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Doctor insights on: Abdominal Rebound Tenderness

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Sudden lower abdominal pain & rebound tenderness after bowel movement. Lightheaded, generalized weakness, labored breathing. Pain subsides after 45min?

Sudden lower abdominal pain & rebound tenderness after bowel movement. Lightheaded, generalized weakness, labored breathing. Pain subsides after 45min?

Go and see a doctor: are you a nurse or health care student do you know what rebound tenderness mean you are too young for any thing serious but your description mnaking ne nervous so go and see a doctor please ...Read more

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Is there always some pain when touched or rebound tenderness in appendicitis? Or does that come later, when it's already progressed?

Is there always some pain when touched or rebound tenderness in appendicitis? Or does that come later, when it's already progressed?

Not always: The physical signs and symptoms of appendicitis depend upon the location of the appendix. A small percentage of humans have a "retrocecal" appendix meaning it is buried up under the cecum with the tip up in the right upper abdomen, often under the liver . Tenderness and "rebound" may not be present, even with well-advanced appendicitis, as the peritoneum is not irritated. ...Read more

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I have significant knee pain, pressure helps PT is not helping, I have rebound tenderness on knee?! Why, and what should be my next step in treatment?

I have significant knee pain, pressure helps PT is not helping, I have rebound tenderness on knee?! Why, and what should be my next step in treatment?

If the pain : has been there for a while, u should have the knee examined by a physician and possibly imaged with MRI. Some inflammatory and neoplastic conditions may present this way. Good luck ...Read more

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I'm having left abdominal pain just above the pelvic bone. There is rebound tenderness and when you push in it radiates to the right side.?

I'm having left abdominal pain just above the pelvic bone. There is rebound tenderness and when you push in it radiates to the right side.?

Should check it out: It sounds a bit worrisome per your description--rebound tenderness means it hurts more when you let go from pushing/palpating the area. This means the inside of abdominal wall (peritoneum) is severely inflammed and needs medical attention (a surgical abdomen) asap. Pushing on left but hurting on r side is also concerning for appendicitis (rovsing's sign). So, consult doc asap. Good luck. ...Read more

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Lower abdominal tender to the touch what could it be?

Lower abdominal tender to the touch what could it be?

Get it evaluated.: You do not say if you are male or female. Appendicitis, ovarian cyst, bladder infection, diverticular disease are among the many possibilities. Have it evaluated. ...Read more