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I feel weird movements in my stomach..

I feel weird movements in my stomach..

The Stomach Flu: There is not any question in your statement. You may want to read it to yourself out loud and then formulate a specific question. But, upset or infected stomachs and intestines often feel like there is movement or gas or bloating in the stomach. These are often accompanied by belching, nausea or diarrhea. ...Read more

Flutter (Definition)

Atrial flutter is an abnormal heart rhythm in the top of the heart in which the top of the heart beats very fast but very regularly (as opposed to atrial fibrillation which is always irregular) and can lead to a rapid heart rate and ...Read more


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I feel pain in My stomach?

I feel pain in My stomach?

Some possibilities: If one has uncomfortable tummy pain, and is normally in good health, the possibilities include: gastritis or excess acidity, stomach flu viruses, strep throat, appendicitis (usually has fever), gall stones, constipation (crampy), etc... Most people with moderate or bad pains, meaning more than mild pain, need a doctor's evaluation to be sure it is not appendicitis, which would need a surgeon. ...Read more

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Hi, I have ticklish feeling in my stomach all night. Bowel Tickling Feeling?

Hi, I have ticklish feeling in my stomach all night. Bowel Tickling Feeling?

Stomach discomfort: It sounds like you may have eaten something that didn't agree with you. A lot of times people have food sensitivities that can causing irritation in the stomach or in the bowels. You can get testing done to further evaluate this or you can eliminate some of the more common food sensitivities like gluten, dairy, soy or corn and see if your symptoms improve. ...Read more

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I feel a cold, churning sensation in my stomach. I feel pressure in my chest (not heart) and my throat feels strange up to my ears. No heartburn.

I feel a cold, churning sensation in my stomach. I feel pressure in my chest (not heart) and my throat feels strange up to my ears. No heartburn.

Nonspecific symptoms: These are nonspecific symptoms that could be a simple virus or many other less common things. See a healthcare provider if you are worried. ...Read more

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Recently after having the flu... Having extreem anixity attacks, now I have dull weird pains throught my abdomen and burning sensation in stomach?

Recently after having the flu... Having extreem anixity attacks, now I have dull weird pains throught my abdomen and burning sensation in stomach?

Gastroparesis: Sometimes patients develop viral infections that can affect the gastrointestinal tract. The infection can leave residual inflammation that can slow down GI motility. If your symptoms worsen, you should probably cut out fatty meals and see a doctor. ...Read more

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I've been feeling these weird twinges in my lower abdomen and feel this weird burning sensation in my stomach sometimes when I eat or drink?

I've been feeling these weird twinges in my lower abdomen and feel this weird burning sensation in my stomach sometimes when I eat or drink?

Nonspecific: These symptoms are nonspecific but since they involve both the lower and upper gastrointestinal tract they could indicate a viral infection or intolerance to something you ate and diarrhea may develop. Try eating bland, low fat foods and avoid harsh roughage, caffeine,alcohol and tobacco. Take antacid like mylanta for stomach burning. See your physician if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more

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What is the racing feeling in my heart and in my chest and my stomach it's like a fluttering panicky feeling?

What is the racing feeling in my heart and in my chest and my stomach it's like a fluttering panicky feeling?

Fibrillation suspecr: Need to seek urgent care atrial fibrillation suspect. Short circuit conduction system of heart over drives lower portion of heart. Carries risk for stroke and heart failure has many causes. ...Read more

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Uncomfortable feeling in lower back, uneasy stomach, nausea, tired, pulse/anxious shaky feeling in stomach, comes and goes every now and again?

Uncomfortable feeling in lower back, uneasy stomach, nausea, tired, pulse/anxious shaky feeling in stomach, comes and goes every now and again?

Many symptoms: As physicians, we're trained to look for that single diagnosis that can explain all your symptoms. However, in real life, patients often present w/2 or more concerns. Perhaps anxiety is causing all the above. Depression? Best to check w/your Family Doc or Student Health. Planned Parenthood also offers primary care, too. ...Read more

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Why is my stomach feel upset? In the middle of my stomach I get this weird feeling and I start feeling nauseous.

Upset stomach: This can be a lot of different things from the beginning of a virus, a bad food you ate or something you ate that just didnt agree with you. If the discomfort persists, it is important to get an evaluation on exactly what is causing the symptoms. ...Read more

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Why is my lower belly/abdominal feeling bubbly and fluttery?

Why is my lower belly/abdominal feeling bubbly and fluttery?

