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Hardness In Lower Abdomen
UTI: Not usually. If this is happening to you, go and see your doctor and be examined and evaluated. Good luck. ...Read more
I keep getting hardness and swelling in my lower abdomen, I'm not gassy or constipated, it often feels like I'm really full, any ideas?
Many possibilities: Possibilities are from nothing to things like a full bladder if you retain urine, large uterus, fluid in abdominal wall or inside. Bloating is nonspecific and makes me think of gastritis which could make your stomach feel full, make you burpy and have indigestion. Some problems in small intestine could also cause bloating. As you can see, you need a good consultation with a doctor. ...Read more
I have a egg sized hardness in my lower left abdomen. It's been there about 5 or 6 months and isn't painful. What should I do?
Lipoma?: Could be a few things. It is potentially something bad and so I would go and get it looked at by the GP to decide what to do bout it if anything. ...Read more
I feel hardness and movement in my lower abdomen and I feel pressure when laying on my stomach like I'm preg. Could this be caused by constipation?
See Dr., and then...: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more
Planks & Crunches: Crunches and planks both work your core muscles. Planks use more muscles overall than crunches. These two core exercises use different types of muscle contractions, which can shape the muscles differently. Novices with core weakness or joint limitations may struggle attempting the plank more than the crunches initially. There are benefits and difficulties with both crunches and planks. ...Read more
Seek immediate help: Because abdominal pain may be from a wide range causes including those affecting the outer wall (musculoskeletal) or internal organs (visceral pain), a doctor will carefully evaluate your symptoms to determine appropriate treatment if need be. The doctor will also need to know about other associated symptoms like constipation, diarrhea, fever, last menses, nausea etc. So try to provide more info. ...Read more
Many things: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more
Med eval: Causes of lower abdominal pain include but are not limited to: appendicitis, bladder infection or inflammation, inguinal hernia, diverticulitis, ulcerative colitis, crohn’s disease, kidney stone or infection, cancer, pelvic inflammatory disease, seminal vesicle inflammation, ectopic pregnancy, endometriosis, ovarian cyst, aortic aneurysm, injury & intestinal obstruction. Severe pain = emergency. ...Read more
Many possible causes: Abdominal pain can be from many causes: infections, hernias, muscle strain, kidney stones, even shingles, just to name a few. Without additional information it is impossible to tell. If you are having abdominal pain you will need to be seen by a healthcare provider to determine the source. ...Read more
Lower Ab. Exercises:
Exercises -90 degrees static press, single-leg stretches, U-boat exercises, frog presses and leg lifts involve flexing the thighs and bending the knees at 90 degrees towards the chest, using abdominal muscles to lift legs.
Leg- and hip-lift exercises, done while lying flat on the back and using the arms for support, pull in the abdominal muscles.
See a Gym instructor to help for good Health. ...Read more
Many things: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more
?: Causes of lower abdominal pain include but are not limited to: appendicitis, bladder infection or inflammation, inguinal hernia, diverticulitis, ulcerative colitis, crohn’s disease, kidney stone or infection, cancer, pelvic inflammatory disease, seminal vesicle inflammation, ectopic pregnancy, endometriosis, ovarian cyst, aortic aneurysm, injury & intestinal obstruction. ...Read more
E.R. checks appendix: Lower right abdominal discomfort can be from many things. For pain there, appendicitis is always a concern (pain usually worsens over time, with fever coming on). If one is constipated for several days, stool can back up all the way to the right side, and cause discomfort or pain. Gallstones and kidney stones can also cause pain. In such cases, a primary care doctor or an ER doctor can evaluate. ...Read more