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Pinched nerve in lower abdomen causes?

Pinched nerve in lower abdomen causes?

Meralgia: Which nerve? If it's meralgia paresthetica, causes include obesity and morbid obesity, too tight clothes or belts, and abdominal surgical procedures. ...Read more

Nerve (Definition)

The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more


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What causes 5 second burning sensations, like hot spots, on the chest, arms, back, and abdomen? All bloodwork ok, EKG ok, holter ok. Pinched nerve?

What causes 5 second burning sensations, like hot spots, on the chest, arms, back, and abdomen? All bloodwork ok, EKG ok, holter ok. Pinched nerve?

Chest pain: Hi, most likely anxiety, which causes the patient to breathe faster and therefore for a seconds the blood calcium level falls and causes this sensation, blowing a paper bag might help. ...Read more

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I've been wearing an abdominal support belt, but my back pain hasn't decreased. Could I have a pinched nerve?

I've been wearing an abdominal support belt, but my back pain hasn't decreased. Could I have a pinched nerve?

Possible: Back pain in pregnancy is extremely common. The added weight and the change in the curve of the spine both contribute to the back pain. ...Read more

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Can a pinched nerve cause stomach pain?

Can a pinched nerve cause stomach pain?

Abdominal pain: Potentially, a pinched thoracic nerve could cause pain that radiates around the flank and possibly to the abdomen. Thoracic pinched nerves are much less common than cervical or lumbar. ...Read more

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When passing a bowel movement I get this really hard pinch in my right arm. Could this be a pinched nerve somewhere?

When passing a bowel movement I get this really hard pinch in my right arm. Could this be a pinched nerve somewhere?

Pain: If you have a disc proble it is concievable that when pressing down while having a bowel movement undue pressure is applied to your nerves causing pain. ...Read more

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Do pinched nerves go away on there own my abdominal is numb but my dr says I'm fine and bellybutton keep leaking goo will a belly infection go away?

Depends: Most "pinched nerves" are just inflamed, not damaged. When your spinal health improves with stretch, strength, and staying active, your numbness should go away. The bellybutton goo is a bit difficult to judge without examination. If the skin is red or blistered, get another examination. Try keeping the bellybutton dry with a cotton swab. Treat piercings with hydrogen peroxide, then dry. ...Read more

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How to differentiate kidney pain and back pain? I have a history with utis, and could have pinched nerve/bulging disc woke up w/very sore flank area

How to differentiate kidney pain and back pain? I have a history with utis, and could have pinched nerve/bulging disc woke up w/very sore flank area

Location and imaging: Kidney pain is usually due to kidney stone especially if thee is hydronephrosis. Could also be due to infection. It can sometimes be difficult to say it for sure but is possible to find out with urine testing and ct scan or other imaging studies. ...Read more

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Back pain/ache/cramp hurting my stomach andchest, short of breath, gas, feeling full and rlly hurts in the evening. Is it a pinched nerve in my back?

Back pain/ache/cramp hurting my stomach andchest, short of breath, gas, feeling full and rlly hurts in the evening. Is it a pinched nerve in my back?

Multitude symptoms: Back/stomach/chest pain, SOB on OCPills. Do u have pain or swelling in ur legs? If symptoms persist or worsen go to the ER - ...Read more

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My liver area lower right rid goes numb I have pinched nerves my dr said that is causing that feeling could it be something else?

My liver area lower right rid goes numb I have pinched nerves my dr said that is causing that feeling could it be something else?

Probably insignifica: You need to be examined by a physician. If your history and exam are otherwise normal then your symptoms may have psychosomatic origin. Only seeing family physician can determine that. ...Read more

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Specifically, what are the signs that you have bladder/bowel issues related to cerviical spine like bulg discs, stenosis, pinched nerves.? I'm concernd

Specifically, what are the signs that you have bladder/bowel issues related to cerviical spine like bulg discs, stenosis, pinched nerves.? I'm concernd

Spinal problems: The most common bowel or bladder-related issue due to the spinal cord is incontinence of urine or stool. However, the opposite can be true, resulting in inability to pass urine. If you're having any bowel or bladder related issues such as the above, you should seek medical care immediately. Good luck. ...Read more

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I've had pain to the right of my belly button off and on for 3 years sometimes it's sharp pains and sometimes it just a constant dull pain I have pinched nerves in my back I don't know if that has anything to do with it I also had kidney reflux from birth

I've had pain to the right of my belly button off and on for 3 years sometimes it's sharp pains and sometimes it just a constant dull pain I have pinched nerves in my back I don't know if that has anything to do with it I also had kidney reflux from birth

Possible diagnosis: There are several possible causes to chronic right lower abdominal pain. Appendicitis and other bowel problems make you very sick, very fast so they get looked into first. Fever, vomiting and worsening pain needs more urgent evaluation. Otherwise, an outpatient visit with your doc to look for hernias, kidney stones, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, spinal disorders is okay. Good luck and be well. ...Read more

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Will doctor operate if both arm and legs are weak astrophy and wasting away even stomach muscle is weak do to a compressed spinal cord or pinch nerve?

