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Dr. Michio Abe Dr. Abe
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Is hyperthyroidism related to stomach discomfort?

Dr. Michio Abe Dr. Abe
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Is hyperthyroidism related to stomach discomfort?

Hyperthyroidism: Common symptoms of uncontrolled hyperthyroidism include nervousness, tremors, palpitations, diarrhea, increased sweating, high blood pressure, heat intolerance, fever, excessive hunger, bulging eyes with a characteristic stare, enlarged thyroid (goiter), fatigue and weight loss. But it can rarely be associated with gastroparesis (delayed gastric emptying), resulting in abdominal pain and nausea. ...Read more

Dr. James Ferguson
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Stomach Pain (Definition)

Most people will describe pain in any part of abdomen as stomach pain, it is what many patients say but in medical terms it is pain in the stomach which is located in middle of upper abdomen, so real stomach pain is the pain ...Read more


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Midline, upper abdominal discomfort. No heartburn/reflux medication seems to help. Could it be a hernia or gallbladder? What are the symptoms?

Midline, upper abdominal discomfort. No heartburn/reflux medication seems to help. Could it be a hernia or gallbladder? What are the symptoms?

Upper abdomen: Pain in the upper abdomen can be many things. Reflux is just one potential problem. Gallbladder disease, other stomach (gastric) problems such as ulcers or inflammation (gastritis), pancreatic problems, liver, etc. Are to be considered. Alcohol drinking, even in moderation can provide stomach problems, and antacids may not always help. You need to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Stomach distension causing discomfort breathing problems. What is cause? Anxiety, breathing too much, stress. Did not have before this year

Stomach distension causing discomfort breathing problems. What is cause? Anxiety, breathing too much, stress. Did not have before this year

Cramp of diaphragm: The primary muscle that helps us to breathe is the diaphragm and attaches along the ribs from the chest to the spine and lays over top of all organs in the abdomen. The diaphragm, like all muscles, can fatigue and cramp with over use or tension. When you become distressed either due to the pain or tension, this causes you to breathe harder. This adds more stress on the diaphragm. ...Read more

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Is it possible for anxiety and stress to cause stomach symptoms such as gas, bloating / fullness etc?

Is it possible for anxiety and stress to cause stomach symptoms such as gas, bloating / fullness etc?

Absolutely: You have probably heard that it's possible for a person to worry so much that they develop an ulcer? It is true. Also, a person who is anxious may swallow a lot, including swallowing air, which can lead to belching. ...Read more

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Due to Anxiety, improper breathing is causing chest discomfort and buzzing pains in chest and stomach. Any medication to ease symptoms n avoid attack?

Due to Anxiety, improper breathing is causing chest discomfort and buzzing pains in chest and stomach. Any medication to ease symptoms n avoid attack?

Lots of meds: address this, but for those you'll need a psychiatrist. The usual ones are SSRI's or SSNRI's, and there's a long list. Have you also considered the CAUSE of your anxiety? Meds will help cope in the short run but won't address the underlying dynamics, other than adding a little confidence with symptom reduction. Here's a reference: http://www.psychologyproductsandservices.com/page2.html ...Read more

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Need to know is walking after taking food can cause indigestion or related stomach problems?

Need to know is walking after taking food can cause indigestion or related stomach problems?

It could: Commonly it is taught that a gentle walk after eating can aid in digestion and there are studies that suggest gastrointestinal motility(movement) is improved with walking. But everyone is different and you may be sensitive to any exertion after a meal, as you may suffer from spasms or cramps. ...Read more

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Is the abdominal pain related to insomnia ?

Is the abdominal pain related to insomnia ?

NOT SURE WHAT U ASK?: I am not really clear on this question. Certainly if you have abdominal pain or any pain you can experience insomnia. I would speak to my physician with more details and see what could cause abdominal pain. ...Read more

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Can gallbladder hypokinesis cause breastbone to be extremely sore with gas entrapment?Can omeprazole cause delayed gastric emptying?Gas trap solution?

