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More on mid-abd pain: I agree with dr. Hicks that the stomach is the likeliest source of your "upper central abdominal" discomfort. Acid-related disease is common. Slow emptying due to a variety of reasons may be another problem attributable to the stomach. Don't ignore the possibility however of pancreas and biliary (gallbladder, bile ducts) disease, vascular pathology, or even disorders of the transverse colon. ...Read more
Muscle soreness: Any time you perform exercises that give your body and muscles a challenge, you can end up with muscle soreness. Sometimes this occurs immediately but other times it might not actually appear for up to two days later (delayed onset muscle soreness). This is normal and once you become better conditioned, will occur less often. ...Read more
Upper central abdomen hurts when I press on it. Feels like a lump or something underneath which is tender. Please advise.
Abdominal lump: You are young so most lumps are not too serious but have it checked by your doctor. Soon. ...Read more
2.5 months post lap chole - constant pain in upper central abdomen radiating to the back...Tender to touch, hurts 24/7?
Plz C Ur Dr ASAP: Possibilities include a (retained) common bile duct stone, pancreatitis, a surgical complication, severe gerd, ulcer disease, to name a few. Please see your surgeon or a GI dr. Asap. A thorough history & exam, blood tests, +/- ultrasound+/-ct+/-mri+/- endoscopy will get to the bottom of this and get you well. Don't delay! ...Read more
I had upper central abdomen pain for 5 days, but now that is gone. I had an ultrasound that showed thickening of my gallbladder wall. Any ideas?
Probable cholecystit: Request PIPIDA Scan to evaluate GB functioning for a more definitive diagnosis ...Read more
I am 2.5 months post gallbladder removal, now in constant pain in the upper central abdomen. It started 2 weeks after the surgery, with a bout of esophagitis. What should I do?
Abdominal pain: Your best bet is to see the surgeon & get further assessment. ...Read more
Extreme pain in womb and sometimes central abdomen happehs mainly at night and soothed by ibuprofen, any ideas? Not appendix as it was removed
Is it the womb?: There are many causes for low abdominal pain-pelvic infections, bladder problems, intestinal problems, and so on. If this persists, see your doctor. ...Read more
5 months I have experienced abdominal bloating, 'hard' central abdomen (5cm radius around belly button), very painful to touch, oily stools and gas?
Malabsorption: Oily stools indicate you are not absorbing all your fats. And the gas could mean you're not absorbing sugars. You need an evaluation by your healthcare professional to get to the cause of this condition- Best of health to you ...Read more
Discomfort in upper central abdomen, feeling of bloating, frequent burping (stuck in throat). Did blood test: cbc, lipase, all normal. What could it be?
Lots of things: This could be all kinds of things. The moral is, you probably need to see a GI specialist. A list of some of the common causes are...Reflux, ulcers, inflammatory bowel, irritable bowel, hiatal hernia, gall bladder issues, etc. It's probably nothing serious, but it is worth getting checked out. ...Read more
I have an abdominal pain around the central region of the abdomen and was requested me to undergo a blood test and an ultrasound scan. The blood test shows low a/g 1.4, high tg 341.0 mg/dl, low HDL 38.7 mg/dl and high vldl 68.4 mg/d in additon to low lymp
Cause of Abd pains?: These blood tests might have nothing to do with your abdominal pains. Of course, it needs to be addressed. High tg and low HDL goes along with metabolic syndrome. Similar findings can be seen in a diabetic parson. Please address this issue with your md: low fat diet, exercise and weight loss will help. However, if your abdominal pains continue, you might need more tests including ct abdomen etc. ...Read more
I have high RBC, hemoglobin and hemocrit, prominent lymph nodes in the central mesentery, mass in abdomen and mass in knee (back) and lump in armpit
Lymph nodes enlarged: You need to be evaluated by a doctor. Symptoms sound worrisome. ...Read more
I have contractions/spasm on the bra line below it. Also at the centre of the abdomen. I don't gym it randomly happens anytime, mostly while sitting?
I keep getting abdominal pain that seems to come and go. It starts in the centre of abdomen and then seems to work its way down into lower part?
Multiple prominent lymph nodes in central mesentery high redblood cell hemogliin and sudden mass iknee large mass in abdomen
Mesenteric nodes +Hb: Hello! The lymph nodes can be normal, infection or cancer. The raised Hb can be single (polycythemia) or all components can be elevated. The knee could be blood or inflammation, the mass in abdomen could be fat, fluid, or tumor, either benign or cancer. I cannot be more specific with so little information. SEE A DOCTOR please. Thanks ...Read more
Been having pressure/indigestion like feeling on the centre & left side of my abdomen. Sometimes minty feeling. Got worst when lying down. Help?
Could be anything: It could so many things from just gas pains to bladder infection or a gynecological issue. I would need a lot more history to start including or excluding certain conditions. From what you're describing it appears to be severe so I suggest seeing a doctor today if possible. ...Read more
I don't get periods due to implant. Suddenly got a severe lower centre abdomen sharp pain, gets worse when I move, what is this?
My ten year old son has had pain in his centre abdomen since Wednesday very severe. Rolling around in pain, foul smelling wind, burping too. Cant poo.
Go to ER and get him: Checked, Do not wait, 4 days is too long to have waited do not wait any longer. ...Read more
I've been having this "heavy" feeling in the centre of my upper abdomen right under my breastbone. No pain, nausea just like something is there all day?
Recently I have been getting frequently stinging and sometime pins and needles in my lower abdomen, in a central location. Is this normal?
Difficult to answer: Please see your dr who can take a more detailed history -- aggravating and relieving factors, related to periods, meals, exertion; standing, sitting; certain foods; bowel habits. Your dr may then decide to do some blood tests, ultrasound, X-ray (after excluding pregnancy). Good luck ...Read more
People say appendicitis pain starts central, moves to right lower abdomen. What is the time frame of moving from central to lower right? Days? Hours?
Usually within a day or so....
Good luck! ...Read more
Dull burning ache in the central/ left center part of abdomen at the bottom/below ribs? Off and on for a month. Stomach acid?
I have tiny red (needle-size) spots on my abdomen. They do not itch and they are flat. I have abdominal and central back pain, and heartburn. Related?
Probably not.: Without seeing a picture, it's hard to say what are these tiny spots. Use HealthTap Prime to upload pictures & talk to a live doctor. Small red spots called "cherry angioma" are usually related to sun exposure / tanning beds & age. Also called "liver spots, " they were named when no one knew the cause; they are benign, common & have nothing to do with the liver. Need to know more to determine, tho ...Read more
Intense pain in centre of abdomen post fever chills sweats body aches. Pain lasted for 4 days. Couldn't eat. Pain is gone now but nausea and headache?
Exam advised: Fever, sweats, chills, body aches followed by four days of midabdominal pain is concerning and this may have been an intestinal viral infection especially if diarrhea ensued. Even though the pain has subsided you still have symptoms which could be part of the viral infection, but see your physician if you still feel quite ill or if any abdominal pain recurs as appendicitis would be a concern ...Read more
I've been having episodes of severe abdomen pain on the rght side underneath my ribs and centre above my belly button CRP was 114 ALT 340 recent blood tests now normal liver scan booked what is wrong?
? Gall gall bladder: I would go immediately to an ultrasound of the gall bladder if you have not had that. If it is negative, you should have a hida nuclear medicine scan to look for biliary dyskinesia. If either are positive, you should see a surgeon about a laparoscopic cholecystectomy. If negative, you should see a GI specialist for further evaluation. ...Read more