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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


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3 wks. I've been exhausted. My stomach/lower abdomen is harder than normal. Get sick from certain foods. Gas bubbles. Frequent urination. Pregnancy?

3 wks. I've been exhausted. My stomach/lower abdomen is harder than normal. Get sick from certain foods. Gas bubbles. Frequent urination. Pregnancy?

Hard to guess: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. Can test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. If not pregnant, a doctor can evaluate any persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more

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Very large gas bubble in upper stomach ive actually heard it pop before but so painful feel the need to burp and loosen clothing?

Very large gas bubble in upper stomach ive actually heard it pop before but so painful feel the need to burp and loosen clothing?

Just a thought: But you could have a hiatus hernia (herniation of stomach into chest (above diaphragm) (old "popular" term ="upside down stomach" A simple chest xray (two views) could disclose this! Ask your PCP!

Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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How to get rid of a gas bubble in your stomach?

How to get rid of a gas bubble in your stomach?

Time for simethicone: Many antacids work by neutralizing stomach acid. Some contain simethicone that helps break up gas bubbles in your stomach. One floats on top of acid so it "coats" as the acid is refluxed. Magnesium-containing ones can promote diarrhea; calcium-containing ones can increase acid! If gas bubbles pose a frequent problem, evaluation may be key to rule out causes, including delayed stomach emptying. ...Read more

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Is gas that makes yur stomach bubble a sign of pregnancy?

Is gas that makes yur stomach bubble a sign of pregnancy?

^ flatus can occur w: Pregnancy but is not diagnostic for it. Classic pregnancy sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line ; ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Take hpt to know. ...Read more

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Why do I feel bubbles in my stomach & sometimes I can feel them move around is that gas?

Why do I feel bubbles in my stomach & sometimes I can feel them move around is that gas?

Gas: Your stomach is where food and gastric acid mix and indeed there are air bubbles. Your food and digested food move throughout your stomach, intestines and eventually pass through. During this process you can feel air, bubbles and this is what is commonly called gas. ...Read more

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Lately I've been having like gas bubbles my stomach does not hurt but its very unconmtroble what can I do to stop this?

Lately I've been having like gas bubbles my stomach does not hurt but its very unconmtroble what can I do to stop this?

Modify diet: Eat fruit first in meals, so it will not sit in stomach and "ferment". Add high fiber foods slowly and drink several sips of water between each bite of high fiber foods or gas forming foods such as cauliflower, broccoli and onions. You can also take medication such as mylicon to break up the gas bubbles. ...Read more

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My stomach won't stop growling and bubbling. How can I get rid of all this gas?

Eat slower: People who are always eating on the run have a tendency not to chew their foods properly, and swallow lots of air when they are eating. Slowing down enough to sit while eating, and to chew your foods thoroughly before swallowing helps. Also it's a great idea not to hop up and start going again right after you've eaten. Slow down and enjoy your meals. ...Read more

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When I push down on my stomach, it feels and sounds like gas bubbles being released. Is this normal?

When I push down on my stomach, it feels and sounds like gas bubbles being released. Is this normal?

Yes: Your stomach can have air in it from swallowed air or air released from foods. That's why you burp sometimes. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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What is causing my stomach to create these bubbles that pop in my stomach whenever I breath? I think its just gas but it seems abnormal.

What is causing my stomach to create these bubbles that pop in my stomach whenever I breath? I think its just gas but it seems abnormal.

It will be ok: You may simply be either producing too much gas in your stomach or inadvertently swallowing a lot of gas. Either way this is not necessarily worrisome unless you have other symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, weight loss, or feeling full more easily than before. ...Read more

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No matter what I eat or don't eat I get a lot of gas. Anytime and any food generates gas. It feels my stomach full of bubble. I run daily 3 miles.

No matter what I eat or don't eat I get a lot of gas. Anytime and any food generates gas. It feels my stomach full of bubble. I run daily 3 miles.

