Is there a medical diagnosis for having a pit in your stomach? April 12, 2020 by Karen Hill Not a diagnosis per se, but there is a name for the condition. It’s called an epigastric sensation. Related FactsWhy Does the Stomach Shrink When You Eat Less and When You Eat More Does Your Stomach Expand?What kind of Snake is a Pit Viper and do they Live in Pits?How Did Hippocrates Change Medical Diagnosis and Treatment and What Does the Word prognosis Mean In Greek?What Does Your Stomach Do?What Is Your Stomach Saying When It "Talks"?What Does "Having Your Back To the Wall" Mean and How Did the Expression "Going To the Wall" Originate? About Karen Hill Karen Hill is a freelance writer, editor, and columnist. Born in New York, her work has appeared in the Examiner, Yahoo News, Buzzfeed, among others.