stones a common cause of rt abdo and back pain exacerbated by food. Is there any abdominal pain? Bloating? Nausea? ...Read more

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I have a 5 week burning feeling in my abdomen. Zantac and Align didn't work. I have history of bad eating habits. Any ideas what it is I have or the cause?

I have a 5 week burning feeling in my abdomen. Zantac and Align didn't work. I have history of bad eating habits. Any ideas what it is I have or the cause?

Well: This is a problem. You first must change your bad eating habits. You need a healthy diet. You need to drink water and you need to exercise 1 hour per day. If symptoms still persist time to see the doctor for complete evaluation. Get going ...Read more

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I have a burning feeling below sternum in top of abdomen every day for 2 weeks all day could anxiety cause this?

I have a burning feeling below sternum in top of abdomen every day for 2 weeks all day could anxiety cause this?

Maybe.: This burning symptom may also be from hyperacidity, gastroesophageal reflux disease, gas pains and yes, anxiety. You may still need to see your pcp to check it out if it persists. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Ears, mouth, chest, sternum, lower ribs, & abdomen all have a sharp stabbing & burning feeling. Change in bm is the only other difference. Causes?

Ears, mouth, chest, sternum, lower ribs, & abdomen all have a sharp stabbing & burning feeling. Change in bm is the only other difference. Causes?

Pain: It sounds like pain all over. Unfortunately, this is not enough to direct you to a diagnosis. Either you will need to provide more data about your condition or you will need to see a local doc for that. ...Read more

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I have this burning feeling in my stomach and I'm also pregnantwhat could cause that?

I have this burning feeling in my stomach and I'm also pregnantwhat could cause that?

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

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I have a wierd burning feeling in my stomach and it's making me nausteaded. & it's making me having anxiety cause I'm scared what it is. Any help?

I have a wierd burning feeling in my stomach and it's making me nausteaded. & it's making me having anxiety cause I'm scared what it is. Any help?

Get evaluated please: It's normal to be concerned about your health, and to worry why you feel bad. The possibilities are numerous--ranging from acid reflux (i.e., heartburn) or a peptic ulcer to pancreatic or biliary disease & even stress. Alarm signs include weight loss, bleeding, recurrent vomiting, significant tenderness. Whatever the cause, you're appropriately anxious about it and should seek help from a doctor. ...Read more

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Having burning (warm feeling) sensation in my stomach. Sometimes makes me feel nauseous. What could cause this?

Having burning (warm feeling) sensation in my stomach. Sometimes makes me feel nauseous. What could cause this?

Reflux: Your symptoms can be consistent with reflux. You may wish to try antacids first, however if symptoms persist beyond 2 weeks or if not improved by the meds then you will need to consult with a doctor. ...Read more

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What causes up back to ache for a year. Not present at rest. Also I have this right flank burning/ gnawing feeling for one year also. Comes and goes?

What causes up back to ache for a year. Not present at rest. Also I have this right flank burning/ gnawing feeling for one year also. Comes and goes?

Too much Hwy 65/50: Comes and goes is likely good. Suggests muscular or arthritic. Doubt much pressure on nerves from your info. Given this fact, I would expect sitting/driving to be worse. Try some core exercises like pilates/piyo/yoga. Use nsaids as needed, ice/heat, salonpas patches. If still an issue after a month or two, time to get medical opinion. ...Read more

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Doctor I have a burning feeling in my stomach after eating potato chips...what is the cause for it? ..

Doctor I have a burning feeling in my stomach after eating potato chips...what is the cause for it? ..

Potato chips...: The different ingredients, flavors and fat content in those can cause heartburn which is most likely the problem here. Avoiding this the of food, and junk food in general, is advisable. If symptoms are persistent take antacids for symptom control. ...Read more

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What causes the stomach to swell with a burning feeling from the stomach up to the mouth with servere gas and costipation?

What causes the stomach to swell with a burning feeling from the stomach up to the mouth with servere gas and costipation?

Many possibilities: There are many possibilities, but the most likely is simple indigestion. If you eat bland, (and low fat) food for a week, take Prilosec every morning, and either gaviscon, maalox, Tums (calcium carbonate) or alka seltzer as directed for breakthrough pain, you should feel better.

If your pain is not better after a week, see a doctor. If it is better, keep taking Prilosec daily for a month before tapering. ...Read more

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Can GERD cause a burning feeling in the lower stomach as well? I wondered if the acid could cause burning throughout the digestive system.

Can GERD cause a burning feeling in the lower stomach as well? I wondered if the acid could cause burning throughout the digestive system.

