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My 6yr olds lower left abdomen is tender to touch.

My 6yr olds lower left abdomen is tender to touch.

Peds: You should take him to his pediatrician for an examination. ...Read more

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Pleural fremitus is a palpable vibration of the wall of the thorax caused by friction between the parietal and visceral pleura of the lungs. See pleural friction rub for the auditory ...Read more


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Lower left abdominal pain tender to touch hurts to stand feels swollen in area on period now not normal pain?

Lower left abdominal pain tender to touch hurts to stand feels swollen in area on period now not normal pain?

I would suggest: You contact your obgyn and get in to see them with your complaints, could be an ovarian cyst or rupture. Get it checked out with an ultrasound. ...Read more

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Lower abdominal tender to the touch what could it be?

Lower abdominal tender to the touch what could it be?

Get it evaluated.: You do not say if you are male or female. Appendicitis, ovarian cyst, bladder infection, diverticular disease are among the many possibilities. Have it evaluated. ...Read more

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My sides hurt and are tender to the touch. Basically my whole abdomen hurts. What could this be?

My sides hurt and are tender to the touch. Basically my whole abdomen hurts. What could this be?

Not enough data: Too many possible diagnoses, from benign muscle sprains to severe deadly conditions. Any persistent abdominal pain of moderate to severe intensity should be evaluated in person by a physician. Concerning symptoms include fever, nausea and vomiting, cold sweats, distention (bloating), lack of bowel movements or severe diarrhea. These need immediate attention. ...Read more

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Swollen lymp node in upper right abdomen? Painful to touch it. And bloating. My stomach all around feels funny what could this be? Very worried!

Swollen lymp node in upper right abdomen? Painful to touch it. And bloating. My stomach all around feels funny what could this be? Very worried!

Get a physical: The best approach here is to see your doctor for a physical exam and go from there. Not sure what you mean by a swollen lymph node in the right upper abdomen since lymph nodes are not palpable in this area. ...Read more

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Right under chin, above neck is swollen and is tender to touch. what could this be?

Right under chin, above neck is swollen and is tender to touch. what could this be?

Hard to say: Hi, it's very difficult to say without seeing you and without knowing other important info but things that would make me worry are if this swelling is recent, getting worse or spreading; accompanied by redness, fever, swelling and/or pain inside your mouth, or swollen/tender lymph nodes appear in neck. Then I'd make an appt to see your doctor quickly, the worry being a bacterial infection. ...Read more

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Swollen and tender to touch pubic region, what could this be?

Can not venture a: Guess with available information - not even sure what specific area you are referring to. Would encourage medical evaluation. Take care. ...Read more

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My right breast is sore and tender and it hurst to touch , what might this be?

My right breast is sore and tender and it hurst to touch , what might this be?

Breast soreness: If the breast is reddened and warm it would suggest mastitis due to infection. Is there any sign of a bruise? Otherwise there could be congestion from blocked duct or growths. Apply warm compresses and see your md for evaluation. ...Read more

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Tiny hard lump very tender to touch 3in above navel slightly to the right just below rib cage persisted 1mo+. No touch no pain. What can it be?

It could be: Something in the skin such as a cyst. Or it could be a fatty tumor like a fibrolipoma. Or it could be a hernia. Time to go to the doctor to find out. ...Read more

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Is I normal to have tenderness when pressing on upper left quadrant below left ribcage? Not super painful but tender when pressing. What is there?

Is I normal to have tenderness when pressing on upper left quadrant below left ribcage? Not super painful but tender when pressing. What is there?

Not normally: Depending on how hard you press, you may be sensitive in that area. The spleen/pancreas/stomach/possible parts of the small intestine, and top juncture of transverse to descending colon are all there, but are usually not painful when lightly palpated. ...Read more

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Tender to touch lower left of stomach right next to pelvic bone worse when bladder is full.when I touch it with lightly it's like sharp throbbing pain?

Tender to touch lower left of stomach right next to pelvic bone worse when bladder is full.when I touch it with lightly it's like sharp throbbing pain?

Scar vs other: This is a frequent location of painful internal scars especially in females who have had PID, surgery (C-section, hysterectomy), or given birth. Treatment is usually gentle osteopathic manipulation to stretch and release the scars. If pain is new, must rule out infection, trapped nerves/vessels, tumors, etc. A complete history & osteopathic hands-on exam could help find & fix the cause ...Read more

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I have a lump behind my belly button and is very painful to touch.?

I have a lump behind my belly button and is very painful to touch.?

"Omphalitis": is a term referring to an inflammed cyst in the "left over" from the umbilical cord when you were born! See a General Surgeon for an opinion as to treatment options. In the meantime DO NOT "POKE" at it ..this only makes it worse! Apply HEAT ..... Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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My lower left side of my back is very sensitive to touch (painful internally) and feels inflamed. It hurts when I move a certain way but not constant.

Probable muscle stra: This sounds like it's probable a muscle strain. It's very easy to strain muscles with or without strenuous exercise. The psoas muscle is the biggest muscle in your back and the back muscle that is most often strained. You can try ice for 20 minutes every 2 to 3 hours for the first 72 hours and then ice or heat whichever feels best. You can also try nonsteroidal's over-the-counter. ...Read more

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Hard marble sized lump under skin right next to and in my belly button. It hurts to the touch but that's it. What could it be?

Hard marble sized lump under skin right next to and in my belly button. It hurts to the touch but that's it. What could it be?

Soft tissue mass: It could be a benign fatty tissue known as a lipoma, an overgrowth of skin called a granuloma, or an infected hair follicle. Apply some over the counter antibiotic ointment and leave it alone. If it gets larger or more painful, get an evaluation. ...Read more

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My left arm has vein that is hard and hurts to touch skin is very tender along vein.

My left arm has vein that is hard and hurts to touch skin is very tender along vein.

See doctor: What you described is consistent with venous thrombosis. While venous thrombosis in the arm is less common and less dangerous than similar problem in legs, it would be prudent to see your doctor at the earliest to prevent the spread of the clot and infection, if the clot is associated with infection. ...Read more

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The left side of my left boob is sore and tender to touch. What could this be?

The left side of my left boob is sore and tender to touch. What could this be?

May be an infection: Needs to be examined to rule out an infection like a boil, other possibilities are a cyst or a tumor or a bruise it needs to be checked by your doctor to find out what it is and if it requires treatment. ...Read more