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I have pain a twisting pain in my upper stomach. It feels like I want to push my tummy out. Feels better when I lay down. What is this?

I have pain a twisting pain in my upper stomach. It feels like I want to push my tummy out. Feels better when I lay down. What is this?

Gas: What you are describing could be gas/bloating especially with it improving when you lay down. If it worsens and stops improving with changing your body position follow up with your doctor for an evaluation. ...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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What causes stomach to twist in humans?

What causes stomach to twist in humans?

Gastric volvulus: Is a condition where by the stomach twist and causes obstruction and strangulation of the stomach. One reason could be large redundant stomach with loose attachment to the surrounding structures due to congenital abnormalities. The condition is extremely rare but very serious ...Read more

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Hi yesterday I was doing excersie and I was twisting my hips and back. I woke up with pain in both abdomen and back. Can the excersie cause the pain.

Hi yesterday I was doing excersie and I was twisting my hips and back. I woke up with pain in both abdomen and back. Can the excersie cause the pain.

Yes: You may have engaged muscle groups you are not used to working and/or you may have aggravated some muscle groups if not done in an appropriate manner. Twisting exercises have potential for injury if not done in the proper manner and are not appropriate for all patients. If the discomfort does not improve soon follow up to make sure nothing more significant is causing the symptoms. ...Read more

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Can you loose weight in your abdomen from doing the twist or hula hoop?

Can you loose weight in your abdomen from doing the twist or hula hoop?

Possibly: If you really work at it, the commonest cause of fat bellies is poor diet and couch podtatoism. ...Read more

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Could humans get a twisted stomach?

Could humans get a twisted stomach?

Yes: Twisted stomach or volvulus can happen. It is rare in humans and more common in horses. ...Read more

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What causes a twisted stomach in a child?

What causes a twisted stomach in a child?

Birth anatomy: Your question needs slightly more info. There is a term called malrotation and deals with abnormal rotation of the blood vessels an the small intestine and colon. Another possibility is if there is a defect of the diaphragm that allow the stomach to come through and twist. Ultimately it is usually an abnormal rotation of the intestines and blood supply. Can't be prevented or foreseen. ...Read more

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When I wake up my stomach feels twisted ot like everything osnoit of place?

When I wake up my stomach feels twisted ot like everything osnoit of place?

Well: Physiologically not possible. But need more information to help you. Any trauma? Are you hungry? If you eat does the issue resolve? Need more history please ...Read more

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My kid is having sporadic abdominal pain, like twisting and releasing. After she eats she feels almost sick?

My kid is having sporadic abdominal pain, like twisting and releasing. After she eats she feels almost sick?

Spasms: She may be having spasms in the stomach outlet in response to eating. I recommend that you have a pediatrician examine your child to find out the problem. ...Read more

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Keep having this sharp twisting pain in my stomach, leftside. Feels like how one twists towel To remove water.

Keep having this sharp twisting pain in my stomach, leftside. Feels like how one twists towel To remove water.

Gastric cramps: May be signs of gastric outlet obstruction due to inflammation.
See gastroenterologist.
In the interim eat a bland liquid diet, take antacids mylanta and Previcid ...Read more

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A have had abdominal pain for 2 days, feels like someone is twisting my insides. It is more severe on left side. What could it be?

A have had abdominal pain for 2 days, feels like someone is twisting my insides. It is more severe on left side. What could it be?

Causes of left pain: Causes of recurrent abdominal discomfort as described may be identified by first addressing accompanying signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Risks? Get checked. ...Read more

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Good morning. I'm having pain in my upper abdomen and I know that I'm also ovulating. It feels as if it is balling up & twisting. What should I do?

Good morning. I'm having pain in my upper abdomen and I know that I'm also ovulating. It feels as if it is balling up & twisting. What should I do?

Bowel issue?: Pain in the upper abdomen is usually related to cramps bowels and diarrhea not ovarian issues... Maybe drink some ginger tea and have some probiotics... ...Read more

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I be having sharp pains and my stomach off and on feel like somebody is twisting my stoamach from the end side it is on the lower part of my stoma?

I be having sharp pains and my stomach off and on feel like somebody is twisting my stoamach from the end side it is on the lower part of my stoma?

Must see a Doctor.: Sharp stomach pain can be serious and caused by different things. Your age, past medical history, medications are all important to know. Just some possibilities are gall bladder stones, stomach ulcers, urine infection and even coronary disease. So it's best to be evaluated soon. ...Read more

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In january 2008 I began having severe, twisting, writhing pain in my abdomen twice per day every day, at the same time, that lasts about 1.5 hours. P?

In january 2008 I began having severe, twisting, writhing pain in my abdomen twice per day every day, at the same time, that lasts about 1.5 hours. P?

Abdominal pain: Need more information. Any relationship to eating or to having bowel movements. Severe constipation would be the most common simple cause. Irritable bowel syndrome (cramping due to stress) is another common problem. Rarer problems include gyn issues, ulcers, gallbladder, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticulitis, or twisting or kinking of the bowel (torsion, hernia, etc.). ...Read more

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For the past two weeks I have had lower left abdominal pain, twisting sharp waves and now I'm feeling the pain on right side and lower left back?

