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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?

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

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Is hardness at the lower abdomen normal in pregnancy?

Is hardness at the lower abdomen normal in pregnancy?

It depends: It depends on the stage of pregnancy and other factors (pain, bleeding, tender to touch, comes and goes, midline or on the side). ...Read more

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Bleeding on 11/17-18, last sex 11/3 PMS symptoms before bleeding, now hardness on R side of abdomen, negative HPT's. Could I still be pregnant?

Bleeding on 11/17-18, last sex 11/3 PMS symptoms before bleeding, now hardness on R side of abdomen, negative HPT's. Could I still be pregnant?

Pregnancy unlikely: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, or medications. A correctly done urine test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon. ...Read more

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Does UTI cause hardness in lower abdomen and pelvic area?

Does UTI cause hardness in lower abdomen and pelvic area?

UTI: Not usually. If this is happening to you, go and see your doctor and be examined and evaluated. Good luck. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Right lower abdomen pain, little bit of hardness. Feels bruised to put pressure on. What could this mean?

Right lower abdomen pain, little bit of hardness. Feels bruised to put pressure on. What could this mean?

RLQ discomfort: Causes of recurrent abdominal discomfort as described may be identified by first addressing signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: in women: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniation? Stressors? Other risks? ...Read more

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Deep rumbling in lower abdomen. Diarrhea. Some pain. Bloating. Hardness when I poke on my lower abdomen. Feeling full. IBS?

Deep rumbling in lower abdomen. Diarrhea. Some pain. Bloating. Hardness when I poke on my lower abdomen. Feeling full. IBS?

Abdominal pain: Constipation can produce all of these things. The workup and recommendations is totally related to the patient's age. Under age 40, it is most certainly constipation or IBS. If over 40, then additional workup, such as colonoscopy would be recommended to make sure something else isn't going on. ...Read more

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I have pain in lower abdomen, and hardness in the stomach, pain, hard stool, I think I have a gas problem or swelling in my stomach. Plz give answer?

I have pain in lower abdomen, and hardness in the stomach, pain, hard stool, I think I have a gas problem or swelling in my stomach. Plz give answer?

High fiber: You may have irritable bowel syndrome or simple constipation. In either case, you can get better by increasing your dietary fiber. An easy way to do that is to eat at least one cup of high fiber (meaning at least 5 grams of fiber per cup) cereal each day. Example: 1 cup of raisin bran every day. Other good ones are kashi cereals, all bran, any of the fiber one products. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of abdominal hardness?

How do you get rid of abdominal hardness?

Confusing: It depends on what is causing "abdominal hardness." this is not a common description, so if you have this, you need to be examined by a doctor to see what is going on. ...Read more

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Hardness and aching lower right abdominal region?

Hardness and aching lower right abdominal region?

Get evaluated: Don't have much information to go on, but if you have persistent pain and a mass/firmness in your abdomen that should be evaluated. ...Read more

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30yr F, Abdominal bloating and pain and sometimes hardness on the left side, no period for 2yrs after baby, very infrequent stools. Any advice?

30yr F, Abdominal bloating and pain and sometimes hardness on the left side, no period for 2yrs after baby, very infrequent stools. Any advice?

Constipation: Initial management in the treatment of constipation include dietary fiber and bulk-forming laxatives such as psyllium or methylcellulose, together with adequate fluids. Forpatients who do not respond poorly to fiber, an osmotic laxative could be tried. Other options include stool softeners, stimulant laxatives (bisacodyl, senna). ...Read more

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My daughter has been complaing of hardness in her belly and bloatedness she's 8 what is it?

My daughter has been complaing of hardness in her belly and bloatedness she's 8 what is it?

Depends how long: If a while, recommend studies (ultrasound) MRI but discuss with pediatrician. ...Read more

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I am having moderate pain and hardness in my tummy going around the right side to the back?

I am having moderate pain and hardness in my tummy going around the right side to the back?

Radiating Pain: How long it is going on? This needs to be evaluated as soon as possible. Worried about pancreatitis or any unknown abdominal aortic aneurysm. ...Read more

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Hardness right side of pelvic amd belly swelling?

Hardness right side of pelvic amd belly swelling?

Bowel or gynecologic: In women this may represent problems with your large colon or female reproductive system. It is less likely a urological problem. In men this generally represents a bowel problem and less likely a urological problem. See a physician for a physical examination. ...Read more

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I haven't had my period yet but I've been having all the signs of it the gas stomach hardness cramping. What could be holding me up?

I haven't had my period yet but I've been having all the signs of it the gas stomach hardness cramping. What could be holding me up?

Pms: Pms can have all kinds of symptoms. If you have no allergies, aleve (naproxen) can help some symptoms. An exam can help clarify come of the problems, and your practitioner can offer advise. Even with a tubal ligation, pregnancy should be ruled out if your period is late. ...Read more

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Upper stomach with hardness but no pain or anything just hard and I have belly fat, what could it be?

Upper stomach with hardness but no pain or anything just hard and I have belly fat, what could it be?

It depends: Depending on other symptoms, it could be bloating or constipation.If its pretty hard mass, you should see your pcp and have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned if I have hardness under belly button incision post gallbladder surgery?

Should I be concerned if I have hardness under belly button incision post gallbladder surgery?

When was surgery?: For the first several weeks after surgery there can be some inflammation and "scar tissue" which presents as this. If there is redness increasing pain and/or discharge it may be infected. If it has been years since the surgery you may have a hernia there. Some cancers present as a mass in this area. There are so many things that it could be. You need to see a surgeon for a re-evaluation of this. ...Read more

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Hardness an uncomfortable feeling in liver after drinking alcohol an eating some food not always a diabectic?

Hardness an uncomfortable feeling in liver after drinking alcohol an eating some food not always a diabectic?

Alcohol: Alcohol is toxic to liver. The symptom is indicator that it is time to consider abstinence. ...Read more

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Post op ab surgery fever of 102.7 abdom pain and redness/ hardness went to ER 2 days ago sent home cuz fever broke should I wait till appt on Tuesday?

Post op ab surgery fever of 102.7 abdom pain and redness/ hardness went to ER 2 days ago sent home cuz fever broke should I wait till appt on Tuesday?

No, call surgeon: If your fever returned at any point since then, call your surgeon. If it has not returned, waiting until Tuesday is probably okay if there are no other problems. ...Read more

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Can birth control pills cause stomach hardness?

Can birth control pills cause stomach hardness?

Birth control pills: Birth control pils can irritate the lining of the uterus and cause pain and bloat causing a hard stomach ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant after being sterlised symptoms servere back ache, pain left side hardness in stomach?

Can you get pregnant after being sterlised symptoms servere back ache, pain left side hardness in stomach?

1/300: There is a 1/300 to 1/1500 chance of pregnancy after sterilization. If you are not sure, do a upt. If positive, seek medical evaluation right away, as ectopic pregnancy is possible. ...Read more

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I m constantly having dark brown stool and slight pain and hardness around belly button and I also feel pulsation and bloating when pressed?

I m constantly having dark brown stool and slight pain and hardness around belly button and I also feel pulsation and bloating when pressed?

See a doctor: The pulsating thing worry me.
if you are super skinny then do not worry too much abou it, but if you are not and still feel pulasting mass see a doctor.
your dark stool reflect what you eat, drink more water and juices, and eat more fruit and vegetable and less meat and spices you will see a differences in your stool.
if not a doctor might have to do endoscopy to rule out ulcer, or gastritis. ...Read more