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Pain Lower Abdomen Coughing
Is it normal to feel pain in lower abdomen when you cough? I don't have a coughing problem but I just cough and felt pain. Is it normal?
Cough: Yes, sometimes you can feel pain in lower abdomen. ...Read more
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
Dull pain in lower right abdomen, cough, shortness of breath, and also found a small lump on left testicle. What could it be?
Don'tIgnoreFamJewels: I entered "dull pain+lower rt abd+short of breath+lump left testicle" into Watson, the super-super computer and after 45 minutes of beeps and flashes it came-up with "BURPO." So much for super-computers. So, back to the drawing board. If I were you, I'd focus on that testicle lump right now (i.e. ASAP) and get that figured-out and at the same time you can tell them all about everything else. ...Read more
Pain in Rt. Lower abdomen during cough, sneezing, laugh. Doc said pain in appendix. Gave amox clav 625 mg cyclopam. Serious like appendicitis or infection?
Maybe: If its appendicitis, the usually treatment is surgery to remove the appendix. There are things that can mimick appendicitis, and appendicitis can be treated with antibiotics. If it doesn't get better in a day, please get reevaluated. Consider a visit to the ER or urgent care center. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Have flu for 5 days. Still having problems breathing, no appetite, constant throwing up, now sharp pain in lower abdomen when coughing, fevers no energy?
Visit Urgent Care/ER:
I am sorry that you are feeling ill. If you are having high fevers, difficulty breathing, and constantly throwing up I would advise a visiting a Urgent Care facility or ER as soon as possible. Without a set of vitals I don't know how bad your flu is, so I would advise medical attention. ...Read more
See below: It coulld be a number of things, none of which are typically serious. This should stop on it's own. If it doesn't, or if it worsens, see your family doctor. ...Read more
I keep getting sudden shooting sharp pains in my lower abdomen it's not there for long but if I suddenly move or cough it comes back?
Possible appendix: Abdominal pain can be difficult to diagnose. If the pain is minor and occasional it's probably safe to wait to see what happens. Pay attention to what activities make the pain worse and whether it is worse after you eat. If you need to see a doctor the more information you have the easier the diagnosis is. ...Read more
Hmmm, ...: The cough reflex causes the valsalva maneuver, which pushes pressure against the Abdomen/intestines and bladder area. Since you are getting pains, that area may be inflamed or infected, so best to see the Dr. For your symptoms to get properly diagnosed and treated, best wishes. ...Read more
Cough related pain: Cough is a complex action that requires the participation of differrent muscle groups including the abdominal muscles. It is a forceful act and with weight gain it will require more effort. This may also be related to muscle strain. It is also adviseable to exclude the presence of abdominal wall hernia, and weight gain my definately be associated with this condition. Check also the reason for cough. ...Read more
I have severe pain in my lower abdomen it hurts when I use the bathroom and when I cough what is the cause?
Question?: While this sounds muscular, there are urological, gynecological, and gastroenterological contents in your lower abdomen. It is important that you be examined by your physician. ...Read more
I have a sharp spasm in my right lower abdomen sometimes when I cough or roll over a certain way. I've had two cesarians?
Varied: This could be internal scar tissue (adhesions) from your cesareans. It could also be just a muscle spasm. A more serious possibility is a hernia in your cesarean incision-- under the skin in the connective tissue. If pain is severe or persistent, especially if accompanied by vomiting, you need to see your doctor right away. ...Read more
Whenever I cough excessively, there's a tingling sensation under the right ribcage around the lower abdomen area. Its been like this for over months.
Tingling sensation: In the ribcage when coughing may be due to irritation to the nerves in this area. I advise a chest xray to make sure there is no problem in the lungs or ribs. Stay well. ...Read more
I have a groin strain that affects my lower abdomen even when I cough or sneeze. Took antiinflamatories n it worked but now it's back again?
? hernia: Or some other problem, you may want to see your doctor for initial assessment and may need a surgeon's input, good luck ...Read more
I've had a cough for a week now and shortness of breath I went to the ER two days ago they said I have brocitiis this morning woke up to a pain in my lower abdomen when I cough worsen within hours now I can't cough without crying n holding my tummy the pa
Call the ER: Perhaps you should put a call in to the ER you went to and explain your situation. ...Read more
I just had unprotected sex and right after my lower abdomen started hurting and I felt nauseated. I can't move or cough. What is wrong?
Panic attack: You have nauseated yourself with your irresponsible behavior and had a reality check of all the issues your high risk behavior may cause. See your doctor about getting checked for herpes, hpv, all sexually transmitted diseases to include HIV and take the morning after pill to avoid pregnancy. Doing high risk things and then worrying about the consequences are anxiety producing. ...Read more
For the first time in September got a uti. I am 45. I noticed today that when I cough randomly I feel some discomfort light pain in lower abdomen.
Pain with cough: Lower abdominal pain with coughing could represent among other things a hernia. Hernias can occur in the lower abdomen as a result of a weakening of the natural lining of the abdominal cavity. Coughing increases the intra-abdominal pressure, forcing the bowel deeper into the opening in the weakened lining and causing pain. When you urinate there is not the same inc. In pressure. Worth an exam... ...Read more
I've been sneezing and coughing for about 2days and just today I started experiencing sharp pain in my left lower abdomen when I sneeze/cough.
I have a sudden onset of a sharp pain in my left lower abdomen, only when I cough, but quite intense. I've had fallopian cysts before as well.
I'm a 33 yr old male, about a week ago I started having a small sharp pain in my lower abdomen/pelvic area when I cough/sneeze. What can this be?
Coughing effects: If you cough a lot, your abdominal muscles get a workout like exercising, and they can get pretty sore. Not sure why you would have crampy lower abdominal pain, though, unless you have different issues in that area, like, for example a woman with endometriosis or an ovarian cyst might have. Best to see your doctor if this goes on more than a couple of days, or seems to keep getting worse. ...Read more
I feel sharp pain in my right lower abdomen everytime I cough or sneeze. And most of the time my tummy is aching. What could this possibly be?
Abdominal pain: Abdominal pain has numerous causes especially in females. Right-sided pain could be from the gallbladder or appendix. The list expands as we get into the lower abdomen where the ovaries reside. It would be in your best interest to ruehle pregnancy with a pregnancy test if there's any possibility. Also see your primary care physician for a physical exam and some labs with possible referral to a specialist. ...Read more
For the past six months, nearly whenever I blow my nose, cough, or sneeze, I can feel a sharp pain in my lower abdomen/reproductive area. Any ideas?
Sharp pain on r. Side and sometimes l. In lower abdomen/groin when cough, sneeze, stretch. Ct normal. Laproscopic splenectomy in june 2013?
I had protected sex but 20 minutes after my lower abdomen began to hurt when I pee, cough, poop, or sneeze it hurts like a sharp pain, get dizzy?
I'm 24 yrs old and fell from a 4+ft drop I have back right rib pain right pelvis pain especially when I cough knot in stomach and shoulder blade pain.
Rib fracture likely: Please go to the nearest ER to get xrays of your ribs and pelvic bone. Get well. ...Read more