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Mild burning sensation in stomach most of the time. On metformin for PCOS & insulin resistance. Low energy level & mood. Any suggestions for relief?

Mild burning sensation in stomach most of the time. On metformin for PCOS & insulin resistance. Low energy level & mood. Any suggestions for relief?

Metformin: This medication commonly causes GI side effects. Discuss altering the dosage with your doctor or alternative medication. Additionally, you need to discuss this with your physician to see if this could be related to gastritis, or other problems. Something like Prilosec could be helpful for a short period of time. Talk to your physician. ...Read more

Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
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Burning Sensation (Definition)

A burning sensation can be descriptive of nerve pain, some variations of migraine, and even central brain problems after a stroke. Have heard this said associated with phantom limb syndrome, reflex sympatheric dystrophy, and trigeminal neuralgia. Other patients might say ...Read more


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I have a mild burning sensation in my lower right abdomen that has come and gone randomly, no pain or tenderness when pressed, what could this be?

Below: Abd pain or discomfort has many causes.
Without a full medical history and exam it is impossible to make an accurate DX.

I would suggest seeing your DR if this continues or worsens. ...Read more

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I am having a burning sensation in my stomach (appears suddenly) as well as mild nausea. I am unable to eat more than 3-4 spoons of anything. What to do?

I am having a burning sensation in my stomach (appears suddenly) as well as mild nausea. I am unable to eat more than 3-4 spoons of anything. What to do?

Burning in Stomach: It does not have to be something serious. It could be an irritation of your stomach lining, called gastritis, which may be from something you ate, a medication, or a recent illness. However, you should consult a local physician who might recommend a course of over the counter antacids like Pepcid complete, zantac, (ranitidine) of Prilosec otc. ...Read more

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I have GERD and the past two days I've been getting a burning sensation in my upper stomach and chest followed with pressure and mild pain is it gerd?

I have GERD and the past two days I've been getting a burning sensation in my upper stomach and chest followed with pressure and mild pain is it gerd?

Could be: We can/t make a diagnosis over HealthTap, but your symptoms are consistent with GERD. Of course cardiac and pulmonary issues can present similarly. I'd contact your physician. ...Read more

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Constant mild pain in my lower abdomen area for 2 weeks, today I experienced a burning sensation when urinating. Any idea what I might be facing?

Constant mild pain in my lower abdomen area for 2 weeks, today I experienced a burning sensation when urinating. Any idea what I might be facing?

Bladder infection: You may have a urinary tract infection. These are common and often present with burning in the urine. You probably need a urinalysis and antibiotics. ...Read more

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Have mild burning sensation in upper right abdomen across from navel. Have regular bowel movements. Temp is 99?

Have mild burning sensation in upper right abdomen across from navel. Have regular bowel movements. Temp is 99?

Consider eval: Abdominal pain can indicate an underlying disorder. Significant or persistent pain should prompt medical evaluation. Right upper quadrant pain can be caused by conditions of the gallbladder or liver, or other organs. ...Read more

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I recently started getting a burning sensation in my stomach whenever I drink alcohol. Sometimes mild pain radiates to my sides. Any idea what it is?

I recently started getting a burning sensation in my stomach whenever I drink alcohol. Sometimes mild pain radiates to my sides. Any idea what it is?

Could be: Gastritis (inflammation of the stomach lining), can even be a start of ulcer. Pancreatitis is also one side effect if somebody drinks too much. Pls see your dr for evaluation. Also if alcohol is causing this problem, better to stop drinking it. Take care. ...Read more

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I feel pain when I press right side of the west (abdomen).mild burning sensation in throat. I feel gas problem from 3 days. Some time breathing problem.

I feel pain when I press right side of the west (abdomen).mild burning sensation in throat. I feel gas problem from 3 days. Some time breathing problem.

