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With anxiety what are the symptoms that effect the stomach can ti much air or pressure cause more panic?

With anxiety what are the symptoms that effect the stomach can ti much air or pressure cause more panic?

Anxiety: Anxiety is a very broad term and its impacts all the systems from breathing, digestion muscle tone etc. Diff people feel symptoms of breathing issues racing heart sweating nausea upset stomach pain best is to get an eval rule out any med causes and get anxiety treatment a lot better options available now good luck. ...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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Lower left quadrant pain that hurts (feels like air or something in there) when breathing. I can also feel it on the left lower abdominal quadrant. It feels like there air as well. Symptoms started suddenly.?

Lower left quadrant pain that hurts (feels like air or something in there) when breathing. I can also feel it on the left lower abdominal quadrant. It feels like there air as well. Symptoms started suddenly.?

R/O IBS: IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion. IUC/CROHNS DZ/IBD is inflammation usually DX by BX IBS SX can be managed. You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori. Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/ &colonoscopy./EGD While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free diet. Ie gutbliss. Com and Wholeapproach. Com TXPROBIOTICS/LEVSIN/BENTYL ...Read more

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How does one correct their eating in order to not breathe intoo much air? Is it possible that TMJ symptoms, shortness of breath and packed stomach might be interfering with the breathing?

How does one correct their eating in order to not breathe intoo much air? Is it possible that TMJ symptoms, shortness of breath and packed stomach might be interfering with the breathing?

Gastric Pain: Please listen to your body. Slow down your eating. Chew food thoroughly and slowly. Put your fork or spoon down between bites. Talk to someone you are eating with so that you also eat less and eat slower. ...Read more

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My 7 year old has been having moderate to severe belly button pain and vomiting for 6 months the symptoms come and go ultrasound show swollen kidney air around kidney and possible blockage could this be any type of cancer or stomach cancer thanks?

My 7 year old has been having moderate to severe belly button pain and vomiting for 6 months the symptoms come and go ultrasound show swollen kidney air around kidney and possible blockage could this be any type of cancer or stomach cancer thanks?

Unlikely: Stomach cancer - no....very rare in kids and would not present this way. There are other cancers that could be in vicinity of kidney causing symptoms you describe. Time to finish the evaluation with abdominal CT scan and go from there. Remember though, cancer in children very rare. More likely other kidney problem leading to obstruction and his symptoms ...Read more

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Sensation for 1 wk occurring about every 20 s shooting across abdomen like the feeling you get when you are falling. Like an anxiety symptom without?

Sensation for 1 wk occurring about every 20 s shooting across abdomen like the feeling you get when you are falling. Like an anxiety symptom without?

More information: More information is needed to help you.
Any other symptoms, how long does it last, where is the pain located? ...Read more

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Is frequent trapped air in your chest a sign of a stomach illness or stomach problem?

Is frequent trapped air in your chest a sign of a stomach illness or stomach problem?

Possibilities: Consider aerophagia (air swallowing), esophageal dysmotility, atypical gerd. If originating below the esophagus, maybe: 1) partial gastric outlet obstruction due to gastritis/ulcer; 2) pyloric narrowing from scar;3) gastroparesis due to delayed stomach emptying (as w/diabetic gut neuropathy); 4) bacterial overgrowth in gut; 5) any malabsorption; 6) pancreatic maldigestion; 7) ibs. Get checked. ...Read more

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I've felt like there is air trapped in my stomach and chest for two days now - what's going on?

I've felt like there is air trapped in my stomach and chest for two days now - what's going on?

? Gastroparesis: Gastroparesis means slow-emptying stomach. Causes may be mechanical (obstruction, or stomach outlet narrowed from healing of past inflammation, treated by endoscopic dilation), post-inflammatory (due to swelling of the stomach lining from ulcers, treated with acid blockers), neurologic (as with diabetes, treated with rx that stimulates motility--domperidone, erythromycin, reglan), gastric pacer. ...Read more

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What is the symptoms of stomach USER?

What is the symptoms of stomach USER?

