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Sever shooting pains in stomach tender to touch can't stand straight. What's wrong with me?

Sever shooting pains in stomach tender to touch can't stand straight. What's wrong with me?

Severe abdominal pai: If you have severe abdominal pain that is tender to touch you need to be evaluated at your local emergency room. If you can not find yourself then you should call an ambulance. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


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I usually consume a pack of red 100's daily. What does it mean if I felt this strange pain in my chest and my upper abdominal region as if I have a bruise?

Heart problem: Smoking puts you at risk for heart disease, lung disease, stomach cancer and ulcers. Any pain in that area could be a life threatening illness, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a bruise on my right side of my abdomen that is spreading, should I be concerned?

I have a bruise on my right side of my abdomen that is spreading, should I be concerned?

Sure: Especially if you have no history of getting injured in that area? A spreading bruise is s sign of some internal bleeding coming from somewhere. Get an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have bruises on my lower abdominal, but there no pain.

I have bruises on my lower abdominal, but there no pain.

Superficial bruising: It sounds like superficial bruising under the skin, if that's the case you should see black and blue yellowing in a few days. The cause would be small broken blood vessels ...Read more

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Why is my stomach bruising for no reason?

Why is my stomach bruising for no reason?

There is a reson: You just have to figure it out- blood thinners, trauma some more severe problems with coagulation. Discuss with your doctor, you need some blood tests. ...Read more

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I get random bruises from my back to my stomach, help?

See your doctor: Have your doctor evaluate the issue and screen for any underlying causes. ...Read more

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Pain right side abdomen behind lower rib after eating with a bruise?

Ulcer or gallstones.: These symptoms can be due to gallstones, ulcers or irritable bowel.Please see your gastyroenterolgist for endoscopy and ultrasound. Avoid coffe, tea and sugarless gum. ...Read more

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I’ve been Experiencing Lower Abdominal and lower Back Pain for 3 days straight?

I’ve been Experiencing Lower Abdominal and lower Back Pain for 3 days straight?

Pain: Multiple possibilites: gyne problem, GU problem, appendicitis, muscculoskeletal. YOu should be seen. ...Read more

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Pain right side abdomen behind lower rib after eating with a bruise. What does this mean?

Grey Turner?: I would seek out medical attention immediately. This could be grey-turner sign, which can be seen in the setting of pancreatitis. ...Read more

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Mi stomach aches badly, everything I eat sends me straight to the toilet I have no appetite?

Mi stomach aches badly, everything I eat sends me straight to the toilet I have no appetite?

U likely have IBS: Irritable bowel syndrome is a functional disorder characterized by some pain/cramping, altered bowel habits in the absence of specific disease. Other symptoms common to ibs include bloating, flatulence, frequent/urge to have bm, early satiety, dyspepsia symptoms etc...
Often = nuisances, but can be debilitating at times.
There are decent treatments, so consult doc.
Good luc. ...Read more

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Tightness in my stomach above belly button, hurts to stretch or stand straight. No pain otherwise. What can it be?

Tightness in my stomach above belly button, hurts to stretch or stand straight. No pain otherwise. What can it be?

Muscle Sprain: You may have sprained one of your abdominal muscles; it should get better over time; some heat might help; ...Read more

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I fell straight on my butt roller skating and bruised my tailbone and I has sex a couple days ago and it was painful?

Coccyx: The coccyx is a cartilage structure at the tip of the sacrum (tailbone) and when that is injured it becomes very uncomfortable and unfortunately the discomfort may last week's to months. If you continue to have very severe pain and tenderness, the tailbone probably should be xrayed, however. Discuss this with your physician as needed. Cold applications for 48 hours and hot applications after help. ...Read more

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Could kidney failure or disease sometimes ppresent with a rash on yr upperr abdomen in a straight line but only on the sides?

Could kidney failure or disease sometimes ppresent with a rash on yr upperr abdomen in a straight line but only on the sides?

Probably not: If that is the only thing you notice, then it would not likely be a sign of kidney failure or disease. Your doctor can do simple blood and urine tests to see how your kidneys are functioning. ...Read more

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Shoul I be concerned about bruising after acupuncture? They are purple and blue and about 1 1/2 inch by 1/2 inch on my abdomen.

