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Woke up with two unexplained bruises on my lower abdomen on saturday morning (one on the left and the other on the right) each about 3 inches long.?

Woke up with two unexplained bruises on my lower abdomen on saturday morning (one on the left and the other on the right) each about 3 inches long.?

Pain: The most important question is whether or not your in pain. If you are, get to a doctor immediately. If your not, I would see if it resolves in a few days. ...Read more

Lower Abdomen (Definition)

The lower abdomen is the area below the umbilicus (belly button) from one side of the abdomen ...Read more


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Black and blue mark on my husbands right side of his lower abdomen he doesn't recall getting a. Bruise and this never happens Has had lower back pain?

Black and blue mark on my husbands right side of his lower abdomen he doesn't recall getting a. Bruise and this never happens Has had lower back pain?

Consider eval: Hi, thanks for reaching out. Even with people the "bruise easily" we expect most bruising to occur in the arms/legs because in the even of trauma, we try to protect our core body from injury. Spontaneous bruising in the core/abdomen can potentially be worrisome. If it is fairly large and he has back pain, I would try to get examined by a doctor or at least speak with one soon in more detail. ...Read more

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2 days ago I noticed a small red rash on my right lower abdomen, today there is a large bruise under it. No pain, no trauma or injury. Any ideas?

2 days ago I noticed a small red rash on my right lower abdomen, today there is a large bruise under it. No pain, no trauma or injury. Any ideas?

Pic please?: It is very difficult to comment without having a look at the rash. Can you please upload a pic. A rash on your abdomen could be due to dermatitis, infection, an insect bite or something more significant such as a blood disorder or pancreatitis or other causes. Very difficult to comment without a proper examination ...Read more

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For about three months now I have had random bruises show up on my legs and hips and even a few on my lower abdomen can u tell me what it might be?

For about three months now I have had random bruises show up on my legs and hips and even a few on my lower abdomen can u tell me what it might be?

Need a blood test: If by "random bruises" you mean bruises that are forming in the absence of any injury, you need to see your doctor to rule out blood disorders. ...Read more

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I began having a pain in the lower belly of my bicep this morning and then my arm started to swell. I have been icing it, now I have a huge bruise.

I began having a pain in the lower belly of my bicep this morning and then my arm started to swell. I have been icing it, now I have a huge bruise.

Biceps rupture is--: --common @ Ur age if it is stressed beyond it ability 2 handle. A jerk or by wear @ the shoulder. If it avulsed from the shldr it's the long head & U can do well with no surgery. If it avulsed from the radius, it is a surgical situation. Each will ball up, but prox U can still flex/supinat, if distl there's no function of the biceps. See an ortho & get the answer & Rx plan. ...Read more

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Following my car accident, I am constantly exhausted, with substantial bruising on right breast & lower belly. Is this normal or not?

Following my car accident, I am constantly exhausted, with substantial bruising on right breast & lower belly. Is this normal or not?

Not uncommon: You may notice I didn't use "normal" since i'd like to save that word for less distressing times. But accidents are traumatic. I hope you've been examined and internal injuries are either treated or not there. At the least, you may be suffering mild ptsd which will either fade or might move to to seek a bit of therapy to break it. Fatigue is often a consequence of ptsd or other anxiety. Heal well! ...Read more

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I have bruising on my inner right thigh? I ruptured a cyst in my ovary and my white blood count was high, now I am having more pain in my lower belly, cramping, bloating, having to pee a lot, back pains and now bruising. Is this all caused from the ruptur

I have bruising on my inner right thigh? I ruptured a cyst in my ovary and my white blood count was high, now I am having more pain in my lower belly, cramping, bloating, having to pee a lot, back pains and now bruising. Is this all caused from the ruptur

You: You need to have a medical evaluation immediately. I am concerned that you are having more bleeding from your cyst, a urinary problem, or something more serious. Please have an immediate medical evaluation. A high white blood cell count is not typical for a ruptured ovarian cyst, it is concerning for infection. ...Read more

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My appendix got removed Saturday and in the last the last 2 days have gotten a huge bruise from my belly button down to my pelvis and it hurts?

My appendix got removed Saturday and in the last the last 2 days have gotten a huge bruise from my belly button down to my pelvis and it hurts?

