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What does it mean when you have a burning sensation in your stomach?

What does it mean when you have a burning sensation in your stomach?

Heartburn vs ulcer: Think of burning stomach pain along a scale w/ulcers at one end and heartburn or simple gastritis at the other. These symptoms can be caused by gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd) or loosening of lower esophageal sphincter, allowing stomach acid into esophagus. Medications can lower acid level. Losing weight can decrease abdominal pressure. Remaining upright or elevated head of bed can help. ...Read more

Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
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Burning Sensation (Definition)

A burning sensation can be descriptive of nerve pain, some variations of migraine, and even central brain problems after a stroke. Have heard this said associated with phantom limb syndrome, reflex sympatheric dystrophy, and trigeminal neuralgia. Other patients might say ...Read more


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What can a burning sensation in your upper abdomen mean?

What can a burning sensation in your upper abdomen mean?

Possible PUD?: There are a lot of possibilities, but your description of burning stomach pain raises the probability of gastritis ; ulcers. Stop any non-prescribed nsaid's (aspiriin, advil, aleve, (naproxen) motrin, etc.) ; start an otc acid reducer (like Prilosec otc, Prevacid 24hr). Seek emergency care if lightheaded, worsening symptoms, vomiting coffee ground material or passing black stool or blood. Your doc can help. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation near left side of abdomen when I lay down and stress too, what does it mean?

I have a burning sensation near left side of abdomen when I lay down and stress too, what does it mean?

Gastric Reflex: You may have GERD or the Gastric Esophageal Reflex disease. It requires proper diagnosis (stool or blood test) before your doctor gives you treatment, consisting of a combo therapy. ...Read more

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What causes a burning sensation in stomach?

What causes a burning sensation in stomach?

Inflammation: Assuming we are talking about your stomach and not your abdomen. Gastritis, stomach ulcers, hunger pangs, reflux. I would first try a liquid antacid 2 tablespoons (30ml); either maalox or mylanta. If this does not relieve the symptoms within 30 minutes or if the burning is recurrent then see your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Hiw can I releive right abdominal burning sensation?

Hiw can I releive right abdominal burning sensation?

Checkup: Never ignore abdominal pain- you must be examined and if needed an ultrasound and CT scan should be performed. ...Read more

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Why Am I Feeling A Hot Burning Sensation In My Stomach?

Why Am I Feeling A Hot Burning Sensation In My Stomach?

Acid reflux?: Many things can cause a burning sensation in the stomach. Acid reflux would be one of the most common. When you have the burning, try using an antacid such as Tums (calcium carbonate). If you need it more than three times per week, talk to your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of an abdominal burning sensation?

What could be the cause of an abdominal burning sensation?

Many possibilities: Several problems could cause abdominal burning sensation but the most common would be stomach irritation (gastritis) or even stomach ulcers. Less likely would be gallbladder problems or other intestinal problems. To figure out the actual cause you may need upper endoscopy (egd) which is very effective at diagnosing ulcers and gastritis and is a quick 5 minute procedure done with light IV sedation. ...Read more

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I have abdominal pains with a burning sensation what can I do?

I have abdominal pains with a burning sensation what can I do?

Doctor can evaluate: There are many causes of abdominal pains, so a doctor will have to get the whole story and do an exam. How tummy pains are related to headaches will be part of the evaluation. Gastritis, heartburn, reflux, or other acidity problem causes pain. Liver, gallbladder, gallstone, and appendix problems can cause pain. Constipation, diarrhea, pancreatitis, and kidney diseases can cause pain. List is long. ...Read more

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There is severe burning sensation in my stomach is it acidity?

There is severe burning sensation in my stomach is it acidity?

Good possibility: Try zantac (ranitidine) 300 mgm one tab, and if the symptoms have improved it may be acidity. Consult md to treat ur condition. ...Read more

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Weird bubbling (not burning) sensation in upper left chest/abdomen?

More info: Is it occurring w/ breathing or anytime. Any reflux symptoms? Any breathing issues? Fever? Possibly gastroesophageal reflux, gas, or even lung disease. If any pain associated or breathing issues, I would be seen by your family physician. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation and pains in my stomach, what could it be?

I have a burning sensation and pains in my stomach, what could it be?

It could be: Many things. Most commonly, gastritis or reflux esophagitis. An evaluation by a GI doctor can help you figure this out. ...Read more

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I'm having burning sensation in my stomach and and also fullness in stomach?

I'm having burning sensation in my stomach and and also fullness in stomach?

Call your doctor: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them. ...Read more

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I had a tingling, burning sensation in my lower right abdomen what could that be?

I had a tingling, burning sensation in my lower right abdomen what could that be?

Many things: The sensation suggests a neurologic phenomen that may be related to some abdominal organ. It is sensible to have a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What seems to be the problem if you have a feeling of burning sensation on the left upper abdomen?