Shoul I be concerned about bruising after acupuncture? They are purple and blue and about 1 1/2 inch by 1/2 inch on my abdomen.

Maybe.: If they are regular, generic bruises, they were caused by the needles piercing a small vein on their way in or out. But if they are tender to touch, or warm (or both), they could be focal infections, caused by use of dirty needles. In that case, see your doctor asap. ...Read more

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I've noticed 3 bruises on my stomach for no apparent reason approx. 2-3 weeks apart. Much larger than a dime. Should I be concerned?

I've noticed 3 bruises on my stomach for no apparent reason approx. 2-3 weeks apart. Much larger than a dime. Should I be concerned?

Probably not: A few bruises rarely indicates a problem. Usually it is from unnoticed trauma or accidents. Widespread bruising or petechial rash would be concerning for a clotting disorder. If the bruising expands, you should get a checkup from your PCP. ...Read more

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My intestines feel bruised when I touch my lower right abdomen. It feels bruised on the skin as well as in the intestines. Please help.

My intestines feel bruised when I touch my lower right abdomen. It feels bruised on the skin as well as in the intestines. Please help.

Considerations...: 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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Got hit with a hammer in my lower right abdominal. It's hurts only when touched or when I move. Sharp burning pain and there is a bruise

Got hit with a hammer in my lower right abdominal. It's hurts only when touched or when I move. Sharp burning pain and there is a bruise

And your question?: Okay, how can we help you please... If your discomfort is related to abdominal wall trauma (e.g. the bruise you noted), it may take a week or two to resolve. ...Read more

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My Stomach Has Been hurting For 2 straight Days my menstral started friday and ended saturday its stoped and came back when I drank water?

My Stomach Has Been hurting For 2 straight Days my menstral started friday and ended saturday its stoped and came back when I drank water?

Not enough info: Did pain start before or after mense. Pain may be gastrointestinal lay related since food and drink affects. If this persists see an ob/ gyn ...Read more

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Moms been on lovenox (enoxaparin) for 2 yrs now. She has serious bruising on abdomen which causes her pain. Any way to minimize the bruising?

Moms been on lovenox (enoxaparin) for 2 yrs now. She has serious bruising on abdomen which causes her pain. Any way to minimize the bruising?

Not really: Lovenox (enoxaparin) is an anticoagulant. It leads to easy bruising, and the injection itself leads to bruising. The only thing that can be changed is the medication (ask if there is an alternative to Lovenox that is not injected). ...Read more

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I've been getting a bruise on my left upper ribcage and bruising on my lower right side on my stomach but I haven't had any injury to cause this..

I've been getting a bruise on my left upper ribcage and bruising on my lower right side on my stomach but I haven't had any injury to cause this..

Bruising: Spontaneous signs of bruising (ecchymoses) can occur after taking aspirin or Aleve (naproxen) or with certain blood or liver disorders. If unexplained ecchymoses or bleeding elsewhere such as gums, nose, etc occur, a hematologist is best qualified to evaluate you and order the appropriate tests. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing unexplained bruising to the left side of my body. The bruising aren't exclusive to a limb or abdomen. No injury to cause?

I have been experiencing unexplained bruising to the left side of my body. The bruising aren't exclusive to a limb or abdomen. No injury to cause?

This might: Be the first symptom of coagulopathy or platelet disorder, so you need to consult a physician for blood tests. ...Read more

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I have two round lumps smaller than a pea in size one on top of the other lpcated on my lower rogjt side pf my stomach & feel bruised to the touch?

I have two round lumps smaller than a pea in size one on top of the other lpcated on my lower rogjt side pf my stomach & feel bruised to the touch?

LUMPS ON RIGHT SIDE: Cannot tell without actually seeing these. How long have you had them? If it has been recent, and if they are tender to the touch, it could be an early form of shingles. If the pain persists, see your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Do I get my foot checked fell on fri but twisted as I did it pain hit straight away after 3 day still swollen, bruised and it is constantly throbs?

Do I get my foot checked fell on fri but twisted as I did it pain hit straight away after 3 day still swollen, bruised and it is constantly throbs?

Yes: Especially if you are unable to put much weight on it, I would have it checked to make sure there are no broken bones. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I have two round lumps smaller than a pea in size one on top of the other lpcated on my lower rogjt side pf my stomach & feel bruised to the touch?

