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Abdominal Pain While Coughing
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
No: Having pain while pregnant is not uncommon but it is not normal. Discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more
My 11 yr old has been complaining of upper abdominal pain and states it hurts her to cough or take a deep breath. .. Last night she ran a fever of 102?
Abdominal pain: I am concerned about her cough, fever and abdominal pain, your child should be evaluated for pneumonia. How long has she had the cough and is there any vomiting associated with this illness? I would recommend you make an appointment with her doctor or take her to urgent care. ...Read more
Have been having upper abdominal pain that has radiated to left shoulder/neck region. It only hurts when I breathe in deeply, cough, or sneeze.
Abdominal pain: The pain described has the characteristics of pleural origin, it could be from the bottom of the lung covering irritated what is called pleuracy. It could be from the irritation of the diaphragm or heart lining tissue and muscles. Having said all these based on the history, you need physical to narrow down the diagnosis. Get it checked out if problem persist. ...Read more
Upper abdominal pain, bad cough. A sore throat last week and back and head aches with stuffy nose. Bloody nose this morning. I'm menstruating too.
Uri: Sounds like a viral syndrome or flu virus with muscle aches, pains and sore throat. Fever is common with many viruses. Give the symptoms time to improve. Take Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen for the pain and fever. Drink plenty of fluids. Get your rest and if symptoms last more than a week, consider seeing your doctor. ...Read more
L abdominal pain: May be constipation, versus diverticulitis (an inflammtion in colon) versus ovarian pathology or ectopic or vaginitis (I have seen it with this-mycoplasma ureoplasma respionds to Zithro)/ F/U today with doc/urgent care. Diverticulitis needs antibitoics may need sonogram or xray/CT check HCG as well. ...Read more
I have had lower left abdominal pain for a week tonight it is worse especially when I cough and move?
Left sided pain: Discomfort in this area may be from a strained/inflamed abdominal muscle, colon inflammation like diverticulitis or colitis or to ovarian or other pelvic disorders. Because your symptoms are worsening, and if there is associated tenderness, you should be examined by a physician tonight. ...Read more
LLQ pain on coughing: May be from constipation, diverticulitis (pain on pressing?), ovaries/vagina (discharge? ovulation? pain on pressing?). Sometime musculoskeletal if very active or hernia Would make sure not constipated and then consider possible CT if persists and you are not pregnant f/u w/ doc ...Read more
My Grandfather is experiencing abdominal pain (all over) (severity: moderate) (quality: throbbing sensation), cough (worsened by: lying flat) (qu...
Please resubmit: Your question was cut off. Please resubmit, or if your question is complicated, consider a virtual consult with a HealthTap doctor to discuss. ...Read more
What may be causing lower right abdominal pain that isn't too noticeable until I cough/laugh and I feel a sharp pain?
I have horrible abdominal pain. It hurts to walk, cough or pull my body up. I also have chills. Could it be appendicitis?
Have lower left abdominal pain it gets worse and worse as I cough and sneeze. Someone please help me and tell me what is wrong?
I've had this cough for 2 weeks-almost 3.I used to have chest pains, abdominal pain and I vomited once. Could I possibly have pneumonia?
Lower abdominal pain from about a day. There is a sharp pain at the right side of abdomen only when I lough or cough, Otherwise no pain?
Tendinitis: It appears that musculoskeletal inflammation is causing muscle contraction related pain, especially during those activities, it can also due to irritation of diaphragm due to lung, liver or subdiapjragmatic infection. It is the severity of illness which will narrow down the right diagnosis. ...Read more
Upper left abdominal pain. Tender to touch. Seems swollen compared to right side. Lingering achy pain consistent. Hurts more to cough or move that way?
Get a medical check: Pain in abdomen can be caused by one of many causes some of them can be serious. So if the pain is persisting, you should get a medical examination done from your PCP. If you have cough or fever, get your lungs checked also. A plain chest X-ray can show a pneumonia which can causes upper abdominal (referred) pain ...Read more
Possibly: Assuming that you have no other antecedent events, and had a coughing spell, this pain could be musculoskeletal, i.e. Muscle strain, since vigorous coughing does utilize abdominal and chest wall muscles. However if it was preceded by other events, such as vomiting, abdominal pain, swallowing a foreign object such as a fish bone, falling, etc., then if the pain worsens, you should see your md. ...Read more
I have been having abdominal pain for a week on my right side. I don't know what to do. Know I have a cough and a stuffy nose.?
Possible diagnosis: There are several possible causes to right abdominal pain. Appendicitis, bad gallbladder and other bowel problems can make you very sick, very fast so they get looked into first. Fever, vomiting and worsening pain needs more urgent evaluation. Otherwise, an outpatient visit with your doc to look for hernias, kidney stones, gallstones, cysts is okay. Take friend with you to see Doc. Be well. ...Read more
I'm 27wks pregnant with a cold and bad cough. Coughing is so bad it's caused a headache, vest pain, abdominal pain. Is my baby ok?
Abdominal pain for a week hurts to cough, lay, stretch, bend extreme bloating, also very nauseas. Could this be hernia? If not what?
I had unprotected sex with my husband 5 days ago and he finished inside me and know I cough or sneeze and I get an abdominal pain why?
Cough 4 days, now sever upper difused abdominal pain starting in right. Fever of 38.5c extreme fatigue. Pain better when ly down. Do go hosp. Or clini?
See a docotor: It is not unusual to experience abdominal pain from muscle strain after 4 days of severe coughing. Still, if the pain is worse when u take a deep breath, or if the pain is worsening even though the cough is improving it could be something else. A cough that is producing thick green mucus might indicate pneumonia or a bad bronchitis. Gallbladder infection won't give you cough but does abdo pain. ...Read more
I had severe vomiting approx 36-48 hours ago, and am now experiencing severe abdominal pain when I cough. Could the two be related?
Reacurring bladder infections that show negative on a test. Followed by abdominal pain and pain in the ovaries as u cough. What could this be?
I have lower right abdominal pain. They hurt so much it's hard to move, walk, cough, sneeze. It's a really sharp pain, what's going on? What do I do?
Go to ER/Urgent care: You need to be seen, could be your appendix or your right ovary, need to rule out these possibilties first, good luck ...Read more
Lap appendectomy 3 days ago. Still cannot get out or in bed by herself because of abdominal pain. Is this normal? Cough/laugh causes excruciating pain
I've had this cough for2weeks-almost 3. I used to have chest pains, abdominal pain&i vomited once. I get headaches @ times. Had a fever. Pneumonia?
Cough: There are many reasons for a new onset of cough. The most common is a viral upper respiratory tract infection. When symptoms stay the same or get worse over a period of more than 10-14 days it is time to think about a possible bacterial infection. Pneumonia is one possibility but there are also other type of conditions that can cause symptoms. Another possibility is pertussis. Get checked asap. ...Read more
I have been having abdominal pain when I cough or sneeze. I don't believe I am pregnant because I have the Implanon. What other possibility can it be?
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