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Could an injured/strained rectus abdominal include symptoms related to upset stomach, stomach pressure & hernia?

Could an injured/strained rectus abdominal include symptoms related to upset stomach, stomach pressure & hernia?

Depends: On the severity of the injury.If complete rupture or tear of the muscle there may be bleeding & abdominal hernia & stomach pressure.If your symptoms are this severe please see a doctor soon. Minor strain would not cause any of this. Best wishes. ...Read more

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If bladder attached to rectus abdominal muscle would that be causing pain on urination and retention. Have SPC even sore when use that.

If bladder attached to rectus abdominal muscle would that be causing pain on urination and retention.  Have SPC even sore when use that.

Your question: it is possible that bladder attachment to rectus muscle might cause soreness or pain. However, By itself would not cause urinary retention. That may be due to other causes such as obstruction at the outlet or bladder muscle failure. Best regards, MB Siroky, MD ...Read more

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33 weeks pregnant, abdominal pain coughing. Ultrasound shows a complete and extensive tear to my left rectus ab muscle! can I have normal labour?

33 weeks pregnant, abdominal pain coughing. Ultrasound shows a complete and extensive tear to my left rectus ab muscle! can I have normal labour?

Hard ?: It will be hard as you will need to do pushing and it will put a lot of additional stress on your belly muscles. I am not sure what can be done at this juncture. Epidural will probably take the pain away, but there will be more damage to the muscle after the delivery and obviously more pain. You will need to consult your obgyn regarding your options. ...Read more

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Can a separation of the rectus abdominis muscle be repaired with a mini tummy tuck? During my pregnancy, i developed a split in my abdominal muscle. My son is 13 months old now, and the separation hasn't healed. I know it can be fixed during an abdominopl

Full Tummy Tuck: In my opinion, the mini tummy tuck is an  operation that  produces very limited results and is very rarely indicated. It involves a shorter incision but does not address the majority of the abdominal wall issues present for most patients who present consultation. For example, the area of skin excised is quite small and the abdominal wall muscle separation is only partially “repaired”. ...Read more

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What exerciss will keep my abdominals in shape?

What exerciss will keep my abdominals in shape?

Abdominal exercises: In order to get defined abdominal muscles, you have to work on developing the muscles and reducing the amount of fat covering the muscles. Simply exercising the ab muscles alone won’t achieve the best results. You must combine healthy eating, cardio and strength training which is intense enough to fatigue your abs and need recovery, like sit-ups and crunches. Do a few sets of 10-30 reps daily. ...Read more

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My left abdomen is vibrating what could that be?

My left abdomen is vibrating what could that be?

Thin person?: If you're a thin person, sometimes reverberations from your abdominal aorta can be seen. Your heart sends blood strongly to this major vessel of your body. If this is what you're experiencing, it would be a variant of normal. Aneurysms (outpouchings) can be in the aorta too. Please see your physician if concerned about this possibility. ...Read more

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What is there to pain in the middle of the abdomen?

What is there to pain in the middle of the abdomen?

See below: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Are there potentially dangerous effects of abdomen xrays?

Are there potentially dangerous effects of abdomen xrays?

Potentially: There is a very slight risk of cancer which is usually clearly outweighed by the benefit of the examination in diagnosing the malady. ...Read more

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Mid right side abdomen knot?

Mid right side abdomen knot?

Abdomen mass: Could be several different things. Some are just fatty deposits under the skin and some could be hernia or a growth that needs to be removed. If you are concerned, then get it checked by your doctor to get the right diagnosis. No one can tell you what it is without an examination. ...Read more