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Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


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Is the rectum prolapsed in the abdomen or pelvis?

Is the rectum prolapsed in the abdomen or pelvis?

Prolapse: The rectum can prolapse via the posterior vagina. This condition is called a rectocele. The rectum can also prolapse via the anus. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel knots in lower stomach near the pelvis? What are they?

Is it normal to feel knots in lower stomach near the pelvis? What are they?

Please clarify: Do you feel these "knots" as lumps under the skin or do you experience the deeper sensation of "knotting" inside your gut? The answer changes appropriate to which of these describe your problem. ...Read more

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What causes sharp pains in the lower abdomen that makes your pelvis area hurt when you sit down?

Needs evaluation: Could be a whole host of things. If continues needs to be evaluation by family practitioner or Pediatrician. ...Read more

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Pains on lower right side of stomach and pelvis. I woke up this morning and got sharp pains on lower right side of stomach and upper pelvis. Help?

Pains on lower right side of stomach and pelvis. I woke up this morning and got sharp pains on lower right side of stomach and upper pelvis. Help?

Depends: Is the pain persisting and not resolving? Associated with nausea or vomiting or fever? Can range from anything from gas to constipation to ovarian condition or appendicitis. See a doctor if the pains do not resolve or get worse. ...Read more

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NM Pet Report: Abdomen/Pelvis: Persistence of hypermetabolic activity with in rectum, SUV 4.5, compared to prior SUV 5.6. What could its meaning?

NM Pet Report: Abdomen/Pelvis: Persistence of hypermetabolic activity with in rectum, SUV 4.5, compared to prior SUV 5.6. What could its meaning?

Several reasons: Standard uptake value (SUV) GREATER than 2.5 is increased but this is to be correlated with GI evaluations, including presence of polyps, inflammatory dis, diverticulitis or even malignancy. The PCD may need to check if you need Biopsies, if not already done, in the areas where increased sugar uptake seen by PET scan is noted, and one explanation could be resolving inflammation given the decrease. ...Read more

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Hi, experiencing a sharp pain on the left side of my pelvis/abdomen last 2 days?

Hi, experiencing a sharp pain on the left side of my pelvis/abdomen last 2 days?

Left Flank Pain: Any difficulty in urinating, pv discharge, diarrhea, constipation, pr bleeding, pain at last period. When was your last normal period.
Suggest see GP to run some tests, determine diagnosis and treat appropriately.
Possibilities include
- PID
- pyelonephritis
- renal calculus
- inflammatory bowel disease
- faecal loading
- ectopic
- muscular pain ...Read more

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I am having extremly bad pain in my lowerleft abdomen almost I the pelvis area?

I am having extremly bad pain in my lowerleft abdomen almost I the pelvis area?

Anything: The possibility for something serious is here, especially for women. So, you should have this checked out right away. ...Read more

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I feel weight inside on the left side in my abdominal pelvis area, what could it be?

Lots possible: There are a lot of possibilities. It could be anything from muscle pain to ovarian cysts to various uterine tumors, bowel issues, etc. A full history, exam and perhaps imaging would be needed to determine cause. ...Read more

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I have a somewhat sharp pain in the lower right of my abdomen just inside my pelvis?

Lots: Could be appendicitis, ovarian torsion (if you're a woman!), crohn's disease, diverticulitis, kidney stones, gas pains or more. Need to see a doc for a proper exam to narrow down the causes. ...Read more

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I'm having waves of pain in the sides of my abdomen just infront and above each side of my pelvis, it's a very dull with bursts of sharp pain. Thanks.

Cramps: You are describing Crampy abdominal pain. Could be related to Ovulation, menstruation most commonly. If you have GI symptoms like Diarrhea then avoid solid food. Eat BRAT diet and lots of Liquid.
With Diabetes you also want to make sure you do not have UTI. ...Read more

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Where are lymph nodes in abdomen and pelvis?

Where are lymph nodes in abdomen and pelvis?

Many places: In general, they are near blood vessels - such as the aorta. In colon cancer, for example, the nodes are right next to the colon, but extend around the blood vessels of the colon. ...Read more

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Can you tell me more about abdomen, groin, pelvis ultrasound?

Can you tell me more about abdomen, groin, pelvis ultrasound?

Imaging: Diagnostic ultrasound uses high frequency sound waves to look inside your body in the areas you describe to see if the structures are normal or have abnormal characteristics that may suggest injury or disease. Each exam looks at different areas and for different diseases patterns. ...Read more

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Why does it hurt when I apply pressure my lower abdomen (pelvis area)?

