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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Rebound Tenderness

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Could appendicitis always cause rebound pain/tenderness?

Could appendicitis always cause rebound pain/tenderness?

I don't know if it: Absolutely always causes rebound pain — but it is a classic finding. ...Read more

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Is there always some pain when touched or rebound tenderness in appendicitis? Or does that come later, when it's already progressed?

Is there always some pain when touched or rebound tenderness in appendicitis? Or does that come later, when it's already progressed?

Not always: The physical signs and symptoms of appendicitis depend upon the location of the appendix. A small percentage of humans have a "retrocecal" appendix meaning it is buried up under the cecum with the tip up in the right upper abdomen, often under the liver. Tenderness and "rebound" may not be present, even with well-advanced appendicitis, as the peritoneum is not irritated. ...Read more

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I have significant knee pain, pressure helps PT is not helping, I have rebound tenderness on knee?! Why, and what should be my next step in treatment?

If the pain : Has been there for a while, u should have the knee examined by a physician and possibly imaged with MRI. Some inflammatory and neoplastic conditions may present this way. Good luck ...Read more

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I'm having left abdominal pain just above the pelvic bone. There is rebound tenderness and when you push in it radiates to the right side.?

I'm having left abdominal pain just above the pelvic bone. There is rebound tenderness and when you push in it radiates to the right side.?

Should check it out: It sounds a bit worrisome per your description--rebound tenderness means it hurts more when you let go from pushing/palpating the area. This means the inside of abdominal wall (peritoneum) is severely inflammed and needs medical attention (a surgical abdomen) asap. Pushing on left but hurting on r side is also concerning for appendicitis (rovsing's sign). So, consult doc asap. Good luck. ...Read more

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Sudden lower abdominal pain & rebound tenderness after bowel movement. Lightheaded, generalized weakness, labored breathing. Pain subsides after 45min?

Sudden lower abdominal pain & rebound tenderness after bowel movement. Lightheaded, generalized weakness, labored breathing. Pain subsides after 45min?

Go and see a doctor: Are you a nurse or health care student do you know what rebound tenderness mean you are too young for anything serious but your description mnaking ne nervous so go and see a doctor please ...Read more

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What causes tender swollen lymp node?

What causes tender swollen lymp node?

Several things: Lymph nodes are a site of inflammatory response and immune reaction. Swollen, tender lymph nodes are a common response to bacterial or viral infection. Lymph nodes can also enlarge and become tender in certain autoimmune diseases. Lymphoma is a type of tumor that develops in lymph nodes and finally certain types of cancer will "drain" cells into a lymph nodes and spread to those nodes. ...Read more

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Small knot in armpit. Very tender. Causes?

Small knot in armpit. Very tender. Causes?

HMM: Could be many things... Too little info to make a good guess... I'd have to see it and get a good history... Go see your primary care doc. ...Read more

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What causes swollen brest and tender nipples?

What causes swollen brest and tender nipples?

Many possibilities: There are many potential causes. One may be medication — certain medication may cause this. Another could be due to pregnancy or hormonal shifting. Simple irritation and rubbing from clothing or trauma. However, it may be something more serious such as a growth in the brain. Please see your family physician to further evaluate. ...Read more

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Can menopause cause you to have a tender scalp?

Can menopause cause you to have a tender scalp?

No.: There is no evidence that reduced estrogen causes tender scalp. Consider seeing a dermatologist for this. ...Read more

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What could be a cause for chronic chest tenderness?

What could be a cause for chronic chest tenderness?

Costochondritis: If it hurts when you push on it, and it is near your breast bone, then inflammation of the joint between your ribs and your breast bone, aka costochondritis is possible. If the problem does not go away, call your doctor! ...Read more

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What causes tender in the finger tips and swelling?

What causes tender in the finger tips and swelling?

Could be circulation: Some people, in particular can get what is ka raynauds disease which is a decrease in ciuculation to the skin esp hands/finger tips. Two types primary and secondary. Primary is caused by vasospasm, secondary has underlying causes i.e. Lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma etc. You should see you pcp to be properly diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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Are these tender neck lymph nodes a cause for concern?

