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Normal To Feel Things In Your Stomach
What are normal lumps to feel when you feel around the abdominal area. I can feel a couple of things when I push down and feel around.?
A good and thorough: Abdominal exam is a learned skill that takes a good deal of time and experience to perform competently. This kind of knowledge is well beyond the scope of this medium to convey much less teach. If you think you feel something, show your doc. ...Read more
Was feeling a bit bloated, so I was massaging my upper stomach to move things along. This made my back hurt under my left shoulder blade. Normal?
Yes.: When irritated, the nerves under the diaphragm often refer pain to that location. ...Read more
Is it normal to be nauseated a lot when u have stomach ulcers? Also um told to avoid milk, does this mean other things such as yogurt, cheese n such?
Common: Nausea is a common symptom of peptic ulcer disease (PUD). Food wise, it isn't necessary to avoid diary. Classically, PUD patients are told to eat healthy balanced diets. Also, avoid foods that cause discomfort. For many this often involves alcohol, coffee, caffeinated soda, fatty foods, and spicy foods. Diary can lead to increased acid secretion to many GI's will recommend stopping it. ...Read more
I'm 19 weeks preganant and I notice that whenever I do simple things that involve my stomach muscles, I recieve a sharp cramp. Is this normal?
Muscle twinges: Your abdominal muscles are being stretched in ways they have not been asked to before. You don't even have to be doing something and can feel those sharp, sudden twinges. As long as they are not prolonged or crampy, you are fine. Just another sign that your baby is growing well and working on getting the house bigger! ...Read more
01/20 had period and 02/04 had preseminal liquid present in vagina. Period came 02/16 normal but I feel things in my stomach like pokes and gases?
I have mono and I can see my pulse in my stomach also I'm having a hard time focusing on things is this normal? My chest also feels tight a lot and
Slender people: May be able to see their pulse in the abdomen when lying down, but usually this suggests that the heart is beating more dynamically, which would happen with fever or dehydration or an adrenaline surge if you are anxious. Push fluids even though you have sore throat. If unable, please let your doctor know about your symptoms, especially if your tight chest and focusing don't improve with fluids. ...Read more
Normal to have abdominal tenderness still after being off meds? Belly gut all upset. After c diff. How long till things get better. Thank you
What is the diagnostic value of a hysteroscopy vs ultrasound for abnormal/irregular bleeding with lower abdominal pain with sex and pelvic pain? Normal US a few weeks ago, but still have pain/bleeding. Could hysteroscopy catch things UD doesn't?
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Since my wisdom teeth started coming in I've been feeling severe migraines, upset stomach, very light headed, among other things. Is this normal?
Not completely: It may not be completely normal. It is not unusual to get headaches from erupting wisdom teeth but you other symptoms may be medical related. Check with you dentist. ...Read more
Had abdominal CT w/contrast for stomach pain. Listed "heart normal size". How much detail does it show of the heart? What kind of things would it see?
No: It is not normal for anybody's upper abdomen to be firm nor hurt. Pain means something is wrong. In the upper abdomen are the stomach, liver, spleen, and parts of other organs. A primary care doctor or a GI doctor can help figure out the problem. ...Read more
Probably not: Most first time moms feel their baby moving around 20 weeks gestation. Women who have had children can sometimes feel the baby a couple weeks earlier. However, 3 months would be a bit early, and you might simply be feeling your intestines digesting food. I concur - assuming your dates are good 3 months (12 weeks) is early - probably something else and not the baby. ...Read more
Not normal: Please call your gyn could be from many causes bc pills should not cause any type of pain. ...Read more
Bloating...: Abdominal distension or bloating is often caused by gas produced by your intestinal flora breaking down poorly digestible fiber and carbohydrates. Try taking a probiotic supplement, this sometimes helps. Also, try following a low-fodmaps diet which will have you restrict foods containing insoluble fiber and poorly digestable carbohydrates. For more info go to ibsfree. Net. ...Read more
Mittelschmerz: Not uncommonly, ovulation produces discomfort that we refer to as mittelschmertz (from the german meaning "middle pain"). The spotting is caused by the sudden decrease in estrogen, which is normal as the follicle transitions into a corpus luteum. Both are considered "normal variants". ...Read more
Probably: If yoyu are 20 weeks or more, it is best to lie on your left side, so that your enlarged uterus does not interfere with blood flow ...Read more
A small ammount: Of asymmetry is normal. We all have a little. ...Read more
Round ligament: Many patients complain about what is called round ligament pain during the 3rd trimester. You will need to see your doctor to confirm the diagnosis. This is where the uterus attaches to your abdominal wall and causes a nagging pulling sensation towards the lower abdomen. If you think you are contracting the you need to be seen in labor and delivery ...Read more
When to get checked: Sounds like your varicocele was handled more like a laser vein than a surgical procedure. If you are in pain, okay to check in with your doc who performed the embolization. You may need some tests to determine if you have a blood clot or problem related to the embolization. Good luck. ...Read more
Yes: It is the abdominal aorta. In fact, if you had someone place their ear on your abdomen they would hear the "whoosing" sound of the blood flow in the abdominal aorta. It may also feel "enlarged, " but if you are thin, it is not a problem. ...Read more
Being Alive: I do not see any medical or health condition here. You are alive. That means you are digesting foods and fluids. Gas, fluids and digested food can make sounds in the GI tract. ...Read more
Is it normal to have every day life disrupted from ripping and tearing in the abdomen from adhesions?
No it is not normal: Please consult a surgeon to see if there is anything you can do to improve your pain. ...Read more
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