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Middle Upper Abdomen Heaviness
While eating food i am feeling heaviness in upper abdomen as i continue to eat, After sometime it is fine.
GERD: You may be describing gastroesophageal reflux aka GERD aka acid reflux. See if calcium supplements like Tums (calcium carbonate) & Rolaids are enough to control acid. Failing that, ask your pharmacist for over-the-counter H2 blockers, then proton pump inhibitors. If your heaviness is only after you eat fatty foods, you may have gallbladder stones. Abdominal ultrasound can check for stones & other conditions. ...Read more
Heaviness in middle upper abdomen when doing exercise, associated with fast heartbeatsthat continue after rest, sometimes causing acidity & chest pain?
Go to hospital now: You might be describing atypical angina that may be due to heart disease. While you're youngish to have such severe heart disease, it's not impossible. So time to go to hospital now for evaluation. Have someone take you (don't drive yourself). And take 325mg Aspirin (regular, not enteric coated or delayed release) while you're waiting for ride. ...Read more
Costochondritis: Sounds like costochondritis, an inflammation of the tissue in the rib cage in your left lower chest. Usually follows mild trauma , frequent cough, lifting or strenous exercise. Icing the site and OTC meds may help. But if not improved after 1-2 days, please schedule a doctors appointment or a video consult through Healthtap. Best wishes. ...Read more
I have pain in my upper abdomen and heartburn. The pain worsens when i lay down amd feels like a heavy lump. Am i ok? -b
Hard to say: Although heart burn from stomach issues can cause your symptoms, its wise to rule out other life threatening causes first. I would suggest an emergency room visit to determine your exact cause. Good luck ...Read more
Extreme shortness of breath. Body weak heavy feeling. Extreme pain on chest and upper abdomen. Should I be concerned?
Bloated & feeling heavy in the upper abdomen. Neasus after eating feeling full. Passing gas properly?
Check it out: Sound lie poor digestion. Stating with digestive enzymes and probiotics might help. ...Read more
Heavy feeling in my upper abdomen about 4-5" down from xiphoid process. Bowels not moving regularly. I can feel my intestines performing peristalsis. Gurgling can be felt and auscultated. Have attempted several times today to have a BM with no luck.
I have 4 splotches [0.5"diameter] that are the color of a mole or "beauty mark" on my upper abdomen. Are changes in shape/size because of weight loss normal?
Have them examined: Any spots or lesions changing in size, shape, color, irritability (itching, stinging, etc) may indicate the site is becoming active. Should be examined by you doctor or dermatologist to get recommendation. Removal and testing may be indicated to find out what the changes might be. ...Read more
I have a lump below my breast bone, between lower rib cage, and upper abdomen area. I've had weight lose over the past two months as well.
Suggest evaluation: This can be evaluated by physical exam, however, you may be describing the xiphoid process. It is a bony prominence below the sternum. ...Read more
A lump has formed under the skin, upper abdomen, below breast bone, between the lower rib cage. Slightly tender to the touch. Weight lose of 20lbs?
I'm having swelling and a heavy feeling in my abdomen .and I have a light/dark brown line from the top of my stomach to the bottom of my abdomen?
I feel heaviness in my lower abdomen and i mensurate only for 2days for a while as compared to 5days earlier. My stomach is bloated.
After I eat, usually starchy or heavier foods, my stomach will throb/pulse. It's the organ not my whole abdomen. What could be causing this?
For two days in a row now I have felt a heavy quick "thud" in my abdomen which sounded like it was around my stomach. What is this? Gas? Something serious? It is making me feel very uneasy!
Exam: You will need a medical examination to diagnose your issues. "Thud: is not a know medical term- please clarify. ...Read more
Having heavy pressure & ticklish sensation in my stomach.Usually occurs on the left and middle abdomen.Mild pain on left neck.Hard to breathe. Help?
2 mnths after myomectomy & have sensitivity in area where removed, heavy lifting hurt stomach muscles then had acidity & pain in abdomen is it related?
