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What could cause the feeling of food being stuck in upper abdomen?

What could cause the feeling of food being stuck in upper abdomen?

Dysphagia: Fullness, chest discomfort, "somethinng stuck in the chest" are a few of the symptoms. ...Read more

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While eating food I am feeling heaviness in upper abdomen as I continue to eat, After sometime it is fine.

While eating food I am feeling heaviness in upper abdomen as I continue to eat, After sometime it is fine.

GERD: You may be describing gastroesophageal reflux aka GERD aka acid reflux. See if calcium supplements like Tums (calcium carbonate) & Rolaids are enough to control acid. Failing that, ask your pharmacist for over-the-counter H2 blockers, then proton pump inhibitors. If your heaviness is only after you eat fatty foods, you may have gallbladder stones. Abdominal ultrasound can check for stones & other conditions. ...Read more

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I am feeling pain in upper abdomen. After eating food I am feeling uneasy in chest. Why?

I am feeling pain in upper abdomen. After eating food I am feeling uneasy in chest. Why?

Hiatal Hernia?: A number of different conditions can cause these symptoms. One of them is a hiatal hernia +/- reflux esophagitis. FOR A PRECISE DIAGNOSIS YOU SHOULD SEE A PHYSICIAN. For more information on hiatal hernia see http://bit. Ly/1CZ7ZSW For information on abdominal pain see http://bit. Ly/1S4Uupd and http://bit. Ly/1Yh19QU ...Read more

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While eating food I am feeling upper abdomen pain. Why?

While eating food I am feeling upper abdomen pain. Why?

Please see answer: There can be a number of reasons for upper abdominal pain. For specific advice you would need an online consultation with a Health Tap doctor > http://bit. Ly/1OiIRcI For general information on the causes for abdominal pain see> http://bit. Ly/10RdXop http://bit. Ly/ZquHBK ...Read more

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While eating food I feeling pain in upper abdomen below chest. No other problems. Why?

While eating food I feeling pain in upper abdomen below chest. No other problems. Why?

Consider these...: If you're indicating your epigastrium (just below the ribs in the midline), then you may have peptic disease (e.g. ulcer, gerd, reflux) or contractions or delayed emptying of the gut in that location (stomach, mid-colon). Less likely (& appropriate to symptom duration, intensity, timing, risks) your gallbladder or pancreas may be sick. Best to get checked. ...Read more

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What causes a burning and cooling feeling on the left upper abdomen?

What causes a burning and cooling feeling on the left upper abdomen?

Depends: Left upper abdomin incases the spleen, clears old blood cells and has a role in infection prevention, but it could be as easy as cool fluids drank just prior since the stomach is partly there too, if no other symptoms like bloating or pain or change in stool pattern not much concern yet. ...Read more

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When I eat, what could be the cause of my stomach feeling like it is on fire? It happens with all food, not just acidic foods.

When I eat, what could be the cause of my stomach feeling like it is on fire? It happens with all food, not just acidic foods.

Gastritis: That is usually gastritis (inflammation of the stomach)
you should try to take medication like omeprazole 20 mg twice a day for one month with mild food during this period if you don't fell better then you need more investigation it can be sever inflammation or even infection with H pylori and you need treatment
watch for dark stool to make sure there is no bleeding
hope you feels better ...Read more

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What's the cause of a burning feeling in my upper abdomen?

Heartburn: It could be heartburn. A quick and easy way to find out is to try tums (calcium carbonate). If the pain goes away, you've nailed it. If not, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Lansoprazole makes my left upper abdomen feels less painful. Pain caused by a herbal 3 months ago. But still feeling chills almost like fever. Wht wrong?

Lansoprazole makes my left upper abdomen feels less painful. Pain caused by a herbal 3 months ago. But still feeling chills almost like fever. Wht wrong?

Multifactorial: PPIs e.g. Lansoprazole make the stomach feel better by preventive the mechanism of acid production; however, there are a variety of reasons for the symptoms. Usually, when associated with fever/chill-like feeling, it could be an infection. Therefore, it is best to get this thoroughly checked. ...Read more

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What can cause mild intermittent pain on lower left abdomen, upper left abdomen right below ribs, left lower back and itching feeling all over?

What can cause mild intermittent pain on lower left abdomen, upper left abdomen right below ribs, left lower back and itching feeling all over?

