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Having bad hunger pains with lower back pains swollen stomach and thumping in lower stomach. Help?

Having bad hunger pains with lower back pains swollen stomach and thumping in lower stomach. Help?

Define "hunger pang": Sensation of hunger is related to contractions of stomach muscles, that lead to hunger pangs once they become severe. Are triggered by hormone Ghrelin (released if blood sugar levels drop with prolonged periods without eating). Hormones Peptide YY & Leptin cause the reverse--the sensation of being full. Irregular meals make hunger pangs worse. If real pain, get evaluated please--U sound concerned. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

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What is it? I have abdominal pain (quality: burning, throbbing) (lower) (severity: moderate) , vomiting and low back pain. Also ct fnd shadow on ovary

What is it? I have abdominal pain (quality: burning, throbbing) (lower) (severity: moderate) , vomiting and low back pain. Also ct fnd shadow on ovary

Abdominal pain : Studies show that abdominal pain in women can be very challenging. You paint a picture of ovarian cyst pathology which can be a benign disease that resolves when small and a dangerous disease with surgical signs if a cyst is large >5cm and causes torsion or is hemorrhagic. You got a CT to rule out appendicitis also need serum HCG to rule out ectopic pregnancy in women , urinalysis history etc ...Read more

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I am experiencing abdominal pain (side: upper, lower) (quality: throbbing) and low back pain as well as itchy left breast.Didnt miss period,test neg?

I am experiencing  abdominal pain (side: upper, lower) (quality: throbbing)  and low back pain as well as itchy left breast.Didnt miss period,test neg?

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. ...Read more

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Wife had MRI with contrast dye yesterday. Has blotchey rash predominantly on chest, low back, and abdomen. Skin is warm. Face was swollen, has subsided. Took allegra (fexofenadine) yesterday & today. Worry?

Wife had MRI with contrast dye yesterday.  Has blotchey rash predominantly on chest, low back, and abdomen.  Skin is warm.  Face was swollen, has subsided.  Took allegra (fexofenadine) yesterday & today. Worry?

Improving: If her symptoms are improving on Allegra (fexofenadine) there should be no permanent harm. It is important that you report this allergic reaction to the radiology department and to your physician so that this contrast agent will not be used on you in the future. In addition see to it that this allergy is listed in your records. ...Read more

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Dull sometimes throbbing pain in lower left abdomen that radiates down into inner left thigh. Also have had a swollen lymph node in left groin weeks.

Dull sometimes throbbing pain in lower left abdomen that radiates down into inner left thigh. Also have had a swollen lymph node in left groin weeks.

Need for evaluation: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more

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CT scan revealed a swollen gallbladder. Symptoms have gotten worse noticeable bloating on upper rt. of abdomen. New swelling of low back. Urgent ?

CT scan revealed a swollen gallbladder. Symptoms have gotten worse  noticeable bloating on upper rt. of abdomen. New swelling of low back. Urgent ?

Abdominal pain: If you are having persistent symptoms you should go back and get rechecked. If you have a primary provider call them, or I would assume the ER gave you a provider to follow up with. ...Read more

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I got a sudden, sharp throbbing pain on my lower right abdomen near my flank. I now feel very nauseous. It hurts to breathe. What could cause this?0

I got a sudden, sharp throbbing pain on my lower right abdomen near my flank. I now feel very nauseous. It hurts to breathe. What could cause this?0

Hard to say: Because the abdominal region has many organs inside the abdominal cavity, it would be hard to answer your question without the benefit of examining you. I strongly suggest that you see your primary care physician and if appropriate refer you to a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Can kidneys get swollen !? & if yes how does it feel when you push down on your stomach ?

Can kidneys get swollen !? & if yes how does it feel when you push down on your stomach ?

Vary...: How you would feel if the kidney swells? That depends on the speed and size of its swelling. If slow and even big, you may feel nothing to just dull until...; if sudden and even small, the pain may be very painful. So, if in doubt, collect and record the feature, degree, and progress of pain with detailed sequence of event, and bring those to see doctor for review, history, physicals, and tests... ...Read more

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I have a hemangioma lesion on liver found on scan also gallstone in gallbladder swollen abdomen bk pain flank pain what test now need doing?

Check with your prim: Tests need to be looked at along with the labs. Hemangiomas generally dont cause any pain. Symptomatic gallstones can cause epigastric discomfort at times radiating to back along with nausea. R flank pain can be from gallbladder disease or from kidney stones. I see you are on metronidazole, you didnt state why? You need a complete bloodwork. Please check with your doctor who ordered the ct. ...Read more

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I get bad stomach aches after eating food especially veg. I also get stabbing pains in my lower back, even if just standing up. Could it be ovaries?

I get bad stomach aches after eating food especially veg. I also get stabbing pains in my lower back, even if just standing up. Could it be ovaries?

Not likely: Pain that is consistent after eating food is very unlikely to be related to the ovaries. Usually this type of pain is from the gastrointestinal tract or gallbladder. Best wishes! ...Read more

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