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Fluttering Upper Abdomen
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
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
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 recently started getting upper abdomen flutter right between my rib cage. It's painless but freaks me out. It feels like a baby kick lightly?
Not Serious: It doesn't sound like anything serious, but if you are concerned, you should see your doctor to discuss it; ...Read more
I have had this fluttering in my upper left abdomen off and on, also my stomach will growl loudly on the left side too sometimes, what could this be?
Check with your doc:
This sounds like gas but there must be a reason why you have so much gas.
Discuss with your doc if you should have gastroscopy. ...Read more
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
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?
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
Sudden heart flutters, low BP, tiny red dots on thighs, upper abdomen & flank pain, some swelling on roof of mouth, temp 99°. What is this?
This is:: Time to get to a physician for comprehensive examination and testing. Call- NOW! ...Read more
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
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?
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
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
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
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
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
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
Not much: Sometimes muscle fibrillating can occur but no significant medical cause. ...Read more
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
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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