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Is dizziness a cause of gastritis? Some times after meals my stomach feels tight and upper abdominal pain

Is dizziness a cause of gastritis? Some times after meals my stomach feels tight and upper abdominal pain

No: Tightness may indicate that you simply ate too much, ate something that you don't digest well such as lactose products or gluten for some people, or may have an ulcer or other condition. If you eat small simple meals and it persists then have it checked out. ...Read more

Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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Mid back pain/tightness, right upper quad abdominal pain/tightness, some stomach cramping and fatigue. What could be wrong?

Mid back pain/tightness, right upper quad abdominal pain/tightness, some stomach cramping and fatigue. What could be wrong?

Many things: Right upper abdominal pain is usually due to gallbladder condition. Tightness could be from obstruction of the bile duct due to a gallstone. The abdominal cramping/fatigue could be due to complications from the above. You need medical care. ...Read more

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I have had a slight pain followed by tingling in my lower left abdomen there is also a slight tightness. What is going on?

I have had a slight pain followed by tingling in my lower left abdomen there is also a slight tightness. What is going on?

Probly, nothing seri: These are vague and very unimpressive symtoms. Quit worrying.
If there is anything significant going on, the symptoms will progressively worsen...Otherwise they will slowly go away. You need to give it week or so to get a sense of direction. ...Read more

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I'm 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

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Moving around pain near lower right abdomen ; moving around sometimes ; tightness when moving around ; worsens a bit when laying down?

Moving around pain near lower right abdomen ; moving around sometimes ; tightness when moving around ; worsens a bit when laying down?

See a doctor: You need to see a doctor. Any pain in the lower right side that is moving around can be a sign of appendicitis which can become dangerous. Best wishes to you! ...Read more

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I have a lump size of a dime in lower left abdomen causing some pain and a lot of tightness when bent over? Felt it mad only hurts at slight touch

I have a lump size of a dime in lower left abdomen causing some pain and a lot of tightness when bent over? Felt it mad only hurts at slight touch

Cyst or benign growt: This could be a sebaceous cyst, a fibroma, or a benign tumor like a lipoma; or if red and tender, an infected deep "pimple" or cyst (called a furuncle). It does not sound dangerous in any case, but have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Pain in right waist, right abdomen, right groin and tight gluteal region. What are the possible causes?

Too many: Possibilities including intestinal spasm/ inflammation, appendicitis, muscle strain, hernia etc. Follow up with your doctor for a thorough exam and accurate diagnosis. Take care! Http://www. M.Webmd. Com/pain-management/guide/abdominal-pain-causes-treatments. ...Read more

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Can wearing really tight clothes, jeans, gridlers, anything right to the abdomen cause appendicities?

Can wearing really tight clothes, jeans, gridlers, anything right to the abdomen cause appendicities?

No: Appendicitis is caused by inflammation in the appendix which is attached to the bowels. It is unlikely that any external pressure to the area would trigger that inflammatory process. ...Read more

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Why does my gastritis flare make my abdomen area go all tight and stinging?? Instead of just burn. It squeezes so tight

Why does my gastritis flare make my abdomen area go all tight and stinging?? Instead of just burn. It squeezes so tight

Muscle spasm: The stomach will produce visceral pain. Because of its close proximity to the body wall it can then produce somatic pain and muscle spasm. Antacids or OTC Prilosec may be helpful for the gastritis. A MAGNESIUM OXIDE supplement may calm the muscle spasm. I would also discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Had an ulcer for years, abdomen tight and distended. Pain constant. Could this ulcer be bleeding internally without any symptoms?

Had an ulcer for years, abdomen tight and distended. Pain constant. Could this ulcer be bleeding internally without any symptoms?

Seek help: A tight and distended abdomen with pain is not something to take likely. It could be obstruction, reflux, a bleeding ulcer, gastritis etc- the list goes on. Please see your doctor asap for this- particularly with you history I would possibly consider going to the ER today. Other conditions can mimic this such as heart disease, diabetes (gastroparesis). You need a full work-up and exam. ...Read more

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How does your aorta get effected by extreme stress in abdomen? If u feel the most extreme adrenaline and tightness every day for weeks?

How does your aorta get effected by extreme stress in abdomen? If u feel the most extreme adrenaline and tightness every day for weeks?

Aorta: You seem fixated on your aorta. You should get in touch with your physician and discuss your worries, and try and get your anxiety ameliorated. If you have pathologic anxiety disorder, then you can get help for your problem. If you have real physical reasons for concerns, your doc can help get them taken care of. ...Read more

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There was a tight pain in my abdomen last night and it kept me from sleeping, I was very hot and sweaty. I still feel pain but not as bad.?

Need more info: Abdominal pain can be from many sources, some of them serious. "tight" pain makes me more worried as some bad problems can cause inflammation which results in guarding by the abdominal muscles. Hot and sweaty suggests that as well. Important info to give best answer is fever/chills, nausea/vomiting, any GI problems, change in stools, medications, etc. ...Read more

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I have had a strange tightness in my lower abdomen. Sometimes a pain on my left side that comes and goes, but it seems to move to groin and back?

Maybe kidney issue: What you describe could be from a kidney stone. You should go to a doctor and have your urine tested for signs of an infection or crystals. ...Read more

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My wife is diagnosed with distended gallbladder and having inflated, tight lower abdomen and sometimes having pain also especially in the evening.?

My wife is diagnosed with distended gallbladder and having inflated, tight lower abdomen and sometimes having pain also especially in the evening.?

Several reasons: Distension of gall bladder usually diagnosed by ultrasound. Distended gall bladder may mean abnormality, but often is related to how long patient fasted before the study. The longer the fast the more distended the gall bladder. Food ingestion causes gb to contract. If symptomatic hida study would determine gall bladder function. Physician has to correlate blood tests and imaging for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can sudafed cause bloating and tightness in abdomen?

Can sudafed cause bloating and tightness in abdomen?

Possibly: Sudafed is pseudoephedrine, which has some similar activities on the parasympathetic (involuntary) nervous system; it may increase the pulse, increase blood pressure (usually at higher doses than 30mg); it's possible that in some people it may increase peristaltic movements of the bowel muscles, and thereby cause some bloating and a sensation of tightness. ...Read more

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What are the causes of stiffness and tightness in the entire upper abdomen upto the ribs?

What are the causes of stiffness and tightness in the entire upper abdomen upto the ribs?

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

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Strange, tight, pulling sensation in lower abdomen. Could it be a tumor?

Strange, tight, pulling sensation in lower abdomen. Could it be a tumor?

Probably not: A tumor would not be the first thing I would think of. Best to see your pcp to have physical and find the cause. ...Read more

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What causes stiffness and tightness in the entire upper abdomen into the ribs?

What causes stiffness and tightness in the entire upper abdomen into the ribs?

Many things: Anything from gas to ulcers can cause these feelings. If you're able to keep fluids down and not have a high fever, things should be fine. If symptoms worsen, see your family doctor. ...Read more

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What causes stiffness and tightness in the entire upper abdomen up into the ribs?

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

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I have this tight feeling in my upper abdomen/lower chest for past 4 days. What could this be?

I have this tight feeling in my upper abdomen/lower chest for past 4 days. What could this be?

Many things: Anytime you have unexplained chest pain, whether or not it's associated with abdominal pain, you should see your family doctor or thwe er as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I've had this tight feeling in my upper abdomen/lower chest for past 4 days. What could it be?

Many things: Anytime you have unexplained chest pain, whether or not it's associated with abdominal pain, you should see your family doctor or thwe er as soon as possible. ...Read more