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Hi I have left side abdom pain. It feels like its being sucked in every few sec.-gnawing. Pain?

Hi I have left side abdom pain. It feels like its being sucked in every few sec.-gnawing. Pain?

Left sided abd. Pain: Causes of recurrent abdominal discomfort as described may be identified by first addressing 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? Other risk factors? ...Read more

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What can cause an unbarable gnawing feeling every 2-3 hrs and especially before meals considering that the gastroscopy was ok? What can I do? Thx

What can cause an unbarable gnawing feeling every 2-3 hrs and especially before meals considering that the gastroscopy was ok? What can I do? Thx

Hunger pains.: Most GI pathology will present itself after meals, with the exception of duodenal ulcers which can cause pains a few hours after eating. As long as the EGD was fine, these could be hunger pains. Make sure to include fiber in each meal (50 grams per day total divided amongst four or five meals in the day). This will keep you full longer and will prevent hunger pains. ...Read more

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Had my right kidney out 6 yrsvago. Now for the last 3 weeks I have gnawing pain there hurts more when I sit, relieved when I lay. Some pain when I sta?

Lumbar spine: The pain pattern you describe suggests a lumbar (lower spine) pain generator. Is there any sciatica or radiation of pain to the leg or foot? An osteopath can help you to figure out. ...Read more

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Sudden lower gnawing back pain that burns. What could this be?

Sudden lower gnawing back pain that burns. What could this be?

Sacroiliitis: If it's lower down by the butt and toward the center, than that's what it is. If it's higher up, it's your little spinal joints called facets. You need a good physical exam, but try to do some "cobra stances" in yoga with deep breathing to see if it makes a difference. ...Read more

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Need some advice. I have sharp stabbing, gnawing pain going from my neck all the way down my spine. What is it?

It sounds like musc-: Ular pain, as its not following any neurological (anatomical) pattern of involvement. A pulled muscle (like the erector spinae) or the paraspinalis muscles can be affected.
You need to provide some other details about any other symptoms that you might have.
See the pcp to be evaluated/investigated + maybe referred to an orthopod/spinal surgeon as necessary.
Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm putting on weight because when I get a little bit hungry it feels like a burning/ gnawing feeling so I need to eat otherwise I get bloated?

I'm putting on weight because when I get a little bit hungry it feels like a burning/ gnawing feeling so I need to eat otherwise I get bloated?

Sounds like: You need an :":upper GI tract" evaluation. Esophagus, stomach and possibly you gallbladder as well.! In the meantime take an antacid and see if his helps your abdominal discomfort. convey these results to your PCP (Primary Care Provider) who may decide to refer you to a gastroenterologist. Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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Intense gnawing pain in middle of ribs and back. So bad I break out in a cold sweat. Comes and goes. Will be fine for a couple weeks then happens.?

Intense gnawing pain in middle of ribs and back. So bad I break out in a cold sweat. Comes and goes. Will be fine for a couple weeks then happens.?

Colic: This sounds like LOIN pain or renal colic.
There are many causes, the most, Common of which are kidney infections and kidney stones.
Certainly there are many other possible etiologies however these seem the most likely to me, and should be evaluated with a proper history and physical exam, renal ultrasound and urine culture. ...Read more

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I had belotero in my tear troughs. I feel she hit infra orbital nerve. 3 months post. Sensations including some burning and gnawing will this return?

I had belotero in my tear troughs. I feel she hit infra orbital nerve. 3 months post. Sensations including some burning and gnawing will this return?

Unlikely: It's unlikely with a skin filler that one would hit the infraorbital nerve, it is significantly deep to the skin, and this particular filler is injected very superficially. Do you have any numbness? I would massage the area. Burning pain can be nerve pain, but usually that occurs long after an injury. ...Read more

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Deep gnawing pain in upper stomach?

Hiatal: Or esophageal hernia, or ulcer in those locations, heart issues, you need evaluation asap. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have gnawing pain lower left abdomen. Aggravates after alcohol. Goes away on abstaining for a few days.?

I have gnawing pain lower left abdomen. Aggravates after alcohol. Goes away on abstaining for a few days.?

A warning sign...: There are a number of potential causes--reduction in healthy bacterial flora of the colon, ulceration in the small bowel, or a low-lying stomach that is inflammed (worsened by alcohol exposure). In any case, you have established a cause-and-effect relationship of pain with alcohol intake. Time to abstain please and pursue evaluation through your doctor. ...Read more

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Had beletro in tear trough, juvederm in cheeks 6mos post inj. I've got burning gnawing sensations near infra orbital. No numbing. Any ideas?