Can gallbladder hypokinesis cause breastbone to be extremely sore with gas entrapment?Can omeprazole cause delayed gastric emptying?Gas trap solution?

Not usually but can: Biliary dyskinesia usually causes pain under the rib age on right side although pain in upper abdomen, lower chest or back is possible. It is atypical for it to cause extreme soreness in breastbone, sounds more like gastroparesis or GERD related symptoms. A thorough evaluation by a gastroenterologist or general surgeon and further work up is necessary. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with overactive bladder at 19 (male) can this cause sharp/dull cramps pain in bladder due to muscle contraction? The pain is not constant.

Diagnosed with overactive bladder at 19 (male) can this cause sharp/dull cramps pain in bladder due to muscle contraction? The pain is not constant.

No: By definition, oab is not associated with any pain or cramps. Yo may have interstitial cystitis/prostatitis which is oab that is associated with pelvic pain. ...Read more

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Acid reflux and upset stomach is a cause of chest discomfort or one more symptom ?

Acid reflux and upset stomach is a cause of chest discomfort or one more symptom ?

Both: Chest discomfort is and can be a symptom of many medical problems! The most life threatening are heart disease and pulmonary embolus! These must be excluded first by a thorough history and exam! Then less emergent causes such as acid reflux can be evaluated! Please don't ignore chest discomfort! Could be life threatening ...Read more

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How to tell if abdominal bloating (lower stomach) is due to gas or fluid buildup? Causes? No other symptoms

How to tell if abdominal bloating (lower stomach) is due to gas or fluid buildup? Causes? No other symptoms

Probably gas: At this age fluid build up is unlikely unless you have some serious illness. See your local pharmacist something for gas. If symptoms persist see your doctor.I hope this helps. If you still have any concern about this contact me on my Virtual Practice at www.healthtap.com/dryetimyan ...Read more

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Blood in stomach could it be GERD related?

Blood in stomach could it be GERD related?

Possibly...: But it would have to come from the esophagus for it to be gerd. Depends on what the endoscopy shows. ...Read more

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Is the slight pressure I am feeling related to appendicitis or kidney problems?

Is the slight pressure I am feeling related to appendicitis or kidney problems?

Need to see Dr.: At the onset, appendicitis may cause mild and cramping pain, not unlike a normal stomach ache. However, within 24hrs the pain changes, "moving" to the right lower abdomen, and becoming sharp, constant, and progressively worsening. Kidney problems typically cause back and flank pain, often radiating down to bladder.Your symptoms are too vague to characterize; if it persists, it warrants eval by dr. ...Read more

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Is hyperthyroidism related to stomach discomfort?

Dr. Michio Abe Dr. Abe
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Hyperthyroidism: Common symptoms of uncontrolled hyperthyroidism include nervousness, tremors, palpitations, diarrhea, increased sweating, high blood pressure, heat intolerance, fever, excessive hunger, bulging eyes with a characteristic stare, enlarged thyroid (goiter), fatigue and weight loss. But it can rarely be associated with gastroparesis (delayed gastric emptying), resulting in abdominal pain and nausea. ...Read more

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Have severe stomach pain nauseous & have to force self to eat. Diagnosed w/ hyperthyroidism.

Have severe stomach pain nauseous & have to force self to eat. Diagnosed w/ hyperthyroidism.

See a Doc: If this has gone on more than 24 hours you should see a doctor. I don't know where your pain is but it's possible that you have gastritis, peptic ulcer, gallbladder disease or even appendicitis. ...Read more

Dr. Susan Wingo
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Overactive Thyroid (Definition)

Hyperthyroidism, often called "overactive thyroid," is a condition where the thyroid secretes too much of the thyroid hormones. Common symptoms include heat intolerance, increased appetite, ...Read more


Dr. Susan Wingo
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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

A condition in which the thyroid gland produces too much of the hormone thyroxine, accelerating the body's metabolism, causing weight loss, a rapid or irregular heartbeat, sweating, ...Read more