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Rowing And Abdominal Strain
Depends: Sometimes strains in you abdominal muscle groups are just a result of using them in different activities (ab crunches, sit-ups etc.) or other types of physical fitness where you are engaging your core muscle groups. It is important that if you do work your abs that you also do workouts to build up your back muscles. Remember in fitness and life BALANCE IS KEY! ...Read more
My husband is having pain in his penis and abdomen when he strains to get up from a sitting position. What could be the problem?
I have been getting lower right abdominal pains for a week now. The pains hurt more when I'm straining and moving I've never experienced this pain.
Appendicitis?: The description of this pain and your age group suggest possible appendicitis. This may not be the case, however. Need to be seen by a doctor before it gets worse. A doctor's exam and possibly a ct scan may make the diagnosis readily and the intervention, if needed, appropriate. An emergency room visit is appropriate. ...Read more
After the first few-:
-days, U can start 2 use heat, & this will also help. If the strain was bad enough that there was some bleeding into the muscle, heat will increase the blood flow needed 2 clean things up within the muscle, reabsorbing the debris.
Good luck. ...Read more
What to do if I have slight pain in my left lower abdomen, its only when I press on it or strain it. Is that appendicitis?
Wrong side: Though the appendix can rarely be on the left this is not likely. The only thing over there with constant position is the left colon. There are many reasons it can hurt, most of which are not terribly serious but you need to know. Have your doctor order an abdominal ct scan, a colonoscopy or both. ...Read more
Few drops of urine stain my underwear after pee, especially when I strain the abdomen like sitting or squad down after pee. What is the problem?
This is a very common complaint among men, especially as one ages, known as "post-void dribbling” and is rarely a sign of a significant problem by itself and almost never addressed with medicine or surgery. Behavior techniques associated with end of voiding can often correct
bad habits which can lead to post-voiding dribbling: relax rather than strain, avoid compression of penis thru pants, etc. ...Read more
I sometimes feel a spontaneous radiating pain when I breath from my lungs to my back and feel like a strain on my bottom right part of my abdomen?
Possibly: This muscle has attachments to the ribs and some strong connective tissue in the lower back. Pain would be increased with a motion similar to a situp with added twisting motion at the same time. Muscle strains will improve with time and relative rest. If no improvement in a few weeks then get checked out by your doc. ...Read more
Pinching pain feels close to surface upper left abdomen x 2days. Gurgling. Stool normal. Feels worse with movement or straining. Appetite normal. 27/F?
Left upper quadrant: That area houses spleen, stomach, pancreas, small intestine, end of transverse colon & beginning of descending colon. Pain could be "referred"/unrelated to GI tract or due to abdominal wall muscle since worse w/ movement & Valsalva. There's also well-known link between HT, celiac disease & leaky gut, so consider visit to gastroenterologist for thorough work-up. ER: fever/BM w/blood/no gas passing. ...Read more
Hello, I am 18 years old and have small lump by rib cage, diagnosed with abdominal strain, is this correct or could it be something else? Thanks.
See answer: The diagnosis is by examination and it could very well be correct. Another opinion can always be obtained but another doctor will have to examine u as well. Investigations may or may not be required. ...Read more
My partner has been vomiting now the right side of his abdomen hurts could this be muscle strain?
I have soft stool but have to strain to get it out and my abdominal area seems swollen to me. It is like from under my breasts all the way down?
Swollen abdomen: Need more information and probably examinationGet a more detailed answer ›
I was lifting in the gym and felt a strain in my abdominal area above my groin than a red puff marble size sore appeared it is going away. What isit?
Abdominal Fascia: Likely a small tear of your abdominal fascia has occurred. The raised area is either a small hematoma (blood filled sac) or partially herniated abdominal muscle that is pushing up and out through the small tear in the outer layer of the muscle fascia. Think of the fascia as a robust 'hot dog' casing that envelopes the muscle belly. Small tears should heal with rest and decreased exertion. ...Read more
My doctor thinks I have an abdominal strain. Can that happen if you masterbate for an hour and have 20+ orgasms. My sides clench up during this activy?
