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Is lower abdominal pain when standing up serious?

Is lower abdominal pain when standing up serious?

Probably not: But if it persists it should be evaluated. ...Read more

Belly Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the stomach region or belly. Almost everyone experiences pain in the abdomen at one time or another. Most of the time, it is not caused by a serious medical problem. There are many organs in the abdomen. Pain in the abdomen can originate from any one of them, including: Organs related to digestion -- the end of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas The aorta -- a large blood vessel that runs straight down the inside of the abdomen The appendix -- an organ in the lower right abdomen that no longer serves much function The kidneys -- two bean-shaped organs that lie deep within the abdominal cavity The spleen -- an organ involved in blood maintenance and infection control However, the pain may start from somewhere else -- like your chest or pelvic area. You may also have a generalized infection, such as the flu or strep throat, that affects many parts of your body. The intensity of the pain does not always reflect the seriousness of the condition causing the pain. Severe abdominal pain can be from mild conditions, such as gas or the cramping of viral gastroenteritis. On the other hand, relatively mild pain or no pain may be present with life-threatening conditions, such as cancer of the ...Read more


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What can cause lower abdominal pain?

What can cause lower abdominal pain?

Many possibilities..: Finding out the cause of lower 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 lower abdominal pain can include irritable bowel, diverticular disease, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, intestinal or gynecologic cancers, urinary tract infections, appendicitis, hernias, etc... ...Read more

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How can you ease lower abdominal pain?

How can you ease lower abdominal pain?

Depends on the cause: To find relief from any pain in lower abdomen you need to know what is causing the pain.We can only know thae cause of pain by getting a detailed history and doing a physical exam.And if need be doing some tests some time, like blood, urine, stool and/or imaging like ct scan/ultrasound exam etc so if pain is persistant get it checked by your doctor or go to er. ...Read more

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Why am i feeling lower abdominal pain?

Many reasons: Pregnancy can cause pain if it is not in the uterus. Ovarian cysts, endometriosis, diverticulosis and fibroids can cause pain as well. See your gynecologist first for evaluation since most are gyn issues. ...Read more

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I have lower abdominal pain, what to do?

Abdominal pain: There are many type of abdominal pain. You should specify location, duration, severity, associated symptoms, etc. For more intelligent response. ...Read more

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What causes lower abdominal pain in men?

What causes lower abdominal pain in men?

Many things: Testicular issues, herniae, colon (constipation), bladder (cystitis) or appendiceal issues. Muscle strain. Inflamed lymph nodes. See your primary md for a thorough eval. ...Read more

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Why do I always have lower abdominal pain?

Why do I always have lower abdominal pain?

Depends: Depending on the timing, associations and severity of your abdominal pain it could range from very benign conditions to things that could be more worrisome. See your primary care provider and get to the bottom of your pain. Hopefully it is an easy fix! ...Read more

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Lower abdominal pain in area of neobladder?

Lower abdominal pain in area of neobladder?

UTI stone retention: Neobladders are made of bowel, thus a full neobladder may feel like abdominal pain, especially if the pain is similar to bowel gas. Many patients need to self catheterize to empty their bladders, thus bladder may not be emptying if you try to urinate normally. You shoul thus have your post void bladder residual urine measured by scan or cath. Pain may also be due to bladder stones or a uti. ...Read more

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Lower abdominal pain on left side in a boy?

How old is he?: Undescended testes on left side, testes. Mass arising from undescended testes, enlarged lymphnodes on left from testicle infection in scrotum, conditions related to testicle going inside the pelvis like epididymitis and spermatic cord inflammation which drain into testicular lymphnodes and few to groin lymphnodes. R/o conditions like lymyphoma , others like mesenteric cysts, lymphocele- lymph vs. ...Read more

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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the ...Read more


Lower Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Lower abdominal pain is defined as pain restricted to the abdomen below the ...Read more