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What are the causes of pain in the abdomen?

What are the causes of pain in the abdomen?

Many: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more

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What causes fre fluid in abdomen?

What causes fre fluid in abdomen?

Could be natural: There is naturally a small amount of fluid in the pelvis to keep organs moist but it could also happen from ovulation, inflammation, infection or cancer cells. ...Read more

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What causes shocking sensation in abdomen?

What causes shocking sensation in abdomen?

Don't know: I have heard a lot of abdominal symptoms in the past 43 years, but never "shocking" ...Read more

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What causes pain in abdomen lower left side?

What causes pain in abdomen lower left side?

Many possibilities: Left lower abdomen discomfort can come from constipation, diverticulitis, colitis, ovarian condition, gas, irritable bowel, etc. ...Read more

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What causes pain in left quadrant of abdomen?

What causes pain in left quadrant of abdomen?

Many: Left abd. Pain causes include but is not limited to: ovarian cyst, ectopic pregnancy, diverticulitis, endometriosis, inguinal hernia, ovulation pain, intestinal obstruction, crohn’s disease, abscess, ulcerative colitis, seminal vesicle inflammation, cancer, aortic aneurysm, renal infection or stone, injury, angina, heart attack, pneumonia, enlarged or ruptured spleen, pancreatitis & obstipation. ...Read more

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What causes women pain in lower left abdomen?

What causes women pain in lower left abdomen?

Many possibilities..: Finding out the cause of abdominal pain is like solving a mystery: we collect clues from one's symptoms, history, examination+/- tests. Therefore, a "hands-on" eval is critical. In general, causes of left lower abdominal pain can include irritable bowel, diverticular disease, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, intestinal or gynecologic cancers, urinary tract infections, etc... ...Read more

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What causes pain in lower left abdomen female?

What causes pain in lower left abdomen female?

Many causes.: In a woman causes of left lower abdominal pain can include: ovarian cyst, ectopic pregnancy, diverticulitis, endometriosis, hernia, ovulation pain, crohn’s disease, abscess, ulcerative colitis, cancer, renal infection or stone or injury just to mention a few. If pain is chronic get it checked out –especially if associated with change in bowel habitus. Severe abdominal pain warrants er visit. ...Read more

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What causes pain in upper quadrant of abdomen?

What causes pain in upper quadrant of abdomen?

Many possibilities: Causes of upper abdominal pain can include but are not limited to: gallstones, hepatitis, pancreatitis, peptic ulcer, gastroesophageal reflux disease, inflammation of the bile duct or gallbladder, obstructed intestines, and problems of the chest such as angina, heart attack, pericarditis, pneumonia and pleurisy. If you are experiencing chronic upper abdominal pain get it checked. Severe pain = er. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the abdomen and lower back?

What causes pain in the abdomen and lower back?

Many: More info is needed . For females ovarian issues should be evaluated , pregnancy, pid, etc should be considered. Both men and women should have their kidneys evaluated, kidney stones, uti, etc.Men should have prostates checked. Lumbar disc disease etc can cause issues. Gi problems ibs/uc/colitis etc.See you dr for full full h&p and systematic work-up. ...Read more

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How can I know what causes a distended abdomen?

How can I know what causes a distended abdomen?

Swallowing air.: A distended abdomen may be caused by many things, however, gas in the intestinal tract is most common. Gas is normal and too much may cause distension. We continuously swallow air every time we swallow; this is normal. Avoiding carbonated beverages, including soda or beer, will help decrease the excess air we swallow. ...Read more

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What causes pain a little above the belly botton?

What causes pain a little above the belly botton?

A few things: Get checked out by your primary care. It could be food sensitivities, gallbladder problems, pancreas problems, ulcers or a few less common things. Get it checked out and rule out some of the more serious things. ...Read more

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What causes pain in upper left quadrant of abdomen?

What causes pain in upper left quadrant of abdomen?

Many possibilities: Causes of left upper abdominal pain include but are not limited to: angina, heart attack, pneumonia, injury, enlarged spleen, ruptured spleen, pancreatitis, infection / abscess of the spleen, renal infection or stone, aortic aneurysm, cancer, shingles and obstipation. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the lower back and abdomen area?

What causes pain in the lower back and abdomen area?

More specific: More specific information is needed, lots of disease states can cause back and abdominal pain. Kidney stones, infection, muscle strain, colitis, etc. Can all present with pain in that area. Talk to your doctor to narrow things down. ...Read more

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What is the cause of fluid on unborn baby's abdomen?

What is the cause of fluid on unborn baby's abdomen?

