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Female with lower right abdominal tightness, pressure and sometimes dull pain that radiates into hip and lower back. What are the possible causes?

Female with lower right abdominal tightness, pressure and sometimes dull pain that radiates into hip and lower back. What are the possible causes?

UTI/Kidney Stone: You may want to go see a doctor, if your lower abdomen continues to hurt and you have tight pain around the kidneys, you may have a UTI or a kidney stone. ...Read more

Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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I have had a slight pain followed by tingling in my lower left abdomen there is also a slight tightness. What is going on?

I have had a slight pain followed by tingling in my lower left abdomen there is also a slight tightness. What is going on?

Probly, nothing seri: These are vague and very unimpressive symtoms. Quit worrying.
If there is anything significant going on, the symptoms will progressively worsen...Otherwise they will slowly go away. You need to give it week or so to get a sense of direction. ...Read more

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Moving around pain near lower right abdomen ; moving around sometimes ; tightness when moving around ; worsens a bit when laying down?

Moving around pain near lower right abdomen ; moving around sometimes ; tightness when moving around ; worsens a bit when laying down?

See a doctor: You need to see a doctor. Any pain in the lower right side that is moving around can be a sign of appendicitis which can become dangerous. Best wishes to you! ...Read more

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I have a lump size of a dime in lower left abdomen causing some pain and a lot of tightness when bent over? Felt it mad only hurts at slight touch

I have a lump size of a dime in lower left abdomen causing some pain and a lot of tightness when bent over? Felt it mad only hurts at slight touch

Cyst or benign growt: This could be a sebaceous cyst, a fibroma, or a benign tumor like a lipoma; or if red and tender, an infected deep "pimple" or cyst (called a furuncle). It does not sound dangerous in any case, but have it evaluated. ...Read more

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I have had a strange tightness in my lower abdomen. Sometimes a pain on my left side that comes and goes, but it seems to move to groin and back?

I have had a strange tightness in my lower abdomen. Sometimes a pain on my left side that comes and goes, but it seems to move to groin and back?

Maybe kidney issue: What you describe could be from a kidney stone. You should go to a doctor and have your urine tested for signs of an infection or crystals. ...Read more

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My wife is diagnosed with distended gallbladder and having inflated, tight lower abdomen and sometimes having pain also especially in the evening.?

My wife is diagnosed with distended gallbladder and having inflated, tight lower abdomen and sometimes having pain also especially in the evening.?

Several reasons: Distension of gall bladder usually diagnosed by ultrasound. Distended gall bladder may mean abnormality, but often is related to how long patient fasted before the study. The longer the fast the more distended the gall bladder. Food ingestion causes gb to contract. If symptomatic hida study would determine gall bladder function. Physician has to correlate blood tests and imaging for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Strange, tight, pulling sensation in lower abdomen. Could it be a tumor?

Strange, tight, pulling sensation in lower abdomen. Could it be a tumor?

Probably not: A tumor would not be the first thing I would think of. Best to see your pcp to have physical and find the cause. ...Read more

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I have this tight feeling in my upper abdomen/lower chest for past 4 days. What could this be?

I have this tight feeling in my upper abdomen/lower chest for past 4 days. What could this be?

Many things: Anytime you have unexplained chest pain, whether or not it's associated with abdominal pain, you should see your family doctor or thwe er as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I've had this tight feeling in my upper abdomen/lower chest for past 4 days. What could it be?

I've had this tight feeling in my upper abdomen/lower chest for past 4 days. What could it be?

Many things: Anytime you have unexplained chest pain, whether or not it's associated with abdominal pain, you should see your family doctor or thwe er as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Male 23 lower left side abdomen numbness, tightness of chest and tender nipples?

Male 23 lower left side abdomen numbness, tightness of chest and tender nipples?

Chest tightness: Left sided chest symptoms are always worrisome, because they make physicians think of heart problems. However, if you are a 23-year-old male, this becomes much less likely. I would strongly suggest you be evaluated as soon as possible by your physician, an urgent care center, or emergency center. ...Read more

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Have dull pain in right testicle & dull pain or tightness in area from testicle to lower abdomen area. Have had this for roughly 2 wks and never had?

Have dull pain in right testicle & dull pain or tightness in area from testicle to lower abdomen area. Have had this for roughly 2 wks and never had?

Is R testicle harder: If right testicle feels rock hard relative to left one or is tender when you pal pâté it, you need to see a doctor. Could be anything from infection, inflammation, cancer, or just a cyst or muscle ache after working out (the latter wouldn't last 2 weeks, however). As this is persistent, you need to get a physical exam. If it already got better on its own and you are back to normal, you are ok ...Read more

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I'm not sexually active, I get bad pain it can get so bad that I can't move. It gets very tight in my lower abdomen on my left side when im in pain.?

I'm not sexually active, I get bad pain it can get so bad that I can't move. It gets very tight in my lower abdomen on my left side when im in pain.?

Need more info: In order to answer your question I need to know when this pain happens, when it started, how often it happens, how long it lasts, whether anything makes it better or worse, and if there are any other associated symptoms as well as more about your history. You might try a consult thru HealthTap Prime. ...Read more

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Last 3 months I have been having a strange tight heavy feeling in left lower abdomen sometimes sharp I do a lot of lifting, my urine/stools are fine.

Last 3 months I have been having a strange tight heavy feeling in left lower abdomen sometimes sharp I do a lot of lifting, my urine/stools are fine.

Possible Hernia: Given your history of heavy lifting you may want to be seen for a possible hernia. Don't delay as some hernias can be dangerous. ...Read more

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I'm having lower back pain. Abdomen feels tight and airy. Passing gas. Something serious?

