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7 year old daughter with constipation and abdominal tenderness x-rayed and had an ultrasound. Ultrasound revealed bright spot on liver. Causes?

7 year old daughter with constipation and abdominal tenderness x-rayed and had an ultrasound. Ultrasound revealed bright spot on liver. Causes?

Need further study.: Your doctor or the final report, written by the radiologist, should tell you if this spot is normal or not. If the report said this is not normal, then the next step will be a CT scan in order to obtain more detail information, and then a biopsy. ...Read more

Dr. Rafael Lugo
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Tender Abdomen (Definition)

Tender abdomen = abdominal tenderness = point tenderness of abdomen = pain when pressure is externally applied to an ...Read more


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I have chronic prostatitis, wanted to know can it cause lower abdominal tenderness after urination?

I have chronic prostatitis, wanted to know can it cause lower abdominal tenderness after urination?

Urology consult: 36 year old gentleman with a history of chronic prostatitis with a complaint of lower abdominal tenderness after urination. While your symptoms may be related to prostatitis you also may have cystitis, a urinary tract infection that has caused infection in your bladder. Do you have burning with urination? Hesitancy or urgency? History of stones? Instrumentation? Please consult Urology asap. ...Read more

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Could what I thought was upper right abdominal tenderness really be by lungs or ribs? What causes tenderness in that area?

Could what I thought was upper right abdominal tenderness really be by lungs or ribs? What causes tenderness in that area?

Possibly: Causes of pain in the RUQ of abd 1) gallbladder, esp. If tender 2) stomach or duodenal ulcer 3) ribs, esp. If tenderness is truly on the ribs instead of abd. 4) lungs probably would not be associated with tenderness, but more likely respiration. ...Read more

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What could cause upper right side abdominal tenderness and upper intestinal gas 4 months after gallbladder removal?

What could cause upper right side abdominal tenderness and upper intestinal gas 4 months after gallbladder removal?

Retained duct stone: Go back 2r surgeon & have it re-evaluated. If the ssx r close 2 what u had b4 u may have a retained common duct stone. ...Read more

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Hello Dr. I have a lower right abdominal tenderness once in a week and lasts for 2 to 3 days. But when I take medicine for constipation I am perfect?

Hello Dr. I have a lower right abdominal tenderness once in a week and lasts for 2 to 3 days. But when I take medicine for constipation I am perfect?

Slow traffic: Sounds as if you have delayed transit through your small intestine into your large intestine. One of the major reasons for that would be constipation. Adding bulk fiber, like greenly few vegetables, oats, or Metamucil, etc. Along with enough water to prevent the stool from being too dry should do the trick. Adding some probiotics is A smart way to make sure you have the right intestinal bacteria to break down food properly. ...Read more

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For the last couple of weeks I've been having abdominal tenderness around belly button constipation and nausea that sometimes goes away after I eat.?

For the last couple of weeks I've been having abdominal tenderness around belly button constipation and nausea that sometimes goes away after I eat.?

Could b hernia: Small umbilical hernia can cause intermittent pain and nausea. They can be difficult to diagnose. Check with your doc and an ultrasound of the abdominal wall may show the hernia. ...Read more

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I have experienced left side abdominal tenderness where pain is more pronounced with moving or changing position. This started two days ago?

I have experienced left side abdominal tenderness where pain is more pronounced with moving or changing position. This started two days ago?

When to get checked: Abdominal pain lasting more than 4 hours should be evaluated. If you are without fever, vomiting then okay to get into your primary. Your left colon could be the cause, diverticulitis, colitis, spasms, abscess are all possibilities. Imaging, colonoscopy and/or antibiotics may be ordered. If you have fever or vomiting get into the er. ...Read more

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I'm having some abdominal tenderness on my upper left side I feel a small ball or lump as well.?

I'm having some abdominal tenderness on my upper left side I feel a small ball or lump as well.?

Abdomina pain: You need to be seen by a physician to do abdominal exam to ascertain the cause of pain. Depending on the exam one can plan further test ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Abdominal tenderness with rebound?

