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Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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Pregnant for 2 months .I feel tight in lower abdomen,with a little verginal bleeding?

Pregnant for 2 months .I feel tight in lower abdomen,with a little verginal bleeding?

Bleeding and pain: This could be normal or it could be serious. You need to see your OB now or go to the ER for Evaluation. An ectopic pregnancy needs to be ruled out, this can be life threatening. ...Read more

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I have had a strange tightness in my lower abdomen. Sometimes a pain on my left side that comes and goes, but it seems to move to groin and back?

I have had a strange tightness in my lower abdomen. Sometimes a pain on my left side that comes and goes, but it seems to move to groin and back?

Maybe kidney issue: What you describe could be from a kidney stone. You should go to a doctor and have your urine tested for signs of an infection or crystals. ...Read more

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My wife is diagnosed with distended gallbladder and having inflated, tight lower abdomen and sometimes having pain also especially in the evening. ?

My wife is diagnosed with distended gallbladder and having inflated, tight lower abdomen and sometimes having pain also especially in the evening. ?

Several reasons: Distension of gall bladder usually diagnosed by ultrasound.Distended gall bladder may mean abnormality, but often is related to how long patient fasted before the study.The longer the fast the more distended the gall bladder.Food ingestion causes gb to contract.If symptomatic hida study would determine gall bladder function. Physician has to correlate blood tests and imaging for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Im not sexually active, i get bad pain it can get so bad that i can't move. It gets very tight in my lower abdomen on my left side when im in pain. ?

Im not sexually active, i get bad pain it can get so bad that i can't move. It gets very tight in my lower abdomen on my left side when im in pain. ?

Need more info: In order to answer your question I need to know when this pain happens, when it started, how often it happens, how long it lasts, whether anything makes it better or worse, and if there are any other associated symptoms as well as more about your history. You might try a consult thru HealthTap Prime. ...Read more

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Tightness/pain in lower abdomen below belly button and slightly to the right. Feels like theres a slight lump about 2 inches from hip bone.

Tightness/pain in lower abdomen below belly button and slightly to the right. Feels like theres a slight lump about 2 inches from hip bone.

Needs evaluation: You need to be evaluated by a physician promptly. This is the area where you can have pain with appendicitis, which can rupture if not treated in an appropriate time. It can be something non urgent, but you need to be evaluated by a physician soon. Take care. ...Read more

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Had csec 5mnths bak. Feel tight stretch in lower abdomen on right side . Ultrasound normal. Cud it be muscular. How will it feel normal, in how long?

Had csec 5mnths bak. Feel tight stretch in lower abdomen on right side . Ultrasound normal. Cud it be muscular. How will it feel normal, in how long?

See a DO (osteopath): You might be feeling a scar tissue from the cs, or it may just be fascial restriction of the area. In any case, an osteopathic physician can evaluate this on physical exam, and complete osteopathic exam to let you know the findings. They can treat it, and let you know how long it will take to start feeling bette, which hopefully will be immediately or very soon. ...Read more

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Strange, tight, pulling sensation in lower abdomen. Could it be a tumor?

Strange, tight, pulling sensation in lower abdomen.  Could it be a tumor?

Probably not: A tumor would not be the first thing i would think of. Best to see your pcp to have physical and find the cause. ...Read more

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Lower Abdomen (Definition)

The lower abdomen is the area below the umbilicus(belly button) from one side of the ...Read more