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My body and mind feel tired, stomachs in knots, my heads dizzy and I keep worrying about everything. I can't sleep without racing thoughts.. can anxiety seriously make you feel like this all day?

My body and mind feel tired, stomachs in knots, my heads dizzy and I keep worrying about everything. I can't sleep without racing thoughts.. can anxiety seriously make you feel like this all day?

Yes: Talk to your physician to see if there is a physical basis for anxiety, work on finding out what makes you anxious. Try to establish daily routine to bring some predictability in your day; practice deep breathing, relaxation/ guided imagery (you can find scripts on the web); you can work with a therapist to help you guide through the process. Consider medication, if symptoms become overwhelming. ...Read more

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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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What does it mean when I lay down and feel my stomach knot up for a minute and then go away?

What does it mean when I lay down and feel my stomach knot up for a minute and then go away?

Stomach knots: To answer this question it is important to distinguish whether the "knot" is in the stomach muscles (do a leg lift lying down to see if it makes it worse) or inside the abdomen, in which case it is mostly likely a cramp in the colon, which may be caused by gas, food, or constipation. ...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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I have hardly no appetite and it's been like that for almost a week. My stomach gets in knots when I do eat. any ideas?

I have hardly no appetite and it's been like that for almost a week. My stomach gets in knots when I do eat. any ideas?

Doctor can check: Upper abdominal pain can be from "acid" pains, such as a stomach ulcer, just gastritis with no ulcer, or reflux (heartburn). Pains after eating fatty foods can be from liver and gallbladder problems, such as gallstones. One needs more evaluation by his primary care doctor. Heart disease, rib and cartilage problems, pancreatitis, or some cancers can also cause upper abdominal pain. Sou ...Read more

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Feeling nausea stomach knots feeling hungry but have not changed diet and when i eat feeling dose not go away?

Feeling nausea stomach knots feeling hungry but have not changed diet and when i eat feeling dose not go away?

Find cause of nausea: Nausea may be gi-related (food poisoning, peptic disease, gastroparesis, due to biliary ; pancreatic disease, gas/bloat syndrome, small bowel problems). Consider "central" causes: motion sickness, vertigo, migraine headache, brain problems (some very serious). Also, rule out infection (? Urinary tract), medication side effects, pregnancy, ; even reaction to stress. Find ; treat the cause--see doc. ...Read more

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Lately when i eat my stomach knots up and i throw up, what could it be? It's very painful but i feel better after i get sick.

Lately when i eat my stomach knots up and i throw up, what could it be? It's very painful but i feel better after i get sick.

See your doctor: Please see a doctor for a full history and physical. Without more information, listing diagnoses would be little better than guessing. Your doctor may perform blood tests or refer you to a gastroenterologist, a doctor who specializes in the G.I. Tract. Additional imaging with and upper G.I. Examination orct may also be helpful. ...Read more

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Will panic attacks ever hurt you or your mind? Will I go crazy? Why does my stomach feel in knots? Any recommendations other then seeing a therapist?

Will panic attacks ever hurt you or your mind? Will I go crazy? Why does my stomach feel in knots? Any recommendations other then seeing a therapist?

Resources: There's a lot you can do on your own, but a therapist could definitely expedite getter better. For self-help, check out www.healthline.com/health for best anxiety apps in 2016. For other tools and tips, check out www.anxietybc.com. Many people have found the Anxiety and Phobia workbook by Bourne helpful. Take care ...Read more

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Why do I have stomach knots and cramping with odd feeling in my ovaries ? And white discharge but not a terrible smell

Why do I have stomach knots and cramping with odd feeling in my ovaries ? And white discharge but not a terrible smell

Infection? PID?: There r different types of infections, not just yeast, that can cause vaginal itching. If the infection spreads, it can affect the uterus (endometritis) or the fallopian tubes (salpingitis). If both r infected, or if it is severe, it is called PID (pelvic inflammatory disease) b/c of severe inflammation. See a gynecologist, & get discharge tested for bacteria & yeast. That will guide treatment. ...Read more

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Stomach knots, feeling hungry, feeling the urge to throw up but never throw up, some pain right under rib cage?

