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Son had extreme lower abdominal pain. Couldnt stand up straight xray showed nothing pain was gone next morning hes acting normal running fever 2 days

Son had extreme lower abdominal pain. Couldnt stand up straight xray showed nothing pain was gone next morning hes acting normal running fever 2 days

Question?: His age is an important factor. Strep throat often causes abdominal pain in children, even ear infections. We worry most about appendicitis in particular w/ right lower quadrant abdominal pain & fever. Plain x-rays aren't generally helpful to diagnose appendicitis. Appendicitis is common in the adolescent age group. If he has significant abdominal pain still he should be reevaluated. ...Read more

Belly Pain (Definition)

Belly pain is also known as Abdominal pain. 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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Healthy 24 yo female.Since 5 years ago, severe crampy lower abdominal pain after jogging/running.Relieved after minutes of rest. Was athletic. Why?

Healthy 24 yo female.Since 5 years ago, severe crampy lower abdominal pain after jogging/running.Relieved after minutes of rest. Was athletic. Why?

Ischemic : Depending how many miles you run . But in people whom run more than 7 miles they can have a condition call ischemic colitis, blood supply to the colon get compromised because of blood shunting to the muscles. Make sure adequate hydration before running or you may have to decrease the distance you are running. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use pain medication as directed
Daily
Avoid fast movements
Once
See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
Weekly
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I have lower abdominal pain in my right side and running a fever, is there a need for concern?

I have lower abdominal pain in my right side and running a fever, is there a need for concern?

Yes, it could : Be an emergency. Appendicitis, pelvic infection, kidney stones or infection, crohn's disease are some possibilities. You need to go to emergency room immediately. ...Read more

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Recently, every time i wake up in the morning, i get a painful lower abdominal pain. It's sometimes real quick. I go be worried?

Recently, every time i wake up in the morning, i get a painful lower abdominal pain. It's sometimes real quick.  I go be worried?

Cause?: There are many causes for lower abdominal or pelvic pain, including ovarian, intestinal, bladder causes. This should be reported to your doctor. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Stretch and exercise
Once
Use NSAIDs and pain medications for relief
Daily
Get an X-ray/MRI in 4 weeks if not better
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See a spine specialist if not better after 6 weeks
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I have a severe right lower abdominal pain and right back pain.The pain is more painful before i get my menstruation every month.

See an ObGyn: Your complaints most probably arrive from some gynecological problems. If it bother you enough i would highly suggest check things out with a specialist, you may have a cyst or just simple pms. Go and check it out! ...Read more

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I'm having very strong lower abdominal pain where it hurts so bad I fold over.  what could it be?

I'm having very strong lower abdominal pain where it hurts so bad I fold over.  what could it be?

Go to the ER: Severe abdominal pain is always worrisome as there can be many possible causes, and some of them are very serious. Best to get to the emergency department of your nearest hospital to have this checked out. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use a good lumbar support for proper sitting posture
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Always focus on your posture
Daily
Try deep tissue massage
60 Min, Every other week, forever
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My girlfriend is having terrible lower abdominal pain?

My girlfriend is having terrible lower abdominal pain?

Severe abdominal: Pain warrants urgent medical evaluation to rule out a surgical abdomen. ...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

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