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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

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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, 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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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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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 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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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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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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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. If you need it more than three times per week, talk to your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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