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Dull crippling lower abdomen and right side discomfort after lifting heavy objects goes away after sitting down but last for weeks ribs discomfort?

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Dr. James Beck
Dentistry 12 years experience
Go to MD: It sounds like you've stretched or torn some muscles from lifting heavy objects. Please go to the doctor as soon as possible to determine what the problem is. It is not normal to have that kind of pain for weeks.
Dr. Scott Lippe
A Verified Doctoranswered
30 years experience
Abd pain: If you get pain with lifting which goes away after rest so localized to your abdomen then it really sounds like a hernia you need an exam the rib discomfort is difficult to add to this issue and may or may not be related to the doctor you should go!
Dr. Gregg Friedman
A Verified Doctor commented
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Gregg L. Friedman MD, Psychiatrist, agrees
Jan 21, 2013
Last updated Sep 28, 2016


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