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Abdominal discomfort when lying down

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  • Posted By: 28Mary38
  • November 10, 2007
  • 02:36 AM

I'm a 69 year old woman and for the past 3-4 years have had abdominal discomfort but only when I lie down. I have a tight/pressure feeling across my midriff and also some feeling of pressure on my right hand side. For some reason this discomfort (I can't say it is pain) only occurs when I am in a certain position - either on my back in bed, or when I stretch out with my feet up whilst watching TV.
I have had an abdominal scan and gastroscopy both of which were clear. My doctor is at a bit of a loss to know what this is.

Does anyone have any ideas please?

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