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What causes a knot feeling in your stomach and pain in right Breast and fatigue?

What causes a knot feeling in your stomach and pain in right Breast and fatigue?

Hmmmm: Those symptoms are a little hard to put together in one package but if you were my patient I would probably start with the gall bladder and see where the work up went! Good luck ...Read more

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What causes "knot" in stomach?

What causes "knot" in stomach?

Anxiety, stress: Sometimes anxiety or may cause tightness in the abdominal muscles or it may cause spasms in the GI tract. Stress may cause increased acid production with reflux through the sphincter between your esophagus and stomach. ...Read more

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What causes knots I your abdomen accompanied by uti?

What causes knots I your abdomen accompanied by uti?

No idea: Need more information. Where are the knots? Are the knots painful? Do you exercise regularly and are you over weight? ...Read more

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What could be the cause of a small knot in the stomach?

What could be the cause of a small knot in the stomach?

Inflammation v. what: "Knots" as described are not diagnostic of an inflammatory condition, so if there is doubt as the diagnosis or a new inflammatory condition may be present, please get evaluated. There are many promising new agents for relief of functional cramping, but first clarify that there is no organic pathology that is indeed the active condition causing your present symptoms please. ...Read more

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I have a knot on the left side of stomach. Sometime it cause pain. What is this disease?

I have a knot on the left side of stomach. Sometime it cause pain. What is this disease?

If persists, see MD.: It is probably nothing serious but certainly if it continues it deserves attention and evaluation. I would recommend seeking help from your local internal medicine physician or gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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What can cause inflammation in my sides of back and sides of stomach I can also feel knots and rope like knots where the inflammation is

What can cause inflammation in my sides of back and sides of stomach I can also feel knots and rope like knots where the inflammation is

Inflammation v. what: "Knots" as described are not diagnostic of an inflammatory condition, so if there is doubt as the diagnosis or a new inflammatory condition may be present, please get evaluated. There are many promising new agents for relief of functional cramping, but first clarify that there is no organic pathology that is indeed the active condition causing your present symptoms please. ...Read more

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What is the kind of gas that causes a knot in your stomach?

What is the kind of gas that causes a knot in your stomach?

All of them.: Gas in your intestines is due to air swallowing, fermentation by gut bacteria and by chemical reactions. Any and all of them have been shown to cause discomfort in some people. Certain foods (beans, brussels sprouts, onions, celery, carrots, raisins, bananas, wheat germ, and fermentable fiber) can increase gas production and knots. ...Read more

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What causes knots in the stomach and upper legs?

What causes knots in the stomach and upper legs?

Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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What causes tight knot feeling in my stomach whenever am anxious? I cant get rid of it

What causes tight knot feeling in my stomach whenever am anxious? I cant get rid of it

Acid inc in stomach: anxiety or stress is most likely the answer. These conditions frequently cause one to over secrete stomach acid and also triggers involuntary muscle spasm and tightness, both of which can contribute to the feeling that you describe. Utilizing an antacid such as Tums (calcium carbonate) or Gellusil or any other ant-acid product will help neutralize the hyper (increased) acidity, thus helping to relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause mild nausea or knot in stomach?

Can anxiety cause mild nausea or knot in stomach?

YES!!: There are many "physical symptoms" that one experiences with anxiety and that is why anxiety is often confused with a physical ailment. Make sure it is not something else though like an ulcer. ...Read more

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I have a hiatal hernia. Does it cause knots in the upper stomach under the ribs?

I have a hiatal hernia. Does it cause knots in the upper stomach under the ribs?

Might feel like knot: Your hiatal hernia might feel like a knot under your ribs due to pressure. Keep a diary of your symptoms, knot, pressure, acid in your throat and mouth. Add to your diary when and what you ate, to see how eating affects your symptoms. Your diary will help your doc decide your best therapy. Most hiatal hernias are small and manageable with diet, medical therapy and scope/egd. ...Read more

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What could be there cause of abdominal pain behind right rib and swelling of belly occurs and there is a knot. What could it be?

What could be there cause of abdominal pain behind right rib and swelling of belly occurs and there is a knot. What could it be?

Gallbladder: Without details, commonly this may just be a gallbladder attack. This is typical of the location. A detailed history and complete physical in addition to lab and radiographic studies will confirm this guess. If your condition worsens, seek medical attention quickly. ...Read more

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I'm 27. I have IBS-C. I've had reflux symps that come and go. Can IBS cause feeling a knot in your stomach? Or is it reflux? This knot symp is new to me

I'm 27. I have IBS-C. I've had reflux symps that come and go. Can IBS cause feeling a knot in your stomach? Or is it reflux? This knot symp is new to me

Reflux: Or acid-peptic syndrome. Hyper acidity and GERD are a bit more common in IBS patients, but it requires separate treatment. See your doctor for further evaluation. Could also be Helicobacter pylori. ...Read more

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What causes a knot or a rolling muscle to form in your stomach by your rib cage. It hurts like a sharp pain or a charlie horse feeling in stomach?

What causes a knot or a rolling muscle to form in your stomach by your rib cage. It hurts like a sharp pain or a charlie horse feeling in stomach?

Spasm or cramp: Similar to muscle spasms in the back or elsewhere in the body--over use or over stretching can cause local injury to the muscle tissue and spasm. Often improves with gentle massage and/or local warm compresses to relax the muscle band. ...Read more

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What would cause me to get really dizzy and sick to my stomach. Plus sweating? My head also hurts bad in the center, were I have a knot.

