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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 any thing 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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