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Pinching Feeling In My Stomach
I get this odd pinching feeling in my stomach while eating. doesn't last afterwards. What could it be?
Probably benign: 20 y/o male says i get this odd pinching feeling in my stomach while eating, doesn't last afterwards. What could it be? One wants to know if symptoms are old/new, on/off, associated with certain foods or every food . Does one eat fast &/or on the run? This is probably a benign sign possibly associated with posture assumed while eating. Good to relax and enjoy one's food. ...Read more
I normally can run a few miles, but now when i run i feel a pinching feeling in my stomach and cannot continue, what could be causing this?
Today, while eating, I felt a pinching feeling in my lower right stomach area. I've felt this feeling all day, and even right now I'm feeling it. What?
For a good while I have been feeling random pinchings/ stretching inside my stomach. Also been gaining a little weight what can cause that?
Pregnancy: Get a pregnancy test first. Even if you use protection you still could be pregnat. ...Read more
I had miscarriage a month ago and i got my period but im feeling some pinching in my stomach what do it mean?
I don't know: I don't know, but your miscarriage MD might if you contact him/her. ...Read more
Back pain/ache/cramp hurting my stomach andchest, short of breath, gas, feeling full and rlly hurts in the evening. Is it a pinched nerve in my back?
You would have to elaborate more. Describe the feeling. If it's fear, "i'm scared" its anxiety.
People "carry" their anxiety and stress in various areas of the body. The stomach is a common location to "experience" anxiety. If it's anxiety and it's affecting your quality of life, you need to talk to someone about it. A family member, maybe a counselor. ...Read more
I have a nerve feeling in my stomach it be 6 months now and is not getting better can u please help me.
What to do if I had it in 2nd grade before, but I can't recall the feeling in my stomach. is it like severe sharp pains?
Please rephrase: What is the "it in 2nd grade" you're referring to please? ...Read more
I have been getting this nervous feeling in my stomach a lot lately for the past couple days but i'm not nervous about anything. What could be causing?
See below: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
IBS: you could be having irritable bowel syndrome IBS. There is a treatment for it go and see your doctor please watch your diet keep bowel regular eat multiple small meal exercise manage and control your stress and hydrate well with water and juices avoid sodas poo and caffeine and energy drink eat light food eat more fruit avoid raw vegetables eat more soups avoid red meat go and see your doctor plz ...Read more
Many times its heart: Sometimes palpitations from the heart can feel like a stomach problem. The opposite is also true. So a n ekg and or a holter along with a GI work up such as an upper GI may be needed. The stomach and heart share nervous innervation and can have "cross talk". A thorough history and physical should be able to point your doctor in the right direction. ...Read more
Maybe have an ulcer?: Burning may indicate an ulcer, or at least significant dyspepsia.Ulcers can bleed (sometimes massively), perforate the stomach, obstruct stomach emptying. Medical evaluation is key (& needed especially urgently if vomiting blood or passing melenic stool), alcohol, aspirin, nsaid's, h.Pylori may contribute. Some medical conditions further predispose to ulcers. Any response to acid blocker drugs? ...Read more
High acid in stomach: Sounds like higher acid. Try TUMS or Zantac (ranitidine). Avoid spicy foods, alcohol, cigarettes, caffeine, tomato-based products, vinegar, citrus, chocolate. These can all make it worse. Medications like Advil and Aleve can also make it worse. If it continues on with taking Zantac (ranitidine) or TUMS then a trial of Prevacid are Prilosec or similar medications will help. ...Read more
Dyspepsia: Burning sensation - heartburn (dyspepsia)- in stomach not uncommon with pregnancy as the baby pushes up on stomach and can cause some acid to leak from stomach into the lower esophagus. Eating small portions, staying upright after meals, avoiding caffeine, nicotine, fatty meals and alcohol may prevent symptoms. Drink small sips of water frequently, chew some gum or take Tums (calcium carbonate) if that doesn't work. ...Read more
A family physician: Burning sensation in abdomen w/ tenderness can be many things. Onset, location, duration, character, aggravating factors, relieving factors, temporal factors all need to be discussed to further narrow down possible issues - at this point, could be reflux, stress, gastritis, aortic dissection or even stomach cancer.... Need more info - if pain is severe and persistent, see your family physician. ...Read more