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I am experiencing stomach upset, generalized abdominal pain (worsened by: after meal) (quality: stinging or burning sensation, throbbing sensation...

I am experiencing  stomach upset, generalized abdominal pain (worsened by: after meal) (quality: stinging or burning sensation, throbbing sensation...

Need doctor to check: Abdominal pain can be from many things. Stomach acid problems cause pain, as does pancreatitis or gallstones. Appendicitis is always a concern (pain is usually right lower abdomen, worsens over time, with fever coming on). If constipated for a while, stool could have backed up and cause pain. Gastrointestinal infections can cause pain, nausea, vomiting, and fever. A doctor's exam is needed. ...Read more

Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
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Burning Sensation (Definition)

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


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Can GERD cause burning feet sensation?

Can GERD cause burning feet sensation?

Follow up: The symptoms of GERD can be silent in many patients. Typical findings may include heartburn, a scratchy throat, and an upset stomach. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abdominal pain all over (quality: stinging or burning sensation, sensation of tearing pain, throbbing sensation) (severity: seve...

I am experiencing  abdominal pain all over (quality: stinging or burning sensation, sensation of tearing pain, throbbing sensation) (severity: seve...

Need doctor to check: Abdominal pain can be from many things. Stomach acid problems cause pain, as does pancreatitis or gallstones. Appendicitis is always a concern (pain is usually right lower abdomen, worsens over time, with fever coming on). If constipated for a while, stool could have backed up and cause pain. Gastrointestinal infections can cause pain, nausea, vomiting, and fever. A doctor's exam is needed. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in rectum causes?

Burning sensation in rectum causes?

Hemorrhoids?: A burning sensation in the anorectal area might be a symptom of hemorrhoids, anal fissure or proctitis (inflammation of the rectum). I suggest you see a GI doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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Constant burping and burning sensation in esophagus - ideas on causes?

Constant burping and burning sensation in esophagus - ideas on causes?

Acid reflux: You may have an acid reflux. Get relief from your local pharmacy for oral meds and elevate the head of your bed when sleeping. Avoid eating anymore three hours before you go to sleep. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in my stomach!?

Burning sensation in my stomach!?

Burning stomach: This is usually due to excess acid build up. Most likely to occur when your stomach is empty (because food buffers acid). In the case of acid reflux, the discomfort may be the worst around 1/2 - 1 hour after a meal or while lying down. Peptic ulcer is another cause, usually with gnawing central abdominal pain when the stomach is empty, particularly at night, and it feels better after eating. ...Read more

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Upper middle abdominal burning sensation linked with acid reflux?

Upper middle abdominal burning sensation linked with acid reflux?

Relief from Pyrosis: Can have symptoms w/o damage. Avoid foods & behavior that delay stomach emptying &/or relax the lower esophageal sphincter--spicy, greasy food, mints, alcohol, tobacco, chocolate, tomato-based products, caffeinated & fizzy drinks, eating before bedtime. Lose weight. Elevate head of bed on blocks. Use otc acid blockers for relief (h2's: tagamet, zantac, (ranitidine) pepcid; ppi's: prilosec, prevacid, zegerid). ...Read more

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I am experiencing generalized abdominal pain (quality: stinging or burning sensation, throbbing sensation) (severity: moderate) , abdominal discom...

I am experiencing  generalized abdominal pain (quality: stinging or burning sensation, throbbing sensation) (severity: moderate) , abdominal discom...

Need doctor to check: Abdominal pain can be from many things. Stomach acid problems cause pain, as does pancreatitis or gallstones. Appendicitis is always a concern (pain is usually right lower abdomen, worsens over time, with fever coming on). If constipated for a while, stool could have backed up and cause pain. Gastrointestinal infections can cause pain, nausea, vomiting, and fever. A doctor's exam is needed. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abdominal pain (generalized) (worsened by: after meal) (quality: stinging or burning sensation, throbbing sensation) (severity: mil?

I am experiencing  abdominal pain (generalized) (worsened by: after meal) (quality: stinging or burning sensation, throbbing sensation) (severity: mil?

Doctor can evaluate: Abdominal pain can be from many things. Stomach acid problems cause pain, as does pancreatitis or gallstones. Appendicitis is always a concern (pain is usually right lower abdomen, worsens over time, with fever coming on). If constipated for a while, stool could have backed up and cause pain. Gastrointestinal infections can cause pain, nausea, vomiting, and fever. A doctor's exam may be needed. ...Read more

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What causes a burning sensation in stomach?

What causes a burning sensation in stomach?

Inflammation: Assuming we are talking about your stomach and not your abdomen. Gastritis, stomach ulcers, hunger pangs, reflux. I would first try a liquid antacid 2 tablespoons (30ml); either maalox or mylanta. If this does not relieve the symptoms within 30 minutes or if the burning is recurrent then see your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I am experiencing fatigue, chest pain or discomfort (quality: feels sharp or stabbing, stinging or burning sensation, sensation of pressure or heart ?

