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Fluttering in upper abdomen 3 days, with distended abdomen 2 days. No pain and not excessive gas.

Fluttering in upper abdomen 3 days, with distended abdomen 2 days. No pain and not excessive gas.

Gas, fluttering: These may be signs that you are worried, anxious and even may have some gastritis which can cause excessive gas and excess acid production, distension of abdomen and burping, passing gas etc. ...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'm 28 yrs old and for years get a fluttering in upper abdomen after eating. Perfect bloodwork and EKG results last month. What could this be?

I'm 28 yrs old and for years get a fluttering in upper abdomen after eating. Perfect bloodwork and EKG results last month. What could this be?

Unclear: This may be some type of spasm or GI upset. Not any evidence to suggest cardiac disease. This fluttering is not mentioned how frequent but may represent spams of the bowel after eating. Something else that is rare at your age is a type of dumping syndrome One other question is how much caffeine are you taking. Irritable can be evident as fluttering if you are under stress. Discuss with doc ...Read more

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I've been having noticeable fluttering in my upper abdomen directly below or possibly underneath my right ribcage for awhile what could this mean?

I've been having noticeable fluttering in my upper abdomen directly below or possibly underneath my right ribcage for awhile what could this mean?

Gas /Air/Peristalsis: 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 non-GI pathology. ...Read more

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I have a lot of anxiety and have noticed fluttering in my upper abdomen area. My heart rate is always the same. Could this be from anxiety?

I have a lot of anxiety and have noticed fluttering in my upper abdomen area. My heart rate is always the same. Could this be from anxiety?

Fluttering in the: Trunk of the body needs to be examined by your doctor. It MAY be from anxiety but he/she can rule out other possibilities and then you will know how to deal w/it better. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Fluttering/twitching in upper left abdomen. No pain, similar to an eye twitch. Should I be concerned?

Fluttering/twitching in upper left abdomen. No pain, similar to an eye twitch. Should I be concerned?

Cramps and vibration: The feelings of twitching is usually caused by small muscle contractions and relaxations just as in the eye. Often too small to see. That is very similar to a cramp which is the same thing but it keeps recruiting other muscle cells to contract and not relax. Try stretching your arms over your head and take deep breaths to stretch it out. You probably had minor injury which will heal. ...Read more

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Could this be pregnancy? I have fluttering movement in my upper abdomen.

No: Fluttering is not typically a sign of pregnancy. If you think you might be pregnant, take a home pregnancy test, they are safe and accurate. ...Read more

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I have occasionally pain in my right upper abdomen for 1 weak and today I have black stool too. I also have flutter feeling my right upper abdomen32a?

I have occasionally pain in my right upper abdomen for 1 weak and today I have black stool too. I also have flutter feeling my right upper abdomen32a?

Black stool: Although black stool is most likely from a benign process this is something that must be evaluated by your gastroenterologist. You will need and endoscopy to rule out a bleeding mass and rule in a possible ulcer. ...Read more

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Lft upper abdomen dailyuncomfort fluttering all day, diff to pass gas but when do helps. Upper endoscopy norm. BM D some days. Dr maybe gerd, no hrt brn?

Lft upper abdomen dailyuncomfort fluttering all day, diff to pass gas but when do helps. Upper endoscopy norm. BM D some days. Dr maybe gerd, no hrt brn?

LUQ gas diarrhea: May have food intolerances, would check for gluten sensitivity, soy allergy as well as milk/ eggs the major culprits. Would also check gallbladder / pancreatic sufficiency and see if creon helps. Consider irritable syndrome as well. But first would check all other causes and follow up with GI. ...Read more

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I have a fluttering in my stomach, feels like a baby but I'm not preg, mostly on the right side of abdomen, been a long time but more intense past 2wk?

I have a fluttering in my stomach, feels like a baby but I'm not preg, mostly on the right side of abdomen, been a long time but more intense past 2wk?

Gas: Is the commonest thing to confuse with quickening (baby movement), but you do first need to be SURE you're not pregnant! If it's getting worse, time to be checked and possibly have some x-rays to see if there are abnormal gas collections that are trapped and causing this. ...Read more

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I've had a tubal 4 years ago and now im feeling weird. My stomach is upset a lot and I get nautious. Also im getting a fluttering feeling in my abdomen?

