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Doctor insights on: Middle Upper Abdominal Tightness

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Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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I have had a slight pain followed by tingling in my lower left abdomen there is also a slight tightness. What is going on?

I have had a slight pain followed by tingling in my lower left abdomen there is also a slight tightness. What is going on?

Probly, nothing seri: These are vague and very unimpressive symtoms. Quit worrying. If there is anything significant going on, the symptoms will progressively worsen...Otherwise they will slowly go away. You need to give it week or so to get a sense of direction. ...Read more

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Pain in right waist, right abdomen, right groin and tight gluteal region. What are the possible causes?

Too many: Possibilities including intestinal spasm/ inflammation, appendicitis, muscle strain, hernia etc. Follow up with your doctor for a thorough exam and accurate diagnosis. Take care! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/pain-management/guide/abdominal-pain-causes-treatments. ...Read more

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Im having occasional tightness and burning right in the middle of my upper abdomen.. Should i be concerned?

Maybe...: If you're indicating your epigastrium (just below the ribs in the midline), then you may have peptic disease (e.G ulcer, gerd, reflux) or contractions or delayed emptying of the gut in that location (stomach, mid-colon). Less likely (& appropriate to symptom duration, intensity, timing, risks) your gallbladder or pancreas may be sick. Best to get checked. ...Read more