For the past two weeks I have had lower left abdominal pain, twisting sharp waves and now I'm feeling the pain on right side and lower left back?

Left lower abdominal: This could be one of several processes,
Gynecologic: : ovarian cyst or torsion
Gastrointestinal: diverticulitis or Irritable bowel syndrome.
First step is see your gynecologists, if evaluation is negative than the next test you should have is an abdominal and pelvic CT scan.
You can make a virtual visit with me for further assistance.
Sincerely Dr. Aronchick ...Read more

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Twice was happened I can't lay down or sit properly b'cos everytime I twist my body or carrying stop or bend. My right back and lower abdomen hurting.

Twice was happened I can't lay down or sit properly b'cos everytime I twist my body or carrying stop or bend. My right back and lower abdomen hurting.

Pelvis joints: Episodic pain in the low back and same sided abdomen can reflect such issues as subluxation of the sacroiliac point, an hernia, etc. Osteopaths are skilled at differentiating these problems. Many women incurr chronic sacroiliac joint injury as a result of mechanical injury during childbirth. ...Read more

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I want to lose weight from my stomach and thighs. Will a waist twisting disc benefit this?

I want to lose weight from my stomach and thighs. Will a waist twisting disc benefit this?

No.: There is no exercise which can cause you to lose weight from a focused area. These exercises may build muscles in the intended areas, but can't direct focal fat loss. Overall aerobic exercise will help lose weight in general. ...Read more

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When I do running crunches and torso twist next day I saw my stomach coming out more than before. Why does it happen.

When I do running crunches and torso twist next day I saw my stomach coming out more than before. Why does it happen.

Permanent Pot Belly.: Are you saying that this stomach issue was temporary, or has it now become a permanent fixture. More information is needed to clearly see the picture. ...Read more

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Had to run and my stomach was full (food and water). Now I have a little pain on side of belly. Could my stomach get twist for doing that?

Had to run and my stomach was full (food and water). Now I have a little pain on side of belly. Could my stomach get twist for doing that?

Unlikely: It's unlikely that you could have a twist of your stomach/intestines as a result of running on a stomach full of water. The most likely explanation is what is called a "side stitch", or a muscle cramp of the abdomen or intercostal muscles of the chest wall. Allow some time and stretching to see if this resolves. If not, follow with a doctor. Take great care! ...Read more

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For past 6 mths or so I have a burning/stabbing /twisting pain in my left upper abdomen. It keeps me awake at night and little relieves it.

Should seek help: Any pain in abdomen which is lingering for more than one month requires a medical examination and further medical testing. If the pain wakes you up or keeps you up at night, it needs to be treated once the cause has been determined. Go see your PCP ASAP and do not delay it any more. ...Read more

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I am experiencing pain in left quadrant of abdomen when taking a deep breath and/or twisting to bend. Sensitive to touch, reflux/pancreatitis history?

I am experiencing pain in left quadrant of abdomen when taking a deep breath and/or twisting to bend. Sensitive to touch, reflux/pancreatitis history?

? muscular: This sounds muscular. Could you have strained the area? Is the rib cage tender? Do you have a cough? Try applying heat. If the discomfort feels like it's deeper, have your md exam your abdomen. ...Read more

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My father was diagnosed with a twisted stomach how can he b3 helped he is 99 years old?

My father was diagnosed with a twisted stomach how can he b3 helped he is 99 years old?

Volvulus: Gastric volvulus can occur in several ways, so its treatment depends on the axis on which it twists. But at 99 years old, your father is probably not a good candidate for surgical repair. His physician may recommend a certain diet (small, frequent meals, for instance) in order to help, depending on the kind of twist he has. ...Read more

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Painful and black bowel movment, swelled abdomen, vaginal pain and bleeding, twisting pain in abdomen top and bottom, left and right side, nasuea?

Painful and black bowel movment, swelled abdomen, vaginal pain and bleeding, twisting pain in abdomen top and bottom, left and right side, nasuea?

BerlyC asked: Painful and black bowel movement: Having black stools means bleeding is higher up in the bowel or stomach. Along with severe abdominal pain, +swollen belly, might have a small bowel obstruction. Which is SERIOUS
Vaginal bleeding and pain could be multiple causes. You could possibly be pregnant + having an Ectopic (tubal) pregnancy SERIOUS
I would definitely see a doctor or go to the ER ASAP to prevent shock or more bleeding. ...Read more

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Recent question!! 26/f stomach pains on "left" side not right sorry, hurts when I breath and my stomach expands or bending or twisting no crunches?

Recent question!! 26/f stomach pains on "left" side not right sorry, hurts when I breath and my stomach expands or bending or twisting no crunches?

Left upper abd pain: Any flu-like symptoms like coughing? Costochondritis can cause significant pain. How long ago was the C-section done? Any pain when you push in that area or associated with eating? Thanks for the clarification of which side. The colonic flexure and spleen occupy the left upper quadrant of the abdomen. H/o stomach ulcer? If so, tylenol, (acetaminophen) no NSAIDS. Try ice pack. If severe or short of breath, ER. ...Read more