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Spasms? My lower abdomen is twitching no pain it's just annoying. It more to the right side could it just be spasms just started about an hour ago

Spasms? My lower abdomen is twitching no pain it's just annoying. It more to the right side could it just be spasms just started about an hour ago

Wouldn't worry: Twitching abdominal muscles are different from spasming abdominal muscles. One hurts like a son of gun and one hurts like a son of a daffodil (i.e. doesn't hurt at all). Wouldn't worry about it....do your homework and it'll be gone by then. But if not and you're worried you are welcome to contact me at: www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR

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Upper Abdomen (Definition)

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I keep experiencing painless stomach spasms. I'm told to just drink more water, but could it possibly be something more?

I keep experiencing painless stomach spasms. I'm told to just drink more water, but could it possibly be something more?

Painless spasms: I am not sure what you mean by painless stomach spasms. If they are painless, why are they bothersome? It may be normal stomach/intestinal persistalsis (movement) that you feel. What is the real problem that you are bothered by? ...Read more

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I was told long ago my stomach has spasms and given dicyclomine. Once 10 mg...Once 20 mg...My stomach is spasming again. Is there a higher dose? ..

I was told long ago my stomach has spasms and given dicyclomine. Once 10 mg...Once 20 mg...My stomach is spasming again. Is there a higher dose? ..

See a physician: Reading between the lines it would appear to me that you need more than just a dose increase. You gastroenterologist should re-evaluate your diagnosis and whether your current treatment is appropriate. ...Read more

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After gallblddr removal I have severe pain upper stomch. Lasts abt 5-8hrs/episode feels like intestnes are severly spasming. Wht cld it b?

After gallblddr removal I have severe pain upper stomch. Lasts abt 5-8hrs/episode feels like intestnes are severly spasming. Wht cld it b?

Bile leak: I always worry about a bile leak after a cholecystectomy. I would be urgently evaluated by the surgeon who performed the surgery, if it continues to be of discomfort for you through the night, have a very low threshold for being emergently evaluated in the emergency department by an ER doctor. Be well. ...Read more

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I have been having severe but painless spasms in my right upper abdomen for a few hours, what could be the cause and shold I be concerned?

I have been having severe but painless spasms in my right upper abdomen for a few hours, what could be the cause and shold I be concerned?

Many causes: Abdominal pain in young women is common and can be a serious condition. If this is persistant you should seek medical attention for examination, blood tests and likely ct scanning pending those results. ...Read more

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I'm in my 20's, have been feeling nauseous on the left side of my stomach, comes an goes, no pain just feeling nauseous, what could cause this?

I'm in my 20's, have been feeling nauseous on the left side of my stomach, comes an goes, no pain just feeling nauseous, what could cause this?

It could be a sign: Of stomach irritation, meds side effect etc. U r already on panzoprazole which reduces acid production. Follow up with ur dr for any concern. Take care! Http://www. M.Webmd. Com/a-to-z-guides/digestive-diseases-gastritis. ...Read more

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Past day I feel an involuntary flutter/spasm (no pain) in abdomen just below bottom rib, center-right. Easier to feel when laying on back. Causes?

Past day I feel an involuntary flutter/spasm (no pain) in abdomen just below bottom rib, center-right. Easier to feel when laying on back. Causes?

ATwitchInTimeMakes9: Many people get little muscle twitches or 'flutters' or momentary spasms. Sometimes quite prominently (ever see the movie 'Dr Strangelove? ' or'The Pink Panther? '). They usually go away after a while and don't mean much unless they occur during stressful times or when taking certain certain stimulant medications or too much coffee or caffeinated drinks or...if they persist too long like, say 3 weeks ...Read more

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My stomachs hard but no pain. Could this just be her or something else going on? I'm 39 weeks.

My stomachs hard but no pain. Could this just be her or something else going on? I'm 39 weeks.

39 weeks: Is the baby active? Does the pain come and go or is it constant? Are you having any bleeding? At 39 weeks, you may simply be feeling the baby itself. The major thing to look for would be movement. Evaluation by your provider is not unreasonable and having them answer your questions probably the best course of action. ...Read more

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What causes swelling in lower right abdomen with no pain?

What causes swelling in lower right abdomen with no pain?

Short list.: Painless mass in rlq? Could be a tumor of some sort. In females I would be concerned about ovarian and uterine issues. If it comes and goes it is not likely of consequence and may be due to air in your bowels. ...Read more

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Is a noisy stomach a bad thing? No pain. 25 year old male.

Is a noisy stomach a bad thing? No pain. 25 year old male.

Borborygmi: Borborygmi is the term used for bowel sounds. These result from the normal process of solids and liquids being propelled through the intestines by squeezing. Unless accompanied by pain, fever, or other abnormalities, they are normal and nothing to worry about. Good luck. ...Read more

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65yrs. Female extended stomach no pain had condition before.

65yrs. Female extended stomach no pain had condition before.