What seems to be the problem if you have a feeling of burning sensation on the left upper abdomen?

See a doctor: The symptom you describe could fit into multiple different diagnoses. You need to provide a full detailed history and undergo an exam by a concerned pcp who may then want to refer you to a GI doctor. Hope you feel better quickly. ...Read more

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In may I was diagnosed with chlaymdia, I have been treated and cleared. I still have a burning sensation in my lower left abdomen. Why is that?

Not normal: Please contact the doc who treated you, you may have the infection in the pelvic organs or you may have something else you need an exam, blood work cultures and an ultrasound. ...Read more

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I get a really painful burning sensation in my upper stomach constantly every day about 2-5 times a day even when I haven't eaten yet I am only 21, y?

I get a really painful burning sensation in my upper stomach constantly every day about 2-5 times a day even when I haven't eaten yet I am only 21, y?

Stomach pain: You could be suffering from any of the following.1. Peptic ulcer disease. 2. Pancreatitis and reflex esophagitis. You must go and see a doctor who can examined you and get to the bottom of this problem. ...Read more

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I'm getting some intermittent burning sensation in my upper right abdominal area. This occurs randomly and usually last a few seconds, up to a minute?

I'm getting some intermittent burning sensation in my upper right abdominal area. This occurs randomly and usually last a few seconds, up to a minute?

These symptoms: Could be coming from any of a dozen possible diagnoses. You need to see a health care provider for examination and testing in order to narrow it down. Good luck. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in my lower right abdominal, what could this be?

Burning sensation in my lower right abdominal, what could this be?

Abdomen pain ddx: It could be related to your ovary; constipation; appendix; colon; or something less worrisome like a pulled muscle. You'd be a little young for diverticular problem and you'd be pretty sick if it were bowel obstruction. I'd be more worried if you were having fevers or vomiting. ...Read more

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I have the almost constant burning sensation in my abdominal area. It never hurts when I'm eating only when I'm not. What's wrong!?

I have the almost constant burning sensation in my abdominal area. It never hurts when I'm eating only when I'm not. What's wrong!?

Possibilities: Although there are many problems that could be causing your symptoms, it is fairly common pattern that people with ulcer disease will have their most relief when they are eating, as the food tends to buffer or protect the ulcerated area. No one can truly know what is causing your symptoms without investigation. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in my stomach!?

Burning stomach: This is usually due to excess acid build up. Most likely to occur when your stomach is empty (because food buffers acid). In the case of acid reflux, the discomfort may be the worst around 1/2 - 1 hour after a meal or while lying down. Peptic ulcer is another cause, usually with gnawing central abdominal pain when the stomach is empty, particularly at night, and it feels better after eating. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in lower abdominal/pelvic area?

Burning sensation in lower abdominal/pelvic area?

Could be sign of: Infection or pregnancy, or skin condition. Most common thing is urinary tract infection in a young female, but pregnancy is a close second. You may have vaginal infection or inflammation of the female genital system or bladder as well. Please see a healthcare provider for proper examination and diagnosis. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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I have a weird burning sensation on left lower abdomen?

I have a weird burning sensation on left lower abdomen?

LLQ discomfort: Causes of recurrent llq abdominal discomfort may be identified by first addressing accompanying signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Age? Gender? Risk factors? ...Read more

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What is the cause & cure for burning sensation in the stomach?

What is the cause & cure for burning sensation in the stomach?

Acid: Usually due yo excess acid, but also can be a sign of an ulcer or erosion of your esophagus from reflux acid. ...Read more

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Can drinking two liters of cause a burning sensation in the stomach?

Can drinking two liters of cause a burning sensation in the stomach?

Sure. Depends☀☔: What are you drinking. Even with water, that much, if not already dehydrated, can cause one to feel uncomfortable. More info is needed, though. ...Read more

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Why do I have a Burning sensation in my stomach after taking iron pill?

Empty stomach: Your iron pill likely contains substances that are irritating the lining of your stomach. Taking irritating medications and supplements with food may help diminish the symptoms. If you are still having discomfort, ask you doctor about trying a different iron formulation. On a side note, Vitamin C helps your body absorb the iron more effectively. ...Read more

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After I eat I sometimes feel a burning sensation in my stomach what is it?

Ulcer?: It might be simple inflammation. Worse case scenario an ulcer. Find foods that are less irritating. If pain is sharp, see a doctor and get some stomach medication! ...Read more

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Help! I have burning sensation in back around your stomach disc herniation?

Help! I have burning sensation in back around your stomach disc herniation?

Disc herniation: A herniated disc in the low back typically has a sharp stabbing like pain not a burning sensation, while possible I would think it highly unlikely. ...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