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Pain is upper and lower abdomen. Tender to touch. Feels like barbed wire inside. Heat pack calms some pain. What could it be? I am 26 and female

Pain is upper and lower abdomen. Tender to touch. Feels like barbed wire inside. Heat pack calms some pain. What could it be? I am 26 and female

Need exam: Abd pain as you have described needs to have an evaluation done, I would suggest calling your DR.
But you need to be seen in the next day for this.
If the pain worsens then go to the ER. ...Read more

Lower Abdomen (Definition)

The lower abdomen is the area below the umbilicus(belly button) from one side of the ...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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I have a dull pain in my abdomen, lower right side. There is tenderness and discomfort, what could it be?

I have a dull pain in my abdomen, lower right side. There is tenderness and discomfort, what could it be?

Pain: Pain and tenderness in the right lower quadrant can be many things including crohn's disease, smoldering appendicitis, or a ureteral stone. Given the possibility of appendicitis, i would check it out as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I've had more gass laately and had some painfull wind, ie sore lower abdomen which feels better after breaking wind, do I have a food intollerence?

I've had more gass laately and had some painfull wind, ie sore lower abdomen which feels better after breaking wind, do I have a food intollerence?

On the list of cause: Keep a diet diary, annotated with symptoms, to bring to your doc for the appointment that you need to make, in order to make sure that there is not some other, potentially more serious problem causing this. ...Read more

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Diahreah for 4 days, bloated, sore-feeling lower abdomen, and a little nauseus. What is thy is? Should i be concerened.

Diahreah for 4 days, bloated, sore-feeling lower abdomen, and a little nauseus. What is thy is? Should i be concerened.

Possible infection: You are young and need not be worried. This may reflect a bowel infection rather than diverticulitis or a chronic colitis. Avoid curtains foods with residue and increase your fluid intake vid no better in several more days consult your physician. ...Read more

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Right lower abdomen, side, and lower right back sore but never at same time. Is this due to posture? Or could it be something else?

Right lower abdomen, side, and lower right back sore but never at same time. Is this due to posture? Or could it be something else?

Could be many things: and you really should be examined to be sure. Kidneys and bladder are in this typical pain pattern. However, the posture idea is also worth investigating. Women with certain types of low back pain (in certain of the parts that link the spine---facets and iliolumbar ligament) can have referred pain to the ovary area. But only an exam and urinalysis could begin to sort this out. Good luck! ...Read more

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Accidentally pushed down very firm on my lower abdomen and now there is a slight dull tenderness and feels firm, could I have possibly hurt something?

Accidentally pushed down very firm on my lower abdomen and now there is a slight dull tenderness and feels firm, could I have possibly hurt something?

Belly pain push: Need more information. For example how hard did you push in dynes per cm2. Very unlikely you injured anything unless you punched your self really hard. ...Read more

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I have bladder. I also have tenderness in my lower abdomen. Could this be a uti?

I have bladder. I also have tenderness in my lower abdomen. Could this be a uti?

Missing info: You have bladder what? Sorry, I don't think there is enough info to be able to point you toward or away from a UTI diagnosis. ...Read more

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Got sharp pain in lower abdomen a few days ago and now side is sore and hurts to stretch it. What could this be.

Got sharp pain in lower abdomen a few days ago and now side is sore and hurts  to stretch it. What could this be.

More: Right side, left side, recent trauma or exercise not usually done. Since stretch produces pain and looking at your age, sounds like a rectus abominus muscle strain. ...Read more

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20 mins ago I experienced a strong pain in my lower abdomen and bloating. It is still very sore. Should I be concerned?

20 mins ago I experienced a strong pain in my lower abdomen and bloating. It is still very sore. Should I be concerned?

It depends: Pain in abdomen may be a transient intestinal cramp and may go away by itself. If the pain persists or keeps coming back, then it can be a serious problem requiring medical check up today. Vomiting and fever are signs of a serious problem needing quick attention. if you can not eat, then go see your doctor today or tomorrow. ...Read more

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I've had pain and aching in lower abdomen for 48 hours. The area feels firm and tender when pressed. Any ideas what might be the cause?

I've had pain and aching in lower abdomen for 48 hours. The area feels firm and tender when pressed. Any ideas what might be the cause?

Time for exam: It could be a urinary infection, inflammation of your bowel, even appendicitis. It might be a muscle strain or a hernia. In any case it is very worth your time and the inconvenience of having a medical practitioner examine you and maybe order some tests. Don't worry about it, just do it. ...Read more

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Lower abdomen tender and when I lay flat and press it's tender makes gurgling noises and hurts worse right side below right rib cage no appendix?