? pregnancy: Do a pregnancy test first. If it is positive, you need to be seen right away. If it is negative, you could try changing your diet, using an antacid. If those don't help, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Stomach flutters on left side of abdomen. I'm 43 and had hysterectomy, so I know it's not pregnancy.?

Stomach flutters on left side of abdomen. I'm 43 and had hysterectomy, so I know it's not pregnancy.?

Spasms & Twitches: This is most likely small muscle spasms like the twitches you sometimes feel on the skin in various places. The muscles in the bowels and along the abdomen and back can also undergo such twitches. It can feel just like baby flutters. ...Read more

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What would cause a a twitching/fluttering feeling between sternum and stomach area right in the center of the abdomen?

Only 100 items or so: "How does my bosom twitch? Let me Count the Ways! " And then, quick, camera cuts to the Tootsie Roll Owl- "1, 2, THRRRREEEE! "....Well, in your case twitching/fluttering in the chest could be something as simple as twitching of the muscles. Nothing more to say about that...comes, goes, NEXT! Or it could be due to stress/anxiety, or something more sinister such as a heart rhythm issue. See your doc. ...Read more

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I'm havin light fluttering in my lower abdomen. Could it be muscle spasms? It feels like someone running their finger across parts of my stomach

I'm havin light fluttering in my lower abdomen. Could it be muscle spasms? It feels like someone running their finger across parts of my stomach

It could be muscle..: The important question is whether you are otherwise sick? Do you have other symptoms or is this an isolating thing?
If you're pregnant, it could be your body's adjustments to the miracle happening inside of you. If it's the only symptom, the best course is probably to ignore it. Our body produces all kinds of subtle sensation. If it persists, then consider getting it checked out ...Read more

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What does it mean when ur stomach feel fluttered n burnish?

Hyperacidity: Can be responsible for the "burning & churning" symptoms you describe. Sorting out the possible etiology (causes) before seeking medical attention isn't a bad idea. If over-the-counter antacids in tablet or liquid form alleviate these symptoms, hyperacidity is a possibility. An otc ppi (such as omeprazole) may produce the same relief. If not, medical consultation is in order. ...Read more

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Fluttering in upper stomach?

Fluttering: This may be anything from a hiatal hernia to a cardiac arrhythmia. You should speak with your doctor and have a comprehensive exam. ...Read more

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Flutter lower left side of stomach?

Flutter: This could be a dominant want muscle twitching. Check your pulse when it is happening to check for fast heart rate? You faster than 100 at rest. Seek medical help. ...Read more

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What causes your stomach to flutter?

What causes your stomach to flutter?

Gas /Air/Peristalsis: 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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Fluttering sensation in stomach area, what could this be?

Fluttering sensation in stomach area, what could this be?

Intestines/Stomach: In your gut are the organs and the intestines. Air, fluid and waste move through them. If there is an infection or irritation the normal processes may be interrupted, interfered with or changed. Swelling happens, fluids don't absorb as well and what is moving through is looser than normal. ...Read more

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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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What does it mean to feel flutters in your stomach and make you feel nervous?

What does it mean to feel flutters in your stomach and make you feel nervous?

Now you know: What the expression butterflies in the stomach means. It is probably anxiety but make sure you are not having palpitations. ...Read more

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Feel like there is fluttering in my stomach. What is the explanation for that?

Many things: It could be many things...Difficult to say without more information clarification of symptoms and history and physical exam.
I suggest follow up with your family doc. ...Read more

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At what part of your lower stomach would you feel baby fluttering at about 15wks?

Ask your GYN: Fetal movements are typically felt by 18 to 20 weeks gestational age. Initially, the movements are somewhat erratic and feel like little flutterings or “butterflies”. Mom's who have had other babies may recognize movement a few weeks sooner. Consult your gynecologist. ...Read more

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What is this fluttering in the right side of my stomach? Mostly in the morning and at night when I'm in bed.

What is this fluttering in the right side of my stomach? Mostly in the morning and at night when I'm in bed.

Some thoughts.: Without an exam, I can only give general information. Cannot say in your particular case, but generally, a common condition is reflux of stomach contents into the esophagus. This can cause spasm, etc. ...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