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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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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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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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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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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

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