Rectus abdominus: No, these are not anal muscles, but a pair of abdominal muscles that run lengthwise between your pubis and sternum which can contract easily during orgasm. With 20 orgasms/hour the muscles are in a state of constant contraction and can be injured "strained". Orgasm is a state of "feeling no pain" not the opposite effect from excessive use. Digital use should be typing this question via this media. ...Read more
Pain in front of abdomen just above pubic bone and into left side. Feels like strain. Painful to walk (better if heels slightly raised) ok to sit and?
Groin Strain: You may have pulled a groin muscle. It is less likely but also possible to have a hernia. A few other less common possibilities come to mind. Need more information and exam. OK to take OTC Tylenol or Advil with food prior to doctor visit for definitive diagnosis and treatment. Using the medication will make going for the doctor exam less painful. If still painful may need ambulance. ...Read more
Awoke 4am by pain left abdomen @hip bone v. Sharp when touched;like muscle strain when untouched. Constipatd. Had it 2x before over afew yrs. Sudden onset, days to resolve. Saw doc prior: no action/dx?
Hip pain: Sharp abdominal pain is separate from hip bone pain. The later is associated with ligamentous problems and can be defined by pressure over the point representing area of possible inflammation. Abdominal pain can be gas pain or diverticular disease. If point tenderness located over hip region this can be relieved with xylocaine + kenalog (triamcinolone) injection. ...Read more
Groin strain happened xmas day. Felt it "pop" and it burns from the inner leg up all the way up into lower abdomen just below belly button.?
You sprained: A rectus tendon, it will get better in tine ...Read more
I have an abdominal/oblique strain, pretty painful. Taking mobic (meloxicam) for 2 days. I am a mother of toddler so hard to rest, should I wrap up? Healing time?
Weeks: Most musculoskeletal pains/strains/sprains can take weeks to fully recover from. Oblique strains are no joke - they will cause many professional athletes to miss games! Wraps/binding can help though should be very temporary. It is most important to continue to stabilize the area with core stabilization. Having help with the little one would definitely help, though! ...Read more
Pain in right leg abdomen and right testicle. Doc said prob groin strain as felt around testicles but I seem to have less semen during ejaculation? Y?
For about 7 months, I have had an aching feeling in my testicles, lower back and groin/lower abdomen that comes and goes. Surgeon said it was not a hernia and suggested a strain. It's not painful.
Maybe kidney stone: Your description is classic for a kidney stone that is small or has not yet passed. The testicle will begin to ache and this can go on for some time. Also, you can have lower back and abdomen and groin pain, sometimes along the inner thigh. You should have your urine tested for microscopic blood which would support this diagnosis. Otherwise, there are lots of options-epididymitis, std, cancer. ...Read more
I had an ultra sound that showed 4 stones 2 in each kidney all small enough to pass, 3mm & 5mm. Later CT scan shows nothing. I did not find a stone while straining the urine. After CT scan (that night) I had excruciating pain in lower abdomen, that was 2 d
I had an ultra sound that showed 4 stones 2 in each kidney all small enough to pass, 3mm & 5mm. Later CT scan shows nothing. I did not find a stone while straining the urine. After CT scan (that night) I had excruciating pain in lower abdomen, that was aft
Your question is.?: Often small stones break up into sand like particles and you won't see the stone. The severe pain was the stone passing. Once the pain is gone (and doesn't come back), it means the stone has passed into the bladder where it may break up or pass through the urethra which is painless. ...Read more
After delivery for 1 month, I need to push hard to pass gas. Also pain in lower abdomen with low back pain feels like strain. Panadol (acetaminophen) not helping
See your doctor: He/she will listen to you, perform an examination, possibly order some tests, and see what's going on. ...Read more
Time: Avoid exercises that strain the area for a few days. It will get better with time. ...Read more
I am 8 weeks pregnant with serious constipation, I just strained really hard to get some relief. Now my abdomen is in excruciating pain.
This too should pass: NO pun intended. If you are severely constipated, one might use a small fleets enema or glycerin suppository. This is just to get you going. I would ask your doctor if you can use miralax (polyethylene glycol) daily as a stool softner to make it easier for you to go. NO the pain should only be temporary. If persists see your gyn. ...Read more