Most obvious!: You have eaten something causing gas. You are having no pain which is good. If condition persist, see your doctor. Constipation is another cause for, usually benign, bloating. ...Read more

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Is there something in your stomach that can knot up and go back down with no pain just a feeling almost like a baby?

Is there something in your stomach that can knot up and go back down with no pain just a feeling almost like a baby?

Knotty stomach: I think that you might describing symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome. The symptoms can be constipation, diarrhea, cramping, irregular
bowel movements, feelings of anxiety about the problem, another problem could be diverticulosis -- discomfort bowels changes, sometimes constipation --stool in your colon can feel like a lump that moves when you have a bowel mvmt. Please see your doc for eval. ...Read more

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What do you recommend if my age is 21 and male my abdominal is swollen (very noticable) no pain, I do regular workout nothing?

What do you recommend if my age is 21 and male my abdominal is swollen (very noticable) no pain, I do regular workout nothing?

Not sure: What you mean by Swollen abdomen. Do you mean distended abdomen? You should see your doctor to make sure you do not have an underlying disease or dysfunction such IBD... ...Read more

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I recently noticed a swollen area, almost the complete right side of my abdomen. I have no pain or other symptoms. Any ideas?

NEED TO BE CHECKED: We can not really tell you what it could be. You have a sweeling of complete right side of abdomen, and it needs to be looked at and checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm feeling stiffness (minute) in left side of abdomen region. There's no pain- just a little stiffness. What it could be? Thanks.

Need more info: Interesting question. The human body is quite a magnificent structure with many things that can not function properly all the time. It would take an examination by a physician to adequately answer your question as reasons for your complaint are varied. ...Read more

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Feeling of fullness in my lower right abdomen. It's been like this for about 24 hours now, no pain at all. Not sure if I should be concerned...

Only if it persists;: You should be concerned only if it persists for more than 48 hours and/or if you start with other symptoms like nausea/vomiting. Pain in abdomen or diarrhea
if that is the case get it checked by your doctor or go to er. ...Read more

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Why do I wake up with a flat stomach but as soon as I eat anything my stomach bloats and hard. It get bigger as the day goes on. I have no pain.

Why do I wake up with a flat stomach but as soon as I eat anything my stomach bloats and hard. It get bigger as the day goes on. I have no pain.

IBS?: You may have ibs (irritable bowel syndrome). It is a bit difficult to dx, but seeing a well-trained dietician is very helpful, together with talking to your pcp. I would start there, then move on if this is shown to be ruled out. I wish you the best, this can be a real problem, but completely manageable! ...Read more

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Pain free "heat" sensation in ulq abdomen. Seems to happen more if I turn my head left and down, esp if posture poor. Sometimes radiates llqward

Pain free "heat" sensation in ulq abdomen. Seems to happen more if I turn my head left and down, esp if posture poor. Sometimes radiates llqward

Nerve related?: Odd sensations on the body or limbs, especially ones that change with changing positions of the head, neck, or the rest of the spine, can be related to compression on some of the nerves coming out of the spinal cord. Such sensations also radiate along the areas covered by the affected nerves. A primary care doctor, neurologist, or pm&r (physical medicine or physiatry) doctor can sort things out. ...Read more

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It feels as if something is touching me inside my left, upper abdomen. Feels like it crawls down a lil' bit. A soft touch, no pain either. What is it?

It feels as if something is touching me inside my left, upper abdomen. Feels like it crawls down a lil' bit. A soft touch, no pain either. What is it?

Paresthesia: Paresthesia is a term meaning an abnormal sensation of the skin. There are many causes, and you should get checked out. I see you are on Mesalamine for gastritis and proctitis, and this might be part of the cause. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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My stomach is constantly making loud gurgling noises. No pain, but the noises are embarrassing. Is there anything I could do to help keep things quiet?

My stomach is constantly making loud gurgling noises. No pain, but the noises are embarrassing. Is there anything I could do to help keep things quiet?

Not abnormal: Gurgling is simply due to gases and juices within the intestine and these occur after eating and even when the stomach is empty. If there are no other associated symptoms, there is nothing to worry about. Avoiding carbonated beverages and fast foods may decrease the gurgling. Avoid swallowing excess air and don't smoke. ...Read more

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Extreme exercise. 100 miles week Around 15 miles a day. Took jest day off in weeks and my whole body hurts. Aches. Burning. Spasming. Not sore spams!

Extreme exercise. 100 miles week Around 15 miles a day. Took jest day off in weeks and my whole body hurts. Aches. Burning. Spasming. Not sore spams!

One Helluva Cramp!!: You sound like the exact opposite of a couch potato who then got up and ran 100 miles! If your urine has turned real dark, go immediately to an ER! If it has turned red, same thing. Actually, now that I think of it, just go to an ER or Urgent Care. You may have an electrolyte imbalance. Or maybe you're just coming down with a flu-like illness. Whatever. Just go. Now, or in the morning. ...Read more