Lower abdomen tender and when I lay flat and press it's tender makes gurgling noises and hurts worse right side below right rib cage no appendix?

Bad gallbladder: Fever, vomiting, pain in belly, usually right sided, bloating, belching, worse after eating fatty (or other) foods, getting worse over time, several weeks to months, and family history are all symptoms of a bad gallbladder. Hydrate, avoid fatty foods while waiting for your doc visit, diagnostic testing, and/or surgery date. Take a friend with you to appointments. Be well. ...Read more

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I am 20 and I feel heaviness in my lower abdomen,the left side is tender upon touching it and I easily urinate.please what could be wrong wit me?

I am 20 and I feel heaviness in my lower abdomen,the left side is tender upon touching it and I easily urinate.please what could be wrong wit me?

Here are some...: Now that you have some symptoms, you need a comprehensive evaluation with detailing specific info on the onset, degree, duration, interval, progress, evolution, and sequence of events of all symptoms for reviea + proper physical exam + timely tests so to deduce and reach right diagnosis for right care & counseling. It would not be a good idea just to guess & name few possibilities. So, follow ... ...Read more

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Woke up with severe pain under my rib cage and lower abdomen and is very tender to the touch. it hurts to do anything but sit still. what could it be?

Woke up with severe pain under my rib cage and lower abdomen and is very tender to the touch. it hurts to do anything but sit still. what could it be?

Pain under the rib: cage and lower abdomen should be thoroughly evaluated. Please see your primary care doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What is causing pain on my right lower abdomen that would also make my inner thigh feel sore?

There is a muscle: That starts in your back and heads toward your groin. Maybe you hurt it? ...Read more

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I had a baby 8 weeks ago and my lower abdomen still feels very sore. Certain everyday movements still cause pain. Is this normal?

Pain post childbirth: Not usual . Any discharge burning on urination? Follow up with your doctor you may have endometritis ( inflammation/ infection) of the uterus or vaginitis or UTI May need sonogram to view uterus ...Read more

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Left side of my lower abdomen is more buldged out than my right side & is tender to push on, weird cravings, and my urine smells stronger what's wrong?

Left side of my lower abdomen is more buldged out than my right side & is tender to push on, weird cravings, and my urine smells stronger what's wrong?

Asymmetric: Asymmetry of the abdomen may not be abnormal but if there are significant discomfort and tenderness then an examination is recommended. Your urine may simply be overly concentrated from inadequate intake of fluids,but if there are frequency and burning a culture is indicated. See your physician if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Large hard pimple on lower abdomen. Firmer and more sore than those on my face. What is that?

Large hard pimple on lower abdomen. Firmer and more sore than those on my face. What is that?

Boil: A boil is a large painful lesion with pus in it that can occur on the body. Most people need an antibiotic and or have to have it drained. If you get them frequently, they should check for diabetes, possible MRSA carrier(a common hospital infection now invading the community). ...Read more

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I'm 19 and have had like a heaviness feeling in my lower abdomen along with almost blacking out a few times and tender breasts. What could it be?

I'm 19 and have had like a heaviness feeling in my lower abdomen along with almost blacking out a few times and tender breasts. What could it be?

See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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I am 5 1/2 wks po from an ab hyst and cystocele repair, I just started having pain, swelling and tenderness in my lower abdomen also bulges in abd?

I am 5 1/2 wks po from an ab hyst and cystocele repair, I just started having pain, swelling and tenderness in my lower abdomen also bulges in abd?

Here are some ...: Go to be evaluated now in no time. But, on the way there, collect & bring the info on the onset, degree, duration, evolution, and progress of all symptoms and signs under your concern and observation to the Surgeon for analysis + physical exams + tests as needed such as imaging studies so to define what has been happening inside the the pelvic cavity. Don't wait! ...Read more

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Woke up vomited stomich acid i was in a weird position latter thst bay my left side and lower abdomen felt sore pain still sore pain 3 days latter ok?

Woke up vomited stomich acid i was in a weird position latter thst bay my left side and lower abdomen felt sore pain still sore pain 3 days latter ok?

Left side: Persistent discomfort in the left lower abdomen may be due to acute diverticulitis, and since your discomfort has been present three days and especially if there's associated tenderness and/or fever you must be examined by a physician for diagnosis and treatment in order to avoid serious complications. ...Read more