What is the definition or description of: Abdominal tenderness with rebound?

Peritonitis: Rebound indicates PERITONITIS -- an inflammation and sensitivity of the peritoneum, The peritoneum is a thin tissue that lines the inner abdomen. It is usually a sign of some badness in the abdomen (infection, air, blood, etc) ...Read more

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Is it urgent to see a doctor for abdominal tenderness on my upper right side? Discomfort inc. After eating. My last stool was light green. Flu 1 wk ag

Is it urgent to see a doctor for abdominal tenderness on my upper right side? Discomfort inc. After eating. My last stool was light green. Flu 1 wk ag

Gallstones: It sounds like you are having a problem with your gallbladder. If the pain worsens, you should be evaluated for gallstones and initiate treatment if required. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what can be the causes of a tender abdomen and noises?

Can you tell me what can be the causes of a tender abdomen and noises?

100, s of things: A little more detail might help us help you, where is the pain, when does it occur, is it associated with eating certain foods, ect. The details are important, we want to help you just can't with that? ...Read more

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Can gas and constipation give you a tender abdomen?

Can gas and constipation give you a tender abdomen?

Yes: But so can a number of more serious issues. If persists be seen. ...Read more

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Rigid and tender abdomen, help!?

Rigid and tender abdomen, help!?

Er: Go to the emergency room asap! This is an emergency! Www. Drlugo. Com. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Tender abdomen?

Tender abdomen: Tender abdomen = abdominal tenderness = point tenderness of abdomen = pain when pressure is externally applied to an area of the abdomen. ...Read more

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What is a tender abdomen?

Hurts: When touched it hurts! Www. Drlugo. Com. ...Read more

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Stools soft /broken, fecal odor, withdrawal from social contact, soft tender abdomen, empty vault, sweat/leakage. Help me please this is ruining my life?

Stools soft /broken, fecal odor, withdrawal from social contact, soft tender abdomen, empty vault, sweat/leakage. Help me please this is ruining my life?

DIET AND REFERRAL: My advice to you is to optimize the quality of your diet and drink plenty of water. As you do that you should pursue a consultation with a GI specialist (gastroenterologist.) you could have some form of inflammatory bowel disease, at the least. It's too complex to sort out in this forum, so please ask your doctor for help and referral. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is tender abdomen?

Abdominal tenderness: A tender abdomen means that ones belly is sore. It might hurt when you lightly or deeply touch it, when you're exercising or simply then something comes in contact with it...Such as a belt. ...Read more

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How would you describe tender abdomen?

How would you describe tender abdomen?

What MD elicits: When your physician presses on the abdomen, if patient complains pain at that spot then it is called tender, it is physical sign the doctor elicits, if patient comes with a complaint of pain at that location then it is symptom. ...Read more

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How would you describe a tender abdomen?

How would you describe a tender abdomen?

What MD elicits: When your physician presses on the abdomen, if patient complains pain at that spot then it is called tender, it is physical sign the doctor elicits, if patient comes with a complaint of pain at that location then it is symptom. ...Read more

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Rigid and tender abdomen, please help! Don't know what to do for this?

Go to the ER: A rigid and severely painful abdomen suggests a surgical condition exists and if not treated emergently can result in death. ...Read more

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Tender abdomen near navel I'm really, really worried. Please help! 10 points!?

Worry worry worry: Your worry should send you to your local doctor, a walk in clinic, or urgent care clinic for evaluation of the tenderness near your navel. A physical exam with your doctor will help decide if you have anything serious. ...Read more

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I have a tender abdomen and had constaptaion for a day and rectual blood also in stool what could it be?

I have a tender abdomen and had constaptaion for a day and rectual blood also in stool what could it be?

Need to be evaluated: You should be evaluated by your primary doctor these symptoms are very non specific and may be related to a gyn or GI issue or even a hernia or muscle strain or something as simple as constipation with hemorrhoids. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Constipation (Definition)

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Constipation (Child) (Definition)

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