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A 37-year-old female asked:

My 12 ear old son was doing exercise and now his lower abdomen is very sore, twisting pain, it looks slightly swollen and he is in pain what should i do ? help please

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Postexercise pain: If he is having very severe and persistent abdominal pain he should be examined in the hospital emergency room where prompt care is available. A simple strain of abdominal muscles wouldn't cause abdominal distension. Testicular pain would be quite serious. An inguinal hernia would result in a groin lump. If he's not nauseated you could administer some acetaminophen in the meantime.
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