I am experiencing  fatigue, chest pain or discomfort (quality: feels sharp or stabbing, stinging or burning sensation, sensation of pressure or heart ?

Chest pain : If you have chest discomfort which lasts for more than a few minutes and is concerning to you, you should seek immediate medical attention. There are many causes of chest pain and some are not serious but coronary syndromes and pulmonary emboli can be fatal so please get checked out right away. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abdominal pain (quality: stinging or burning sensation, sensation of tearing pain, throbbing sensation) (side: right lower) (sev...

I am experiencing  abdominal pain (quality: stinging or burning sensation, sensation of tearing pain, throbbing sensation) (side: right lower) (sev...

Doctor can examine: If one has very uncomfortable tummy pain, and is normally in good health, plus is not pregnant, the possibilities include: appendicitis (usually R lower quadrant), diverticulitis, kidney stone (very painful), constipation (crampy), stomach flu, etc... Most people with "moderate pain", more than mild pain, may need a doctor's evaluation to be sure it is not appendicitis, which would need surgery. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abdominal pain (all over) (quality: stinging or burning sensation, sensation of tearing pain, throbbing sensation) (severity: moderate) .

I am experiencing  abdominal pain (all over) (quality: stinging or burning sensation, sensation of tearing pain, throbbing sensation) (severity: moderate) .

Need doctor to check: Abdominal pain can be from many things. Stomach acid problems cause pain, as does pancreatitis or gallstones. Appendicitis is always a concern (pain is usually right lower abdomen, worsens over time, with fever coming on). If constipated for a while, stool could have backed up and cause pain. Gastrointestinal infections can cause pain, nausea, vomiting, and fever. A doctor's exam is needed. ...Read more

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Cramping in lower stomach feel a burning sensation. Feeling nauseas and dizzy. ?

Cramping in lower stomach feel a burning sensation. Feeling nauseas and dizzy. ?

Burning where?: If it happens when you urinate, you probably have a urinary tract (bladder) infection. You need to get a urine test to find out. If the burning is on the skin, look for a rash and see someone. If you are nauseATED and dizzy, you may not be drinking enough and you should try to drink a lot right now, to keep from dehydration. See checklists below. Good luck! ...Read more

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Burning sensation lower left ribcage, and frequent urination?

Burning sensation lower left ribcage, and frequent urination?

Possible kidney ...: Possible kidney infection. Kidneys sit up against lower ribs in the back. Frequent urination often occurs with an infection. See medical doc for evaluation.There are other causes for these symptoms ...Read more

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I am experiencing generalized abdominal pain (quality: stinging or burning sensation) (severity: moderate) , sore throat, neck pain, feeling depre...

I am experiencing  generalized abdominal pain (quality: stinging or burning sensation) (severity: moderate) , sore throat, neck pain, feeling depre...

Exam: please close your computer and go directly to your physician or urgent care clinic: you cannot be diagnosed online and require an exam and testing. ...Read more

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Hi, even though I have proper food most of the times i feel hungry don't know I should call as stomach burning sensation. Some irritation in stomach.

Hi, even though I have proper food most of the times i feel hungry don't know I should call as stomach burning sensation. Some irritation in stomach.

?gastritis: Yo may have hyperacidity. You can try over the counter antacids and/or omeprazole. Be tested for h pylori antibody by yourdr. Cut back or avoid intake of caffeine, soda, alcohol spicy foods. Avoid taking aspirin, anti-inflammatory drugs- motrin, advil, aleve (naproxen). Go see your dr and be tested. Take care! ...Read more

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I am having stomach burning sensation, now black loose stools. Should I be concerned ?

Maybe.: Black stools can be a cause of bleeding in your gut. Sometimes it can be due to something you ate, or things like Pepto-Bismol (bismuth salicylate). With your burning sensation in your stomach, it is very worrying. Please get checked today. No alcohol, caffeine, spicy foods for now. ...Read more

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Im having this stomach burning since a week and sometimes I feel ok Then again it started its kinda burning sensation around belly button after eating?

Im having this stomach burning since a week and sometimes I feel ok Then again it started its kinda burning sensation around belly button after eating?

Appendicitis?: Does it hurt to press w UR hand i n this region? Do you have a fever? Not a clear picture. When people get appendicitis there is pain around the belly button area, but I cannot tell from your description. You need to be examined by a physician to find out. Males rarely get urinary infections at your age, though a stone at the urinary bladder-ureter junction could cause pain like this. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel weak and tired , stomach burning sensation while on azithromycin. What can be done to help.?

Is it normal to feel weak and tired , stomach burning sensation while on azithromycin.  What can be done to help.?

