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Ia tight pressure in lower right abdomen. No pain, when I press down no pain No sickness, feel gassy. Had since tuesday. Worried its serious.?

Ia tight pressure in lower right abdomen. No pain, when I press down no pain No sickness, feel gassy. Had since tuesday. Worried its serious.?

Ovary or intestine: This could be coming from your ovaries or intestines. Some women can tell the difference between ovarial pain and intestinal. Where are you in your cycle? Do you have diarrhea? Fever? ...Read more

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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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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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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I have this tight feeling in my upper abdomen/lower chest for past 4 days. What could this be?

I have this tight feeling in my upper abdomen/lower chest for past 4 days. What could this be?

Many things: Anytime you have unexplained chest pain, whether or not it's associated with abdominal pain, you should see your family doctor or thwe er as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I've had this tight feeling in my upper abdomen/lower chest for past 4 days. What could it be?

I've had this tight feeling in my upper abdomen/lower chest for past 4 days. What could it be?

Many things: Anytime you have unexplained chest pain, whether or not it's associated with abdominal pain, you should see your family doctor or thwe er as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Have dull pain in right testicle & dull pain or tightness in area from testicle to lower abdomen area. Have had this for roughly 2 wks and never had?

Have dull pain in right testicle & dull pain or tightness in area from testicle to lower abdomen area. Have had this for roughly 2 wks and never had?

Is R testicle harder: If right testicle feels rock hard relative to left one or is tender when you pal pâté it, you need to see a doctor. Could be anything from infection, inflammation, cancer, or just a cyst or muscle ache after working out (the latter wouldn't last 2 weeks, however). As this is persistent, you need to get a physical exam. If it already got better on its own and you are back to normal, you are ok ...Read more

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I'm 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.?

I'm 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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Last 3 months I have been having a strange tight heavy feeling in left lower abdomen sometimes sharp I do a lot of lifting, my urine/stools are fine.

Last 3 months I have been having a strange tight heavy feeling in left lower abdomen sometimes sharp I do a lot of lifting, my urine/stools are fine.

Possible Hernia: Given your history of heavy lifting you may want to be seen for a possible hernia. Don't delay as some hernias can be dangerous. ...Read more

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Pain in lower abdomen, after diarrhoea being treated, cramps in lower abdomen still there pain after eating anything, motions tight issomething serious?

Pain in lower abdomen, after diarrhoea being treated, cramps in lower abdomen still there pain after eating anything, motions tight issomething serious?

Constipation?: If by treating diarrhea you mean you took meds to stop it you may be experiencing the opposite. Meds to stop diarr. Can cause constipation, cramping in th lower abdomen. Especially if the cause of the diarrhea had not fully resolved. Cramping will ususally resolve once th effect of the meds wears off. If not improving or getting worse see your doctor. ...Read more

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

Tightness/pain in lower abdomen below belly button and slightly to the right. Feels like there's 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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No fever chills, lower abdomen pain controlling last drop of urine, tight pant once caused severe pain urinatin, bac prostatitis or other? Family has ibs!

No fever chills, lower abdomen pain controlling last drop of urine, tight pant once caused severe pain urinatin, bac prostatitis or other? Family has ibs!

IBS: Ibs can cause distention of the bowels or bowel spasms. The distention or spasms can cause undue pressure on the bladder and cause difficulty on urination. ...Read more

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I have a terrible pain in my right lower abdomen what could this be?

Many things: Pain in the right lower abdomen can be many things. It can be appendicitis, kidney stones, gas, urinary tract infection or muscular strain among many, many others. If you are a female, there are some gynecologic conditions that can cause pain in that area. If the pain is intense, prolonged or recurrent or associated with other symptoms like fever and vomiting, I would urge you to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Whild running got sharp pain in right lower abdomen?

Non specific: Was it on the rigth side? Your appendix is on the right side. But abdominal pain if persistent needs to be worked up by a doctor. ...Read more

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I feel gas stuck in my right lower abdomen for months?

I feel gas stuck in my right lower abdomen for months?

Something else.: The obvious statement is that you would not gas stuck in that same area for months. Something else is going on that needs to be investigated and identified. Blood testing? CT scan? Colonoscopy? ...Read more

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Generally unwell with burning sensation in right lower abdomen?

Generally unwell with burning sensation in right lower abdomen?

See: Your doctor. Need full eval. If you feel generally unwell. Full blood work etc needs to be done ...Read more

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What could the sharp stabbing pain in right lower abdomen indicate?

Options: Appendix, gall bladder, colon, kidneys, bladder, hips, ovaries, testes, intestines..... Many things. ...Read more

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I have a sharp stabbing pain in my right lower abdomen, what could it be?