Recovery: The healing process after surgery can be slow and varies for everyone.I think the sensitivity and the heavy lifting affecting abdominal muscles sounds appropriate for 2 months post-op. Even if you had the myomectomy done laparoscopically, there can be residual tenderness afterwards for several months. The acidity and upper abd pain, not likely due to surgery-but poss related to too much NSAID meds. ...Read more
Heaviness lower abdomen w/ on/off pain right side near belly button. stomach felt heavy like air was circulating inside; irreg mens. Mom had ovarian C?
Needs to be seen: Needs to be seen for proper evaluation. Sooner rather than later. ...Read more
Im suffering with back pain , hips pain , heavy burning in stomach, abdomen pain in lower , headache.?
See your doctor: That much pain deserves a trip to your doctor. ...Read more
My husband has fluid build up in his abdomen and pressure and bloating he will have a procedure done to take the fluid from his belly,his blood work is normal had a ultrasound done on his gall bladder it was normal what could cause this ? He isn't a heavy
Ascites: Fluid buildup in the abdomen, known as ascites, is often from liver disease, but can have many other causes. Since some of those illnesses can be serious, it is important to follow through with the work up to determine the cause. Removing some fluid is often helpful in making a diagnosis and may allow him to be more comfortable and breathe easier. Don't delay his medical care! Good luck. ...Read more
Lower left abdomen feels lump and heavy no pain. Had stomach X-rays told me to take Miralax (polyethylene glycol). This has been weeks should au be concerned?
CT scan?: If lump is large, pub should have a ct scan to look inside rather than plain xrays. If it is smaller, and can be pushed in, it is likely a hernia. Ask your primary care provider about these at your next appointment. Within the next week or two to find if this is appropriate. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Cramping up per abdomen ONLY when walking (suffered for 4 years) I have a hiatal hernia could this be it? Also have heavy and irregular periods
Having cramps for a week but no period, breasts are heavy, nipples are sensitive, stomach feels heavy and hurts at lower abdomen. What can it be?
Could be pregnant: A pregnancy test can help answer your question. ...Read more
Pooping frequently, indigestion, stomach aches at times, heavy feeling abdomen, recently had full period and protected intercourse. Weird cramps too.
Needs to be checked: You probably have a viral gastroenteritis causing your symptoms .Consilt your doctor to confirm if you have it . Meanwhile make sure you drink plenty fluids to prevent dehydration . But if also vomiting and not able to retain fluids go to ER with your parents as you are a minor ...Read more
Pain in abdominal / stomach area feels like a heavy full up feeling ive been feeling it for 4 days what is it?
Abdominal Pain: Are your symptoms increasing in frequency, duration, or severity? If not, you may continue to watch before seeking medical attention. However, if it is associated with diminished appetite, nausea/vomiting, change in bowel habits, fever, weakness, you should seek medical advice. Otherwise, you can try taking some OTC Pepcid (famotidine) Complete for a couple of days and see if it goes away. ...Read more
When i wake up in the morning my stomach/abdominal area feels heavy and i get a uncomfortable stomach most of the day what could this be?
Due to my food control my weight is bit reduced but my fat on stomach/abdomen is not reduced.Pls help.
Diet and Exercise: One can't target weight loss from a specific part of the body, but losing weight in general will help. One must burn more calories than he consumes. Watch your diet - eat healthily, cut out junk food, and exercise several times a week. If your stomach is what you're unhappy with, you can tone up the muscles. Sit-ups are a good way to start. Anything that works the abdominal muscles will add tone. ...Read more
I got punched in the stomach and im bleeding out of my vagina. Am i having a miscarrige? Abdominal pains, bleeding heavily
Well, : Well, first things first - are you pregnant? If you are, you could be miscarrying and need to call your OB doctor right away or go to the emergency room. Even if you are not pregnant, if you are having heavy bleeding and pain after a trauma and you need to seek care immediately. There could be severe organ damage that needs to be taken care of as soon as possible. Either give your doctor a call or go to the emergency room. ...Read more
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