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Abdominal Pain Made Worse By Breathing
Upper left quadrant abdominal pain. Sharp. Intermittent and accompanied by fluttering sensation. Not caused by inhaling, lying down, or eating. Advise.
SIJ ? : 23y fem. w. unilateral "hip pain worse move/pressure" absent mechanical injury likely has sacroiliac joint, SIJ, disorder or soft tissue injury low back. Pain w. pressure suggests disordered pelvic girdle & SIJ. If chronic, etiologic origin might be Joint Hypermobility Syndrome, JHS. Childbirth potentiates SIJ disorder in women w. JHS. Osteopaths skilled at solving this differential diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Constant ache in right hand side abdomen half way up ribs, combined with throat spasm, and burping. Made worse by lying or leaning. passing gas also!
Exam needed: These symptoms and their location suggest liver or gall bladder origin. Appendicitis symptoms are usually in the right lower abdomen. I recommend that you be examined by your physician and appropriate testing will be done. Referral may be made to an abdominal surgeon or gastroenterologist depending upon the findings. ...Read more
Hard to say: Cough or sneezing followed by abdominal pain could be consistent with pulled or strained abdominal wall muscle, hernia in the abdominal wall or even radiates from a pinched spine nerve. Diarrhea would be unusual in these, but you may have some component to of irritable bowel syndrome. If it worsens, you get pain that does not quickly resolves after sneeze/cough or spontaneous pain, go see UR doc ...Read more
Female mod to severe RUQ pain that at times is made worse by leaning forward and only relieved by lying down and turning, normal hida/sono/colonoscopy?
Severe back pain made worse by deep breath, movement, and daily activity. Not made better with rest, ice, heat, or tylenol (acetaminophen).
Upper left abdominal discomfort and tightness thats relieved somehow by burping and diff bowel patterns. what is this?
See below: Without knowing your medical history and the ability to question and examine you it's not possible to give you a diagnosis. If your symptoms are persistent you need to visit your physician. For patient advice on the causes of upper abdominal pain or discomfort(dyspepsia) see: http://bit.ly/1CLXgba for bowel movements see: http://bit.ly/1ysaKJv For persistent change in bowel habits see your Dr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stabbing pain in mid chest made worse by inhaling and lasting a couple minutes. Heavy feeling when breathing in.
Chest pain: That type of pain is called "pleuritic" and is typically not related to your heart. It can be caused by inflammation of the pleura surrounding your lungs, and that can be caused by infections or autoimmune problems like lupus. Other causes of pleuritic pain include asthma and rib injury. See your doctor for an exam an helpful advise. ...Read more
Sharp LUQ pain upon deep breath or stretching. pressing makes it better. S/P lower spine sx 1 month ago. not constant?
This could: be due to GAS collected in the SPLENIC flexure ( The TURN the colon takes in the left upper quadrant see diagram)...this often occurs in RUNNERS since any bowel gas "seeks" the highest level in the colon when you are upright) In runners it's often called a "stitch" Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more
I have regular attacks of severe right chest and upper back pain. Worsen with deep breaths, eased temporarily by anti acid. Breast cancer history r.
Having sharp constant chest pains around the center of the chest, worsened by walking, expanding the chest and exhaling and palpation. Not sick. Help,?
Abdominal discomfort: Abdominal discomfort aggravated by movement more often is due to abdominal muscle strain/inflammation. However a more serious situation is when there is inflammation of an abdominal organ like the appendix,gall bladder,colon,etc and this inflammation is associated with tenderness and can also be worsened with motions of the abdomen and It would be most important to be examined by a physician ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Getting extreme severe pain in my lower abdomen followed by urgent need to defecate either diarrhoea or constipation pain eases slightly after , why?
Colon spasm: Get examined and tested. May be intestinal spasm, gas or IBS- cannot answer without an exan- get checked. ...Read more
What would cause sudden severe upper left side abdominal pain w/chest tightness, SOB, & faintness found to be moderately relieved by inhaler?
You're asthmatic?: presumably it could be many things. This combination sounds serious (especially the SOB and faintness) so if it happens often or lasts long you should be evaluated for things like blood clots. OTOH, if it has only happened once or is always very short lived it could be either mucus trapping, gas trapping (in the intestine) or "pleurisy" which just means pain coming from the lining of the lungs. ...Read more
Chesr pain upon pressing left breast. Sometimes shooting pains or pains upon breathing. Is this anxiety or acid?
Need clarification: It may be breast, chest wall, or muscle. Internal chest is a possible cause. It may be simple musculoskeletal irritation. You can discuss with you physician. ...Read more
Severe chest pain only lasting minutes. Localized, worse on deep breath, movement, relieved by "popping" sternum? History of ms. 28 years old
Can severe abdominal bloating be caused by a hiatal hernia.. Much worse @ night. Haven't slept much in weeks! already been diagnosed with the hernia.
Abdominal pain: This could be related to your gallbladder, gerd, irritable bowel or other GI issues. Less commonly you could have a twist in the stomach related to your hernia depending on the type or if its paraesophageal you should start with an appointment at your pcp and then have imaging performed and or see a GI physician or surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Popping sound and sensation of the right ribs when bending over. Followed by pain that's worse with deep breaths and feels better by applying pressure?
Strain: Need a good history. But could be strained intercostal muscles or even a fracture. See your doctor. May need xray ...Read more
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