I'm having lower back pain. Abdomen feels tight and airy. Passing gas. Something serious?

Feeling gassy...: Feeling full of "gas" may reflect malabsorption of food (like gluten, lactose), intake of poorly digested food, or choosing foods known to promote gas (beans, fizzy drinks). Sometimes its more complicated--a stomach emptying too slowly, bacterial overgrowth syndrome, delayed intestinal function, partial obstruction from any cause, infection, rectum problems, and pelvic pathology outside the gut. ...Read more

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I had sex and went out drinking 3 days ago. My lower abdomen has been in pain. Like a tight bloating feeling. It's uncomfortable.

I had sex and went out drinking 3 days ago. My lower abdomen has been in pain. Like a tight bloating feeling. It's uncomfortable.

Sex THEN drinking???: Wrong order! ;-)
Just kidding. It's too soon to be pregnant, even if you were unprotected. If you miss your next expected period, get tested for pregnancy! ...Read more

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Had csec 5mnths bak. Feel tight stretch in lower abdomen on right side. Ultrasound normal. Cud it be muscular. How will it feel normal, in how long?

Had csec 5mnths bak. Feel tight stretch in lower abdomen on right side. Ultrasound normal. Cud it be muscular. How will it feel normal, in how long?

See a DO (osteopath): You might be feeling a scar tissue from the cs, or it may just be fascial restriction of the area. In any case, an osteopathic physician can evaluate this on physical exam, and complete osteopathic exam to let you know the findings. They can treat it, and let you know how long it will take to start feeling bette, which hopefully will be immediately or very soon. ...Read more

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Lap appendectomy 3days ago. Now, when urinating, feels like tightness/squeezing in lower left abdomen. No burning in urethra. 25 yr old female.

Lap appendectomy 3days ago. Now, when urinating, feels like tightness/squeezing in lower left abdomen. No burning in urethra. 25 yr old female.

Maybe muscle trauma: One of the ports during appendectomy is usually placed in the left lower quadrant. During urination the abdominal muscles are tightening and the injured muscle may cause painful sensation. The other 2 ports are placed in the midline where there is no muscle. ...Read more

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Pain in side 1 week now lower right abdomen its staring to hurt now when I move my right leg top part of my tight purple small bruise occuring?

Pain in side 1 week now lower right abdomen its staring to hurt now when I move my right leg top part of my tight purple small bruise occuring?

See details: It is really impossible to give a specific answer without being able to examine the area. Causes can be gi, gyn or musculoskeletal. Have it evaluated. ...Read more

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For a week had pain in my chest then right below then lower abdomen and back all left side. Very gassy not constipated. Also tightness in left leg.

For a week had pain in my chest then right below then lower abdomen and back all left side. Very gassy not constipated. Also tightness in left leg.

Sounds like you are: Feeling pretty uncomfortable. I can't really put that sequence of symptoms together into one specific thing going on. You have young age on your side. Intestinal gassiness suggests alterations in bowel motility (slow or altered movement of waste through tract). Chest pain for a week likely not cardiac related. Note you have anxiety...could be that. Continue to practice relaxation and work with Doc ...Read more

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Pain in lower abdomen, after diarrhoea being treated, cramps in lower abdomen still there pain after eating anything, motions tight issomething serious?

Pain in lower abdomen, after diarrhoea being treated, cramps in lower abdomen still there pain after eating anything, motions tight issomething serious?

Constipation?: If by treating diarrhea you mean you took meds to stop it you may be experiencing the opposite. Meds to stop diarr. Can cause constipation, cramping in th lower abdomen. Especially if the cause of the diarrhea had not fully resolved. Cramping will ususally resolve once th effect of the meds wears off. If not improving or getting worse see your doctor. ...Read more

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Hi. I have this lump in my anus that only came out during passing stool. It has the same size as a pea, tender but it turned big after a week. Sometimes, it hurts, and sometimes, it does not. And today, when I strained, my lower right abdomen felt tight a

Hi. I have this lump in my anus that only came out during passing stool. It has the same size as a pea, tender but it turned big after a week. Sometimes, it hurts, and sometimes, it does not. And today, when I strained, my lower right abdomen felt tight a

You have hemorrhoid: This is a hemorrhoid. Get steroid cream and stick it waaay up there. U know where. It could pop on you, cause bleeding. Unless its a lot don't worry about it. If it keeps happening, see a GI doctor to get rid of them. Don't strain hard. Eat fiber to keep stool soft. Cream should take care of it for now though. If it's too big, it might need the doc but see how the cream works. Take care. ...Read more

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Tightness/pain in lower abdomen below belly button and slightly to the right. Feels like there's a slight lump about 2 inches from hip bone.

Tightness/pain in lower abdomen below belly button and slightly to the right. Feels like there's a slight lump about 2 inches from hip bone.

Needs evaluation: You need to be evaluated by a physician promptly. This is the area where you can have pain with appendicitis, which can rupture if not treated in an appropriate time. It can be something non urgent, but you need to be evaluated by a physician soon. Take care. ...Read more

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No fever chills, lower abdomen pain controlling last drop of urine, tight pant once caused severe pain urinatin, bac prostatitis or other? Family has ibs!

No fever chills, lower abdomen pain controlling last drop of urine, tight pant once caused severe pain urinatin, bac prostatitis or other? Family has ibs!

IBS: Ibs can cause distention of the bowels or bowel spasms. The distention or spasms can cause undue pressure on the bladder and cause difficulty on urination. ...Read more