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Abdominal pain at pelvic region. Did i pull my muscle?

Abdominal pain at pelvic region. Did i pull my muscle?

Not enough data: Too many possible diagnoses, from benign muscle sprains to severe deadly conditions. Any persistent abdominal or pelvic pain of moderate to severe intensity should be evaluated in person by a physician. Concerning symptoms include fever, nausea and vomiting, cold sweats, distention (bloating), lack of bowel movements or severe diarrhea. These need immediate attention. ...Read more

Belly Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the stomach region or belly. Almost everyone experiences pain in the abdomen at one time or another. Most of the time, it is not caused by a serious medical problem. There are many organs in the abdomen. Pain in the abdomen can originate from any one of them, including: Organs related to digestion -- the end of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas The aorta -- a large blood vessel that runs straight down the inside of the abdomen The appendix -- an organ in the lower right abdomen that no longer serves much function The kidneys -- two bean-shaped organs that lie deep within the abdominal cavity The spleen -- an organ involved in blood maintenance and infection control However, the pain may start from somewhere else -- like your chest or pelvic area. You may also have a generalized infection, such as the flu or strep throat, that affects many parts of your body. The intensity of the pain does not always reflect the seriousness of the condition causing the pain. Severe abdominal pain can be from mild conditions, such as gas or the cramping of viral gastroenteritis. On the other hand, relatively mild pain or no pain may be present with life-threatening conditions, such as cancer of the ...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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What tests exist for diagnosing abdomen pain besides a CT of abdomen/pelvis?

What tests exist for diagnosing abdomen pain besides a CT of abdomen/pelvis?

Other imaging tests: include ultrasound and MRI. Occasionally upper GI series is useful, but it has been largely replaced by endoscopy. Nuclear medicine tests include HIDA scan. Abdominal xrays have a limited role. ...Read more

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My pelvis/lower abdomen pain 2 months after a c-section. Feels like cramps?

My pelvis/lower abdomen pain 2 months after a c-section. Feels like cramps?

See a Doctor: Some women will have pelvic cramps when they breast feed. It is not related to Cesarean Section. If you are not breast feeding, these cramps may be related to scar tissue from surgery or from infection. See a doctor. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Can a CT scan contrast cause abdomen pain and back pain all day long.my husband had a scan for abd nd pelvis. Havin this pain the preceding day.

Can a CT scan contrast cause abdomen pain and back pain all day long.my husband had a scan for abd nd pelvis. Havin this pain the preceding day.

Can.: Oral contrast can cause constipation which could lead to those symptoms. Should resolve with time as long as the CT did not demonstrate something that could interfere. Can use a laxative if necessary and not contraindicated. ...Read more

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Had 2 chest/1 abdomen xray and 1 CT abdomen pelvis scan within 2 days to diagnose abdomen pain. Is this too much radiation and should I be worried?

Had 2 chest/1 abdomen xray and 1 CT abdomen pelvis scan within 2 days to diagnose abdomen pain.  Is this too much radiation and should I be worried?

Yes and no: Yes, that is quite a bit of radiation in a short period of time. However, there shouldn't be any significant near-term cause for concern. The main concern is your cumulative radiation dose over time. For future tests, it would be reasonable to talk to your doctor about your concerns, and ask if alternative imaging tests may be acceptable. ...Read more

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I completed natural ivf, embryo transfer26/8/13. After et, I have mild fever until now with back ache near pelvis & lower abdomen pain&burning sensati?

I completed natural ivf, embryo transfer26/8/13. After et, I have mild fever until now with back ache near pelvis & lower abdomen pain&burning sensati?

Call: Your ivf doctor and explain. This may be perfectly normal (you don't give a specific temperature) but it could also be problems. You need your doctor to help you with this, not online help. Best! ...Read more

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I'm 39 weeks pregnant. Saw my ob mon. Being 1.5 CM dilated. Today i'm having abdominal pain, tightness, and pressure in my pelvic region. Is this labor?

I'm 39 weeks pregnant. Saw my ob mon. Being 1.5 CM dilated. Today i'm having abdominal pain, tightness, and pressure in my pelvic region. Is this labor?

Could be : Obviously you should follow your doctor specific instructions. In general it is time to go to the hospital when contractions are five minutes apart or at least an hour, if your water breaks, or if the baby is moving less than five times per hour. ...Read more

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Can you irritate your abdomen by constantly touching and searching for more lipomas? Akways touching and looking for lumps even in pelvic region

Can you irritate your abdomen by constantly touching and searching for more lipomas? Akways touching and looking for lumps even in pelvic region

No: Not specifically, but why are you fixated on probing yourself for benign cosmetic things like lipomas? Lipomas are of no major consequence ; generally observed. Lipomas can be heredatry and can be multiple in some people ; do not turn into anything bad in the future. ...Read more

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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the ...Read more