Feeling gassy...: Feeling full of "gas" may reflect malabsorption of food (like gluten, lactose), intake of poorly digested food, or choosing foods known to promote gas (beans, fizzy drinks). Sometimes its more complicated--a stomach emptying too slowly, bacterial overgrowth syndrome, delayed intestinal function, partial obstruction from any cause, infection, rectum problems, and pelvic pathology outside the gut. ...Read more

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I am having an occasional numb feeling in my stomach upper left abdomen?

I am having an occasional numb feeling in my stomach upper left abdomen?

Gastritis : Try TUMS (calcium carbonate) & see if symptoms improve. If symptoms continue, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Poking feeling in my heart?

Poking feeling in my heart?

Hard to know: Poking sensation in heart does not sound worrisome for heart disease especially in 35 yo female. Benign nature would be supported by lack of exertional symptoms and negative family hx of structural disease. Would be worthwhile to have ekg and a good listen to ensure nothing is amiss, but at end of day, this sounds to be more musculoskeletal or perhaps esophageal. ...Read more

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I have a tingling feeling (almost like butterflies) in my stomach and vigina?

I have a tingling feeling (almost like butterflies) in my stomach and vigina?

See your doctor: Could be from any number of reasons. You need to see a doctor so they could take a more thorough history, do an exam and do tests if they think it's necessary. ...Read more

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I am having stabbing pains in my uterus and the pain hurts bad. And I can feel butterfly's in my stomach?

I am having stabbing pains in my uterus and the pain hurts bad. And I can feel butterfly's in my stomach?

See a GYN MD: The severity of your pain requires a GYN MD visit and examination. Guessing about the cause(s) is not useful from this electronic distance. ...Read more

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Bloated full feeling stomach .. Stitch in my side to?

Bloated full feeling stomach .. Stitch in my side to?

Need more info: It would need to take a more detailed history, performa a physical examination and may be do some tests to evaluate you adequately and for that you need to consult your doctor. ...Read more

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I feel a bubbling sensation in my lower abdomen. And occasional twitches in my stomach muscles. What is causing this?

I am not sure: If you swallow air when you ear, that may cause bubbling in the bowels, and occasional twitches as you try and digest food,etc. Could be some underlying GI upset of unknown origin until you get an exam...If it doe s not resolve, see the Dr. ...Read more

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I feel anxiety in my legs and stomach. Also sometimes i feel pain in my hands and in my back. I feel breathless sometimes and stomach upset. ?

I feel anxiety in my legs and stomach. Also sometimes i feel pain in my hands and in my back.  I feel breathless sometimes and stomach upset. ?

Maybe.: You do seem to have symptoms of anxiety but are you using nebulizer for respiratory problems ? Is the breathlessness due to the respiratory problems. You could very well have a respiratory problem and anxiety at the same time . Anxiety also causes muscle tension in your body. ...Read more

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Why can I feel my heart beat in my stomache?

Why can I feel my heart beat in my stomache?

Thin?: Aorta, major artery going from heart passes through abdomen feeds gut, etc. Thin people may feel pulsations. Unlikely at your age but abnormalities of aorta (aneuryms) dilations can cause pulsations that you can feel, either with your hand, or less commonly internally. ...Read more

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I'm feeling fluttering in my stomach like baby movement. All hpts i've taken were neg. Haven't taken any this month. Could ineed blood test to confir?

I'm feeling fluttering in my stomach like baby movement. All hpts i've taken were neg. Haven't taken any this month. Could ineed blood test to confir?

Unlikely: Home pregnancy tests are actually quite accurate. Sometimes bowel gas and movement can feel like fluttering as can mild muscle spasms. If you are trying to get pregnant or are skipping periods, see your obgyn to be evaluated for fertility or hormone issues. ...Read more

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Am four months pregnant and am feeling fluttering in my stomach, why?

Am four months pregnant and am feeling fluttering in my stomach, why?

Baby: At 4 months you may be feeling your baby starting to move. Exciting, isn't it? Good luck to you. Btw, this is called "quickening!" go tell you grandmother! ...Read more

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What are the possible causes for the fluttering feeling in my stomach?

What are the possible causes for the fluttering feeling in my stomach?

Many times its heart: Sometimes palpitations from the heart can feel like a stomach problem. The opposite is also true. So a n ekg and or a holter along with a GI work up such as an upper GI may be needed. The stomach and heart share nervous innervation and can have "cross talk". A thorough history and physical should be able to point your doctor in the right direction. ...Read more

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Yes im 7 weeks pregnant and I been feeling little fluttering in my stomach what does that mean?

Could be a mild form: Of morning sickness. Nothing to be alarmed about. Just make sure that you have eaten something in the morning, and then also throughout the day that you are eating enough protein, carbs like rice, oatmeal, fruits, vegetables and other things to keep your stomach feeling settled. Your diet may change during your pregnancy as you might crave certain foods more than others. So listen to your body. ...Read more

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I have the birth control bar and I've been feeling this fluttering in my stomach for about a month and I've had a period once, could I be pregnant?

