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Lower abdominal pain when inhaling?

Lower abdominal pain when inhaling?

More info?: Is it sharp or achy? Is it every time or only sometimes? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery ? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? Need a bit more info? Any nausea? Fevers? ...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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7mm kidney stone confirmed for 4 weeks ...having abdominal pain hurts when I inhale and slight fever ..should I go to er?

7mm kidney stone confirmed for 4 weeks ...having abdominal pain hurts when I inhale and slight fever ..should I go to er?

Yes : You may have an infection above the stone, which can become very serious very fast. The ER can tell if that is the case or not. If it is, urgent treatment is frequently necessary. ...Read more

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My 4 year Old complains of abdominal pain when she "breathes big" or in other words when she takes a deep breath?

My  4 year Old complains of abdominal pain when she "breathes big" or in other words  when she takes a deep breath?

Not enough info: More information about the pain, location, and other factors need to be known before a diagnosis can be made. A phone call to your pediatrician and examination would be needed in this case to elicit the exact cause and potentially provide a treatment plan. ...Read more

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I get abdominal pain only when im sleeping and it only gets better when i breath in other get up and walk around what could it be?

I get abdominal pain only when im sleeping and it only gets better when i breath in other get up and walk around what could it be?

Need more info: What kind of pain is it? Crampy? Sharp? Dull? Burning? Where is it located on your abdomen? High? Low? Right? Left? Anything make the pain better except when breathing and walking? Anything make the pain worse besides sleeping? Does the pain radiate anywhere? I need more information to help you. Sorry. ...Read more

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Short bout of severe left upper quadrant abdominal pain could not take deep breath. Woke me up then went away should i worry go to dr. d i wn?

Short bout of severe left upper quadrant abdominal pain could not take deep breath.  Woke me up then went away should i worry go to dr.     d i wn?

Could be your colon: pain in LUQ could indicate a colon problem like diverticulosis. or it could be a spleen problem rarely. or it could be a referral pain from a gallbladder disease. or it could part of generalized digestive problem called irritable bowel syndrome. see a doctor they can narrowed down for you ...Read more

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Left Upper abdominal pain that hurts when I touch it. It also hurts when i breath deeply. I feel it some in my back as well. What could it be?

Left Upper abdominal pain that hurts when I touch it. It also hurts when i breath deeply. I feel it some in my back as well. What could it be?

Plenty: In that area, your lung,spleen, stomach, ribs, muscles, skin and kidney could be involved. Without any history or physical exam we will not be able to identify the exact cause. It will therefore be best to have you see your doctor or if you are in severe pain to go to the emergency room as soon as possible. Good luck ...Read more

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Sudden right sided abdominal pain. Only hurts when I move. No nausea or anything else. I get short of breath when it does hurt. ?

Sudden right sided abdominal pain.  Only hurts when I move.  No nausea or anything else.  I get short of breath when it does hurt.  
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Many possibilities: Do you have a fever? Any diarrhea? How long is this going on? How is your appetite? Any prior abdominal surgeries? These are some important questions. Appendicitis is the one diagnosis you don't wont the doctor to miss, it can be a surgical emergency. If you are having fever, nausea, vomiting, decreased appetite I would recommend seeing physician ASAP ...Read more

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Nausea with shortness of breath, mild left abdominal pain?

Nausea with shortness of breath, mild left abdominal pain?

It is best to see MD: It is best to see your doctor so they can do tests, blood tests, etc.. Remember upper abdominal pain and nausea does not exclude the heart as a problem. It may not be but better to know. Simple tests may show the problem but it needs diagnosis. Good luck. ...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