Had beletro in tear trough, juvederm in cheeks 6mos post inj. I've got burning gnawing sensations near infra orbital. No numbing. Any ideas?

Nerve injury: It is unlikely but possible that you have nerve damage from the injection itself or the filler itself. The nerve typically regenerates slowly if it was damaged during injection, if vasculature was occluded from product the product can be dissolved. Depending on what type of juvederm you had placed, it should be close to dissolved by now. Best to see ur injector. Hyaluronidase is another option. ...Read more

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Have gastritis with bad gnawing hunger pains and am finding that esomeprazole 40mg 2x/day makes it worse, waking at 2:30 a.m. to eat. Different dose?

Have gastritis with bad gnawing hunger pains and am finding that esomeprazole 40mg 2x/day makes it worse, waking at 2:30 a.m. to eat. Different dose?

Need endoscopy asap!: You need to see a specialist as soon as possible and have endoscopy to see why you are in so much pain despite taking esomeprazole (Nexium) twice a day. You may have a penetrating ulcer or some other serious disorder. Please don't waste too much time looking for answers on the internet at this point, you need to be examined. Best wishes for a satisfactory resolution to your problem. ...Read more

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Hi, since Friday I've had bad pain under my rib cage it gets worse when eating and has spread ti my back as well. It feels like a gnawing hunger pain?

Rib pain /eating: May be gastritis which can be due just to excess acid or from a bacteria H pylori. Sometimes thyroid disease exacerbates GI problems as well. If it is on the right side consider gallbladder disease. Mya also be constipation. Try mylanta/ maalox/ milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide). Follow up with doctor/ urgent care ...Read more

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What are the causes of pains in right side of stomach, gnawing feeling, heavy discharge?

What are the causes of pains in right side of stomach, gnawing feeling, heavy discharge?

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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Diagnosed with gastritis. Why do I get gnawing feeling and stomach start to make noise??

Diagnosed with gastritis. Why do I get gnawing feeling and stomach start to make noise??

GERD: Your symptoms are likely related to Gastroesophageal Reflux disease. You should have been started on PPI or some type of antacid therapy by the physician who performed your EGD. ...Read more

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I tend to have gastritis attacks or gnawing feeling about 1-2 wewks before my period. Why is this so?

I tend to have gastritis attacks or gnawing feeling about 1-2 wewks before my period. Why is this so?

Gastritis: It can be because of hormones. Try to do daily exercise and eat a healthy well balanced meals to regulate your hormones. You can try OTC medications such as Zantac (ranitidine) or Omperazole ...Read more

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Hip pain on left. Wakes me up in my sleep. Gnawing pain, deep inside. Not all the time, comes and goes. What can it be?

Hip pain on left. Wakes me up in my sleep. Gnawing pain, deep inside. Not all the time, comes and goes. What can it be?

Several common items: The common items that hurt on the side of the hip where you can feel the bone under the skin can be trochanteric bursitis, tendinitis, sometimes sciatica, bruises, illiotibial band syndrome. If its in the groin, then arthritis is the common condition along with several tendinitis possibilities. Since there are probably hundreds of potential problems that could also be here, see your doc first. ...Read more

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I get gnawing hunger pains and I know I'm not hungry. They keep me awake at night and miserable. What coukd be causing this?

I get gnawing hunger pains and I know I'm not hungry. They keep me awake at night and miserable. What coukd be causing this?

Stomach or not?: Lots of possibilities here, which can be addressed by a physical exam & appropriate testing. "Hunger pains" may mean cramping, nausea, gnawing, etc. You didn't localize your distress, nor provide enough specifics for a better targeted answer. Nevertheless, I would at least be concerned about an ulcer. ...Read more

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Had juvederm 1 syringe in apple of cheeks 3 months ago. Left side near infra orbital area is some burning, gnawing little edema. Will this resolve??

Prob not related: It's hard to imagine how this is related to Juvederm 3 months later. Perhaps a small nerve was affected. If that's the case, it may resolve over 6-12 months. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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I get severe back pain when I'm hungry and it seems to ease when I eat. The hunger is like a gnawing type of hunger. Wondering if it could be anything?

Need to check her honeed to check: You need to be checked by your physician an ulcer could be causing this pain but other medical problems could as well ...Read more

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I have a gnawing epigastric pain when im stress please help?

I have a gnawing epigastric pain when im stress please help?

Epigastric pain: You need to see a physician to rule out ulcers of stomach or duodenum. ...Read more