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Shortness of breath feeling, abdominal discomfort, stomach pain, heartburn. Why tight chested?!

Shortness of breath feeling, abdominal  discomfort, stomach pain, heartburn. Why tight chested?!

See below: You have multiple symptoms. These questions unfortunately cannot be answered on line. You should see a physician. ...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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Headache, dizzyness,bitter taste stomach ache and abdominal pains.

High acidity: Sounds like Gastritis, reflux. Avoid alcohol, spicy food, hot temperature foods, citrus, vinegar, caffeine, tomato-based products, chocolate, spearmint or peppermints, steaks. Start using over-the-counter Nexium, (esomeprazole) or Prilosec in the morning and over-the-counter Zantac or Pepcid at night. You can use TUMS in between the day. The diets adherence is key. If you have no relief with guidance 2 to 4 weeks you definitely need to see a doctor ...Read more

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Leftside upper stomach pain. Lower stomach tenderness. Some constipation. ?

Leftside upper stomach pain. Lower stomach tenderness.  Some constipation. ?

May be GI related...: Anatomically, the left upper quadrant (luq) of abdomen includes: spleen, pancreatic tail, stomach, descending duodenum, splenic flexure of the colon, associated vessels. Don't forget the diaphragm, heart, and lower chest are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, and skin can all contribute as well to localizing luq pain. Get examined now please for clarity of diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more

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Suffer stomach bloating and abdomen pain. Why?

Suffer stomach bloating and abdomen pain. Why?

Lots of options: Gas pain can come from a wide variety of sources including diet, medication, menstrual cycles, previous surgery, stress and many many more. If the problem does not resolve, call your family doctor for an appointment. ...Read more

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Nausea, chest pains, stomach pain, rumbling in stomach, difficulty breathing, headache, bubbling feeling in stomach, back pain, side pain, what is it?

Anxiety: I understand your concern. Stresses of hip osteotomy, gall bladder surgery most likely have caused anxiety. Other stresses-relationships, concern about pregnancy and finances can cause various physical symptoms. It is not what you eat it is what is eating you! please see a psychiatrist for diagnosis and treatment of your condition, . ...Read more

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Full after food easily, bloated uncomfortable stomach. Slight aching pain on left side of stomach occassionaly...

Full after food easily, bloated uncomfortable stomach.  Slight aching pain on left side of stomach occassionaly...

Possible...: Gastric delay due to inflammation or gastroparesis? Any possibility of diabetes, ulcers, excessive NSAID use, past stomach surgery, gallbladder/biliary/ or pancreatic disease? See prior healthtap answers on this topic please. ...Read more

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Left arm pain with gas and burping and stomach feeling bloated?

Left arm pain with gas and burping and stomach feeling bloated?

This could be: angina, so you should contact your doctor immediately. Your other conditions place you at higher risk than normal. ...Read more

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Stomach pains in upper abdomen?

Stomach pains in upper abdomen?

See GI DOC: If your having persistent stomach pain then i recommend seeking the opinion of your GI doctor. ...Read more

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Can Prevacid (lansoprazole) Cause stomach Cramps, Stomach pain, and Bloated feeling?

Can Prevacid (lansoprazole) Cause stomach Cramps, Stomach pain, and Bloated feeling?

Prevacid (lansoprazole): Prevacid (lansoprazole) is usually a well-tolerated medicine. However, any medicine can cause side effects in some people. If you suspect the side effects are due to Prevacid (lansoprazole), your options are either to switch medicines or to stop it temporarily, to see if the side effects go away, then restart it in a few weeks and observe if the symptoms recur. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am experiencing lower abdominal pain (period-like) , low back pain, bloating or abdominal fullness, passing gas, burping, stomach cramps ?

I am experiencing  lower abdominal pain (period-like) , low back pain, bloating or abdominal fullness, passing gas, burping, stomach cramps ?

Seen a physician lat: You have multiple symptoms which are difficult to sort out without a complete examination. If these symptoms are lasting/persisting for more than one week, go visit your primary care doctor for a complete check up. If you have abdominal distention, you need to be sure there is nothing serious(?ovarian cancer) causing you these symptoms. it could also be Urinary tract infection which may need antib ...Read more

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Severe burning Lower abdomen pain - gyaene. Bloated, tired, bloody/excessive discharge occasionally, heart palpitations, dull chest/ back ache?

Severe pain: unexpected new severe pain should all ways be assessed by a detailed physical examination promptly, go see a local physician or go to the accident and emergency department ...Read more

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Experiencing constipation, abdominal discomfort, side pain, stomach upset & abdominal fullness. Middle back muscle super tight. What could cause this?

Experiencing constipation, abdominal discomfort, side pain, stomach upset & abdominal fullness. Middle back muscle super tight. What could cause this?

Abdominal pain : These little text boxes allow brief notes on general topics but aren't big enough for the detailed question/answer needed to sort out your symptoms. Consider a consultation with a doctor -- either in person or here on HealthTap. ...Read more

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Head ache dizzyness nausea stomach pain?

Head ache dizzyness nausea stomach pain?

? gastroenteritis: Is this an acute problem or chronic? Dizziness and nausea sounds like vertigo but this is not usually associated with stomach pains. It does sound like you may have a viral gastroenteritis. ...Read more

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Im having headache nause stomach pain and chills?

Im  having headache  nause stomach pain and chills?

Maybe related or not: There are a lot of possibilities, but your description of nausea/stomach pain raises that of gastritis & ulcers due to headache drugs. Stop non-prescribed nsaid's (aspiriin, advil, aleve, motrin, etc.) & consider acid reducer Rx (Prilosec, Prevacid, Nexium, (esomeprazole) etc.). Seek care especially if lightheaded, worsening symptoms, vomiting coffee ground material or passing black stool or blood. ...Read more

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Gas, bloating, rumbling stomach, cramps sharp ache alternating constipation and diarrhea. heavy feeling in abdomen after eating little food. What?????

Gas, bloating, rumbling stomach, cramps sharp ache alternating constipation and diarrhea. heavy feeling in abdomen after eating little food. What?????

Peptic ulcer: Usually abdominal issues as you describe get a little better with food but if symptoms recur need to be checked for H pylori related stomach ulcers with breath or stool antigen testing ...Read more