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What would cause upper abdominal pain when deep breathing or bending over?

What would cause upper abdominal pain when deep breathing or bending over?

Abdominal pain: Upper abdominal pain can be caused by several problems (including liver, gallbladder, stomach, and pancreas) and deep breathing or bending over increases the pressure on your abdominal organs increasing pain. As always would see a physician for further evaluation. ...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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27/M lower right abdominal pain. Pain scale of 6/10. Worse when pressed and released. More pain when bending over or taking deep breaths. Past 4 days.

27/M lower right abdominal pain. Pain scale of 6/10. Worse when pressed and released. More pain when bending over or taking deep breaths. Past 4 days.

Sounds a lot: like a "smouldering" appendicitis! See a Medical Professional as soon as possible. A walk in Unit is preferable but consider a ER visit since it is the weekend! Good Luck and I hope this helps! Dr z ...Read more

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What would cause lower right abdominal pain when bending right leg at knee up and back?

Nonspecific: Sounds like musculoskeletal problem, bit could be related to a groin hernia. You would really need a more thorough history and an exam to give a better idea if what's going on. ...Read more

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Past 1-2 months, intermittent sharp abdominal pain (all over), even to touch abdominen and bending-over hurts. Comes and goes, but painful.

Past 1-2 months, intermittent sharp abdominal pain (all over), even to touch abdominen and bending-over hurts. Comes and goes, but painful.

Get examined: Do you have nausea, problems with meals, fullness or mass in the abdomen? The fact that your pain has persisted, your abdomen is tender and worse when bending over means you need to be evaluated. Hope that helps ...Read more

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Having discomfort bending over and abdominal pain now naval bleeding. Can it be related?

Having discomfort bending over and abdominal pain now naval bleeding. Can it be related?

Yes: Bleeding is almost always abnormal, except men's trail. Naval bleeding is unusual. .? Prior surgery, infection? See general surgeon for exam and treatment. ...Read more

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Lower r abdominal pain when sitting bending position, it goes away once I move to a upright position. Also had pain while climbing stairs 2 days ago?

Acute or chronic : Rlq abd pain stems from multiple sources. Acutely with fever can be appendicitis. For females, ovarian related or pelvis pathologies. Malignancies to colon. Diverticular disease of the colon. You may need imaging for further diagnosis. ...Read more

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What might cause upper right abdominal pain and a mass. Feels like i'm stretching and also something is in the way keeping me from bending?

What might cause upper right abdominal pain and a mass. Feels like i'm stretching and also something is in the way keeping me from bending?

Abdominal pain: Right upper quadrant pain could be due to gall stone, liver disease, pancreas, kidney & stomach problem. You feel like a mass and need ultra sound or ctscan of abdomen. Please see your doctor for good history & thorough physical examination and diagnostic work up. ...Read more

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Sharp abdominal pain in 1spot for 2 days on and off. Severe at times when bending or getting up. Gas and constipation as well. Should I be concerned?

Sharp abdominal pain in 1spot for 2 days on and off. Severe at times when bending or getting up. Gas and constipation as well. Should I be concerned?

Gas pains: Gas most Likely cause here due to constipation. Sharp abdominal pain can be due to other reasons. Zantac (ranitidine) is to treat peptic ulcer disease or Acid Reflux (GERD). Need to ask where is the sharp abdominal pain upper vs. Lower abdomen? Does it get worse or better after eating? Any nausea or vomiting? ? Oxycontin does constipation. Please visit your friendly primary care doc. ...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