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I have a egg sized hardness in my lower left abdomen. It's been there about 5 or 6 months and isn't painful. What should I do?

I have a egg sized hardness in my lower left abdomen. It's been there about 5 or 6 months and isn't painful. What should I do?

Lipoma?: Could be a few things. It is potentially something bad and so I would go and get it looked at by the GP to decide what to do bout it if anything. ...Read more

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Is hardness at the lower abdomen normal in pregnancy?

Is hardness at the lower abdomen normal in pregnancy?

It depends: It depends on the stage of pregnancy and other factors (pain, bleeding, tender to touch, comes and goes, midline or on the side). ...Read more

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Hardness and aching lower right abdominal region?

Hardness and aching lower right abdominal region?

Get evaluated: Don't have much information to go on, but if you have persistent pain and a mass/firmness in your abdomen that should be evaluated. ...Read more

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Does UTI cause hardness in lower abdomen and pelvic area?

Does UTI cause hardness in lower abdomen and pelvic area?

UTI: Not usually. If this is happening to you, go and see your doctor and be examined and evaluated. Good luck. ...Read more

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I keep getting hardness and swelling in my lower abdomen, I'm not gassy or constipated, it often feels like I'm really full, any ideas?

I keep getting hardness and swelling in my lower abdomen, I'm not gassy or constipated, it often feels like I'm really full, any ideas?

Many possibilities: Possibilities are from nothing to things like a full bladder if you retain urine, large uterus, fluid in abdominal wall or inside. Bloating is nonspecific and makes me think of gastritis which could make your stomach feel full, make you burpy and have indigestion. Some problems in small intestine could also cause bloating. As you can see, you need a good consultation with a doctor. ...Read more

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Right lower abdomen pain, little bit of hardness. Feels bruised to put pressure on. What could this mean?

Right lower abdomen pain, little bit of hardness. Feels bruised to put pressure on. What could this mean?

RLQ discomfort: Causes of recurrent abdominal discomfort as described may be identified by first addressing signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: in women: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniation? Stressors? Other risks? ...Read more

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Deep rumbling in lower abdomen. Diarrhea. Some pain. Bloating. Hardness when I poke on my lower abdomen. Feeling full. IBS?

Deep rumbling in lower abdomen. Diarrhea. Some pain. Bloating. Hardness when I poke on my lower abdomen. Feeling full. IBS?

Abdominal pain: Constipation can produce all of these things. The workup and recommendations is totally related to the patient's age. Under age 40, it is most certainly constipation or IBS. If over 40, then additional workup, such as colonoscopy would be recommended to make sure something else isn't going on. ...Read more

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I have pain in lower abdomen, and hardness in the stomach, pain, hard stool, I think I have a gas problem or swelling in my stomach. Plz give answer?

I have pain in lower abdomen, and hardness in the stomach, pain, hard stool, I think I have a gas problem or swelling in my stomach. Plz give answer?

High fiber: You may have irritable bowel syndrome or simple constipation. In either case, you can get better by increasing your dietary fiber. An easy way to do that is to eat at least one cup of high fiber (meaning at least 5 grams of fiber per cup) cereal each day. Example: 1 cup of raisin bran every day. Other good ones are kashi cereals, all bran, any of the fiber one products. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of abdominal hardness?

How do you get rid of abdominal hardness?

Confusing: It depends on what is causing "abdominal hardness." this is not a common description, so if you have this, you need to be examined by a doctor to see what is going on. ...Read more

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Bleeding on 11/17-18, last sex 11/3 PMS symptoms before bleeding, now hardness on R side of abdomen, negative HPT's. Could I still be pregnant?

Bleeding on 11/17-18, last sex 11/3 PMS symptoms before bleeding, now hardness on R side of abdomen, negative HPT's. Could I still be pregnant?

Pregnancy unlikely: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, or medications. A correctly done urine test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon. ...Read more

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30yr F, Abdominal bloating and pain and sometimes hardness on the left side, no period for 2yrs after baby, very infrequent stools. Any advice?

30yr F, Abdominal bloating and pain and sometimes hardness on the left side, no period for 2yrs after baby, very infrequent stools. Any advice?