Are these tender neck lymph nodes a cause for concern?

Maybe: But probably not. The question is how long they have been there, what other symptoms do you have or have had, how large are they, are they soft or hard, and other numerous questions to be sure. Lymph nodes fight inflammation for a living, and when they do they may become larger and tender. If you are worried, see your family doctor. ...Read more

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Can costochondritis cause tenderness days later after being in pain?

Can costochondritis cause tenderness days later after being in pain?

Certainly can: Costochondritis symptoms can relapse from time to time and can last for a few weeks up to a year. Most of the time, routinely taking NSAID medications, such as ibuprofen, will help with the pain. If your current treatment has been tried for 3-4 weeks without any relief, it would be good to be seen again. Otherwise, it is normal to have tenderness and pain even after the symptoms resolved. ...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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What would cause what looks like bug bites and tenderness that has lasted a week?

What would cause what looks like bug bites and tenderness that has lasted a week?

Delayed Reactions: Delayed insect bite allergic reactions lasting a few weeks are not uncommon. Other entities however need to excluded including drug allergy, autoimmune disease, infectious diseases and other entities. ...Read more

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What causes your pubic bone to be tender to touch? I am a virgin but have had odor down there.

What causes your pubic bone to be tender to touch? I am a virgin but have had odor down there.

Pain odor: Hello~ do you use tampons for your menstruation. If you do it is easy in your situation to retain one. Please go and see an OB GYN doc asap to examine you. Thanks ...Read more

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Sudden pain in right side of face that goes into head feels tender like an abscess when infected cause?

Sudden pain in right side of face that goes into head feels tender like an abscess when infected cause?

Orofacial pain: Orofavial pain could be due to many reasons. Usually the main reason is odontogenic in origin. Please have a checkup By your dentist first and then take it from there ...Read more

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My 6 year old has a tender spot in back of his head that hurts when he touch it what could be the cause?

My 6 year old has a tender spot in back of his head that hurts when he touch it what could be the cause?

Several things: A swollen lymph node, a goose egg from prior trauma he didn't tell you about, an insect bite that is becoming inflamed. If any of these fit you can monitor it until it either goes away or you decide to have it checked out. ...Read more

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There is a tender spot on the left side of my head that is a bit sore when touched. Is it serious? What causes it?

There is a tender spot on the left side of my head that is a bit sore when touched. Is it serious? What causes it?

Not serious: You can get inflammation in the muscles or superficial nerves in the scalp. It may even be a bruise from pulling your hair back or wearing a ball cap. Take some Motrin and put some ice on it ...Read more

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I have fluid I believe above my right knuckle its really soft and tender and I don't know why. What can be the cause it's not that painful.

Possibly: Inflammation of the joint from arthritis or infection. Should get it checked out by your doctor. A xray may be helpful and ultrasound is often useful to look for fluid, small erosions suggesting arthritis, and increased blood flow to the joint as a result of inflammation. ...Read more

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I have had extremely tender/painful beasts (both) constantly since about 3 months after hysterectomy last december. I still have ovaries. Cause?

I have had extremely tender/painful beasts (both) constantly since about 3 months after hysterectomy last december. I still have ovaries. Cause?

Painful breasts: You may be having a hormonal problem which may be part of menopause, as your ovaries are probably giving variable amounts of hormone into your system. Best to see doctors who specialize in menopausal conditions. ...Read more

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Will boil cause tender lymph nots if boil has not drained yet. I do work pulling and lifting. The pain is not bad just tender both on boil and lymph?

Will boil cause tender lymph nots if boil has not drained yet. I do work pulling and lifting. The pain is not bad just tender both on boil and lymph?

Infection: The boil/abscess, most likely caused by some infectious process, could certainly cause the lymph nodes in the surrounding area (or near the area) to be enlarged and tender. Get evaluated and treated. Best wishes to you. ...Read more

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What is the cause of tooth tenderness?

What is the cause of tooth tenderness?

Several reasons: Can be caused by a tooth abscess, gum & bone disease infection, a bad bite or grinding your teeth. You need to see a dentist to find out why and what treatment is needed. It may get worse with no treatment. ...Read more