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Hard Upper Abdomen
What would cause a distended and hard upper abdomen following a thoracic posterior fusion T7-t10 with instrumentation. Three months post op and still ?
I have crohns and gaatroparesis. Having hard time eating upper abdomen hurts and now constipated for 4 days. Hungry but eating hurts.
See a gastroenterolo: Pronto! You have 2 serious conditions that can't be addressed in 400 spaces. You MUST see someone face to face to deal with your issues right away. ...Read more
Doctor I have a hard thing in my upper abdomen in the center of my ribcage.Can you please tell me what is it.Pain a bit?
Cannot say: No one can tell you without being able to examine the area. See a doctor in your area. ...Read more
I have a couple of hard, nodular lumps in upper abdomen 3 years painful if pressed pain is sharp and goes through to back. Is it a lipoma?
Need 2 Be Seen: Lipomas are the most common cause of lumps under the skin (in the subq space), however they rarely cause shooting pain on palpation as you describe. I suggest that you make an appointment with your primary care doctor to help sort this out. ...Read more
I am a 26 year old female. I throw up bile for 6 days at a time and are deathly ill. Have constant hard pulsating feeling in upper abdomen between rib?
Bile: It could mean gall bladder is not well. Need evaluation by your doctor, or er if severe. ...Read more
No pain rock hard lump on my upper abdomen right at the center of rib cage. I usually feel bloated and want to puke. Can't sleep and can't burp.?
Stomach pain?: Recommend evaluation by a gastroenterologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
If : If you had a normal period then you are likely not pregnant, however if it was light then that's more common in early pregnancy. You can take a pregnancy test now and repeat in two weeks to be sure. On the other hand, your abdomen may be hard due to gas or possibly even a muscle spasm. All the best. ...Read more
Hard lump on upper middle abdomen, burns and pains on middle, right and left sides of stomach aggravated by stress, frequent nausea and appetite loss.
Abdominal pain: The symptoms you describe could very well be related to a gastric ulcer with spasm. It would be best to be evaluated by your family doctor and, if necessary, by a specialist (gastroenterologist). Postponing care can lead to significant intestinal and gastric problems, which could be avoided by early and appropriate care. ...Read more