A 25-year-old male asked:
Had upper abdomen stabbing pain...then i sneezed twice and it went away...any thoughts? it happens sometimes after i eat but never that bad.
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ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 24 years experience
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Anesthesiology 47 years experience
Abdominal pain: Probably a muscle spasm but if it is recurrent, associated with the same event each time (eating; sneezing) and only on the same side each time there is the possibility of a Spigellian hernia. This can be felt if you are slender as a lump just to one side of the Rectus sheath (your "six pack") that comes and goes, or by ultrasound.
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