Cysts: The location you describe may make a difference but it seems you could have small oil gland cysts small fatty tumors (lipoma) and the other possibilty is you are palpating smal areas under the skin consistant with subcutaneous fat. The tender sensitivty may need to be looked at by a physician as the above options unless infected rarely case pain or tenderness. Lymphnodes are a possibility as well. ...Read more

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I had a wreck a month ago. I recently started getting a sharp pain in my stomach to the left of my bell button. After the wreck I had a large bruise?

It depends as to wha: Depending on the features of your pain, it may mean one of several possibilities. If the pain is transient, not getting any worse, then I would be less concerned. On the other hand if the pain is getting more severe and longer, then you should go see your doctor who may have to do further testing. Like doing a cat of the abdomen to make sure the organs like spleen//liver and kidney are not injure. ...Read more

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My right abdomen is swollen I feel like a swollen organ if I press down & my rib hurts like if it's swollen or bruised! Any ideas what it could be?

My right abdomen is swollen I feel like a swollen organ if I press down & my rib hurts like if it's swollen or bruised! Any ideas what it could be?

Possibilities: The right upper abdomen contains muscle, liver, gall bladder, and intestine. The discomfort could emanate from problems with any of these. If this symptom persists, an examination by your physician is indicated. ...Read more

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Hi, when I wake up in the morning, I have been experiencing a feeling that my lower abdomen and lower back feel bruised on the inside. Is this normal?

Hi, when I wake up in the morning, I have been experiencing a feeling that my lower abdomen and lower back feel bruised on the inside. Is this normal?

Pain: It's not normal to have persistent lower back and lower abdominal pain. If you haven't seen your primary care physician for an evaluation it would be a good idea to do so. There could be something straightforward that can be diagnosed, but there are also many other things that can be causative for your symptoms that might be more serious. Make an appointment to see your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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I had laparoscopy one month ago, I still have slight bruise on my abdomen and feeling a bit tight some times and pain in abdoment. Is it normal? Thank

I had laparoscopy one month ago, I still have slight bruise on my abdomen and feeling a bit tight some times and pain in abdoment. Is it normal? Thank

Yes: Some people take 4-6 weeks to recover after any operation, including laparoscopy. Depending on the procedure, you can experience an ileus, where the bowel does not function normally for a while, constipation from the pain medicine, or bloating as part of normal healing. If it persists past 6 weeks, I would see your surgeon. ...Read more

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I'm 16w4d preg. Every time I mop or bend over n take a long time to stand up straight, I get a cramp on my lower stomach when, I stand. Is this normal?

I'm 16w4d preg. Every time I mop or bend over n take a long time to stand up straight, I get a cramp on my lower stomach when, I stand. Is this normal?

Yes, can be: There are ligaments in the pelvis holding the uterus up, and sometimes when getting from sitting to standing or when picking things up off floor, women can experience stretching and pulling sensations, as well as cramping. If there's bleeding associated, be sure to tell your doctor. An ultrasound at 18 weeks will confirm everything is normal for placenta/baby. Try not to lift > 10#. ...Read more

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I felt a little tenderness on the lower left part of my abdomen. I looked and I have a rather large bruise there. I don't recall injuring myself in th?

I felt a little tenderness on the lower left part of my abdomen. I looked and I have a rather large bruise there. I don't recall injuring myself in th?

Hard to: Tell without examination. Usually bruises result from injury or coagulopathies due to medications or illness. A doctors examination will determine if observation or further work up is indicated ...Read more

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I am having severe pain in my lower abdomen. To the point where I cant stand up straight. It will subside alittle bit if I soak in a hot bath but when?

I am having severe pain in my lower abdomen. To the point where I cant stand up straight. It will subside alittle bit if I soak in a hot bath but when?

Doctor can evaluate: If one has very uncomfortable tummy pain, and is normally in good health, plus is not pregnant, the possibilities include: appendicitis (usually has fever), gall stones, kidney stone (very painful), constipation (crampy), stomach flu, etc... A person with "severe pain" need a doctor's evaluation to be sure it is not a dangerous condition like appendicitis, which usually needs surgery. ...Read more

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Ecchymoses (Definition)

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Bruising (Definition)

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