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Losing weight. On steroid for asthma. Hurt myself lifting boxes. Mild mid-abdomen rt side pain on exam. Dr said steroid will help it too. What's it?

Losing weight. On steroid for asthma. Hurt myself lifting boxes. Mild mid-abdomen rt side pain on exam. Dr said steroid will help it too. What's it?

Muscle strain: The usual tx for a muscle strain (oral meds) is a non-steroidal anti inflammatory drug (nsaid). Prednisone is a steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. This would be the logic of it working in your injury. Of course wet warm soaks , etc wouldn't be out of the question either. ...Read more

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Am 54 female over weight, has pain right abdominal high mid ribs to back dull + stab @ naval, nausea, bowel changes, cough + feel some lumps not on ribs?

Am 54 female over weight, has pain right abdominal high mid ribs to back dull + stab @ naval, nausea, bowel changes, cough + feel some lumps not on ribs?

Make an appointment : I would make an appointment to see your pcp. The pain, nausea, and bowel habits could be your gallbladder. The lumps are pretty nonspecific and probably have always been the it is just that you are noticing them because ou are hurting. Or it could be something completely different. But if you are hurting and nauseated i would recommend being seen by a physician. ...Read more

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Should I have an abdominal ultrasound before gastric bypass surgery? I'm a 60 year old male and i've never been a drinker. I've been over weight most of my life and i weigh about 350 lbs. I've had diabetes since the mid 1980's and I have some chronic kidn

Should I have an abdominal ultrasound before gastric bypass surgery? I'm a 60 year old male and i've never been a drinker. I've been over weight most of my life and i weigh about 350 lbs. I've had diabetes since the mid 1980's and I have some chronic kidn

Ask your surgeon: Generally, gastric bypass should never be done before participation in a comprehensive weight management program, where you work with drs, psychologists, trainers, nutritionists, and other health specialists to make sure that you are ready for the surgery, and that it is really the best option for you. ...Read more

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Im constipated, very mild pain in upper left abdomen and left mid area excessive heartburn, no lost weight, no fever, no discoloration of stools cause?

Im constipated, very mild pain in upper left abdomen and left mid area excessive heartburn, no lost weight, no fever, no discoloration of stools cause?

Go see your DR: For a thorough exam. You may have stomach irritation. Otc Prilosec and antacids may work for now . Try some laxatives/ stool softeners. You may need endoscopy and colonoscopy for further workup in the future. Avoid caffeine , spicy foods , alcohol , soda to minimize heartburn. Bless you ! ...Read more

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What can cause pain radiating from:mid back to abdomen?

What can cause pain radiating from:mid back to abdomen?

A few things: Pancreas, gall bladder, stomach or duodenal ulcer, disk herniation and nerve compression in the spine or nerve compression by slipped rib which can happen after violent coughing or unskilled golf swings. ...Read more

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What causes sharp pain in my mid section of my abdomen ?

What causes sharp pain in my mid section of my abdomen ?

Pain mid-abdomen: There are a great many possibilities . Please rephrase question and give details about the pain so we can help you. You should see your doctor if the pain is worse or interfering with your life. ...Read more

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I've been having sharp pains in my mid to lower right abdomen for 3 days now, its on and off, what could it be?

?muscular?intestinal: Intermittent pains in the abdomen could be muscular, pelvic or intestinal from gas or inflammation. Since the appendix and right ovary are in the right lower abdominal region , persistent discomfort in that area warrants an examination by your md. ...Read more

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For 2 days now, 5 minutes after I begin eating I have uncomfortable sensation in my upper-mid left side of my abdomen every time and it lasts an hour.

Gastritis/ Ulcer: Please see a gastroenterologist for your symptoms. You will need to stop all NSAIDS, get checked for H.pylori and get an endoscopy to better visualize your upper GI tract. Stop eating heavy, greasy or spicy foods and take an antacid and OTC zantac/prilosec until you can get in to see the specialist. ...Read more

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Mid right side abdomen knot?

Mid right side abdomen knot?

Abdomen mass: Could be several different things. Some are just fatty deposits under the skin and some could be hernia or a growth that needs to be removed. If you are concerned, then get it checked by your doctor to get the right diagnosis. No one can tell you what it is without an examination. ...Read more

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What would most likely be the cause of pain that wraps around from the low left back to the mid left section of the abdomen?

What would most likely be the cause of pain that wraps around from the low left back to the mid left section of the abdomen?

Hard to know...: It could be a sign of a kidney issue (like infection) to a musculoskeletal cause (muscle). If it is bothersome and persistent or accompanied by other symptoms, it would be worthwhile for a health care provider to do a medical history and physical exam. I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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Can spinal problems cause pain in sides and mid abdominal area?

Referred back pain: Back pain from strained muscles can be referred around to the sides or the abdomen. If you have a sore back, you might move a little differently, and strain your other muscles. Best treatment is rest, ibuprofen for a couple days (600 mg every 6 hrs), and maybe a heating pad for 20 min at a time. Gentle stretches when you're ready. Physical Therapy for more chronic pain. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in mid abdomen it goes all the to the back on the left what's wrong ?

I have a sharp pain in mid abdomen it goes all the to the back on the left what's wrong ?

Referred pain: The type of pain could be local abdominal problems, but pain shooting to L back sounds more like referred pain from pancreatitis. I suggest you go see a gastroenterologist and find out what exactly is the reason for the pain, with bloodwork and imaging ...Read more

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3 days after sex, why does the mid left side of my abdomen hurt now? It couldn't be related could it?

3 days after sex, why does the mid left side of my abdomen hurt now? It couldn't be related could it?

Abd pain 3 day after: Could be related. How vigorous was the sex? Any toys used? Only vaginal? Need more details. Was protection used? Does he have gonorrhea or herpes? Let's chat so I can help YOU if still hurting or better yet see your Dr. ...Read more

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Is it possible to feel vena cava? I can feel something hard when I press deeply. Hurts a lot. Mid abdomen

Is it possible to feel vena cava? I can feel something hard when I press deeply. Hurts a lot. Mid abdomen

Not the cava: Like any other vessel your cava should be soft and compressible. I am not sure otherwise what else you can feel, but a distended bowel loop may feel hard sometimes. ...Read more

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Can appendix be bad for a year?last year and today have same abdomen right/mid pain with nausealast year emergency testshigh neutrophiles

Can appendix be bad for a year?last year and today have same abdomen right/mid pain with nausealast year emergency testshigh neutrophiles

Unlikely: It is more likely a coincidence that you have similar pain on two occasions that far apart. Usually if you have an inflammation of appendix, it will get worse until surgery to remove it. ...Read more