Why does it hurt when I apply pressure my lower abdomen (pelvis area)?

Not sure: Lots of factors to consider. Location, provoking factors, age, any bowel habit changes, etc. Best to see your doc and get a full abdominal and pelvic exam. ...Read more

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Abdomen pain going into pelvis and down the front of my leg's what should I do?

Abdomen pain going into pelvis and down the front of my leg's what should I do?

See your doctor: Will need spinal x-ray or MRI because of previous back pain ; leg numbness ; weakness. Could be a slipped spinal vertebral disc or pinched nerve. ...Read more

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I am having sharp pains in my lower abdomen and pelvis area what does that mean?

I am having sharp pains in my lower abdomen and pelvis area what does that mean?

You need to see doc: There are many possible causes of sharp pains in the pelvis. Some are not serious but some are. The best approach to pain that or interferes with your normal routine is to see your doctor for proper evaluation. ...Read more

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What would cause pain in the lower stomach and pelvis area? Its like a sharp constant pain..

What would cause pain in the lower stomach and pelvis area? Its like a sharp constant pain..

Many causes: I think what you are trying to say is lower abdomen instead of lower stomach. The two main systems that may be at play here are your gastrointestinal and genitourinary system. You also have to consider other associated symptoms such as relation to bowel or bladder function. Other factors could be arthritic condition of the pelvic bone. Have yourself thoroughly examined by your physician. ...Read more

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Are swollen lymphnodes in abdomen and pelvis cause for concern if they remain swollen for weeks?

Are swollen lymphnodes in abdomen and pelvis cause for concern if they remain swollen for weeks?

Yes: Yes if persistent. Especially if they are associated with symptoms such as fever, night sweat, weight loss, etc and no other causes to explain. In the younger age group, germ cell tumors can also be a possibility. Of course, they are many benign reasons. My point is that persistent swollen lymph node is a concern and should be evaluated by doctor. ...Read more

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I had an mre of abdomen and pelvis. Report said small amount of free fluid in pelvis. What does this mean? Should I be worried?

I had an mre of abdomen and pelvis. Report said small amount of free fluid in pelvis. What does this mean? Should I be worried?

Physiologic: It is common to find a physiologic amount of free fluid in the pelvis (especially in women). Nothing to be concerned about. ...Read more

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What will barium cat scan show of pelvis/ abdomen?

What will barium cat scan show of pelvis/ abdomen?

Solid/hollow organs: Barium outlines GI tract; IV contrast helps outline solid organs. Expect to get views of stomach, duodenum, small bowel, colon, rectum; liver, spleen, , gall bladder/bile ducts, pancreas, adrenals, kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate or uterus, tubes, ovaries, vagina, lymph nodes, arteries, veins, assorted muscles. Generally get a view of diaphragm, lower lungs, pleura, spine, pelvis. More stuff. ...Read more

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What will barium cat scan show of pelvis/ abdomen?

What will barium cat scan show of pelvis/ abdomen?

The pelvis & abdomen: All structures from diaphragm to groin will be visualized by a contrast ct scan. Consuming oral contrast distinguishes gut from surrounding structures; IV contrast better delineates solid organs. Even blood flow, neurologic impingement, hernias, etc. Are made apparent by ct, typically to a resolution of about 5mm. ...Read more

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I am having severe pain in my lower abdomen and pelvis???

Exam needed: More information about your symptoms is needed but if you're experiencing severe abdominal pain, and especially with tenderness, you could have an acute abdominal problem like appendicitis, diverticulitis, pelvic inflammatory disease, incarcerated hernia, adhesive bands, etc. Get examined as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What causes small round balls under the skin all over the stomach and down to the pelvis?

What causes small round balls under the skin all over the stomach and down to the pelvis?

Cysts: Multiple cysts just under the skin. The condition is called steatocystome multiplex. Creams are marginally effective. The cysts can opened and drained or each one can be cut out but that would lea e multiple small scars. This is cosmetic in nature and the cysts become rarely infected. ...Read more

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Hi for the past 2 days I've been getting pain in the lower left side of my abdomen and pelvis that radiates into the top of my left leg.

Hi for the past 2 days I've been getting pain in the lower left side of my abdomen and pelvis that radiates into the top of my left leg.

Complicated: It would be easier if I knew your age. That type of pain could be radiating around and down from a compressed nerve in your spine. Less likely would be a hernia or even a stone. Its time for a good history and physical by your doctor who will find the problem. ...Read more