Constipation: Initial management in the treatment of constipation include dietary fiber and bulk-forming laxatives such as psyllium or methylcellulose, together with adequate fluids. Forpatients who do not respond poorly to fiber, an osmotic laxative could be tried. Other options include stool softeners, stimulant laxatives (bisacodyl, senna). ...Read more

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What causes pain on lower left side of abdomen?

What causes pain on lower left side of abdomen?

Diverticular Dz?: This can sometimes be related to diverticular disease. If the pain is chronic or accompanied by change to bowel habitus - this warrants medical assessment. Severe abdominal pain warrants urgent evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes pain in left lower side of abdomen?

What causes pain in left lower side of abdomen?

Many possibilities..: Finding out the cause of abdominal pain is like solving a mystery: we collect clues from one's symptoms, history, examination+/- tests. Therefore, a "hands-on" eval is critical. In general, causes of left lower abdominal pain can include irritable bowel, diverticular disease, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, intestinal or gynecologic cancers, urinary tract infections, etc... ...Read more

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What causes pain in lower right side of abdomen?

Possible appendix: It could be your colon or possibly your appendix. If pain persists, listen to mother nature and see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have pain in my lower left section of my abdomen. Why?

I have pain in my lower left section of my abdomen. Why?

Could be many things: Depending on the severity, timing and location the pain could be due do food in sensitivities, problems with your gut, kidney problems, constipation or diarrhea to name a few. If the pain is severe, prolonged or just causing significant discomfort, get checked out by your primary care and they can help determine a plan of care. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of pain on lower side of abdomen?

What could be the cause of pain on lower side of abdomen?

Pain: Several things come to mind, depending on severity & duration of pain. It could be intestines, appendix, bladder, female reproductive organs, etc. Consult your pcp, . ...Read more

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Having pain in the lower right side of my abdomen. What could it be?

Having pain in the lower right side of my abdomen. What could it be?

Could be...: Many things. The appendix is in that area as well as the large and small intestine. If female, it could be related to the ovaries as well. There could be a hernia present or it could even be just a muscle sprain or spasm causing pain. Seeing your doctor can help to differentiate what the source might be. ...Read more

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Causes for aman to have pain start inthe left side of the lower abdominals that go thru to his left testical?

Possibilities: Several things can cause that sort of pain--kidney stones, inguinal hernia, epididimitis, vasitis, or orchitis (inflammation/infection of the epididymis, vas deferens, or testis). I would check with your pcp, or your urologist if you have one. ...Read more

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Searing type pain in lower left abdomen?

See a physician: You should see a physician. This could be a serious medical condition. ...Read more

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What causes pain in abdomen lower left side?

What causes pain in abdomen lower left side?

Many possibilities: Left lower abdomen discomfort can come from constipation, diverticulitis, colitis, ovarian condition, gas, irritable bowel, etc. ...Read more

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Who treats women pain in lower right abdomen?

Who treats women pain in lower right abdomen?

Several: Sometimes gyn physicians, sometimes family physicians, sometimes surgeons, sometimes gastroenterologists. Psychiatrists at times also, when this pain is related to previous emotional trauma (as in past rapes or other abuse). This area is truly complex. ...Read more

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What causes women pain in lower left abdomen?

What causes women pain in lower left abdomen?

Many possibilities..: Finding out the cause of abdominal pain is like solving a mystery: we collect clues from one's symptoms, history, examination+/- tests. Therefore, a "hands-on" eval is critical. In general, causes of left lower abdominal pain can include irritable bowel, diverticular disease, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, intestinal or gynecologic cancers, urinary tract infections, etc... ...Read more

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What makes female pain in lower left abdomen?

Get it checked: In a woman causes of left lower abdominal pain can include: ovarian cyst, ectopic pregnancy, diverticulitis, endometriosis, hernia, ovulation pain, crohn’s disease, abscess, ulcerative colitis, cancer, renal infection or stone or injury just to mention a few. If pain is chronic get it checked out –especially if associated with change in bowel habitus. Severe abdominal pain warrants er visit. ...Read more

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What does pain in my lower left abdomen mean?

Muscular/visceral: Visceral pain due to constipation/referred pain from organs in that area/kidney stone pain/diverticular. ...Read more