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Below Solar Plexus
Not sure: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more
Hi.. I have a constant dull ache just below the solar plexus which is sometimes brought on by bending at the waist.. thanks?
Could be internal: Most things brought on by motion turn out to be muscular, especially if you are for example doing lots of crunching or have to bend over more than most people for your job. A dull ache isn't usually all that serious. However, if there is any "throbbing" component to it, or if you otherwise don't feel well, for example, losing weight or appetite, vomiting, or having any bowel symptoms, see GP. ...Read more
I can feel a hard painless lump in my solar plexus exactly below the middle of my chest. Any idea what it could be and should I be concerned? Thanks.
Xyphoid process?: I wonder if you are feeling the tip of your sternum (breastbone). It actually consists of three parts - and the lowest part (the xyphoid process) is a triangular shaped bone that feels quite firm and may be where you describe. Needless to say, ask your doctor if you are concerned. But why not google up "xyphoid process" and see if a picture matches your description. Good luck. Lgromkomd. ...Read more
Over did it when excersising on Thursday and still have considerable pain in solar plexus area is this normal and what can I do to help?
Push fluids/rest: Yes it is fairly normal to have continued pain for up to a week if you overdid the exercise in the abdominal area. Just drink lots of water and back off on the exercise. It may take a week or two but you should be back to normal soon. Always increase exercise regimens slowly to avoid muscle strain and this type of pain. ...Read more
Sharp pains in solar plexus, triggered by leaning over. They go away very fast (5 mins) but keep recurring. Male age 28.
Epigastric pain: hello ~ are you doing any situps at the gym. This is a common cause. If so dont stop they will go away when the muscle gets stronger. Otherwise avoid spicy food and alcohol and take an antacid Maalox etc as 4-5 teaspoons 3 - 4 x a day and see if it improves. If it doesnt go away, please go see your PMD for evaluation. thanks ...Read more
Solar plexus: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
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