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What is constant upper stomach tightness with a lot of belching & low blood sugar? Low or high stomach acid?

What is constant upper stomach tightness with a lot of belching & low blood sugar? Low or high stomach acid?

Reflux?: You likely have reflux which may or may not be acidic although suppressing the acid often helps a hiatal hernia may also be a problem. See doctor. ...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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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?

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

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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?

 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?

Hiatal hernia: A hiatal hernia can cause this, but that doe not guarantee that is what you have. Acid indigestion, reflux, hypersecretory conditions can possible be causative too. Get an eval to have it checked out, good luck. ...Read more

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18 weeks pregnant with upper tight stomach pains, light spotting, and chest pain?

18 weeks pregnant with upper tight stomach pains, light spotting, and chest pain?

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

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When i wake up my stomach feels really tight and hurts?

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

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What would make your stomach and your sides hurt and feel tight ?

Side/stomach pain: There are a great many possibilities. Best to get a check up with your health care giver. ...Read more

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What could heaviness and tightness in the lower stomach region be a sign of?

What could heaviness and tightness in the lower stomach region be a sign of?

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 more

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Every night my stomach always bloats and feel so tight, very discomforting. ?

Every night my stomach always bloats and feel so tight, very discomforting. ?

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 more

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