Doctor insights on:
Solar Plexus Problems
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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Severe pain in solar plexus area , painful to touch or lying particularly on left side , what could be causing this ? Had it for three days now
For about two weeks now I have been experiencing a spasm or a twitch in my solar plexus area throughout the day. Is there a cause for this?
I fell flat onto my vacuum cleaner and hit my solar plexus and feel very sensitive in that area now and can't open or close jars. Will this heal soon.?
Doctor can evaluate: Pain at the bottom front of the chest and the upper abdomen can be from bruised ribs and/or bruised tummy muscles, but one cannot tell for sure without an evaluation. If the wrists or hands were injured, and one cannot grasp lids to open or close jars, there may be a fracture, so a doctor can check to see if an xray is needed. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›