The diversity of: Your symptoms precludes the ability to provide you with a definitive diagnosis. You need to be examined and most likely have lab work performed. Make an appointment for an evaluation with a health care provider soon. ...Read more

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Why would I feel a mild lower abdominal burning sensation followed by passing a lot of gas if I get poor sleep? Blood and stool tests are normal

Why would I feel a mild lower abdominal burning sensation followed by passing a lot of gas if I get poor sleep? Blood and stool tests are normal

Possible food: Allergies. You may want to get a second opinion from an integrative medicine physician, who can help assist you and come up with better dietary and nutritional options. Everything is pointing in the direction of having an irritable bowel syndrome. You need support in this area. You just need to avoid eating those foods that you have a delayed hypersensitivity to that is causing your GI symptoms. ...Read more

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Sudden urge to urinate today for 6-7 times. No pain during urinating or abdominal pain. No burning sensation. Sudden mild pain in anus (2 times).?

Sudden urge to urinate today for 6-7 times. No pain during urinating or abdominal pain. No burning sensation. Sudden mild pain in anus (2 times).?

Polyuria/diuresis: How was Cannes Festival? Polyuria is voiding large volumes while diuresis is increased urination, whether intended or secondary. If you drink large volume of fluids, you can expect to urinate large volume soon after. Caffeineated products will aggravate this due to diuretic effect. If burning upon urination, we'd worry about bladder infection. If painless, then diabetes or medication. Go see docto ...Read more

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I am experiencing abdominal pain (generalized) (quality: stinging or burning sensation) (severity: moderate) and chest pain or discomfort (quality: feels sharp or stabbing, sensation of pressure or heaviness) (side: both) (severity: mild) (time frame: s

I am experiencing abdominal pain (generalized) (quality: stinging or burning sensation) (severity: moderate) and chest pain or discomfort (quality: feels sharp or stabbing, sensation of pressure or heaviness) (side: both) (severity: mild) (time frame: s

Need doctor to check: Abdominal pain can be from many things. Stomach acid problems cause pain, as does pancreatitis or gallstones. Appendicitis is always a concern (pain is usually right lower abdomen, worsens over time, with fever coming on). If constipated for a while, stool could have backed up and cause pain. Gastrointestinal infections can cause pain, nausea, vomiting, and fever. A doctor's exam is needed. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abdominal pain (generalized) (quality: stinging or burning sensation) (severity: moderate), heartburn and chest pain or discomfort (time frame: gradual) (side: left) (worsened by: bending forward) (severity: mild).

I am experiencing abdominal pain (generalized) (quality: stinging or burning sensation) (severity: moderate), heartburn and chest pain or discomfort (time frame: gradual) (side: left) (worsened by: bending forward) (severity: mild).

Need doctor to check: Abdominal pain can be from many things. Stomach acid problems cause pain, as does pancreatitis or gallstones. Appendicitis is always a concern (pain is usually right lower abdomen, worsens over time, with fever coming on). If constipated for a while, stool could have backed up and cause pain. Gastrointestinal infections can cause pain, nausea, vomiting, and fever. A doctor's exam is needed. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abdominal pain (generalized) (quality: stinging or burning sensation, sensation of tearing pain, throbbing sensation) (severity: moderate) and nausea (severity: mild). The following also describe me: Appetite changes, Bloating or abdo

I am experiencing abdominal pain (generalized) (quality: stinging or burning sensation, sensation of tearing pain, throbbing sensation) (severity: moderate) and nausea (severity: mild). The following also describe me: Appetite changes, Bloating or abdo

Need doctor to check: Abdominal pain can be from many things. Stomach acid problems cause pain, as does pancreatitis or gallstones. Appendicitis is always a concern (pain is usually right lower abdomen, worsens over time, with fever coming on). If constipated for a while, stool could have backed up and cause pain. Gastrointestinal infections can cause pain, nausea, vomiting, and fever. A doctor's exam is needed. ...Read more

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What causes a burning sensation in stomach?

What causes a burning sensation in stomach?

