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Tender abdomen

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience General Surgery
Hurts: It means it hurts to touch.
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Dr. Andrew Glantz
37 years experience General Surgery
Abdominal tenderness: A tender abdomen means that ones belly is sore. It might hurt when you lightly or deeply touch it, when you're exercising or simply then something com ... Read More
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Tenderness: Abdominal tenderness is generally a sign of inflammation or other acute processes in one or more organs, located in the same area as the tenderness. T ... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
What MD elicits: When your physician presses on the abdomen, if patient complains pain at that spot then it is called tender, it is physical sign the doctor elicits, i ... Read More
Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience General Surgery
Hurts: When touched it hurts! www.Drlugo.Com.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
See Doctor ASAP: I feel like I am trying to solve a puzzle using only 2 of a 100 pieces, however...In medical terminology, a rigid abdomen refers to involuntary contra ... Read More
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Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience General Surgery
Er: Go to the emergency room asap! this is an emergency!www.Drlugo.Com.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
What MD elicits: When your physician presses on the abdomen, if patient complains pain at that spot then it is called tender, it is physical sign the doctor elicits, i ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
What MD elicits: When your physician presses on the abdomen, if patient complains pain at that spot then it is called tender, it is physical sign the doctor elicits, i ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Tender abdomen: Tender abdomen = abdominal tenderness = point tenderness of abdomen = pain when pressure is externally applied to an area of the abdomen.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Hendricks
37 years experience General Surgery
100,s of things: A little more detail might help us help you, where is the pain, when does it occur, is it associated with eating certain foods, ect. The details are i ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Metildi
44 years experience General Surgery
Go to the ER: A rigid and severely painful abdomen suggests a surgical condition exists and if not treated emergently can result in death.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Worry worry worry: Your worry should send you to your local doctor, a walk in clinic, or urgent care clinic for evaluation of the tenderness near your navel. A physical ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Go to ER: Call your doctor and go to er, immediately, early appendicitis starts with bloating and periumbilical pain.

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