Elimination diet?: Sometimes a subtle food intolerance can cause gas. Consider an elimination diet where you eliminate dairy, wheat, soy, nuts, citrus, for three weeks and then introduce them one at a time. Keep a journal of the frequency of your gas symptoms. ...Read more

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My girlfriend is experiencing some intense, sharp pain in her lower stomach area. I'm convinced it could be a gas bubble, but its lasted over 16 hours?

My girlfriend is experiencing some intense, sharp pain in her lower stomach area. I'm convinced it could be a gas bubble, but its lasted over 16 hours?

Lower abdominal pain: Lower abdominal pain can be a sign of a significant problem, depending on its cause. If it is persisted for this long, particularly if the pain is on the lower right, she should be evaluated. One of the potential causes that needs to be ruled out it is appendicitis. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hello I am 18 yrs old wanted to ask that I am getting stomach gas daily for 3-4 months with bubbling voices in stomach, food is same as before, why??

Hello I am 18 yrs old wanted to ask that I am getting stomach gas daily for 3-4 months with bubbling voices in stomach, food is same as before, why??

? irritable bowels: Or reflux, both can be related to fatigue, anxiety, tension and the like, if diet hasn't changed, drink plenty of water, have good night time sleep, fresh air and regular exercise, also eat lots of fruits, green salad and vegetables, avoid gasy foids, carbonated beverages and caffeine as much as you can, if all this doesn't work, see an Internist/Gastroenterologist, wish you wellness, ...Read more

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Been feeling bubbles in my stomach but not gas and like a poping sound like something is moving? What is that? And heartburn really bad too?!

Been feeling bubbles in my stomach but not gas and like a poping sound like something is moving? What is that? And heartburn really bad too?!

Maybe Gastroparesis: Gastroparesis means a slow-emptying stomach. May be mechanical (obstruction, or the stomach outlet narrowed from healing of past inflammation, treated by endoscopic dilation), post-inflammatory (due to swelling of the stomach lining from ulcers, treated with acid blockers), or neurologic (as with diabetes, treated with rx that stimulates motility). Of course, there are lots of other possibilities. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your stomach feels full, you feel gas bubble sometimes, and have a shortness of breath? It feels num but there's no pain.

What does it mean when your stomach feels full, you feel gas bubble sometimes, and have a shortness of breath? It feels num but there's no pain.

Good: Idea to eat smaller, frequent meals. When you fill full, the volume of food starts expanding your stomach wall, signaling for you to slow down. The diaphragm right above it feels constrained, making you sob. Soda pop make things worse. ...Read more

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I have this bubble popping noise in stomach H ployri test negative Acid reflux has suppressed down but I still have gas/bubble popping noise is it bad?

I have this bubble popping noise in stomach H ployri test negative Acid reflux has suppressed down but I still have gas/bubble popping noise is it bad?

Need more info: These symptoms are not specific for anything I can tell. Would need more info. Any discomfort etc? Gas/bubble popping noise makes me wonder what is going on with motility of stomach. Any nausea, get full quickly after meal, bloating? If so, may consider further investigation. If not, and maintaining wt, clinically have no concerns. ...Read more

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I was given some ppi medicine for acid reflux and to stop gas bubble popping feeling in stomach was wondering how long will it take to heal or will it?

I was given some ppi medicine for acid reflux and to stop gas bubble popping feeling in stomach was wondering how long will it take to heal or will it?

Good question: Usually some relief comes in a few days. Full healing depends on extent/depth/size of reflux or ulcers. If no relief in a week, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Extremely Painful gas bubble in stomach. Causing runs and vomiting. How do I get rid of the pain?! Please help!

Get checked: Many severe abdominal issues (other than gas) can start this way. If the pain is new and severe and associated with vomiting, it is important to get an URGENT evaluation. ...Read more

Gas (Definition)

In a medical context, "having gas" refers to having too much gas in the bowels. This causes burping, cramps in the belly, ...Read more