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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

Dr. Rafael Lugo
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Tender Abdomen (Definition)

A tender abdomen is a belly that is painful ...Read more


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What can cause abdominal tenderness all over abdomen? Only when pushed?

What can cause abdominal tenderness all over abdomen? Only when pushed?

Hundred of thing: practically hundred of things specially when you say all over the abdomen which make you include every organ inside your abdomen if you are more specific like RUQ or RLQ for example or PERIUMBILICAL we could make a better guess if pain is bad go and see your doctor or go to the ER good luck ...Read more

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What causes upper central abdominal tenderness? Stomach also growls a lot and burns.

What causes upper central abdominal tenderness? Stomach also growls a lot and burns.

Many possibilities: Upper abdominal pain is non-specific but there are several possible causes. The organs of the upper abdomen include liver, gallbladder, stomach, duodenum, pancreas, adrenals, spleen and parts of the intestine. Also, the upper parts of the kidneys. So, any of these organs that experience infection, injury, cancer, or blockage can cause pain. With nausea/burning, focus on stomach (reflux)/ulcers. ...Read more

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Can IBS or needing to have a bowel movement cause abdominal tenderness?

Can IBS or needing to have a bowel movement cause abdominal tenderness?

Yes: if your bowel very bloated it can get tender. Usually gets better after BM, but if you were bloated for a long time, pain may take some time to go away. ...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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What can cause abdominal pain and tenderness that migrates/changes? I had lower abdominal tenderness. Now I have upper abdominal discomfort instead.

What can cause abdominal pain and tenderness that migrates/changes? I had lower abdominal tenderness. Now I have upper abdominal discomfort instead.

Many causes: The cause of the pain and discomfort you have could come from the abdominal wall muscles, the intestinal tract, the GYN organs, or the urinary tract to name Agee sources. It could also be that there are a combination of things going in. In all likelihood, it is probably part of normal anatomy/physiology, but if it is persistent and/or limits your activities, best to see your primary care provider. ...Read more

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Can Strep cause Lower Abdominal Bloating, Tender Sides, Constipation, Random Cough and loss of appetite? I was tested Positive for Strep.

Can Strep cause Lower Abdominal Bloating, Tender Sides, Constipation, Random Cough and loss of appetite? I was tested Positive for Strep.

Not commonly: Be aware, usually one of the hallmarks of strep throat is the lack of cough. Also, this type of infection doesn't tend to have a lot of abdominal like symptoms. If you are taking antibiotics, then it's possible your GI symptoms are related to this. Though, everyone's body is different and with an inflammatory infection like Strep you may be atypical and have GI symptoms like you mention. ...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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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