Stomach upset: And metallic taste are both common. The other symptoms may be from the infection that is being treated. Try to eat to settle your stomach. ...Read more

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What could cause stomach burning sensation when drinking alcohol, coffee, etc? (abdominal ultrasound normal, negative h pylori)

What could cause stomach burning sensation when drinking alcohol, coffee, etc? (abdominal ultrasound normal, negative h pylori)

Gastritis: You could have gastritis caused by alcohol consumption, or due to medications such as ibuprofen. You should consider seeing a GI to help evaluate your symptoms. ...Read more

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I had sex with a women 15 days ago who had multi partners. No symptoms other then cough and stomach burning sensation. Cough is healing. Std/hiv?

I had sex with a women 15 days ago who had multi partners. No symptoms other then cough and stomach burning sensation. Cough is healing. Std/hiv?

Very unlikely: This is not how any of the common or uncommon sexually transmitted diseases announces themselves. Congratulations on finding somebody special, even if it was just once -- i hope it was a great experience. Being an adult brings new joys, fears, and responsibilities. Try to do your best. Please do always use barrier protection until you are married and perhaps even after. ...Read more

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Heartburn, nausea, stomach rumbling loudly & painfully , bloating, emptyness, acidic noises from stomach, burning sensation in stomach, sleep trouble?

Heartburn, nausea, stomach rumbling loudly & painfully , bloating, emptyness, acidic noises from stomach, burning sensation in stomach, sleep trouble?

See doctor: Any gastrointestinal issues involving bloating, rumbling sounds, acidic taste, or issues related to the gut needs to be evaluated further by a PCP. S/he can do a physical abdominal examination and let you know what the probable cause could be. It might be inflammatory, infectious, dietary, or food allergy related in nature. This cannot be determined without further history. ...Read more

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Do I have an ulcer? I constantly feel tired, abdominal pain, bloating or a feeling of fullness, nausea or stomach burning sensation/discomfort.

Do I have an ulcer? I constantly feel tired, abdominal pain, bloating or a feeling of fullness, nausea or stomach burning sensation/discomfort.

As seen below : Yes it is a possibility , but pls try Prilosec - over the counter first for few days ( 30 min) before meals and see if that helps pls. Thanks ...Read more

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Burning sensation in my stomach!?

Burning stomach: This is usually due to excess acid build up. Most likely to occur when your stomach is empty (because food buffers acid). In the case of acid reflux, the discomfort may be the worst around 1/2 - 1 hour after a meal or while lying down. Peptic ulcer is another cause, usually with gnawing central abdominal pain when the stomach is empty, particularly at night, and it feels better after eating. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in lower abdominal/pelvic area?

Burning sensation in lower abdominal/pelvic area?

Could be sign of: infection or pregnancy, or skin condition. Most common thing is urinary tract infection in a young female, but pregnancy is a close second. You may have vaginal infection or inflammation of the female genital system or bladder as well. Please see a healthcare provider for proper examination and diagnosis. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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I have a weird burning sensation on left lower abdomen?

I have a weird burning sensation on left lower abdomen?

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

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What is the cause & cure for burning sensation in the stomach?

What is the cause & cure for burning sensation in the stomach?

Acid: Usually due yo excess acid , but also can be a sign of an ulcer or erosion of your esophagus from reflux acid. ...Read more

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Can drinking two liters of cause a burning sensation in the stomach?

Can drinking two liters of cause a burning sensation in the stomach?

Sure. Depends☀☔: What are you drinking. Even with water, that much, if not already dehydrated, can cause one to feel uncomfortable. More info is needed, though. ...Read more

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Why do I have a Burning sensation in my stomach after taking iron pill ?

Empty stomach: Your iron pill likely contains substances that are irritating the lining of your stomach. Taking irritating medications and supplements with food may help diminish the symptoms. If you are still having discomfort, ask you doctor about trying a different iron formulation. On a side note, Vitamin C helps your body absorb the iron more effectively. ...Read more

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After i eat i sometimes feel a burning sensation in my stomach what is it?

After i eat i sometimes feel a burning sensation in my stomach  what is it?

Ulcer?: It might be simple inflammation. Worse case scenario an ulcer. Find foods that are less irritating. If pain is sharp, see a doctor and get some stomach medication! ...Read more

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Help! I have burning sensation in back around your stomach disc herniation?

Help! I have burning sensation in back around your stomach disc herniation?

Disc herniation: A herniated disc in the low back typically has a sharp stabbing like pain not a burning sensation, while possible i would think it highly unlikely. ...Read more

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Why do I constantly have a burning sensation in stomach and extreme thirst?

Why do I constantly have a burning sensation in stomach and extreme thirst?

See MD: A variety of conditions could lead to either symptom alone. Together, the list narrows a bit, but there are a number of aspects of your medical history that would help, as well as a physical exam and some labs. Please get checked out. ...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


Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Burning Feeling In Stomach (Definition)

Burning feeling in the stomach is a common symptom that may be due to a number of causes, such as an ulcer, or acid ...Read more