Nonspecific: That constellation of symptoms does not specific anything in particular, so it is best to see a primary care provider for a more complete evaluation, especially if the symptoms are severe or getting worse. Hope his helps! ...Read more

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Woke to a 30 sec. Burning squeezing pain between breasts. Now same feeling in upper abdomen and ribs below bra line. PCP says heart ok. What causes this?

Woke to a 30 sec. Burning squeezing pain between breasts. Now same feeling in upper abdomen and ribs below bra line. PCP says heart ok. What causes this?

Atypical chest pain: A heart attack is rare in a pre-menopause without underlying heart condition, extreme obesity, familial elevated cholesterol or triglycerides, spasm, Marfan's, use of cocaine, amphetamines.

Causes of atypical chest pain are reflux, H pylori, elevated thyroid level, mitral valve prolapse, esophageal spasm, anxiety, food intolerances, gallbladder. Talk with a doctor, consider antacid/omeprazole ...Read more

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Was taking nexium for 5 weeks for silent gerd. Since stopping, I've had very bad stomach pain immediately after eating citric foods like cooked tomatoes. Feels like s burning type feeling right away then stops. Never had this before nexium. Cause?

Was taking nexium for 5 weeks for silent gerd. Since stopping, I've had very bad stomach pain immediately after eating citric foods like cooked tomatoes. Feels like s burning type feeling right away then stops. Never had this before nexium. Cause?

Acidity: It is likely that you experienced acid rebound after discontinuing the nexium which had shut off your stomachs acid production. You could temporarily try taking zantac or pepcid which shuts off acid more quickly than nexium and then taper off the medication. Avoid caffeine, spicy and greasy foods as well. ...Read more

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What causes pain in stomach after eating acidic food (mostly), burping, flatulence, and feeling very gassy, loose stool. Happening for a few days now.?

What causes pain in stomach after eating acidic food (mostly), burping, flatulence, and feeling very gassy, loose stool. Happening for a few days now.?

GI symptoms: Indicates a need to see your doctor. You MAY have a diet too high in acid. The symptoms are likely from your body trying to digest the food. If your doc does not find anything wrong medically consider taking a probiotic. Doctor Ohira is a good brand. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Hi, food or drink makes my abdomen swell with a very uncomf. Feeling of it staying in my stomach and not going further. Stretching, expanding feeling.

Hi, food or drink makes my abdomen swell with a very uncomf. Feeling of it staying in my stomach and not going further. Stretching, expanding feeling.

Dgstive issue: You may have delayed gastric emptying. See your doctor and be evaluated. Also see an acupuncturist. I have had good results with acupuncture and chinese medicine with so many problems and it can be very beneficial in conjunction with traditional therapies. ...Read more

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What would cause a a twitching/fluttering feeling between sternum and stomach area right in the center of the abdomen?

What would cause a a twitching/fluttering feeling between sternum and stomach area right in the center of the abdomen?

Only 100 items or so: "How does my bosom twitch? Let me Count the Ways! " And then, quick, camera cuts to the Tootsie Roll Owl- "1, 2, THRRRREEEE! "....Well, in your case twitching/fluttering in the chest could be something as simple as twitching of the muscles. Nothing more to say about that...comes, goes, NEXT! Or it could be due to stress/anxiety, or something more sinister such as a heart rhythm issue. See your doc. ...Read more

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Can switching from eating lots of junk food to eating healthy foods can that cause stomach pains like bellybutton pain abdomen pain?

Can switching from eating lots of junk food to eating healthy foods can that cause stomach pains like bellybutton pain abdomen pain?

Potentially: Any sudden change in diet can cause your bowels to be upset; be careful that you are not eating too much lactose and too many fodmaps (google it); also try taking a probiotic daily (like align);. ...Read more

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I have been getting cramps around my stomach and lower abdomen, I get bloated a lot and wake up feeling a little sick. What can be the cause?

I have been getting cramps around my stomach and lower abdomen, I get bloated a lot and wake up feeling a little sick. What can be the cause?

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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Food, other smells make me very nauseated sick to stomach. No appetite. Day/night flashes soak body causes, headaches 2. Lower abdomen and RLS pain?

Food, other smells make me very nauseated sick to stomach. No appetite. Day/night flashes soak body causes, headaches 2. Lower abdomen and RLS pain?

Please be seen: You are having total body involvement...Could be the flu or some virus like that...But soaking yourseljf, headaches, and pain...You need to be seen. Please make appt. ...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