Gastritis?: GER usually causes burning in chest area. However gastritis can be associated with esophagitis. Should consult physician for further testing and possible gastroscopy, examination of stomach with visualization and biopsies. ...Read more

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I was wondering can h pylori cause a burning feeling in middle back on the left side or is this something else it burns on left side chest and stomach?

I was wondering can h pylori cause a burning feeling in middle back on the left side or is this something else it burns on left side chest and stomach?

Helicobacter pylori: H. Pylori by itself does not cause any pain. It can make it more likely to develop an ulcer, however, and certainly an ulcer, if present, could produce the kind of pain you're talking about. I would start by taking ranitidine 150 mg twice a day while awaiting an appointment at your doctor for further evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can pancreatic cancer cause a feeling of acid reflux or burning stomach? (some people seem to note having these symptoms prior to PC diagnosis)

How can pancreatic cancer cause a feeling of acid reflux or burning stomach? (some people seem to note having these symptoms prior to PC diagnosis)

Very silent: Pancreatic cancer is a very silent cancer, discovered by accident unless it is advanced.
the GI symptoms has nothing to do with the cancer itself, it is either unrelated other illnesses, or the cancer already advanced and start causing problems to the adjacent organs, like liver and stomach.
high level of suspicion specially in patient with family history might lead to early discovery. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing chest pain at night, stomach pain, skin burning all over, headache and feeling real shaky. What could cause this?

I'm experiencing chest pain at night, stomach pain, skin burning all over, headache and feeling real shaky. What could cause this?

Not sure: Since all those problems may be independent from each other and don't really fit any one diagnosis. You could have a psychological condition like severe generalized anxiety, but a healthcare provider needs to rule out other diseases before making that conclusion. You should see a healthcare provider for proper workup and treatment. ...Read more

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I have stomach burning it might be H.Pylori I am getting tested soon. Can this cause trouble breathing? I am feeling pressure in my chest

I have stomach burning it might be H.Pylori I am getting tested soon. Can this cause trouble breathing? I am feeling pressure in my chest

GERD: Gastroesophageal reflux can cause chronic cough and sometimes asthma like symptoms. Finish your course of H Pylori treatment and see if it gives you relief. If persistent you may need to be checked for GERD (gastroesophageal reflux) and treated appropriately. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause night sweats? What about acid reflux? Every night I woke up after mild sweating I have burning feeling in stomach line.

Can anxiety cause night sweats? What about acid reflux? Every night I woke up after mild sweating I have burning feeling in stomach line.

Yes it can: Anxiety can cause everything imaginable! So let your doctor help you in this matter. Human body functions very well if you are relaxed and free of stress and worries. Exercise daily to help you to relax and calm you down. Then you will sleep better and quit worrying about these minor ailments! ...Read more

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Everything I eat causes stomach burning and indigestion. I'm also feeling lightheaded is this normal? Two days ago I was vomiting with diarrhea

Everything I eat causes stomach burning and indigestion. I'm also feeling lightheaded is this normal? Two days ago I was vomiting with diarrhea

GI symptoms: First, please see your doc for diagnosis. Then consider taking a good probiotic. One that has multiple strains in it rather than higher numbers. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Was taking nexium for 5 weeks for silent gerd. Since stopping, I've had very bad stomach pain immediately after eating citric foods like cooked tomatoes. Feels like s burning type feeling right away then stops. Never had this before nexium. Cause?

Was taking nexium for 5 weeks for silent gerd. Since stopping, I've had very bad stomach pain immediately after eating citric foods like cooked tomatoes. Feels like s burning type feeling right away then stops. Never had this before nexium. Cause?

Acidity: It is likely that you experienced acid rebound after discontinuing the nexium which had shut off your stomachs acid production. You could temporarily try taking zantac or pepcid which shuts off acid more quickly than nexium and then taper off the medication. Avoid caffeine, spicy and greasy foods as well. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause stomach/chest to be very tight? Burping? Burning feeling in stomach? And/or tense & aching muscles? Constipation?

Can anxiety cause stomach/chest to be very tight? Burping? Burning feeling in stomach? And/or tense & aching muscles? Constipation?

Yes...: Most common cause of chest pain and respiratory distress in young. Constipation is not related. Aching muscle is a unusual symptom. See PMD, get checked for Flu... ...Read more

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Urinalysis, labs, ultrasound, pelvic exam. Cervicitis. Can that cause nausea/burning pain in stomach and ribs and general ill feeling? Feel weak too

Urinalysis, labs, ultrasound, pelvic exam. Cervicitis. Can that cause nausea/burning pain in stomach and ribs and general ill feeling? Feel weak too

Pain Nausea: Cervicitis may not--but the medicine they are using to treat it can--especially if they are treating you with two--different types of antibiotics ...Read more