Ascites: If what you mean is that there is a dena or swelling in the babies abdomen that could be a sign of ascites. This can be the result of a variety of conditions. Given how many different conditions could be causing this it's best to have a visit with your obstetrician or perinatologist to discuss the possible causes. ...Read more

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What would cause abdomen swelling in a healthy male?

What would cause abdomen swelling in a healthy male?

Many things: Sudden abdominal swelling should not be ignored. It could possibly be a hernia with extravasation of intestinal or other anatomy. It is a serious condition that warrants a medical differential diagnosis. Good luck! ...Read more

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Swhat would cause sharp pain on right side of abdomen?

Many things: Needs a physical exam ; medical history to tell. Could be muscle pain, gastritis, pancreatitis, stomach ulcer, kidney stone, ovary, constipation, appendix, urinsry infectuon, etc, etc. Too many to guess without a physical exam ; much more info. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in abdomen (under left ribcage)?

What could cause pain in abdomen (under left ribcage)?

Hard to say: There are multiple potential causes, you should consider being seen. Possible causes can incude an irritation of a nerve in the thoracic spine, an inflammatory condition involving the pancreas or the lining of the lung, and multiple other causes. A detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually sort out the cause. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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What causes your right lower side by your abdomen hurt?

Pain on the Right: Right lower quadrant pain typically flags the number one concern for appendicitis. If your pain worsens, seek immediate attention in the er to properly diagnose the problem. Many other diagnoses exist to include ovarian conditions, pelvic, colon and bladder infections, hernias, stds, and inflammatory bowel disease. ...Read more

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What is the cause of a pain in the lower right abdomen?

Possible causes: Possible causes of right lower abdominal pain include appendicitis, ectopic pregnancy, ovarian cyst, endometriosis, inguinal hernia, seminal vesiculitis, GI obstruction, renal infection or stones & gastroenteritis just to mention a few. If you have severe abdominal pain then urgent medical evaluation is indicated. Abdominal pain with change to stool pattern warrants evaluation. ...Read more

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What might cause pain in upper right quadrant of abdomen?

Right quadrant of ab: Most likely gall bladder, but to be sure u needd to see your PCP for evaluation and work up. ...Read more

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What might cause pain in the lower left abdomen in women?

What might cause pain in the lower left abdomen in women?

Many possibilities..: Finding out the cause of abdominal pain is like solving a mystery: we collect clues from one's symptoms, history, examination+/- tests. Therefore, a "hands-on" eval is critical. In general, causes of left lower abdominal pain can include irritable bowel, diverticular disease, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, intestinal or gynecologic cancers, urinary tract infections, etc... ...Read more

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What could be the cause of pain in lower back and abdomen?

What could be the cause of pain in lower back and abdomen?

Many things: Numerous conditions can cause lower back and lower abdominal pain. The most common are:
kidney stone
pelvic inflammatory disease
aortic aneurysm
pregnancy
diverticulitis
disc disease
constipation. ...Read more

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What causes the pain and swelling on right side of abdomen?

What causes the pain and swelling on right side of abdomen?

Direct Dx needed: Please see an md for a full physical, the internet is inappropriate for a complete answer. Best of luck! ...Read more

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What could cause sudden sharp pains in my lower left abdomen?

SEVERE PAIN = ER: Causes of left lower abdominal pain can include but are not limited to: ovarian cyst, ectopic pregnancy, diverticulitis, endometriosis, inguinal hernia, ovulation pain, intestinal obstruction, crohn’s disease, abscess, ulcerative colitis, seminal vesicle inflammation, cancer, aortic aneurysm, renal infection or stone or injury. Get chronic pain checked especially if associated with stool changes. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of pain in the lower back and abdomen?

What could be the cause of pain in the lower back and abdomen?

Most of those will: Numerous conditions can cause lower back and lower abdominal pain. The most common are:
kidney stone
pelvic inflammatory disease
aortic aneurysm
pregnancy
diverticulitis
disc disease
constipation. ...Read more

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What is the cause of the sharp pain on my left side of abdomen?

What is the cause of the sharp pain on my left side of abdomen?

Left ABD pain: Left abd. Pain causes include but is not limited to: ovarian cyst, ectopic pregnancy, diverticulitis, endometriosis, inguinal hernia, ovulation pain, intestinal obstruction, crohn’s disease, abscess, ulcerative colitis, seminal vesicle inflammation, cancer, aortic aneurysm, renal infection or stone, injury, angina, heart attack, pneumonia, enlarged or ruptured spleen, pancreatitis & obstipation. ...Read more