Stomach Ulcer sympto: Stomach ulcer symptoms can have a large range of symptoms. Mild symptoms being indigestion or dyspepsia, nausea, heartburn, diarrhea, vomiting up to severe abdominal pain/cramping. One of the most serious symptoms would be bleeding from the ulcer into your gastrointestinal tract which could be life threatening. If you are concerned about a stomach ulcer - you should see your physician. ...Read more

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Why do I have pain and air in my stomach?

Why do I have pain and air in my stomach?

Many things: Can be indigestion, inflammatory bowel syndrome, stomach ulcers etc. Can be many things. Please see your family md for a good thorough examination. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of hernia in women in abdomen?

What are symptoms of hernia in women in abdomen?

Same as a man: Abdominal wall hernias typically cause pain, discomfort, and/or a bulge that can be pushed back inside the abdominal cavity. There are however atypical hernias that can be different. See your doctor for persistent or worsening symptoms. ...Read more

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Is an elarged abdomen a symptom of having hep. B?

Is an elarged abdomen a symptom of having hep. B?

No: There are many potential symptoms for acute or chronic hepaitis b infection. An asymptomatic carrier state is common. An enlarged abdomen is not a symptom of hepatitis b. ...Read more

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What are upper stomach symptoms usually a sign of?

What are upper stomach symptoms usually a sign of?

Lots of things. SeeMD: Anything from "upset stomach" to esophagitis or spasm, gallbladder probs, ulcers of stomach or duodenum, pancreatic inflammation, liver probs, spleen or lymph node probs, colon issues, referred pain from pelvic or gyn organs; tumors or cancers of the above; cardiac or other vascular problems problems; kidney problems. Need to get seen, get a good history and physical exam, appropriate tests done. ...Read more

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Pain in pit of stomach and left side symptoms of what?

Pain in pit of stomach and left side symptoms of what?

Not enough info: Depending on abdominal exam, it could be gastritis/ulcers or something else. Its hard to know otherwise without knowingn what makes the pain worse, whether you have any change in your bowel habits, bloating, or other symptoms. Feel free to consult us so we can help you further. Good luck! ...Read more

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Please explain what are some symptoms of an abdominal tumor?

Please explain what are some symptoms of an abdominal tumor?

Can be varied: Until advanced, abdominal tumors often give no symptoms. As tumors grow, they can cause abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting from blocking small or large bowel. They can cause weakness as anemia develops from intestinal bleeding. Tumors can grow into nerves causing constant pain. Patients may complain of feeling an abdominal mass. Please see your physician if you have any of these symptoms. ...Read more

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Abdominal symptoms getting worse means you might have appendicitis?

Abdominal symptoms getting worse means you might have appendicitis?

See your doctor: Appendicitis starts with a vague abdominal pain and may be associated with nausea and vomiting. Appendicitis does not get better on its own -- usually it will get worse and the pain will start to localize often to the right lower portion of the abdomen. But don't be fooled -- sometimes a sick appendix ruptures giving temporary relief. This is still an emergency! Better to be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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Why my stomach is too big and hard and feel like it's field with air?

Why my stomach is too big and hard and feel like it's field with air?

Feels full of "air": Feeling full of "gas" may reflect malabsorption of food (like gluten, lactose), intake of poorly digested food, or choosing foods known to promote gas (beans, fizzy drinks). Sometimes its more complicated--a stomach emptying too slowly, bacterial overgrowth syndrome, delayed intestinal function, partial obstruction from any cause, infection, rectum problems, and pelvic pathology outside the gut. ...Read more

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Why does my stomach blow up all the way with air at least once a day?

Why does my stomach blow up all the way with air at least once a day?

Abdominal Bloating: 20 year old woman/abdominal bloating. How long has this been going on? Pregnant? Do you have abdominal pain and diarrhea/constipation? Any dark stools? Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and several other maladies could be to blame, like Celiac disease, Non Celiac Gluten Hypersensitivity, Lactose Intolerance. Read and learn about low FODMAP diets, lactose free products, and fully examine your diet. ...Read more

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Why do I feel like someones grabbing the inside of my stomach? Almost as if they are sucking air out of me

Why do I feel like someones grabbing the inside of my stomach? Almost as if they are sucking air out of me

Abnormal: This is abnormal. You should have an exam with your primary care physician who may recommend getting an endoscopy to make sure you don't have any ulcers or any other abnormalities of your stomach lining. ...Read more

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I've been having stomach issues for a while. It's been getting noticeably worst with new symptoms I think.?