I have the birth control bar and I've been feeling this fluttering in my stomach for about a month and I've had a period once, could I be pregnant?

Very effective: Implanon or Nexplanon are very effective insofar as they are permanently inserted and therefore the women cannot be off like when on birth control pills when she misses a pill. Breakthrough bleeding can occur. No birth control method including tubal ligation is 100 % effective. When pregnancy is suspected, a home urine pregnancy test can tell. ...Read more

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Well for the past 2 months, I have been feeling movement like fluttering in my stomach, can I be pregnant?

Not how it works: This is not in any way how pregnancy is diagnosed. If you have missed periods it is time for a pregnancy test. A pregnant female cannot feel a fluttering until well into the pregnancy. Doctors never guess when it comes to pregnancy. Please do a test. ...Read more

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I have been feeling light tugging around my belly button, pulling, & flutters in my stomach and I am only 10 weeks 5 days. What can this mean? Twins?

I have been feeling light tugging around my belly button, pulling, & flutters in my stomach and I am only 10 weeks 5 days.  What can this mean? Twins?

No: Even with twins, you will not feel these symptoms related to fetal movement. The hormones of pregnancy do affect your bowels, so increased gas may explain your symptoms. ...Read more

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I get a flutter feeling in the lower part of my abdominal after or during eating what is causing this. Been happening for a week now?

I get a flutter feeling in the lower part of my abdominal after or during eating   what is causing this.  Been happening for a week now?

Abdominal fluttering: This may represent a superficial artery that you are now noticing due to increased blood flow at the time of meals or it may be that you are more aware of your peristalsis, also related to meals. If it still persists, then have your internist evaluate to make sure that nothing else is responsible. ...Read more

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I am having a fluttering feeling in my lower abdomen it will start and then stop. This has been occurring for a couple days now. What could this be?

I am having a fluttering feeling in my lower abdomen it will start and then stop. This has been occurring for a couple days now. What could this be?

Vague: Hard to say without a history and exam. Has this occurred before. Are there certain foods, beverages, supplements, meds, activities that may bring this on. Keep a journal and note when this occurs and what you might have eaten, etc. prior. ...Read more

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What would cause a fluttering feeling in middle of abdomen? This seems to happen everyday but I don't know what it could be?

What would cause a fluttering feeling in middle of abdomen? This seems to happen everyday but I don't know what it could be?

Probably nothing : there are muscle twitches that can be bothersome . The midline is an unusual location but possible. The intestines inside don't contract fast enough to cause twitches. It seems a superficial abdominal wall muscle sensation. It doesn't mean anything dangerous. If you see muscle twitching elsewhere in your body, it may be a sign of a more widespread neuromuscular disorder. In such case consult a doc ...Read more

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What is the feeling of a flutter under the left rib cage, or side of the stomach?

Muscle: This may be just a mild spasm or fasciculation of the muscles in that area. Try ice, nsaids, and stretching. See a physician if you have significant associated pain or associated GI problems. ...Read more

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Why am I feeling fluttering and twinges in my lower abdomen-16 sexually active female?

Why am I feeling fluttering and twinges in my lower abdomen-16 sexually active female?

16yr old/sexual: There are several possibilities. Are you practicing safe sex and are you on birth control pills? The question is whether or not you have a sexually transmitted disease, a pregnancy or some other disorder. You need to be medically evaluated. If you continue to have sex, please be sure you learn all about being safe. If you cannot see a doctor call Planned Parenthood. ...Read more

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I feel like some thing fluttering in my stomach .its not gas .but then y this weird feeling.this is first I am experiencing while I lie down.

I feel like some thing fluttering in my stomach .its not gas .but then y this weird feeling.this is first I am experiencing while I lie down.

Depends: It is difficult to answer in this format without being able to ask further questions and do a proper examination. I would recommend if it continues to happen then follow up with a doctor ...Read more

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What causes "fluttering" sensation in the abdomen, both sides, lower to mid? I've some anxiety lately. Feeling comes & goes, eases if I burp a bit...

What causes "fluttering" sensation in the abdomen, both sides, lower to mid? I've some anxiety lately. Feeling comes & goes, eases if I burp a bit...

See doctor: See your pcp for exam/evaluation to rule out medical causes for 'fluttering,' and gassy feeling. Anxiety can exacerbate some physical symptoms, so ask for a referral to a mental health specialist if you'd like that help meantime. Best wishes. ...Read more

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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