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Tightness In Center Upper Abdomen
Im having occasional tightness and burning right in the middle of my upper abdomen.. Should i be concerned?
Maybe...: If you're indicating your epigastrium (just below the ribs in the midline), then you may have peptic disease (e.G ulcer, gerd, reflux) or contractions or delayed emptying of the gut in that location (stomach, mid-colon). Less likely (& appropriate to symptom duration, intensity, timing, risks) your gallbladder or pancreas may be sick. Best to get checked. ...Read more
See below: This potentially dangerous problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more
See below: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more
Gas n tightness in the Upper abdomen especially the upper left part... Almost similar to the gallstone gas problem I once had except there is no pain.
Gas: Gas entrapment in the colon where it takes a turn can cause discomfort in the left upper abdomen. Taking simethicone after meals prevents gas buildup in the stomach. If you can't pinpoint offending foods or continue to have frequent abdominal discomfort, see your physician or a gastroenterologist for evaluation. ...Read more
I pulled a muscle during workout 3days back. Am currently on painkillers. Now my right upper abdomen feels tight and hurts. What should i do?
Need More Info: What muscle did you "pull?"Should I assume it wasn't your abdominals? Also, just what did you do to "pull" it? what kind of "painkillers?" It could be irritation from them or another "pulled" muscle or result of compensating for the first pulled muscle. Or maybe a completely different problem. Or, or maybe from an alien probe! In other words sorry, not enough info--so go back to your doctor ...Read more
Can C3 C4 herniations cause breathing problems and tightness in upper abdomen, particularly while sitting?
Ct abdomen scan with contrast and swallow. Nothing wrong but my upper abdomen still feels very tight. Ideas ?Had gastritis took Carafate (sucralfate) and felt fine
I feel as if my stomach is on fire right in center bout 2" below ribs feels like a tight knot and bit rawness in throat
Can you strain your stomach from coughing? I've had a cough for few days now and my stomach is so sore/tight when i cough just below ribs in center
I had un protected sex I've been really tirde n my stomachs been super tight n I've been sick to my stomach what could it be?
Time to see a Dr.: It could be time to see a doctor........ You could be pregnant, you could have a simple std, you could have hiv, you could have nothing but the flu. However, you need to see a doctor, discuss the encounter and get some tests and an exam. Good luck. Please use condoms in the future - your life is worth more sex. ...Read more
Uncertain: These symptoms are fairly non-specific. One consideration is that you may be more sensitive to acid in the morning. Try an over the counter acid suppressive agent before bedtime to see if your symptoms improve. If they persist please seek medical evaluation. ...Read more
Side/stomach pain: There are a great many possibilities. Best to get a check up with your health care giver. ...Read more
Abdominal pain: Pain in the stomach can reflect hyperacidity, gall bladder inflammation, abnormal digestion due to food intolerance, or inflammation of the small intestines. One can also feel heaviness in the stomach if one is VERY constipated. Your health care provider will ask you more questions that can help characterize your discomfort. Eating a healthy diet with fruits and vegetables can resolve this. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Start a diary.: Keep a food diary, writing down what you eat and when you eat it. Add when the symptoms start and when they are at their worst. Keep track of bowel function as well. Dairy is a good thing to drop; some are lactose intolerant and some are allergic. Fatty or fried foods can cause a flare in gallbladder symptoms. A diary will help you and your doctor find patterns. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When i lay on my side my back feels tight and it's like it moves to my stomach what does it mean?
Too vague: Your description of symptoms is not specific enough to enable even a guess. If this continues and you are overly concerned, see your pcp. ...Read more
I just got off work and my lower stomach feels tight now. I'm 5 weeks is that normal? I'm bent down at work all day.
Stomach pain: Sounds like it is related to you bending down. Avoid it as far as possible. ...Read more
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