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Past day I feel an involuntary flutter/spasm (no pain) in abdomen just below bottom rib, center-right. Easier to feel when laying on back. Causes?

Past day I feel an involuntary flutter/spasm (no pain) in abdomen just below bottom rib, center-right. Easier to feel when laying on back.  Causes?

ATwitchInTimeMakes9: Many people get little muscle twitches or 'flutters' or momentary spasms.Sometimes quite prominently (ever see the movie 'Dr Strangelove?' or'The Pink Panther?'). They usually go away after a while and don't mean much unless they occur during stressful times or when taking certain certain stimulant medications or too much coffee or caffeinated drinks or...if they persist too long like, say 3 weeks ...Read more

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I was told long ago my stomach has spasms and given dicyclomine..Once 10 mg...Once 20 mg...My stomach is spasming again..Is there a higher dose ?..

I was told long ago my stomach has spasms and given dicyclomine..Once 10 mg...Once 20 mg...My stomach is spasming again..Is there a higher dose ?..

See a physician: Reading between the lines it would appear to me that you need more than just a dose increase. You gastroenterologist should re-evaluate your diagnosis and whether your current treatment is appropriate. ...Read more

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Is it voluntary or involuntary straining for a bowel movement that mostly causes diverticular disease? i.e colon muscle or abdominal muscle straining

Is it voluntary or involuntary straining for a bowel movement that mostly causes diverticular disease?  i.e colon muscle or abdominal muscle straining

Diverticula are: formed by increased pressure on weakened spots of the intestinal walls by gas, waste, or liquid. Diverticula can form while straining during a bowel movement, such as with constipation. Squeezing the colon increases the pressure within the colon lumen. There are likely both voluntary and involuntary components in the development of dive reticular disease. ...Read more

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I am experiencing constant, repetitive, involuntary movements and twitches in my mouth, stomach, abdomen, and legs. Have anxiety & depress. Take med?

I am experiencing constant, repetitive, involuntary movements and twitches in my mouth, stomach, abdomen, and legs.  Have anxiety & depress.  Take med?

MOVEMENT DISORDER: This needs careful evaluation and diagnosis. You may be experiencing a reaction from prior medications, such as tardive dyskinesia, but you may be developing a new problem such as myoclonus, or choreoathetotic issues. See a neurologist and get this pin-pointed. ...Read more

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For two years I have been experiencing constant involuntary movements of my body: head, mouth, jaw, stomach, abdomen, and legs. They are accompanied by restlessness and agitation. ?

For two years I have been experiencing constant involuntary movements of my body: head, mouth, jaw, stomach, abdomen, and legs.  They are accompanied by restlessness and agitation.  ?

See Neurologist: Could be onset of a neurologic problem or side effects of medications or potentially a sleep problem albeit less likely. Were you ever on anti-psychotic medications? Usually these sort of side effects occur only if still taking certain types of meds, not if they have been stopped. However, a few rare cases have been reported to occur years later. ...Read more

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If you had a herniated disc from very young, like 10yrs, and it never hurt- can your body have compensated with involuntary abdominal contracture?

If you had a herniated disc from very young, like 10yrs, and it never hurt- can your body have compensated with involuntary abdominal contracture?

No: A herniated disc will have the tendency to undergo resorption, meaning that it will go back to its place. You can help with having good posture and core muscle strength. ...Read more

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After gallblddr removal I have severe pain upper stomch. Lasts abt 5-8hrs/episode feels like intestnes are severly spasming. Wht cld it b?

After gallblddr removal I have severe pain upper stomch. Lasts abt 5-8hrs/episode feels like intestnes are severly spasming. Wht cld it b?

Bile leak: I always worry about a bile leak after a cholecystectomy. I would be urgently evaluated by the surgeon who performed the surgery, if it continues to be of discomfort for you through the night, have a very low threshold for being emergently evaluated in the emergency department by an ER doctor. Be well. ...Read more

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Why am I having severe abdominal spasms?

Why am I having severe abdominal spasms?

Multiple causes: There are multiple causes. You should see your doctor to see if there are any that can be discussed and treated. ...Read more