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My stomach feels numb what does it mean?

My stomach feels numb what does it mean?

Rephrase: You need to rephrase your question. No one should feel any internal organ therefore numbness is to be expected. ...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


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My entire stomach is numb, what does that mean? What could be wrong?

My entire stomach is numb, what does that mean? What could be wrong?

Stomach numb: Multiple serious conditions can show this such as Mutiple sclerosis, guillian barre syndrome, spinal cord tumors, neuromyelitis optica, neurofibromatosis, spinal shock, meningoencephalomyelitis, transverse myelitis, HTLV1 infection, tight bras and or girdle, spinal shock post trauma, spinal hematoma. If the problem is acute go to ER and if ongoing see physician for MRI and spinal tap minimally. ...Read more

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What does it mean when my right abdomen pulsates for a few seconds then goes numb for a minute. Its happened a few times over just two days.

What does it mean when my right abdomen pulsates for a few seconds then goes numb for a minute. Its happened a few times over just two days.

Irritated nerve: The only thing I can think of would be an irritated superficial nerve in the skin. If it's a small area and doesn't happen too often I wouldn't be alarmed. If the area of numbness spreads then I would see a doctor ...Read more

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Abdomen feels numb and dull after sex and I'm worried, what does it mean? Am I pregnant?

Abdomen feels numb and dull after sex and I'm worried, what does it mean? Am I pregnant?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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I'm having numbness in my left abdominal and back, what does this mean?

I'm having numbness in my left abdominal and back, what does this mean?

Nerve impingement: Is a very common problem, affecting about 10-12% percent of the adult population in the us. Nerve impingement can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc or encroached upon by bony overgrowth. Rec.: see an interventional pain management specialist for further investigation. ...Read more

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I have stomach numb and last week I've had a spotting but now even my breast feels like cramping. What does it mean? Thank you.

I have stomach numb and last week I've had a spotting but now even my breast feels like cramping. What does it mean? Thank you.

Stomach Numb?: Not sure what you mean about "stomach Numb" Please elaborate. Where is the spotting and what do these have to do with Breast Isuues
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I had a total abdominal hysterectomy in April 2013. I am numb below the cut. Is this normal? Does this mean I have nerve damage?

I had a total abdominal hysterectomy in April 2013. I am numb below the cut. Is this normal? Does this mean I have nerve damage?

Numb after hyst: When we make the skin incision, we do have to cut through the small nerves at the front of the abdomen. It's very common for women to have numbness. In some women, the nerves regrow but not in all women. Many have some leftover numbness indefinitely. ...Read more

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My stomachs numb and im about 4 months pregnant. Does that mean somethings wrong with the baby?

My stomachs numb and im about 4 months pregnant. Does that mean somethings wrong with the baby?

No.: This wouldn't be a sign of anything wrong with the baby. More than likely it's from the stretching of superficial nerves that supply the skin of your abdomen, which is a normal thing with pregancy. If it persists, mention it to your OB when you see them again. ...Read more

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My stomach feels numb, what's wrong?

My stomach feels numb, what's wrong?

More specific pls?: Do you mean the whole or a portion of the abdomen, and is it deep or superficial, that has no feeling? ...Read more

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Abdomen feels numb gallbladder or appendix?

Abdomen feels numb gallbladder or appendix?

Numbness is not: A symptom of either gallbladder or appendix problem. Quite the opposite, you will feel pain, in fact, pretty bad pain. ...Read more

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I feel like my lower right abdomen aches and gets numb. What is it?

I feel like my lower right abdomen aches and gets numb. What is it?

Abdominal pain: If this is an acute problem, go to the emergency room now. If this is a chronic problem, you need a good physical exam and some studies to find the problem. ...Read more

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Why do I feel numbness in my upper right part of my stomach?

Why do I feel numbness in my upper right part of my stomach?

Numbness: Wait and watch. Did you have any back problem? Numbness in the right upper abdomen could be temporary. Do you have numbness any where else? Any vision issue? If persists see your dr. ...Read more

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I feel some numbs at the left of my stomach recently, what's it would be?

I feel some numbs at the left of my stomach recently, what's it would be?

Nothing likely: We humans often get strange nerve symptoms that come and go and are mere normal variations of our experience.
However, sometimes this innocent sounding "numbs left of stomach" can be the first warning sign of something serious like guillan barre, transverse myelitis, vasculitis, myelopathy... So never want to make light of symptoms such as this, still in all likelihood nothing would be found here ...Read more

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My abdomen around and below my belly button feels numb? And I've felt bloated for about a week now. What could it be?

