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Always have bad abdominal pain that comes & goes but I noticed/felt when laying down something is sticking out on left side of abdomin. Can't go to dr?

Always have bad abdominal pain that comes & goes but I noticed/felt when laying down something is sticking out on left side of abdomin. Can't go to dr?

Get checked : it may not be anything significant that you sense sticking out from the left side of your abdomen when lying down. Still your abdominal pain for two months is worth investigating initially by a good clinical examination to make sure that your organs and their functions are fine. ...Read more

Belly Pain (Definition)

Belly pain is also known as Abdominal pain. 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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I have upper right abdominal pain when applying light pressure when standing and sitting, but nothing when laying down. What could this be?

I have upper right abdominal pain when applying light pressure when standing and sitting, but nothing when laying down. What could this be?

Hard 2 say no exam: Classically right upper quadrant pain is suspected to come from the gall bladder, but it is hard to give a clear diagnosis without more history and an actual exam and maybe some lab tests or an ultrasound exam to look at the gall bladder. This may well be the case where a exam by a doctor can provide better info then an internet based forum. ...Read more

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Sometimes i get cramps , abdominal pain , gassy and a little bit of diareah , and its only when i'm laying down , what could cause this , ?

Sometimes i get cramps , abdominal pain , gassy and a little bit of diareah , and its only when i'm laying down , what could cause this , ?

Many: Many thinks may be the reason such as celiac, crohn and so on. It also may be "nothing". You want to check with your doc. Most likely nothing but it is better to be safe. ...Read more

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I have lower abdominal pain that feels like a lower cramp. It is only relieved by laying down. What should i do?

I have lower abdominal pain that feels like a lower cramp. It is only relieved by laying down. What should i do?

Need context please: You haven't shared your age, co-morbidities, current medications, test results, if pregnant, nor the severity, timing, & precipitating factors regarding your "cramping" as described. The short answer is get evaluated, but more information may help better target an answer for you. ...Read more

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Should i get colonoscopy?I've left abdominal pain, worse laying down, bit of fat in stool but hasn't seen blood, no history of colon cancer, 36 yo, male

Should i get colonoscopy?I've left abdominal pain, worse laying down, bit of fat in stool but hasn't seen blood, no history of colon cancer, 36 yo, male

See doctor first: Would need more information to advise about need for colonoscopy: for example, change in bowel habits? Unintended weight loss? Duration of symptoms? Your doctor will want this information and will perform a physical exam, then be able to advise you on need for colonoscopy. ...Read more

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I am 12 weeks pregnant. I have been having sharp on and off abdominal pain for 3 days now while sitting, laying down, sleeping. I tried to walk around, but it did not relieve it. Should i go to the ER? I'm worried.

I am 12 weeks pregnant. I have been having sharp on and off abdominal pain for 3 days now while sitting, laying down, sleeping. I tried to walk around, but it did not relieve it. Should i go to the ER? I'm worried.

Call your OB now: Call your OB now and discuss with your OB about your symptoms. If you are not able to talk to your OB now- then you go to er for more eval. Don't wait anymore. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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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