What would cause me to get really dizzy and sick to my stomach. Plus sweating? My head also hurts bad in the center, were I have a knot.

Have it evaluated: It is hard to tell based on the information provided. You certainly need to have the common causes checked out either by your primary care or your er. Check for metabolic issues like diabetes or thyroid issues. Check for high or low blood pressure. The brain lesions you mention seem to be non-specific and it is hard to say what is their relationship to the symptoms you complain about. ...Read more

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What is the feeling of knots in your stomach?

What is the feeling of knots in your stomach?

Phrase: “Stomach tied in Knots.” is a phrase that is often used to describe abdominal tension/ discomfort associated with feeling nervous or anxiety. ...Read more

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What are the causes of pain in the abdomen?

What are the causes of pain in the abdomen?

Many: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more

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What causes noisy stomach?

Normally: This is just gas passing through your intestines. Normal digestion can be heard as a noisy stomach, or if you have increased gas or increased movement in your intestines, you can have increased noise. ...Read more

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What causes a flat stomach?

What causes a flat stomach?

There really isn't: Such a thing as spot fat loss. You need to lose weight in general & a certain % will be abdominal fat. Eat healthfully & be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's do crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge & “bicycling” exercise on your back. Engage in regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more

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What causes stomach spasms?

Stomach spasms?: The list is lengthy. Do you experience them regularly? Have you noticed a pattern after you eat certain foods? How long has this been going on? Please resubmit with more details. I wish you the best. ...Read more

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What causes stomach spasam?

What causes stomach spasam?

Depends: Stomach spasm and " spastic colon" are outdated names for irritable bowel syndrome. This is characterized by cramps episodic belly pain that is associated with diarrhea and/or constipation. Frequently, pain will lessen after a BM. A safe and effective means if managing this without prescription medication is to use a fiber supplement (psyllium) twice a day with plenty of fluid. ...Read more

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What causes noisy stomach?

What causes noisy stomach?

Gases: Everyone has gases in their digestive system. Some foods will create more gas than others. Some people swallow more air- especially if they chew and eat their foods too quickly. Sometimes, if you are constipated and the stool is not moving along regularly, more gas will build up and cause pressure in your abdomen. Talk with your doctor if you are having pain or other symptoms. ...Read more

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What can cause stomach issues?

What can cause stomach issues?

Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more

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What r causes of rigid stomach?

What r causes of rigid stomach?

The causes of rigid abdomen: Acute cholecystitis
acute salpingitis
appendicitis
cholangitis
gangrenous gallbladder
intestinal infarction
irakanji sting
kidney stones
penetrating abdominal wound
perforated bowel
perforated peptic ulcer
peritonitis
post operative peritonitis
puerperal infection
spontaneous bacterial peritonitis if you have a rigid abdomen and have been in pain that you cannot tolerate and it's been going on past four hours, you need to go to the er for evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes upper abdominal pains?

What causes upper abdominal pains?

"Laundry List": The list of different diseases that can cause upper abdominal pain is quite extensive, including gerd, ulcer dz, gallbladder dz, liver dz, cancer, irritable bowel, pancreatitis, to name a few. When trying to sort out this type of pain, a "face-to-face" evaluation is necessary, supplemented by lab+/-radiology tests. Best bet: c ur primary care dr. ...Read more

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Do trich cause abdominal & bak pain?

Do trich cause abdominal & bak pain?

Probably not trich: Trichomonas symptoms usually are limited to vaginal discharge, often with odor. Less commonly, vaginal spotting or uncomfortable urination but not internal pain. But trich is an STD, often goes along with other STDs, especially gonorrhea, chlamydia, and sometimes pelvic inflammatory disease due to neither of them. All these could cause abdominal and/or back pain. Discuss with your doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in my stomach?

What could cause pain in my stomach?

Specifics please: In what position do you feel better/ worse? What is the quality of pain--sharp, stabbing, pressure, bloating, gassiness? Where in your abdomen (right, mid, left) do you experience discomfort? Duration pain lasts? Is pain deep or superficial? Have you seen blood with stool or change in bowels? Any chance of pregnancy (sexually active)? Any bladder/uti symptoms? Ur doc will need this info 2 help ...Read more

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What would cause right abdomen pain?

What would cause right abdomen pain?

Many things: Many things can cause right abdominal pain including constipation, gallstones, hepatitis, parasites, food allergies, ovarian cysts, appendicitis and tubal pregnancies. Some of these are not too serious, some are life-threatening, so if the pain is severe I advise you go to the emergency room for evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes my stomach to hurt 24/7?

Many things: There are many things which cause abdominal pains. We may be able to better answer you fi you can describe the discomfort. Is it sharp pains? Dull pains? Burning? All the time? Related to eating? Are there other symptoms? Nausea? Vomiting? Diarrhea? ...Read more

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Causes for lower back and abdomen pain?

Causes for lower back and abdomen pain?

Many, Many: Any organ (appendix, pancreas, ovaries, testes, intestines, etc) can all cause mid & low back and abdominal pain. Much pain is referred, though from spinal malalignments & tendon/ligament injuries. See a good osteopathic physician (D.O.) who can do a comprehensive history and physical exam and other testing, if needed to determine & treat cause. ...Read more