Bloated abdomen: There are many possibilities. Are you sexually active and have you had unprotected sex? You could have an infection. ...Read more

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I feel numbness in my stomach and it radiates to my head and arms. What is this?

I feel numbness in my stomach and it radiates to my head and arms. What is this?

Requires exam: These are certainly strange symptoms and should not be diagnosed online. Please make an appointment for a comprehensive physical exam. ...Read more

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What causes numbness or tingling in the upper abdomen?

What causes numbness or tingling in the upper abdomen?

Neuropathy: Numbness and tingling is a symptom of neuropathy (nerve damage). That can have numerous causes from benign and self limiting to serious conditions. If it is a recent observation, wait and it may resolve spntaneously. If it persists, increases or recurs then do see your pcp for a thorough history and examination. ...Read more

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I am having a numb/tingly feeling off and on in the upper left abdomen for the past 2 weeks?

I am having a numb/tingly feeling off and on in the upper left abdomen for the past 2 weeks?

Gastritis: Would try Prilosec daily for a week and if no improvement visit your gastroenterologist.
Avoid alcohol and smoking as well. ...Read more

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I have had moderate discomfort/pain in right side of abdomen for a week. Now today the entire right quadrant of my abdomen is numb. Any ideas?

I have had moderate discomfort/pain in right side of abdomen for a week. Now today the entire right quadrant of my abdomen is numb. Any ideas?

Very strange symptom: UAdler, you are of an age where seemingly minor abdominal complaints could be quit serious. I would advise you to seek a medical examination, ESPECIALLY if you have high blood pressure, diabetes, arthritis, or any other medical conditions or have any changes at all in your appetite or bowel habits. Better safe than sorry. Good luck! ...Read more

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My upper left abdominal region feels like a burning sasention and it feels like is numb, also the pain goes around to the back. It been 5 days with this symptoms. Feels like a sharp pain.

Left burning pain: If you are over 50yr old, or have any reason for reduced immunity (cancer, hiv, opiates etc), it could be "shingles" or herpes zoster. It is possible to have this even if you don't see any blisters on the skin. Should see a physician. ...Read more

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Numbness in left abdomen that wraps to back?

Numbness in left abdomen that wraps to back?

Nerve compression: Sounds like a nerve compression possibly in the high lumbar area or one of several small nerves occasionally subject to injury. See a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist or a neurologist. ...Read more

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Numbness in lower left back and lower left abdomen for several days...no pain or tingling at all.?

Numbness in lower left back and lower left abdomen for several days...no pain or tingling at all.?

Pinched nerve?: Sounds like a spinal nerve may be affected. In the mid-portion of the spine, these run from the spine around the flank to the chest or abdomen. This can result from something pushing on the nerve, like a displaced vertebral disc or a tumor, or from an inflammatory process like shingles. In the case of shingles, usually a painful rash will develop in the area within a few days. See Dr if persists. ...Read more

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Numbness in my stomach with slight pain from time to time... Going on for about 2 days... Any suggestions?

Numbness in my stomach with slight pain from time to time... Going on for about 2 days... Any suggestions?

See your doctor: Your symptoms may be signs of something significantly wrong. One cannot tell without a complete history, physical and possible lab/imaging tests. Follow with your doctor as soon as you can. ...Read more

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Numbness on left side of abdomen, comes and goes, more often when moving or bending. What could be causing this?

Numbness on left side of abdomen, comes and goes, more often when moving or bending. What could be causing this?

Pinched nerve: I would wonder about a problem in your thoracic spine that is pinching the sensory nerve that goes to that area. If no rash in the area, doubt shingles As a cause. Recommend you see your doctor for evaluation. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr. R ...Read more

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After masturbation I had a slight pain in my left abdomen and now I'll describe it as maybe slight numbness, could I have pulled something?

May be: You could pulled or strain some muscle while doing it.
apply heat to the area, and see if that relief the pain or the numbness.
take some ibuprofen with meals. ...Read more

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On the 22 I had a really sharp pain in my lower left abdomen that kept me in bed. Pain dulled but stayed then turned to numbness as of today. Cause?

On the 22 I had a really sharp pain in my lower left abdomen that kept me in bed. Pain dulled but stayed then turned to numbness as of today. Cause?

How old are you?: Age is a major factor in determining what caused this pain. The problem could vary from constipation to diverticulosis, a condition that could lead to complications if you aren't on a proper diet. If the pain persist or become worse, I advise you to see your local doctor. Make sure you drink plenty of water and fluids. Add more fiber to your diet. Eat some fruits or vegetables and try excerising ...Read more