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Upper Abdominal Pain During Running
Blood flow?: Make sure you don't eat right before exercising. After you eat, blood flow is directed to your gut for digestion. When you exercise, blood flow is diverted to your muscles, and could cause stomach cramps if you've recently eaten, and sometimes just with over-exertion. This is why your mom always told you to wait 1/2 hr before swimming :). ...Read more
Keep walking: When people exercise cramps are a common compliant. Usually a short period of rest relieves the pain. If it does not then see your doctor. Most of the time walking get the heart rate up and this increases blood flow to the body. Make sure you don't walk right after eating. Let the food digest. Note when you get the pain after the walk. Stay hydrated. If pain persists after walk see doctor. ...Read more
? referred pain: Woman? Maybe referred pain from ovaries, tubes, possible mass/cyst, infection man? Prostatic pain gnerally doesn't go there; testicular pain may go into pit of stomach, not usually right upper either sex maybe gastroesoph reflux, liver capsule stretched by increased blood flow, other including musculoskeletal either sex, see your doc. ...Read more
Consultation advised: If this is a new problem you should you need to see a physician as soon as possible to examen you and diagnose and treat you. If this is a chronic problem see your physician for proper diagnosis and treatment; you can also have a consultation here at Health Tap which may be helpful. A video, voice only or INBOX text consultation is best. A text chat is not advised for this problem. Best wishes. ...Read more
Stress: Muscle spasm, myofascial pain syndrome, but otherwise i also can't see how they are related. Try taking something cold from freezer, like a bag of vegetables, and place on upper back. An anti-inflammatory like Ibuprofen would help but will also make you bleed longer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Upper abdomen pain with upper back pain (abdomen pain is short, back pain lasts longer) nausea (short, no vomiting) and heartburn/burping. Help?
Hemorrhoids likely.: This is likely due to hemorrhoids. The history strongly suggest it, since pain is after a bowel movement, and likely associated with straining. It could be anal fissure, or possibly another colon/anal issue. Depending on your age, and if this has been going on a while, you might want to see your doctor to get a rectal exam/testing to make sure it is not worse, like cancer, etc.. ...Read more
Extreme lower abdominal pain upper abdominal pain nausea frequent bowel movements chest pain, migrane and weakness. Happens every few weeks /months.
See details: There are several possible causes for your symptoms and without a thorough history and exam, it is impossible to be specific. You should have the issue evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more
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
Lower abdominal pain when bowel movement is trying to be passed. Those muscles hurt. Constant stomach gurgling. Diarrhea. Tightness in upper abdomen?
If..: If symptoms have been present only for a few days this can be caused by a virus most of the time. In this case drinking plenty of fluids,rest and taking over the counter antidiarrheal meds and analgesics helps with symptoms. If this has been going on for more than a week or so then it is time to get checked. Make an appointment with your doctor if this is the case. ...Read more
20yo F, sharp/stabbing pain in left lower abdomen during intercourse occasionally. Same sharp pain when sneezing, coughing, twisting etc for >2yrs?
Consider hernia: Can't diagnose simply from description, but often times hernias (where the bowel pokes through the normal muscle) can occur in the area you described, and can cause the same symptoms. Usually symptoms worsen during physical activity, like straining. Hernias aren't always dangerous, but if it is bothersome, worth getting checked out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Experience fever, sore thighs, left leg pain (stabbing), fatigue, pain while on bowel movement or urinating, nausea, and lower abdominal soreness during period. Is this normal?
Infectious process: Fevers/all these symptoms connote infectious process of bacterial or viral usually and can fluctuate making you feel better off and on if it is low grade problem, need to get checked out for infectious process, inflammatory tests such as white cell and sed rate blood analysis as well as many others to determine the cause of the possible inflammatory infectious process going on. ...Read more
Sharp pain in upper left abdomen, just below the chest. Becomes more painful during and after walking. Pain started yesterday after exercise?
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