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My solar plexus nerve feels tight and "hard". Is there a problem here?

My solar plexus nerve feels tight and "hard". Is there a problem here?

Might be a bone!: Where your rib cage meets in front, at the bottom, there's a bone called the xiphoid process that sticks down. In some cases it can move or twist and become painful--or stick out more. Sometimes women notice this after delivering a baby. If your hard spot is lower than this bone, there are other explanations, but you should see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I started vomiting acid and have pain in my solar plexus, feels like a rock. Could that be because of the vomiting episode? Also, it just happened, I have never had these problems before , then these wet burps and acid just started trickling upward. Also,

I started vomiting acid and have pain in my solar plexus, feels like a rock. Could that be because of the vomiting episode? Also, it just happened, I have never had these problems before , then these wet burps and acid just started trickling upward. Also,

Abdominal pain: If your are having a vomiting with rigid abdomen that could be an emergency situation, Solar plexes is complex of nerve ganglions, I don't know how one can say what part of the nerve complex is irritated at that time, if you have rock like stomach, seek attention immediately. ...Read more

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What do I do if I have pain in my solar plexus?

Solar plexus: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Bf told he has a pain near solar plexus. Why? What is that?

Network of nerves: A plexus is a complex network of nerves. The solar plexus is the common name for the celiac plexus which is located in the abdomen behind the stomach. Pain in that area can be caused by various things including a blow to the abdomen or any conditions that irritate surrounding structures such as the pancreas. ...Read more

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Food sometimes gets stuck going down.Sour feeling around solar plexus?

Food sometimes gets stuck going down.Sour feeling around solar plexus?

Get it checked: Gerd (reflux disease) may be the culprit as that is very common. However, dysphagia (difficulty swallowing or food getting stuck) is a symptom in a 63 yo that requires further evaluation such as an endoscopy or UGI series (radiology test). ...Read more

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Sharp pains in solar plexus, triggered by leaning over. They go away very fast (5 mins) but keep recurring. Male age 28.

Epigastric pain: hello ~ are you doing any situps at the gym. This is a common cause. If so dont stop they will go away when the muscle gets stronger. Otherwise avoid spicy food and alcohol and take an antacid Maalox etc as 4-5 teaspoons 3 - 4 x a day and see if it improves. If it doesnt go away, please go see your PMD for evaluation. thanks ...Read more

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Over did it when excersising on Thursday and still have considerable pain in solar plexus area is this normal and what can I do to help?

Over did it when excersising on Thursday and still have considerable pain in solar plexus area is this normal and what can I do to help?

Push fluids/rest: Yes it is fairly normal to have continued pain for up to a week if you overdid the exercise in the abdominal area. Just drink lots of water and back off on the exercise. It may take a week or two but you should be back to normal soon. Always increase exercise regimens slowly to avoid muscle strain and this type of pain. ...Read more

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Chest pain when I stand up. Not always but when it happens it feels like someone is crushing solar plexus area. Really hurts. Last s for half an hour.

Chest Pain Young Fem: Unlikely that this is a serious problem; but not guaranteed. Healthtap appears to note that you have already had a Chest X-ray and Stress Test. Is that correct? Are you an athlete? Past surgery on heart, lungs, or chest? Other symptoms during episodes (trouble breathing, lightheaded, pain in jaw/arms, sweating?). Recommend regular visit with your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What is the cause of pressure in the solar plexus?

Don't know: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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Why does my anxiety start in my solar plexus area and spread out?

Why does my anxiety start in my solar plexus area and spread out?

Anxiety: Symptoms can start just about anywhere & spread elsewhere. ...Read more

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My solar plexus area really hurts, and when i eat it gets worse.. What could cause this? I was doing bench presses day before

Internal not muscula: This sounds like a stomach or intestinal problem not a muscular problem. See your physician. Muscle soreness does not get worse when you eat. ...Read more

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What could a lump in the solar plexus indicate?

What could a lump in the solar plexus indicate?

Different options: The armpit has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, hernias and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done. ...Read more

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I discovered a lump in my solar plexus area should I be concerned ?

I discovered a lump in my solar plexus area should I be concerned ?

No: This is usually the lower end of the sternum and the xiphoid process. Sometimes it is tender to push on. ...Read more

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How to get the lump on solar plexus down?

How to get the lump on solar plexus down?

Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many factors. The vast majority are not cancer but simply unusual growths like fatty tumors, cysts, skin tags, moles, etc. Most cause no symptoms and can be watched. If they cause symptoms or change colors, bleed, bruise or hurt, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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What would a lump below the solar plexus indicate?

Not sure: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more