Inflammation: Assuming we are talking about your stomach and not your abdomen. Gastritis, stomach ulcers, hunger pangs, reflux. I would first try a liquid antacid 2 tablespoons (30ml); either maalox or mylanta. If this does not relieve the symptoms within 30 minutes or if the burning is recurrent then see your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Why do I constantly have a burning sensation in stomach and extreme thirst?

Why do I constantly have a burning sensation in stomach and extreme thirst?

See MD: A variety of conditions could lead to either symptom alone. Together, the list narrows a bit, but there are a number of aspects of your medical history that would help, as well as a physical exam and some labs. Please get checked out. ...Read more

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I think I have stomachflu, diaaree, puke, Burning sensation in stomach, burbs, what can I do?

I think I have stomachflu, diaaree, puke, Burning sensation in stomach, burbs, what can I do?

Symptomatic: Treatments such as pepto bismal can be helpful. The main issue is not becoming dehydrated and that there isn't something worse going on. With any abdominal pain, going to the ER for evaluation is probably a good idea. ...Read more

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Slow burning sensation in stomach. Is that an ulcer?

Slow burning sensation in stomach. Is that an ulcer?

It could be: Several problems could cause abdominal burning sensation but the most common would be stomach irritation (gastritis) or even stomach ulcers. Less likely would be gallbladder problems or other intestinal problems. To figure out the actual cause you may need upper endoscopy (egd) which is very effective at diagnosing ulcers and gastritis and is a quick 5 minute procedure done with light IV sedation. ...Read more

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03/12/14 I had my gallbladder removed. Since then, I've been unable to keep a lot of foods down. I feel nauseous and burning sensation in stomach.

Stomach Scope: I would make sure you do not have a stomach ulcer with a stomach scope. You should return to your family doc or surgeon and tell them this is going on. I think most likely they wil treat you with acid blockers and possibly do the scope sooner that later. ...Read more

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I hv mushy stools, burning sensation in stomach, growling, lot of gas. Strtd cipro (ciprofloxacin) after walk-in clinic, pcp said I shd stop n use nexium. Wht cud it be?

I hv mushy stools, burning sensation in stomach, growling, lot of gas. Strtd cipro (ciprofloxacin) after walk-in clinic, pcp said I shd stop n use nexium. Wht cud it be?

It could be: Constipation. It can even cause diarrhea! It can cause a lot of growling and grumbling noises. Irritation of the stomach is a possibility which could account for burning which is why the Nexium (esomeprazole) but that would not explain the mushy stools or the growl. ...Read more

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Does milk or dairy help the burning sensation in stomach with heartburn?

Does milk or dairy help the burning sensation in stomach with heartburn?

Yes and no: In the old days prior to the advent of acid blockers in the 1970's, doctors used to recommend drinking a glass of milk every 2 hours. Milk does temporarily neutralize acid, but as any food, it will stimulate more acid production in the stomach as well. In a pinch, it will provide some relief for a short period of time. An hour or two. Hence the advice of drinking some every 2 hours. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in stomach area at night. Was on amoxicillian but off it for about three weeks now. Been eating less to lose weight.

Burning sensation in stomach area at night. Was on amoxicillian but off it for about three weeks now. Been eating less to lose weight.

May be temporary: Amoxicillin can cause stomach upsets with pain and diarrhea, subsequently because of altered intestinal flora can cause bloating, decreased apetite or burning as in your case. If this persists longer say another 3 weeks you might be having gastritis, where a short course of antacids, or h-2 blockers (like Pepcid (famotidine)) might alleviate your symptom. You may try otc Tums to see if your symptoms improve. ...Read more

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Recently after having the flu... Having extreem anixity attacks, now I have dull weird pains throught my abdomen and burning sensation in stomach?

Gastroparesis: Sometimes patients develop viral infections that can affect the gastrointestinal tract. The infection can leave residual inflammation that can slow down GI motility. If your symptoms worsen, you should probably cut out fatty meals and see a doctor. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more