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Fluttering in upper abdomen 3 days, with distended abdomen 2 days. No pain and not excessive gas.

Fluttering in upper abdomen 3 days, with distended abdomen 2 days. No pain and not excessive gas.

Gas, fluttering: These may be signs that you are worried, anxious and even may have some gastritis which can cause excessive gas and excess acid production, distension of abdomen and burping, passing gas etc. ...Read more

Flutter (Definition)

Atrial flutter is an abnormal heart rhythm in the top of the heart in which the top of the heart beats very fast but very regularly (as opposed to atrial fibrillation which is always irregular) and can lead to a rapid heart rate and ...Read more


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I'm 28 yrs old and for years get a fluttering in upper abdomen after eating. Perfect bloodwork and EKG results last month. What could this be?

I'm 28 yrs old and for years get a fluttering in upper abdomen after eating. Perfect bloodwork and EKG results last month. What could this be?

Unclear: This may be some type of spasm or GI upset. Not any evidence to suggest cardiac disease. This fluttering is not mentioned how frequent but may represent spams of the bowel after eating. Something else that is rare at your age is a type of dumping syndrome One other question is how much caffeine are you taking. Irritable can be evident as fluttering if you are under stress. Discuss with doc ...Read more

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I have a lot of anxiety and have noticed fluttering in my upper abdomen area. My heart rate is always the same. Could this be from anxiety?

I have a lot of anxiety and have noticed fluttering in my upper abdomen area. My heart rate is always the same. Could this be from anxiety?

Fluttering in the: trunk of the body needs to be examined by your doctor. It MAY be from anxiety but he/she can rule out other possibilities and then you will know how to deal w/it better. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have occasionally pain in my right upper abdomen for 1 weak and today i have black stool too ..i also have flutter feeling my right upper abdomen32a?

I have occasionally pain in my right upper abdomen for 1 weak and today i have black stool too ..i also have flutter feeling my right upper abdomen32a?

Black stool: Although black stool is most likely from a benign process this is something that must be evaluated by your gastroenterologist. You will need and endoscopy to rule out a bleeding mass and rule in a possible ulcer. ...Read more

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What causes a tiny fluttering in my lower abdomen?

What causes a tiny fluttering in my lower abdomen?

Spasms and Twitches: The small muscles around the bowel and muscles of the inner back and abdomen can spasm and twitch. Just is just like the twitches you feel on your skin sometimes. But it's inside on the muscles around the bowels or inner back. ...Read more

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Past day I feel an involuntary flutter/spasm (no pain) in abdomen just below bottom rib, center-right. Easier to feel when laying on back. Causes?

ATwitchInTimeMakes9: Many people get little muscle twitches or 'flutters' or momentary spasms.Sometimes quite prominently (ever see the movie 'Dr Strangelove?' or'The Pink Panther?'). They usually go away after a while and don't mean much unless they occur during stressful times or when taking certain certain stimulant medications or too much coffee or caffeinated drinks or...if they persist too long like, say 3 weeks ...Read more

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What would cause a fluttering feeling in middle of abdomen? This seems to happen everyday but I don't know what it could be?

What would cause a fluttering feeling in middle of abdomen? This seems to happen everyday but I don't know what it could be?

Probably nothing : there are muscle twitches that can be bothersome . The midline is an unusual location but possible. The intestines inside don't contract fast enough to cause twitches. It seems a superficial abdominal wall muscle sensation. It doesn't mean anything dangerous. If you see muscle twitching elsewhere in your body, it may be a sign of a more widespread neuromuscular disorder. In such case consult a doc ...Read more

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What causes a fluttering sensation in the lower abdomen? It's happened about 5 times in the last 2 days. Doesn't feel like gas?

What causes a fluttering sensation in the lower abdomen? It's happened about 5 times in the last 2 days. Doesn't feel like gas?

Gas /Air/Peristalsis: Fluttering "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

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