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I have severe pain in my abdomen area right in the middle and its real tender to the touch! what could be wrong!?

I have severe pain in my abdomen area right in the middle and its real tender to the touch! what could be wrong!?

Many possibilities: If you are acutely ill, go to the emergency room.If this has been going on for a while, see your doctor. ...Read more

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A stent was put in the cbd about 2 weeks back. Having a tender feeling in the upper mid and right abdomen. Slight pain and discomfort?

A stent was put in the cbd about 2 weeks back. Having a tender feeling in the upper mid and right abdomen. Slight pain and discomfort?

Pancreatitis ?: The procedure (ERCP) required to place the stent in the common bile duct (cbd) involves passes some instruments past the pancreatic duct too. Sometimes that, or the position of the stent itself (it can partially block the pancreatic duct) can cause temporary inflammation of the pancreas - pancreatitis. You should see a doctor - likely the one who placed the stent. Meanwhile, eat plain food. ...Read more

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Did sit ups yesterday, now my upper central abdomen is tender to touch.?

Muscle soreness: Any time you perform exercises that give your body and muscles a challenge, you can end up with muscle soreness. Sometimes this occurs immediately but other times it might not actually appear for up to two days later (delayed onset muscle soreness). This is normal and once you become better conditioned, will occur less often. ...Read more

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For about a week I have had sharp pain in my upper right abdomen, its tender to touch and hurts a lot worse when i eat or drink. what could it be?

For about a week I have had sharp pain in my upper right abdomen, its tender to touch and hurts a lot worse when i eat or drink. what could it be?

See your doctor: Right upper quadrant pain has many causes. Common ones involve the gallbladder. However, many other things can give the symptoms you describe. Further, your history of endometriosis adds possibilities to the list. It would be a very good idea to see your doctor and discuss these symptoms, as further testing is likely to be beneficial in sorting the cause out. Please see your doctor soon. ...Read more

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I have a little tenderness in my upper abdomen.... What.Could b d underlying cause....?

I have a little tenderness in my upper abdomen.... What.Could b d underlying cause....?

How long? many: Don't know details. Could be gas, muscular pain, hiatal hernia (knuckle of stomach above diaphragm ), heartburn from reflux of stomach contents, but...Could be ulcer, gallbladder, colon issues, pancreas issues, abdominal wall hernia, even start of appendicitis. Ongoing? Nausea? Vomiting? Bowel complaints? Fever? Weight loss? See md if doesn't resolve shortly, any above complaints, or questions. ...Read more

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I fell while snowboarding and kind of hurt my left abdomen. Pain on my upper left rib cage has gradually worsened and is tender to touch. Any concern?

I fell while snowboarding and kind of hurt my left abdomen. Pain on my upper left rib cage has gradually worsened and is tender to touch. Any concern?

Yes.: You could have injury to spleen. It can result in intra abdominal hemorrhage and even shock, so I would go to the Emergency Room right away for full evaluation. ...Read more

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