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Tight Upper Stomach
I have been getting a tightness in my upper stomach and it feels like i need to take more cleansing breaths. Can it be anxiety?
Probably: It certainly can, shortness of breath, tightness in stomach, nausea, sweating, dry mouth, headache, hot flashes and chills among other symptoms are concomitant physical symptoms of anxiety. However, other physical problems have to be ruled out first even if you have anxiety. So please check with primary care physician for a proper evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am a healthy 53 yo female. Every now and then i get a tight feeling in my upper stomach wall like something is pressing on it. It is not painfull.
What is constant upper stomach tightness with a lot of belching & low blood sugar? Low or high stomach acid?
I having burning in my stomach with nausea and sometimes feels like upper stomach tightness pain. Be going on off and on for awhile. Gallbladder?
Dyspepsia.: Could be the gallbladder, for sure. Could also be reflux, gastritis, ulcer, duodenitis, pancreatitis and even something related to the lower parts of your heart or lungs. You really need investigations - blood testing and abdominal ultrasound at least. Get to your doctor soon! ...Read more
Feeling better?: Hopefully you recovered from the episode. If not go to see you doctor or visit as er asap. Please don't wait! good luck! ...Read more
My girlfriend started having a tight stomach about a week ago it is really tight in the upper and middle parts and she thinks it may be early pregnanc?
my upper stomach feels tight and full even when i havent eaten anything and i have difficulty breathing because of it, what could be the cause?
Pricking sensation all over.
*Especially upper body
Neck Tension with swelling
Chest/upper back tightness?
Evaluation needed: 24y/f with generalized parasthesias, abdominal pain, neck discomfort, and back & chest "tightness" has symptoms that involve various tissues and organs. A general medical workup is needed to rule out systemic disorders. If nothing is found, then fibromyalgia might be a consideration. Start with a primary care physician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Extreme upper abdo/lower chest tightness on empty stomach. Slightly eased by eating. Upper GI series Jan14 showed slight reflux. Nissen Fundo May13.
Might be an ulcer: your symptoms suggest that you might having an ulcer or gastritis it could a side effect to the surgery that you had some of the side effect of the reflux surgery of course are bloating delayed gastric emptying that could lead to ulcer or gastritis i am assuming you had your motility study and esophageal pH and gastric emptying study before your surgery you need to see your GI doctor ...Read more
MD,GI:When in vertical position no acid or discomfort. Any time laying flat/sleep,I feel stomach ache/burning &upper left chest tightness. Any clue?
Esophagitis : You did mention in your history that you have acid reflux. There is a muscular valve in between the bottom of your esophagus and your stomach. If the valve is mechanically weak then stomach acid will leak into the esophagus when lying down because the effect of gravity is partially cancelled when flat (vs vertical:standing upright). Try putting 1-2" block under each headboard side of bed; may help ...Read more
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