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Dr. Peter Ihle
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Sprains And Strains (Definition)

-R used interchangeably. They refer 2 injuries 2 mucles & ligaments. 3 degrees: 1=tweaked or hurts but no harm no foul, 2=damage 2 the structure with some bleeding & prolonged pain,but with ice, time , rest,& activity modification they heal over a few weeks,3=a complete disruption such as an ACL tear. If this happens in a muscle body, there's no repair available, painful, ...Read more


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I am in my second trimester n I have a sprain like pain on my right side of the abdomen continuously for 4 days. Is it normal? How to get relieved?

I am in my second trimester n I have a sprain like pain on my right side of the abdomen continuously for 4 days. Is it normal? How to get relieved?

Round ligament.: Musculoskeletal type of pain during pregnancy is commonly due to round ligament pain. This ligament attaches the uterus to the wall of the abdomen, and as the abdomen enlarges, the ligament is stretched. This type of pain is typically located on the side and bottom of the belly, and worse with exercise. If it is very bothersome, you can take some tylenol (acetaminophen) or see your doctor. ...Read more

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I am having pain in my lower abdomen and have for the past 3 days i am worried of appendicitis but not sure if it's because of my I.B.S ?

I am having pain in my lower abdomen and have for the past 3 days i am worried of appendicitis but not sure if it's because of my I.B.S ?

See a doctor: most appendicitis do not last for three days without either kill the patient or make them so sick they will be no doubt about it.IBS can cause all kind of pain,but it could be confusing.if you have no fever or chills,or anorexia or vomiting,pain is tolerable enough to make you think,you do not have appendicitis,but if you still sick in spite of heat pad,rest,stay on liquid diet.see your doctor. ...Read more

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Lower left abdominal discomfort in men. Will an u/s scan help rule out cancer or diagnose it?

Lower left abdominal discomfort in men. Will an u/s scan help rule out  cancer or diagnose it?

Diverticulitis +++: Possibilities are inflammation in little outpouches in sigmoid colon (diverticulae); irritable bowel syndrome (spastic bowel); ultrasound limited study. May need ct scan or colonoscopy if persists. ...Read more

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I just started to get red itchy patches on my lower stomach it comes and goes, started in my 50's.

I just started to get red itchy patches on my lower stomach it comes and goes, started in my 50's.

See details: If you are concerned then see your primary care or a dermatologist. No one can offer specifics without being able to visualize the rash. ...Read more

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Pain to left lower quadarant of abdomen?

Pain to left lower quadarant of abdomen?

Abd Pain: Abd pain can be due to several things, such as diverticulitis, referred pain from appendix, IBS, constipation. etc., , please see the dr asap. to get your pain assessed. ...Read more

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How come I have pain in my lower left abdomen?

How come I have pain in my lower left abdomen?

I don't know: Left abd. Pain causes include but is not limited to: ovarian cyst, ectopic pregnancy, diverticulitis, endometriosis, inguinal hernia, ovulation pain, intestinal obstruction, crohn’s disease, abscess, ulcerative colitis, seminal vesicle inflammation, cancer, aortic aneurysm, renal infection or stone, injury, angina, heart attack, pneumonia, enlarged or ruptured spleen, pancreatitis & obstipation. ...Read more

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I have lower pain stomach,what it means?

I have lower pain stomach,what it means?

Alarm signs to check: Recurrent abdominal discomfort is first addressed by accompanying signs/symptoms that may localize the organ involved: 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, herniations? Age? Gender? Risks? Also, what testing have you had? ...Read more

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What causes pains in lower stomach in men?

What causes pains in lower stomach in men?

Multiple causes: Lower abdominal pain in men might have causes such as appendicitis, bladder infection or inflammation, inguinal hernia, diverticulitis, ulcerative colitis, crohn’s disease, kidney stone or infection, cancer, seminal vesicle inflammation, aortic aneurysm, injury and intestinal obstruction of the GI trct just to mention a few. If problematic - seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Causes of lower abdominal left stomachache?

Causes of lower abdominal left stomachache?

LLQ discomfort: Causes of recurrent llq abdominal discomfort may be identified by first addressing accompanying signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: 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, herniations? Age? Gender? Risk factors? ...Read more

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Possible reasons for pain in lower stomach?

Possible reasons for pain in lower stomach?

Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more

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What causes lower right pain in the stomach?

What causes lower right pain in the stomach?

See a doctor: When you say "stomach" i assume you mean your abdomen. There are many things that can cause pain in that region, but the classic concern for right lower abdominal pain is appendicitis. If you are having such a pain, go to the emergency room. ...Read more

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What causes pains in lower stomach in women?

What causes pains in lower stomach in women?

Several problems.: Pain the lower abdomen would most commonly be due to diverticular disease. But celiac disease, lactose intolerance, gas, colitis, and many other issues could be present. You need to discuss this with your pcp! ...Read more

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Why is there pain in the lower stomach in men?

Why is there pain in the lower stomach in men?

Many causes: Lower abdominal pain in men might have causes such as appendicitis, bladder infection or inflammation, inguinal hernia, diverticulitis, ulcerative colitis, crohn’s disease, kidney stone or infection, cancer, seminal vesicle inflammation, aortic aneurysm, injury and intestinal obstruction of the GI trct just to mention a few. ...Read more

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Why does my lower stomach feel firmer and fuller?

Why does my lower stomach feel firmer and fuller?

Yes: you should check that out with your primary doctor first to see if diagnostic imaging studies may be needed to rule intra abdominal masses ...Read more

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Should I be concerned with pain in my lower stomach ?

Should I be concerned with pain in my lower stomach ?

Yes: Pain is a symptom of something that could be going wrong. It could be minor or sign of infection or obstruction or mass ...Read more

Dr. Payam Rafat
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Sprain (Definition)

A sprain is a medical term that describes an injury to soft tissue structures in the area. Common examples are a lumbar sprain, in which you might injure muscles in your back; or an ankle sprain in which you could injure ligaments about the ankle. Sprains can be from mild to severe, and so ...Read more


Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more