Need work up: Depends on what kind of Stomach issue. If Bloating problem: Try lactose free and then Gluten Free diet for 6 weeks.
If heartburn: avoid Spicy cheezy food and trial of OTC Omeprazole for 2 weeks and see the doctor.
At this age you should also get Screening colonoscopy. There are many other symptoms deserves different approach. ...Read more

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How hard does a blow to the abdomen have to be to cause internal bleeding? How many hours before symptoms arise?

How hard does a blow to the abdomen have to be to cause internal bleeding? How many hours before symptoms arise?

It depends: Any abdominal trauma has the potential to injure your spleen or other viscera, and cause internal bleeding. That said, it generally takes a great deal of force to cause internal bleeding, such as from a car wreck or serious altercation. However, if you have a condition that gives you splenomegaly, it is much easier to be injured. This is a common problem with infectious mononucleosis. ...Read more

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I recently noticed a swollen area, almost the complete right side of my abdomen. I have no pain or other symptoms. Any ideas?

I recently noticed a swollen area, almost the complete right side of my abdomen. I have no pain or other symptoms. Any ideas?

NEED TO BE CHECKED: We can not really tell you what it could be. You have a sweeling of complete right side of abdomen, and it needs to be looked at and checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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Butterfly feeling in stomach, as if nervous. But I'm not nervous about anything. No other symptoms. Started 24 hours ago and has not gone.

Butterfly feeling in stomach, as if nervous. But I'm not nervous about anything. No other symptoms. Started 24 hours ago and has not gone.

Butterfly: Do you have any associated symptoms such as nausea, stomach pain, shakiness, sweating, loose stools? If not, it is probably a passing symptom. Stay calm and if it continues, see your MD. ...Read more

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Since 6 months I hv fullness and heaviness in my stomach. So I don't feel eating bt when I sit to eat I eat proper. No other symptoms. Pls help.

Since 6 months I hv fullness and heaviness in my stomach. So I don't feel eating bt when I sit to eat I eat proper. No other symptoms. Pls help.

Indigestion: A hiatus hernia of the stomach could be the cause of this type if indigestion. Since your symptoms have been going on for 6 months, I feel you should consult a gastroenterologist for evaluation and treatment. In the meantime eat 3 or 4 smaller feedings a day and eat nothing after 7pm so your stomach will be empty at bedtime. ...Read more

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I am having the same probelm. Full of air now pain and discomfort in stomach and back radiating up to my shoulders. For about 9 days now?

I am having the same probelm. Full of air now pain and discomfort in stomach and back radiating up to my shoulders. For about 9 days now?

Gas: This may be a case of excess gas formation or inability to have passage of normal gi gas down the intestinal tract. The gas collection appears to be in the upper tract and could signify hiatal hernia or gall bladder disorder. Drinking hot water and applying heat to the upper abdomen helps break down gas and move it along. See your MD if symptoms persist or worsen and appropriate tests to be done. ...Read more

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Is dizziness and bad stomachs related to gallbladder problems because I have been experiencing these symptoms even though I have a very healthy life.

Is dizziness and bad stomachs related to gallbladder problems because I have been experiencing these symptoms even though I have a very healthy life.

Dizziness is: Not a symptom of gallbladder problems. Post prandial abdominal pain however is a major symptom. Gallbladder problems are sometimes genetic and have nothing to do with life style. Consult a doctor to figure out this one. ...Read more

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Can having to deal with shouting be detrimental for your physical or over all health, ? I get some stomach symptoms but don't know if its just me?

Can having to deal with shouting be detrimental for your physical or over all health, ? I get some stomach symptoms but don't know if its just me?

Definitely: Dealing with shouting can be very stressful & stress can have a negative impact on every aspect of our health. One of the most common ways that stress manifests is with stomach symptoms. You don't say who is doing the shouting but co-counseling may help address the situation. You might also want to practice stress-reduction techniques such as meditation & exercise, but reduce the shouting first! ...Read more