Several things: These types of symptoms need to be augmented with a physical examinations and perhaps labs and x-rays. Talk with your doctor. ...Read more

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Please help! I'm having pain under right rib cage and right lower abdomen?

Talk to your Doctor: The location of your pain needs to be investigated to rule our GB inflammation or stone, inflammation of colon, right sided kidney infection (pyelonephritis, UTI) or inflammation of right ovary. As you provided limited information, you should talk to your PCP for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Pain on right lower abdomen during sex. Feels like a strong stabing pain. What culd it be?

Pain on right lower abdomen during sex. Feels like a strong stabing pain. What culd it be?

See a GYN MD: Unfortunately, there are multiple answers to your concern that need a physical exam to delineate. ...Read more

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I have a masses in my right lower abdomen. Is it dangerous? Its isn't pain just slightly disturbing

I have a masses in my right lower abdomen. Is it dangerous? Its isn't pain just slightly disturbing

Yes: Anymass in the abdominal cavity left untreated can or will become dangerous. Work up with PET/CAT of value followed by bx. If retropritoneal in nature, angiogram prior to attempted resection of value to assure excessivebleeding will not occur at surgery. Otherwise chemoembolization followed by surgery uselful. ...Read more

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Sometimes my daughter gets a sharp pain that comes and goes on her right lower abdomen. What could this be?

Sometimes my daughter gets a sharp pain that comes and goes on her right lower abdomen. What could this be?

Abdominal Pain: Can be simple muscle spasm, ovarian cyst, gastro-intestinal cause or nothing worrisome. Many times people think of acute appendicitis when pain in right lower abdomen. Typical pain of appendicitis starts around belly button, then shifts to rt. Lower abdomen with associated symptoms of fever, vomiting, fowl breath etc. So, doesn't sound like appendix related. Check with her doc. During an episode. ...Read more

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53, female had complete hysterectomy yrs ago. Having constant drawing pain on my right lower abdomen. What can it be?

See your doc: You need an exam. There are many causes of pain in that area. They could be from an ovary or from your bowels (appendix, diverticulitis, etc). Your doctor can help by asking about bowel, bladder, sexual pain, and performing an exam. Sometimes an ultrasound or other test may be necessary. ...Read more

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I have a sharp spasm in my right lower abdomen sometimes when I cough or roll over a certain way. I've had two cesarians?

I have a sharp spasm in my right lower abdomen sometimes when I cough or roll over a certain way. I've had two cesarians?

Varied: This could be internal scar tissue (adhesions) from your cesareans. It could also be just a muscle spasm. A more serious possibility is a hernia in your cesarean incision-- under the skin in the connective tissue. If pain is severe or persistent, especially if accompanied by vomiting, you need to see your doctor right away. ...Read more

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Right sided pain that stabs under my rib cage and goes achy to my right lower abdomen. And stabs into my back. Very painful. What can it be?

Right sided pain that stabs under my rib cage and goes achy to my right lower abdomen. And stabs into my back. Very painful. What can it be?

More info?: Is it sharp or achy? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Any fevers? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? Need a bit more info? Possible causes: gallbladder? Pneumonia? Ge issues? Muscle strain? Kidney? ...Read more

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I have sharp pain in my right lower abdomen when I was checked my gym told me that I had a cyst that I shdnt worry abt bt I stil get that sharp pain?

Abd pain: Abdominal pain may be caused not just by ovarian cysts. I would refer you to your general practitioner who may do additional work up or refer to appropriate specialist. ...Read more

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Extremely painful stabbing pains in right lower abdomen. Come every few minutes & lasts a few seconds each. Started a little over an hour ago. 30 wks?

Call your MD: It may just be round ligament pain, but if it is severe, you should call you're OB or go to the hospital to make sure everything is OK. ...Read more

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Pain right lower abdomen?

See a doctor: There are medical emergencies that come to mind when you say right lower abdominal pain, but there are so many different causes, that you really need to see a doctor and have a complete history and physical examination to figure out what is going on. ...Read more

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I have a pain at right lower abdomen feel like some obstruction?

I have a pain at right lower abdomen feel like some obstruction?

RLQ ABD pain: Possible causes of right lower abdominal pain include appendicitis, ectopic pregnancy, ovarian cyst, endometriosis, inguinal hernia, seminal vesiculitis, GI obstruction, renal infection or stones & gastroenteritis just to mention a few. If you have severe abdominal pain then urgent medical evaluation is indicated. Abdominal pain with change to stool pattern warrants evaluation. Take care. ...Read more

Lower Abdomen (Definition)

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