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Pain In Abdominal Wall
UTI stone retention: Neobladders are made of bowel, thus a full neobladder may feel like abdominal pain, especially if the pain is similar to bowel gas. Many patients need to self catheterize to empty their bladders, thus bladder may not be emptying if you try to urinate normally. You shoul thus have your post void bladder residual urine measured by scan or cath. Pain may also be due to bladder stones or a uti. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood flow?: Make sure you don't eat right before exercising. After you eat, blood flow is directed to your gut for digestion. When you exercise, blood flow is diverted to your muscles, and could cause stomach cramps if you've recently eaten, and sometimes just with over-exertion. This is why your mom always told you to wait 1/2 hr before swimming :). ...Read more
Consultation advised: If this is a new problem you should you need to see a physician as soon as possible to examen you and diagnose and treat you. If this is a chronic problem see your physician for proper diagnosis and treatment; you can also have a consultation here at Health Tap which may be helpful. A video, voice only or INBOX text consultation is best. A text chat is not advised for this problem. Best wishes. ...Read more
Superficial or deep?: Is the pain on the surface at the mass or deep in the abdomen? Does the mass come and go or change with coughing? Is the mass moveable? Is it in the skin? Or deep to the muscle? How big? Possibilities include a benign fatty tumor, cyst, hernia or other more rare problems. See a surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Painful spot in upper left abdominal muscle, along with chest discomfort & lots of gas. Possible hernia from childbirth?
Hiatal hernia?: There are no congenital abdominal wall hernias in the left upper abdominal wall (front muscles). A hiatal hernia could be the cause, but only if large. These are also called paraesophageal hernias, and can be diagnosed with an upper GI contrast study. Sometimes need upper endoscopy too. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Some possibilities: If one has very uncomfortable tummy pain, and is normally in good health, plus is not pregnant, the possibilities include: appendicitis (usually has fever), gall stones, kidney stone (very painful), constipation (crampy), stomach flu, etc... Most people with "sharp pain", meaning more than mild pain, need a doctor's evaluation to be sure it is not appendicitis, which would need surgery. ...Read more
Sever abdominal pain and cramping in the lower abdomen moving to the right side & under the ribs and causing sever pain in the shoulder nausea no bm?
See a doctor: Severe abdominal pain and nausea can have many causes. Depending on how long it has been since you had a bowel movement, it can be something as simple as constipation. However the differiential diagnosis alsincludes appendicitis, a ruptured ovarian cyst, an ectopic pregnancy and severe pelvic inflammatory disease all of which need immediate attention. Go to the ER now. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Oh my, how rough?: In what position do you feel better/ worse? What is the quality of pain--sharp, stabbing, pressure, bloating, gassiness? Where in your abdomen (right, mid, left) do you experience discomfort? Duration pain lasts? Is pain deep or superficial? Have you seen blood with stool or change in bowels? Any chance of pregnancy (sexually active)? Any bladder/uti symptoms? Ur doc will need this info 2 help. ...Read more
Lower abdominal pain: Yes. It could. When was the last time you had a bowel movement. Has it been several days? Has your stool recently been hard and difficult to pass? Try getting hydrated (2L water / day) doing as much exercise as you can and placing a call to your doc to have this pain checked out if it doesn't pass with a bowel movement soon. ...Read more
Lower right quadrant abdominal pain, pain spreading across abdomen and into groin, nausea, vomiting and constipation? (Female)
Go see your doctor: Without more information (how long? how severe? pain w movement? related to period? fevers?), I'd say you need to be seen by a doctor right away who can examine your abdomen and gather more information. Might be as simple as gastritis, but may be much more serious, like ovarian torsion or appendicitis, both of which can be surgical emergencies. Call your doc now, or go to the ER if you're worried! ...Read more
What would cause chest pain. Abdominal pain epigastric and urq, and in between the shoulder blades?
See your Doctor: Most likely cause is gallbladder disease and gallstones especially if the pain occurs after a fatty meal. Any chest pain that is persistent however should be evaluated immediately since other more serious conditions like blood clots in the lung, heart attacks, hepatitis etc. Can cause similar symptoms. ...Read more
Swelling: Depends on where the hernia is. The common groin inguinal hernia starts as pain , some time after lifting heavy objects ( work related ) initially small swelling , increases in size progreesivly . Could be pushed back , may get bloating symptoms reaches to a stage with severe pain, no longer able push it in , now incarcerated, requiring emergency surgery., same in belly button & at incision site. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer