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Painful To Lay On My Stomach
Hard lump on the left side of my stomach below my belly button and i can only feel it when i lay down or stand up. When i press on it, it hurts.?
When i lay on my stomach and hold my upper body up by elbows my stomach feels uncomfortable. Why is that?
My sternum between my breasts hurts to the touch and hurts when i lay on my side also when i flex the area. It's been on going for awhile. Any ideas?
Treatment: Local heat to reduce spasm. Topical sports cream or capsaicin cream will help relieve pain. Advil or Aleve or tylenol (acetaminophen) as per label on bottle. If not better in 2 weeks, see doctor for prescription anti inflammatory meds or referral to physical therapy. Last resort: local injection into costochondral joints (where ribs attach to sternum). ...Read more
Whenever I lay on my back my left hip pops its sore to lay on and to roll onto my side and walk it also hurts to turn my hip or move my leg?
Fascia lata symptoms: At your age, It would be unusual for this to actually be hip arthritis, unless you have a medical problem that was treated with high-dose corticosteroids which could trigger avascular necrosis of the femoral head, leading to premature arthritis. More common is a problem related to the fascia lata, a broad ligament organizing the lateral muscles of the thigh. Your doctor's exam can clarify this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im having a sharp pain on my uper back on my right side under my ribs close to my spine! it hurts to lay down and lay on my sides hard to walk?
See your doctor: You should let your doctor know you are having pain. He/she can examine you and possibly run tests to find out the cause. ...Read more
Why does my stomach hurt when I lie down on my back or when Im on my side The only way I sleep is with something pressed against my stomach on my side?
Vague: Could be a variety of causes- ulcer, pull muscles, etc. Don't hesitate...get into a Dr. to have this checked out. ...Read more
A knot is under my left ribs and in my middle upper abdomen. I can feel them when i lay on my stomach. Vague pressure on bladder sometimes. Ideas?
See below: Get this examined. This is hard to diagnose on line. ...Read more
It hurts to push in on my stomach by belly button and can feel hard pulsating when pressing on stomach?
Stomach issues: What you are feeling is likely your abdominal aorta - which will pulse with your heartbeat - It is the largest blood vessel in the body and carries blood to the gut and lower extremities. The "hurt" you feel is likely the abdominal muscles being stretched when you press in. Its likely harmless but if it continues to bother you - stop doing it and see if it goes away. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi, I've noticed that my stomach is hard its sometimes painful when I squeeze its also painful to lay on my stomach also?
Usual inflammation: For the most part gastric Ca unusual in20 y.o. More commonly one finds ulcer and depending on extent of inflammatory changes and site many of the complaints due to Helicobacter p. can make the stomach feel hard or painful when squeezing. Upper GI or gastroscopy needed to clearly define and treat. ...Read more
When i lay on my side my back feels tight and it's like it moves to my stomach what does it mean?
Too vague: Your description of symptoms is not specific enough to enable even a guess. If this continues and you are overly concerned, see your pcp. ...Read more
See details: It is impossible to say without being able to examine you and order appropriate studies. Have it evaluated. ...Read more
When i lay down i get an on and off sharp pain in my lower right hand side of my stomach, when i get it, it really hurts! something chronic!
My stomach hurts on and off its in my lower stomach area and my colon hurts sometimes bad to I don't know what to do?
Stomach/ colon: May be constipation( try milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) 1 tablespoon 2 x a day x 3 days ) , food intolerances , inflammatory bowel, rare masses /tumor( you did not give age), diverticulitis Also bladder issues /like infections, urethritis/prostatitis can cause lower abdominal pain. F/u/ w/ doc urgent care this week. ...Read more
Stomach pain on my right side right under/below ribcage after eating mainly at night. Hurts worse when I press on it, i can feel whatever is painful?
When i lay down i can lay on my back, right side and stomach.When i lay on my left side my guts start rumbling.Im not worried but what causes this?
Rumbling Guts: When you lay on your left side, because of the anatomy of your gastrointestinal system, this position favors emptying of the stomach and enhances the gut's normal muscularity which is needed for movement of intestinal contents (peristalsis). This peristaltic action is what causes the "rumbling" sensation. Nothing to worry about. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Lower right abdominal pain can be from many things. For pain there, appendicitis is always a concern (pain can worsens over time, with fever coming on). If one is constipated for several days, stool can back up all the way to the right side, and cause pain. Having gas may or may not be related to the discomfort (lactose intolerance will cause gas). A hernia or ovarian problem can cause pain. ...Read more
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