Stomach knots, feeling hungry, feeling the urge to throw up but never throw up, some pain right under rib cage?

Possibly gallbladder: Pain in the right upper abdomen associated with nausea may be due to gallstones. Try avoiding spicy, fatty, and fried foods, if the symptoms persist, you may need to be examined and evaluated. ...Read more

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I just took 2 sample pills of the diet supplement ace, my stomach is in knots and I have been throwing up and pooping bad..Will i be ok? What can I do

I just took 2 sample pills of the diet supplement ace, my stomach is in knots and I have been throwing up and pooping bad..Will i be ok? What can I do

Stop taking ACE: Ace diet pills contain: - caffeine - green tea extract - chromium - vitamin b6 - geranium flower - cocoa powder - spirulina. Stop taking them if intolerant. Beside, there is no substitute nor quick fix to achieve desired weight loss other than making healthy meal choices, reducing portion size, avoiding snacking, ; exercising. Back to basics please. ...Read more

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Type 1 diabetic 32yrs, lot's of scar tissue on stomach. Pain full knot like, little red, warm to the touch. Infection? Knot is the scar tissue. Lantus (insulin glargine) inj. S.Q. Next day pain. 2-3 days' now. No fever, bl. Sugar ok...

Type 1 diabetic 32yrs, lot's of scar tissue on stomach. Pain full knot like, little red, warm to the touch. Infection? Knot is the scar tissue. Lantus (insulin glargine) inj. S.Q. Next day pain. 2-3 days' now. No fever, bl. Sugar ok...

Hello. : Hello. You may well be dealing with an infection. It is painful, red, hot and enlarged. Because, you are immune compromised as a type 1 diabetic, it is important to let your doctor know. If it isn't caught early, you could develop a fever, it could spread and blood sugars could be impacted. ...Read more

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Gotta bad headache and my stomach is in knots feels like mini contractions and im not pregnant thats jus to sum up how my stomach feels?

Gotta bad headache and my stomach is in knots feels like mini contractions and im not pregnant thats jus to sum up how my stomach feels?

Stomach Knots: Stomach in knots is no fun at all. There are many possible causes that need to be considered. Sometimes when people feel anxious they say their stomach is in knots. There are many illnesses that can give you cramps and pain as well and they are very real and painful. This is the kind of problem you should see your doctor for. Good luck getting this worked out. ...Read more

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I found a bruise on my stomach with a small knot in the middle.?

I found a bruise on my stomach with a small knot in the middle.?

Hernia?: If you see a bulge - it could be a hernia which needs to be surgically repaired. It could also be a trauma/internal bruising causing bruise and inflammation - you will need to have it looked at by a doc. ...Read more

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What do you think the knot is in my upper stomach? I have a knot in my upper stomach for over 7yrs. Only result I've had was a navel hernia repaired.

What do you think the knot is in my upper stomach? I have a knot in my upper stomach for over 7yrs. Only result I've had was a navel hernia repaired.

Another hernia: It could be a recurrent hernia, or maybe a suture used to repair your navel hernia. A surgeon would have to examine this knot and possibly get a ct scan to further evaluate it. I see that you are in katy, tx. I practice in katy and would be happy to see you, if you will just contact my office. ...Read more

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What makes my stomach tight feel like knots in it. And the bottom is not hard.Its sponge? Can you feel cyst that are on your pancreas

What makes my stomach tight feel like knots in it. And the bottom is not hard.Its sponge? Can you feel cyst that are on your pancreas

See your doctor: Pain in the abdomen can be caused by many things. Most of time it is not serious but it can be very difficult to find out what is wrong. I recommend seeing a doctor. Your doctor will need much more detailed information and a physicial exam to give you an answer. A cyst on the pancreas might be felt but it would have to be fairly large. ...Read more

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Drank water two days ago threw up and haven't been able to keep anything down since then, stomach in major pains/knots what's wrong?

Acute gastritis: If you have not had fluids for 2 days you may be seriously dehydrated. Suggest you go to an ER or urgent care center and be evaluated and treated. ...Read more