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Dr. Rafael Lugo
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Tender Abdomen (Overview)

Tender abdomen = abdominal tenderness = point tenderness of abdomen = pain when pressure is externally applied to an area of the abdomen.


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Tender lump lower left abdomen?

Tender lump lower left abdomen?

Maybe: An inguinal (groin) hernia. See a doctor for an examination. ...Read more

Dr. Rafael Lugo
40 doctors shared insights

Tender Abdomen (Overview)

Tender abdomen = abdominal tenderness = point tenderness of abdomen = pain when pressure is externally applied to an area of the abdomen.


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Swollen, distended abdomen?

Swollen, distended abdomen?

Depends: There can be many causes for a swollen distended abdomen like constipation, diverticulitis or viral infection etc. But also more serious things like perforation or appendix or ascites . Check with your doctor to be diagnosed properly. ...Read more

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Tender abdomen after painful stomach flu?

Tender abdomen after painful stomach flu?

Diagnosis: The initial assumption that you have a "stomach flu" (whatever that means), may well be incorrect, but would need more info. A tender (meaning painful to the touch) abdomen is a disturbing symptom and one which should be described to a doctor who can then examine this themselves. Please see a professional soon. ...Read more

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Having pain left lower abdomen and tender to touch.

Having pain left lower abdomen and tender to touch.

Diverticulitis: Constant pain not associated with other symptoms (diarrhea or blood in the stool) is likely diverticulitis at your age. Other considerations are colitis (infectious, inflammatory), cancer, and disease of the female organs. You should probably see your doc to give them the full story and get treated appropriately. ...Read more

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Pea size lump lower left abdomen, tender?

Pea size lump lower left abdomen, tender?

Abdominal lump: Small abdominal lump with tenderness folliculitis, abcess are possibilities abdominal wall lipomas are not ususally tender.Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Upper left quadrant pain, lower abdominal pain, belly button pain, left groin pain, diarrhea, vomiting. What could it be?

Upper left quadrant pain, lower abdominal pain, belly button pain, left groin pain, diarrhea, vomiting. What could it be?

Sound like: infectious gastroenteritis, caused by virus or bacteria. Other possibilities are ulcerative colitis, amebic colitis, and serious bacterial infection such as typhoid. Also, if you have both diarrhea and vomiting, they could lead to rapid dehydration. You should see a doctor asap, or go to ED if symptoms do not resolve after 24 hours. ...Read more

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Pain above belly button right side lower back nausea stomach feel swollen?

Pain above belly button right side lower back nausea stomach feel swollen?

Doctor can evaluate: In that area are the liver, gall bladder, part of the stomach, small intestine, etc... If symptoms are bothersome, recurrent, or unusual, a primary care doctor can evaluate and do an exam to help get a diagnosis. Sometimes it is a common stomach flu starting up, but it can also be other medical disorders... So, a doctor's exam may be important to do. ...Read more

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28.bloated stomach,lower back and side ache,feeling sick, tender when press down around belly button area.

28.bloated stomach,lower back and side ache,feeling sick, tender when press down around belly button area.

Exam: you must be examined and test for irritation/inflammation/infection, of the stomach, liver, gallbladder and pancreas. Call for an immediate exam. ...Read more

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Tender abdomen after painfull stomach flu or something?

Tender abdomen after painfull stomach flu or something?

Healing process: There are many inflammatory substances that the body releases in the process of an infection control or a toxic elimination. The effects of this process are felt in differents ways: decreased appetite and intolerance to food that one might have tolerated well before, abdominal distention, tenderness, changes in stooling patterns, less energy, etc. It might take a few weeks to resolve. ...Read more

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Severe pelvic pain when bladder is full . Right side pelvic bulge. Abdomen swelling, bloated. Right side lower abdomen bigger than left. Painfulmenses?

Severe pelvic pain when bladder is full . Right side pelvic bulge. Abdomen swelling, bloated. Right side lower abdomen bigger than left. Painfulmenses?

Needs evaluation: While I can speculate on potential causes of these symptoms, you need some serious, specific answers. That means a thorough examination plus some X-ray studies to define the problem. Start by calling your physician or gynecologist today to make an appointment to get started. ...Read more

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What is tender abdomen?

What is tender abdomen?

Abdominal tenderness: A tender abdomen means that ones belly is sore. It might hurt when you lightly or deeply touch it, when you're exercising or simply then something comes in contact with it...Such as a belt. ...Read more

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I have abdominal on lt side of belly button tender above belly button diarrhea constipation trapped gas lower back pain abdominal spasms?

I have abdominal on lt side of belly button tender above belly button diarrhea constipation trapped gas lower back pain abdominal spasms?

Doctor can evaluate: Abdominal pains and stool changes can be from many different causes. Infection with "stomach flu" viruses is a common cause. Other causes include eating "bad" food, medication effects, gall bladder problems, appendicitis, irritable bowel symptoms, ulcerative colitis, etc... A primary care doctor or a G.I. Specialist can evaluate and look for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Swollen lower abdomen right under my belly button male?

Swollen lower abdomen right under my belly button male?

Hernia: This could be an abdominal wall hernia or a hiatal hernia. Either way you need to see your physician. ...Read more

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Tender upper stomach, left groin pain, left shoulder blade ache, itchness?

Tender upper stomach, left groin pain, left shoulder blade ache, itchness?

Symptoms: First all, I am not sure if your symptoms are connected. More history is needed to sort these things out. ...Read more

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Lower right quadrant abdominal pain, pain spreading across abdomen and into groin, nausea, vomiting and constipation? (Female)

Go see your doctor: Without more information (how long? how severe? pain w movement? related to period? fevers?), I'd say you need to be seen by a doctor right away who can examine your abdomen and gather more information. Might be as simple as gastritis, but may be much more serious, like ovarian torsion or appendicitis, both of which can be surgical emergencies. Call your doc now, or go to the ER if you're worried! ...Read more

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Abd pain under navel. Very tender to touch. Watery diarrhea. Cramps could it be appendix?

Possibly: The symptoms are not classic for acute appendicitis because of diarrhea and the location of the abdominal tenderness which is usually in the right lower abdomen. An intestinal viral infection is more likely.However, if pain and tenderness persist or worsen you should get examined by a physician, preferably in the hospital emergency room, as appendicitis cannot be ruled out. ...Read more

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Abdomen tender to touch on right side just above belly button. Have IBS. ?

Abdomen tender to touch on right side just above belly button. Have IBS. ?

Probably not: It is unlikely to develop IBS at 59. If you already have a diagnosis of IBS, then this pain cold be related. ...Read more