Will doctor operate if both arm and legs are weak astrophy and wasting away even stomach muscle is weak do to a compressed spinal cord or pinch nerve?

Yes: If weakness is due to spinal cord compression, that compression must be relieved on an emergency basis to prevent paralysis. Surgery may be used for that.. I think there is essential information not being shared with us here. ...Read more

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Seem to have compressed nerve in lower abdomen after c sec. Feel pulling sensation. Can nerve medicines and anti depressants help or surgery required.

Seem to have compressed nerve in lower abdomen after c sec. Feel pulling sensation. Can nerve medicines and anti depressants help or surgery required.

Can try meds: Can try neuropathic pain meds (seizure meds or anti-depressants).

Local steroid injection may help, but need to have someone skilled to do it with ultrasound guidance. ...Read more

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I seem to have compressed nerve in lower abdomen after C-section by scar tissue. Feel pulling senation. Will it be ok with time? Treatment?

Nerve pain: You can get nerve irritation near the edges of a horizontal c/s scar. These usually resolve by 3-6 months, but not always. Sometimes the nerve gets "trapped" and compressed by the scar tissue. This usually requires a surgical correction of the problem. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in center of back between shoulder blades, & upper abdomen, comes and goes. Can this be pinched nerve, acid reflux or something more?

Burning sensation in center of back between shoulder blades, & upper abdomen, comes and goes. Can this be pinched nerve, acid reflux or something more?

Nonspecific: There are a number of possibilities, including soft tissue inflammation, muscle sprain/strain, facet mediated pain, rib fracture, herniated disc, intrathoracic pathology, etc, as well as pinched nerve and acid reflux as you have stated. If your symptoms do not improve with time and conservative treatment (i.e. Anti-inflammatory meds), do see a physician. ...Read more

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How to cure pinched nerve?

How to cure pinched nerve?

Usually no surgery: Most just get better with time. So anyone can claim a 90% success rate with their care as this is the natural history but lifestyle changes including exercise, smoking cessation and weight control are important especially in minimizing recurrences. Sometimes, physical therapy, activity modifications, medication and epidural steroid injections can be of benefit. ...Read more

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What to do for pinched nerve at 79?

Depends: Pinched nerves can be safe ly treated at any age. The decision depends on many factors, severity, disablement, health status and failure of conservative treatment. Minimally invasive surgery can be quick, efficient and helpful. Evaluation critical. ...Read more

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How to know if I have pinched nerve?

See your doctor.: A pinched nerve can produce very painful symptoms. If you are concerned, visit your physician. They can order additional testing and imaging studies, such as an MRI, to help obtain a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What does a pinched nerve feel like?

What does a pinched nerve feel like?

Variable symptoms: Patients can have varying degrees of pain, weakness, and/or numbness. ...Read more

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How to know if I have a pinched nerve?

How to know if I have a pinched nerve?

Need MRI: If you are concerned, I would consider asking your physician to order you an MRI to evaluate your spine. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a pinched nerve?

What are the symptoms of a pinched nerve?

None to multiple: This is typically a layman's term for a disc herniation. Most have no symptoms and are seen fairly frequently on imaging studies. Symptoms can range from pain in the spine, in the extremities, numbness, tingling, weakness & bowel/bladder problems. If at a thoracic or cervical level maybe gait, balance or spasticity issues as well as dexterity problems. This is known as a myleopathy. ...Read more

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How to treat a pinched nerve?

Generic answer: Variety of different approaches based on which nerve, and where. Surgery might be an answer for ruptured disc, pinching nerve in neck or back. Carpal tunnel, cubital tunnel, nerves decompressed at wrist and elbow. Sometimes local steroid injections, even epidural steroids may stabilize the compression. Never hurts to supplement with one b-100 complex daily, and meds useful for symptoms. ...Read more

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What causes rid of a pinched nerve?

What causes rid of a pinched nerve?

Disc herniation: Natural history, or the normal healing process, varies between people. However, symptoms can begin and disappear in days. Generally, I give my patients 6 weeks to 3 months for healing. Thereafter, it is likely to be prolonged without surgical treatment. The benefit of surgery is faster return to work/activities, but ultimate result years down the road is equivalent with/without surgery. ...Read more

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What causes a pinched nerve in your neck?

What causes a pinched nerve in your neck?

Bone or cartilage: Most commonly, a pinched nerve in the spine is caused by a nerve being compressed by arthritic calcifications from the joint, or from cartilage that lines a joint, or from a slipped disc. Symptoms should be checked by your doctor as severe cases can lead to permanent damage to the nerve and muscles supplied by that nerve. ...Read more

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Do muscle knots cause pinched nerve?

Do muscle knots cause pinched nerve?

Yes: Piriformis syndrome good example but not in back maybe in buttocks and neck scalene muscles in anterior neck, back pain not caused by pinched nerves in allopathic therories of pain. ...Read more