Exam needed: This extensive ecchymosis and associated postoperative pain is of concern and I feel that the operating surgeon will want to evaluate you for possible infection and/or excessive bleeding. ...Read more

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Iam not feeling good since few days. I feel drowsiness, pain in lower abdomen (sometimes right side n sometime left)pain in bak. Restless, wat to do?

Iam not feeling good since few days. I feel drowsiness, pain in lower abdomen (sometimes right side n sometime left)pain in bak. Restless, wat to do?

Go see ur Family Doc: Given your symptoms, it's best to go see your Family Doc for evaluation & appropriate treatment. Perhaps you have a urinary tract infection? While bladder infections are localized to pelvic region, kidney infections can cause back pain. Of note, infections don't typically cause drowsiness although fatigue would be expected. Bottom line, go see your Family Doc. ...Read more

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What causes pain in abdomen lower left side?

What causes pain in abdomen lower left side?

Many possibilities: Left lower abdomen discomfort can come from constipation, diverticulitis, colitis, ovarian condition, gas, irritable bowel, etc. ...Read more

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What causes pain on left side lower abdomen?

What causes pain on left side lower abdomen?

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

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Have a pain in my lower abdomen my left side?

Have a pain in my lower abdomen my left side?

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

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I have pain on my left side of my lower abdomen, what could that be?

It depends on. ...: The type of pain, its exact location (upper or lower abdomen) and severity of pain. If the pain persists for more than one week, you should consider going to your doctor for an examination. If the cause of pain is serious then this pain will progressively get worse. ...Read more

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What causes pain in lower abdomen left side?

Constipation: Constipation is the most common cause of lower abdominal pain on the left side. Other causes such as ovarian cyst or fibroids may be present in women. Crohn disease is one rare cause. ...Read more

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What causes lower abdomen pain on left side?

What causes lower abdomen pain on left side?

Many possibilities..: Finding out the cause of abdominal pain is like solving a mystery: we collect clues from one's symptoms, history, examination+/- tests. Therefore, a "hands-on" eval is critical. In general, causes of left lower abdominal pain can include irritable bowel, diverticular disease, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, intestinal or gynecologic cancers, urinary tract infections, etc... ...Read more

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Would like to have reasons for left lower abdomen pain in women?

Would like to have reasons for left lower abdomen pain in women?

Many possibilities..: Finding out the cause of abdominal pain is like solving a mystery: we collect clues from one's symptoms, history, examination+/- tests. Therefore, a "hands-on" eval is critical. In general, causes of left lower abdominal pain can include irritable bowel, diverticular disease, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, intestinal or gynecologic cancers, urinary tract infections, etc... ...Read more

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I have left lower abdomen pain and headaches what could it be?

I have left lower abdomen pain and headaches what could it be?

Abdominal pain: Are you constipated. Try MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) over the counter. If not better go see your doctor. If your pain is bad now, odnt wait, go see ur doctor now. ...Read more

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Feeling pain in my lower abdomen and left leg thigh?

Feeling pain in my lower abdomen and left leg thigh?

Many things.: It can be a bladder infection, a hernia, inflammation or infection of the intestine, or less commonly, appendicitis. Pain from abdomen can be referred to the thigh, so it feels like the thigh is hurting, but the source of the pain is really higher up. ...Read more

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Dull pain in lower abdomen radiating to left testicle, what to do?

Dull pain in lower abdomen radiating to left testicle, what to do?

See a urologist asap: It could be many things, problem with left testicle, left hernia, abdominal issues. It certainly needs attention. Please see a urologist asap. ...Read more

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I'm having a cramping pain in my lower abdomen. I also am having severe pains in my left side. Advice?

You need to be seen: Unfortunately it is not possible to diagnose you by email without MUCH more information. Please go to a clinic or at least get a live consult to try to sort this out. Good luck! ...Read more

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Hi I am having severe pain in lower abdomen left side above penis. Could you pls help me what does it refer to?

See MD for exam: Can't tell here. Could be from muscle strain, constipation, or… more serious issues including intestinal blockage, passing a ureteral stone, prostate inflammation or infection, diverticulitis, appendicitis (yeah, I know it is on right side, not left) tumor (unlikely in a 26 year old), testicular issues, lymph node problems; other. See MD soon. See MD ASAP if fever, bleed, nausea, vomit, etc ...Read more

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Pain in lower abdomen like needles poking into me plus have pinching pain right up the left side of back & shoulder blade?

Pain in lower abdomen like needles poking into me plus have pinching pain right up the left side of back & shoulder blade?

? IBS: IBS can cause referred pain to various parts of the body.
Unlileto be kidney stone that high up and in the abscence of blood in the urine.
Please see website "The Gut Solution" for more details. ...Read more

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I have pain in my lower back left side. Also felt at top of left buttock and left lower abdomen. Worse when weight bearing.

Lumbar strain: This sort of pain can be caused by a number of things but a muscular cause is common and we call this lumbar strain. Talk to your pcp. ...Read more

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I have pain in my lower abdomen left side near hip & lower back same side. It keeps coming back for hours & hours at a time.

Belly and back pain: Hi gamergirl, at this point I would suggest going to your doctor asap. You are on immune suppressive medications which could put you at risk for infections. Kidney stones, gall stones, gastritis, pancreatitis, urinary tract infections, constipation, and diverticulitis are just a few things your doctor will look for. That doesn't include gynecology. Go see your doctor please. ...Read more

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I've had a lump on the left side of my lower abdomen which is not visible when I'm lying down. It hurt particularly after a large meal.

Constipation: Many people don't realize they're constipated &have enough stool accumulate in the rectum &colon that it can be felt or even seen if the person is thin enough. After eating, the colon tries to empty itself, &when the colon tries to squeeze a large amount of stool it can be painful. Of course the only way to know for sure is to have a medical exam, but you might try an enema and laxatives first. ...Read more

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I have had pain in my left hip for about 4 months now on and off, plus pain on standing I get a sudden sharp pain across my lower abdomen.

You need an exam: I saw that you've been "waiting awhile" for an answer. The reason you've been waiting is that no one can diagnose these symptoms without doing an abdominal, pelvic and hip exam. Sorry, a quick answer would have been great, but an exam is important. It's not clear if the pains are related, but if so, is there an abdominal problem causing referred pain? An exam would help make that more clear. ...Read more

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I usually feel pain when I'm ovulating. This month my left lower abdomen is in pain for a week. My cornual ruptured in feb. Should I be concerned?

I usually feel pain when I'm ovulating. This month my left lower abdomen is in pain for a week. My cornual ruptured in feb. Should I be concerned?

If the pain is gone: It is unlikely that it is anything serious if the pain resolved spontaneously but it would be worth mentioning it to the doctor who cared for you in Feb. ...Read more

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The left side of my lower abdomen sticks out more than my right. I have a history of laxative abuse as well. Is this related? Or what could be wrong?

The left side of my lower abdomen sticks out more than my right. I have a history of laxative abuse as well. Is this related? Or what could be wrong?

Could be: I have seen people (all with histories of laxative abuse who end up with parts of their colon becoming over dilated. An abdominal xray usually shows massive amounts of stool. ...Read more

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I'm having an achy pain in my middle right abdomen and sharp pain in my left upper abdomen that radiates to my lower abdomen and burns. What could it be

I'm having an achy pain in my middle right abdomen and sharp pain in my left upper abdomen that radiates to my lower abdomen and burns. What could it be

See details: It is impossible to begin to give an answer. Abdominal pain needs an evaluation which usually includes a ct scan of the abdomen. Speak with a doctor. ...Read more

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Sometimes the left side of my lower abdomen hurts. It's probably gas. But why does wind get stuck in that area only? No other symptoms, except gas.

Sometimes the left side of my lower abdomen hurts. It's probably gas. But why does wind get stuck in that area only? No other symptoms, except gas.

Splenic flexure: The splenic flexure can trapped gas and causes discomfort. This part of the large intestine and it's in the upper left location in your abdomen. It probably does this because there was a turn in the bill from horizontal to the downward direction. Your intestinal gas can stop at a lot of different locations some of what you can feel a summer what you cannot feel ...Read more

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Ecchymoses (Definition)

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Bruising (Definition)

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