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Getting a shock feeling when at rest goes from my chest to my stomach causes a twitch in my arms and causes me to catch my breath?

Getting a shock feeling when at rest goes from my chest to my stomach causes a twitch in my arms and causes me to catch my breath?

More details needed: How old are you? Do you smoke? Does it happen when you are active, or does that make it worse? How long has this been happening? Do you have any other health issues? this problem does not sound straight forward, and a dedicated history and physical is probably need to evaluate this further and to try and give you an answer about the cause. ...Read more

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Spasms? My lower abdomen is twitching no pain it's just annoying. It more to the right side could it just be spasms just started about an hour ago

Spasms? My lower abdomen is twitching no pain it's just annoying. It more to the right side could it just be spasms just started about an hour ago

Wouldn't worry: Twitching abdominal muscles are different from spasming abdominal muscles. One hurts like a son of gun and one hurts like a son of a daffodil (i.e. doesn't hurt at all). Wouldn't worry about it....do your homework and it'll be gone by then. But if not and you're worried you are welcome to contact me at: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR All the best! ...Read more

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I have a twitch on my stomach. It started yesterday and has not stopped. It doesn't hurt but it's odd and annoying. Help?

I have a twitch on my stomach. It started yesterday and has not stopped. It doesn't hurt but it's odd and annoying. Help?

Multifactorial: Your twitch may be related to any number of reasons including stress, stimulant overuse (for example, caffeine), overexercise, or nutritional deficiencies. Here is some more information: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003296.htm ...Read more

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So if twitching in my stomach but it is only on one side does that mean that they baby is on that side?

So if twitching in my stomach but it is only on one side does that mean that they baby is on that side?

Ans: Need more history here. How far along are you? A lot depends on the gestational age. If you are very early on in your first trimester you can feel a fluttering like feeling. So give a better history of the pregnancy and be sure to gave your prenatal care ...Read more

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Twitching in stomach?

Twitching in stomach?

Likely not harmful: Likely not harmful. If there is abdominal pain, associated with fever, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, blood in your bowel movements, or things like that, you need evaluation. ...Read more

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Left side of my stomach twitch. Happen 3 to 4 times. What could be the cause?

Left side of my stomach twitch. Happen 3 to 4 times. What could be the cause?

Abdomen twitching: If you are thin, you may be seeing/feeling the movement of your intestines under the skin. The large intestine crosses the abdomen just under the stomach and then descends down the left side of the abdomen to its exit. Or if it is more on the surface, that is probably a muscle twitch/spasm. The whole abdomen is covered by a layer of muscle (the 6-pack muscles). If no pain/no diarrhea - no worries. ...Read more

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Past few days my stomach keeps twitching! its off and on through out the day! why would it be doing this?

Past few days my stomach keeps twitching!  its off and on through out the day! why would it be doing this?

Stomach twitching: You probably are experiencing some twitching spasms in the abdominal musculature and not in your stomach. This may be due to some muscle strain or response to excessive exercise or postural condition. Watch out for anything that could be irritating your muscles. ...Read more

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I am a female with eft abdominal twitching every 10 minutes for the past two days. What are the causes of this? Sometimes it is painful.

I am a female with eft abdominal twitching every 10 minutes for the past two days. What are the causes of this? Sometimes it is painful.

Need examination: I would recommend you see your doctor for an examination and getting some labs drawn to check for certain things such as electrolytes, thyroid hormones, etc. Sounds like the twitching gives way to actual muscle spasms at times. ...Read more

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I have this twitch that is on the upper right side of my abdomen and have been diagnosed with pancreatitis. I was wondering if it's connected?

I have this twitch that is on the upper right side of my abdomen and have been diagnosed with pancreatitis. I was wondering if it's connected?

Maybe: It is tough to know for sure as "twitches" or fasiculations can occur for possible electrolyte changes, which can be caused by an underlying pancreatitis, so it is possible. Get an eval if they persist and discuss with your treating dr. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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