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I have abdominal on lt side of belly button tender above belly button diarrhea constipation trapped gas lower back pain abdominal spasms?
Doctor can evaluate: Abdominal pains and stool changes can be from many different causes. Infection with "stomach flu" viruses is a common cause. Other causes include eating "bad" food, medication effects, gall bladder problems, appendicitis, irritable bowel symptoms, ulcerative colitis, etc... A primary care doctor or a G.I. Specialist can evaluate and look for a diagnosis. ...Read more
Not usually: That is an unlikely cause unless you can specifically relate it to an injury. If it does not quickly resolve, have it evaluated. ...Read more
Too little: Information to venture any kind of guess. Add some more specifics like type of pain, onset, duration, associated symptoms and re-post. Only then could someone here give you some direction. ...Read more
Unsure: This could be a number of things and really needs to be evaluated in a doctor's office. ...Read more
Lower abdominal pain when bowel movement is trying to be passed. Those muscles hurt. Constant stomach gurgling. Diarrhea. Tightness in upper abdomen?
If..: If symptoms have been present only for a few days this can be caused by a virus most of the time. In this case drinking plenty of fluids,rest and taking over the counter antidiarrheal meds and analgesics helps with symptoms. If this has been going on for more than a week or so then it is time to get checked. Make an appointment with your doctor if this is the case. ...Read more
No short answer: Medically it is called fasciculation. It is a quivering of a tired muscle. Most people have them at times, some frequently. Sometimes it seems to center on an area where there had been an injury. Ofter it may involve the corner of an eye or the neck but may be any place in the body. ...Read more
Can ALS cause abdominal muscle spasms? Abdomen feels very tight and feels like a moving baby in my lower stomach
No: ALS affects alpha motor neurons that are not present on the muscles of the stomach and intestines. ...Read more
Stomach muscles involuntarily tighten, lower back pain, sharp stabbing and throbbing pain upper and lower right abdomen. What is this? Help.
If severe and>4 hrs: If the pain is severe and has been going on for at least four hours or you feel you need to be seen sooner, you are going to need a full evaluation to find out what it is. Things that come to mind include passing a kidney stone as well as the possibility of appendicitis but the potential causes are really numerous and you should be evaluated in an emergency room asap. ...Read more
See doctor: You will need to talk to your doctor about this. He may order an ultrasound to find out what is happening. Do you feel any mass in the abdomen when you place your hand on it? If so, does it pulsate? Either way, consult your doctor soon. ...Read more
Doctor can evaluate: In that area are the liver, gall bladder, part of the stomach, small intestine, etc... If symptoms are bothersome, recurrent, or unusual, a primary care doctor can evaluate and do an exam to help get a diagnosis. Sometimes it is a common stomach flu starting up, but it can also be other medical disorders... So, a doctor's exam may be important to do. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Upper left quadrant pain, lower abdominal pain, belly button pain, left groin pain, diarrhea, vomiting. What could it be?
Sound like: infectious gastroenteritis, caused by virus or bacteria. Other possibilities are ulcerative colitis, amebic colitis, and serious bacterial infection such as typhoid. Also, if you have both diarrhea and vomiting, they could lead to rapid dehydration. You should see a doctor asap, or go to ED if symptoms do not resolve after 24 hours. ...Read more
Many things: There is not sufficient information to provide an informed answer. It may be as simple as flatulence to a malignancy. How old are your? When do you get the pain? Relation to meals or bowel movement? Change in bowel habits? Palpable mass in abdomen? Relation to periods? If pain persists beyond two weeks, see your doctor. ...Read more
Time to see your doc: The fact that you're having belly pain that makes it difficult to sleep is concerning. Also frequent urination makes me worried about something like a urinary tract infection. Now's the time to see your doc, or get checked out at an urgent care to get to the bottom of what's going on. I'm even more concerned if start to develop fevers and nausea. ...Read more
Pain around belly button, right lower abdomen and lower back both sides. Throbbing tearing life pelvic pain. Nausea?
Go to ER: This sounds like a medical emergency. Rush to the ER to get checked out. ...Read more
Experiencing constipation, abdominal discomfort, side pain, stomach upset & abdominal fullness. Middle back muscle super tight. What could cause this?
Abdominal pain : These little text boxes allow brief notes on general topics but aren't big enough for the detailed question/answer needed to sort out your symptoms. Consider a consultation with a doctor -- either in person or here on HealthTap. ...Read more
Can a paraesaphageal hiatel hernia cause sharp pains in upper and lower left stomach belly button area. Hurtsmost wen sitting up and laying flat.
This is important: Fact that is not commonly known. Most hiatal hernias are the sliding type, which is usually not life-threatening. Paraesophageal histal hernia, a much less common type, in contrast can become incarcerated or strangulated, a surgical emergency. So if you are having pain, go now to see a surgeon who can determine if you need to have surgical repair of your hernia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer