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Birth control change, now have lower right abdomen discomfort while lying down or sitting, is this normal...

Birth control change, now have lower right abdomen discomfort while lying down or sitting, is this normal...

Birth control: Your pain may have nothing to do with changing your pill. The pain could represent muscle strain/pull, could represent a problem with your appendix or perhaps an ovarian cyst. A pelvic exam and/or ultrasound would help diagnose any problems. ...Read more

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Dull crippling lower abdomen and right side discomfort after lifting heavy objects goes away after sitting down but last for weeks ribs discomfort?

Dull crippling lower abdomen and right side discomfort after lifting heavy objects goes away after sitting down but last for weeks ribs discomfort?

Go to MD: It sounds like you've stretched or torn some muscles from lifting heavy objects. Please go to the doctor as soon as possible to determine what the problem is. It is not normal to have that kind of pain for weeks. ...Read more

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Is upper abdominal discomfort possible from prolonged sitting down in front of a desk?

Is upper abdominal discomfort possible from prolonged sitting down in front of a desk?

Yes: Especially if do not maintain good posture and hunch forward (like when using a computer). Need to maintain back posture (upright) to try to reduce the discomfort. ...Read more

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I started having lower right abdominal discomfort yesterday morning. Right around the waistband region. No sharp pain. More discomfort while sitting, then standing or laying. The waistband of underwear or pants cause more discomfort. I'm a 36yo, white mal

I started having lower right abdominal discomfort yesterday morning. Right around the waistband region. No sharp pain. More discomfort while sitting, then standing or laying. The waistband of underwear or pants cause more discomfort. I'm a 36yo, white mal

Ans: Many possibilities for this. First off a good history is needed for example when did the pain start? Any teUma? Regular vowel movements? Etc. impossible to answer justly without first a good history then you need a physical exam. ...Read more

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Abdominal discomfort while sitting after dinner on an evening, when sitting in car after physical day at work and when lay. No vomiting or diarrhoea.

Abdominal discomfort while sitting after dinner on an evening, when sitting in car after physical day at work and when lay. No vomiting or diarrhoea.

Many possibilities: It depends on the location of the pain. Could be gallbladder, stomach, pancreas, intestine, etc. Laboratory studies and imaging tests may be needed, and even an endoscopy ...Read more

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Have discomfort in pit of stomach. Seems to flare on empty stomach. It looks like coffee increases. Sitting position increases discomfort. Thoughts?

Have discomfort in pit of stomach. Seems to flare on empty stomach. It looks like coffee increases. Sitting position increases discomfort. Thoughts?

Possible reflux: You may be beginning gastritis, reflux or ulcers. See a physician to get instructions regarding lifestyle changes, medications, and possibly endoscopy for the proper diagnosis if this has been going on for a while.sometimes esophageal spasm can set this off as well and getting an exam with a full history will help you. I See if you get relief with Tums (calcium carbonate) or Prilosec in order to give your doc info. ...Read more

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Discomfort on left side of stomach below rib cage, mostly when i m sitting...I feel as if something is bulging out. But nothing is.

Discomfort on left side of stomach below rib cage, mostly when i m sitting...I feel as if something is bulging out. But nothing is.

LUQ pain: Pain in this area may be from the stomach, intestine, colon, muscular cause. Have yourself examined to narrow down the cause. ...Read more

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Bloating feeling under right ribcage when sitting. Not painful, no nausea, just discomfort. Doc thinks possible gallbladder? Could it be liver?

Bloating feeling under right ribcage when sitting. Not painful, no nausea, just discomfort. Doc thinks possible gallbladder? Could it be liver?

Unlikely: If your doctor has done tests to consider gallbladder disease, he or she has likely already done blood tests to utilize the liver function and/or an ultrasound of the gallbladder which also would look at the liver. If these are normal, it is unlikely that your symptoms are due to liver disease. If your symptoms persist, follow up with your doctor who suspects the gallbladder. Good luck. ...Read more

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Pain/discomfort in ascending colon (2 weeks); usually when sitting; burning feeling in stomach, burning stool, stool test shows nothing, what to do?

Pain/discomfort in ascending colon (2 weeks); usually when sitting; burning feeling in stomach, burning stool, stool test shows nothing, what to do?

See below: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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I have stomach discomfort/pressure when sitting. Relieved by standing. Quick to get stomach aches in morning &/or after eating. What is this?

I have stomach discomfort/pressure when sitting. Relieved by standing. Quick to get stomach aches in morning &/or after eating. What is this?

Such: Symptoms have been reported in people with gastritis or gastric ulcers. Such people may improve with proton pump inhibitors, avoiding smoking or alcohol ...Read more

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Upper stomach discomfort when standing or walking around, gets better when sitting. Other symp. Gas, pale stool, and feeling of bloating.?

Upper stomach discomfort when standing or walking around, gets better when sitting. Other symp. Gas, pale stool, and feeling of bloating.?

Abd pain/pale stools: The liver releases bile salts into the stool, giving it a normal brown color. pale, clay-colored stools may be due to liver or biliary tract problems, such as hepatitis or gallstones, possibly accompanied by jaundice or dark urine. Pale, yellow, greasy, foul-smelling stools may be due to malabsorption of fat as seen with pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer or celiac disease. ...Read more

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I am a 42-year-old woman who has been experiencing some discomfort in chest area and abdomen the whole week. It travels around, sometime it's above br?

I am a 42-year-old woman who has been experiencing some discomfort in chest area and abdomen the whole week. It travels around, sometime it's above br?

Time to see doctor: Chest pain means she should talk with her doctor, or go to an ER if pain is moderate or worse. In young adults aged 20-35 years, chest pain is less likely a heart attack, but many people in their 40s have a surprise heart attack. If it turns out to be anginal heart pain, costochondritis, myocarditis, anxiety attack symptoms, collapsed lung, or stomach reflux, the ER can help determine the cause. ...Read more

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Pain, discomfort and bloat in abdomen for 24 hours?

Pain, discomfort and bloat in abdomen for 24 hours?

Abdominal pain: Can be a medical emergency. If you have fevers and vomiting associated with this, you should have already gone to your local er. If you have issues with constipation or gas, it can make it more difficult to discern what is happening but if things are progressive, please get evaluated. ...Read more

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Pains in chest and then pains in abdomen. What could cause of this discomfort?

Pains in chest and then pains in abdomen. What could cause of this discomfort?

Anything: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. ...Read more

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I have bad discomfort in upper abdomen?

I have bad discomfort in upper abdomen?

Could be many things: Pain in the upper abdomen could signify peptic ulcer disease or gallbladder problems. See a doctor so that the appropriate tests can be ordered to be ascertain what is ailing you. ...Read more

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What are the most common health issues associated with "upper central abdomen" discomfort?"

What are the most common health issues associated with "upper central abdomen" discomfort?"

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

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My right side of abdomen is swollen, do feel discomfort and sometimes pain. What can it be.?

My right side of abdomen is swollen, do feel discomfort and sometimes pain.  What can it be.?

Right side abdomen. : Organs of concern on the right side of your abdomen would include the liver, gallbladder, biliary tree, pancreas, large intestines, small intestines and appendix. Could also represent a hernia or muscular strain. ...Read more

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Focal discomfort left side of abdomen about level of last rib that feels better if I apply pressure to it. What is this?

Focal discomfort left side of abdomen about level of last rib that feels better if I apply pressure to it. What is this?

Duration is key here: The area you describe is the location of the splenic flexure, the spot where your colon makes a right turn and heads down toward the rectum. It can often be a place where feces gets hung up briefly and causes pain. But it should pass within 12-24 hours. Something that lasts longer could be trauma (which you would know about) to the spleen area; less likely stomach issues. OK to watch a few days. ...Read more

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Excellent health, not overweight, exercise 5 to 6 times a week. When I bend over, i sometimes feel discomfort (like a tear) in my lower left abdomen?

Excellent health, not overweight, exercise 5 to 6 times a week. When I bend over, i sometimes feel discomfort (like a tear) in my lower left abdomen?

Suspect strain : You could be experiencing pain from an abdominal muscle strain or tear. You also should be evaluated for a possible inguinal hernia. See you primary care doc first and maybe expect a referral to a specialist. ...Read more

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I just had surgery on my abdomen and haven't gone to the bathroom im 3 days. I have a lot of bathroom pains. What can I do to help the discomfort and use the bathroom?

Stool Softeners Diet: You should confer with your surgeon and see what they recommend. There are many options for you, but you should clear through them. Also, be aware that opiate type meds like hydrocodone, oxycodone and morphine can cause ileus or the bowels slowing down or even stopping. ...Read more

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I have had a discomfort in my abdomen on and off for a few years. It has never been very sharp more of a burning feeling or a pressure feeling. What do you think this is?

I have had a discomfort in my abdomen on and off for a few years.  It has never been very sharp more of a burning feeling or a pressure feeling.  What do you think this is?

Abd discomfort: Probably 500 possible causes. So give us much more details or better yet do a video consult so we can ask more questions to be able to guide you and your team. ...Read more

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Could depression cause daily abdomen discomfort?

Could depression cause daily abdomen discomfort?

Yes, decompression: Might be a cause for abdominal discomfort. It is important to rule out medical causes before assuming that depression is the cause. Take care. ...Read more