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What Causes Discomfort In The Upper Stomach
Lots to consider...: An ache +/- distension in the upper abdomen may originate from the stomach, duodenum, mid-colon, small bowel, liver, pancreas, bile ducts and gallbladder, spleen, abdominal muscles themselves, hernias, blood vessels that feed the organs. Sometimes the cause is inflammatory, ischemic, infectious, obstructive, or just muscle spasms. Checking with your doctor can identify what's the problem area. ...Read more
Can anxiety cause a constant discomfort in the upper abdomen right under ribcage in the middle that's there all day everyday?
There are so many reasons why someone has a dry mouth, not least of which are lack of liquid intake, drug use and diabetes. I strongly recommend that you you ask you doctor to evaluate your condition and see if there is some underlying medical condition or dietary issue that might be at cause
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Many different things can cause stomach bloat; true bloating due to a large amount of gas can best be avoided by avoiding the foods, activities that cause the gas accumulation. Many other things feel like bloating but may be due to inflammation or adhesions or gallstone problems etc. See your primary to figure out the cause of your symptoms
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Anything: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. ...Read more
What would cause pain across the top of my stomach and on both sides, its been ongoing and also causes rectal discomfort?
Yes: The stomach can refer pain to the upper right abdomen but also you need to consider the gallbladder and the liver. If increase pain see provider You can try OTC medications to see if it helps But see provider if increased pain nausea or other symptoms ...Read more
More info: The first thing one thinks of is gallbladder but more info is needed. When do you get pain? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? Need a bit more. ...Read more
I am a 26 year old male and have two lumps on each side of the upper part of my stomach they have been there for along time and cause no discomfort at?
Lumps: Are likely normal. They have been there a long time and are causing no discomfort. Show them to your doctor and get an opinion. All the best. ...Read more
Stomach feels hard, no pain, doesn't cause discomfort. I'm 5'10" and weigh 178lbs. No drugs, no meds, no exercise but im active. Like this for one year?
Stomachs are soft: Shouldn't be anything hard inside the abdomen except if a person is constipated. Stool builds up and feels hard. On the surface, the abdominal muscles are hard if a person who is being examined is very ticklish, or has big abdominal muscles. Inside, anything hard needs to be evaluated to see what it is. If the doctor feels something hard, and it doesn't feel like stool, he may order an ultrasound. ...Read more
Various issues: Milk is a material that includes a variety of components. The most common cause for intolerance (discomfort) is a deficiency in the digestive enzyme (1/4 of adults) needed to digest/absorb the sugar (lactose) in milk. Germs in the gut are free to live on the excess and this use can produce excess gas, cramping and acid stools. A less common issue is a sensitivity/allergy to milk protein. ...Read more
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Enzymes: You may be lacking specific enzymes to begin the breakdown of the food / fluid. See a GI MD (Gastroenterologist) who specializes in all things like this. Do not wait. Good Luck. ...Read more
Maybe for abdomen: But your history of recent acute bronchitis may be more what is contributing to your upper left back issues, especially if there was any coughing or chest discomfort with that bout. It's important to have the source of your constipation checked out, and get that squared away by your PCP. If you haven't pooped in a few days, that can create discomfort in the abdomen, if you continue eating. ...Read more
Can you get stress pains or discomfort where appendix is located since it can cause low abdomen pain!?
Check up: Stress is a possible cause lower abdominal pain however this is a diagnosis of exclusion meaning the other more serious sort of need to be ruled out. These include appendicitis and multiple other possibilities including pelvic problems such as infection and pelvic cysts I would definitely recommend seeing your family physician as soon as possible for physical exam including pelvic exam. ...Read more
Why does gluten cause some people abdomen discomfort when the blood work for celiacs disease was negative?
This question is difficult to answer because it really depends on what is being eaten.
In general some people "respond" to limiting gluten despite not having the disease because they are now paying attention to food labels. Gluten containing foods tend to be highly refined or processed. So by avoiding these one is eating more real food. ...Read more
Gas: Gas can get trapped in the upper right and left parts of the colon (aka hepatic flexure and splenic flexure). Gently massaging your stomach in a clockwise fashion and/or taking probiotics regularly may help improve the pain. The GI tract needs acid to work; reducing stomach acid may promote the growth of more gas forming bacteria in the gut. Raw apple cider vinegar helps some people. ...Read more
Why Chocolate sometimes causes abdominal discomfort? Even if it's a very small portion. And other days (specially during the period) does not.
What is the most likely cause of tightnessin head, tingling in face and sometimes discomfort of stomach? I would appreciate your advice. Thank you
What is the cause of back pain? Lower Right side to the middle. Really bothering. Nothing changes in life style. Have lower abdominal discomfort too
Depends: 30's female notes low back & abdominal discomforts, but neglects to tell us if symptoms are acute or chronic. Assuming chronic, one must consider smoldering UTI, PID, & SIJ disorder with attendant IBS. After infection tests have been cleared, then an Osteopathic exam might prove useful; especially to discover signs of sacroiliac joint disorder and to rule out Joint Hypermobility Syndrome. ...Read more
Pressing on left upper quatrant cause discomfort in right up quadrant. A gnawing pain in center of upper abdominal. Sour smelling stools and hungerwhat?
See your MD: This is an issue that needs to be evaluated by a physician who can do a physical examination to determine the cause and treatment of these symptoms. ...Read more
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