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Causes Of 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
Yesterday I had sex. Now I have burning sensation in the left side of abdomen. Period finished on sunday. What causes this sensation?
Hello I have this burning sensation in my left abdomen what is the cause? I'm also 18 weeks pregnant.
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
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
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
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
Male 41 yrs, 340 lbs 5'10 has been having a Burning sensation in his upped abdomen real bad. What can cause this besides GERD?
I have this burning sensation in ma stomach...it's really hot and scaring. Also pain in my left abdomen?
Should I go to my neurologist if I'm having a burning sensation in the left part of my body near chest/abdomen?
Lately I get a burning sensation in my upper abdomen starting about 3 or 4 hours after dinner.... Any thoughts on cause?
Gallstones: A good place to start would be an ultrasound to exclude gall stones. ...Read more
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.
What could cause a burning sensation in the lower abdomen that woke me up from my sleep. Went to use the bathroom but didn't help?
More info needed: More information is needed to determine the cause of the burning sensation in the lower abdomen. Possibilities include urinary tract infection, pain associated with ovulation, infection in the reproductive tract, and inflammation in the bowel. Best to see a doctor for examination and appropriate tests. ...Read more
Every once in a while (6-12months) I will have a burning sensation in my lower abdomen (intestinal area) no matter what I eat, what could cause this?
What causes a burning sensation when touched on right side of lower back and on right side and on right side lower abdomen? Its not red or swollen
I have a slight, On/off burning sensation in my upper abdomen under rib. Yesterday was on left side, now on right. Does this have to be heart trouble?
I feel burning sensation in my lower abdomen, some time its in the right side of it and sometimes its in the left. Feel like its in the small bowel?
See a doctor: Your symptom is not very specific and it could be many causes. You better see a doctor get a full check up. ...Read more
5 weeks post op hysterectomy. Swelling on left side of abdomen with niggling pain/ burning sensation. Do you think it's just scar tissue?
I don't know: I don't know but your surgeon can give you a more accurate answer if you contact him/her. ...Read more
Dull ache, sometimes mild burning sensation based on diet, in my lower left abdomen. On and off. Not severe. No other symptoms. Type of pulled muscle?
From past few days im having frequent urination&while urinating my left abdomen hurts. I've no burning sensation or irritation while urinating. What's it?
Infection/stone: Urinary frequency can be a sign of bladder irritation. Because you are also having pain, I would see your doctor to get your urine checked to make sure that an infection is not present that might contribute to your symptoms. In addition, a renal ultrasound may be helpful to assess for stones/kidney obstruction as well. ...Read more
Having lower left abdomen and back pains with vaginal bleeding and burning sensation when urinating. Been over a week since my first symptoms.
Infection?: See doctor and be checked.Get a more detailed answer ›
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?
Stabbing pain under left ribs & burning sensation in chest & upper abdomen went to ER they sent me home what could it be? I can't even sleep from it.
Intercostal neuralgi: Sounds from the information you give that you may have what is commonly called a "pinched nerve) in your dorsal (back) vertebrae. May have been caused by coughing really hard. Also to be considered is a lung infection. Please see your family physician as you may need a chest x-ray. If normal I would also suggest seeing an osteopathic physician for manipulation of your back. ...Read more
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
Burning in bottom of back and in left side of abdomen and chest sometimes get burning sensation in legs muscle loss and weight loss what could this be?
Symptoms: This could be anything. Please start with a visit to your primary doctor. ...Read more
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
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
I have a burning pain in the upper left abdomen. I was picking up heavy items during a move. How do I know if it's a hernia? Any home remedies?
Can you have a panc. Tumor that is causing pain but no other symptoms for over 8 months? Burning pain in upper left abdomen, heartburn when eating.
No: Most common symptom of pancreatic cancer would be painless jaundice. Pancreatic cancer is also extremely uncommon in your age group. Taking metformin WITH food may reduce your symptoms significantly. If not, tell your doctor that you are having stomach problems with metformin and you will be prescribed an alternative medication. ...Read more
Since this morning I have been having a sharp pain and almost burning sensation in upper abdomen. Should I be worried? Should I go to ER or a doctor?
Burning sensation in upper and lower abdomen for years. Ctscan, endoscopy, colonscopy, capsule endo., normal. Biospie normal. No h.Pylori. What is this?
Not sure: Sounds like you have had a thorough work-up with a gastroenterologist. If your symptoms persist, seek a second opinion from a different physician. ...Read more
Have mild burning sensation in upper right abdomen across from navel. Have regular bowel movements. Temp is 99?
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