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Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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Leftside upper stomach pain. Lower stomach tenderness. Some constipation. ?

Leftside upper stomach pain. Lower stomach tenderness.  Some constipation. ?

May be GI related...: Anatomically, the left upper quadrant (luq) of abdomen includes: spleen, pancreatic tail, stomach, descending duodenum, splenic flexure of the colon, associated vessels. Don't forget the diaphragm, heart, and lower chest are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, and skin can all contribute as well to localizing luq pain. Get examined now please for clarity of diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more

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Deep gnawing pain in upper stomach?

Deep gnawing pain in upper stomach?

Hiatal: Or esophageal hernia, or ulcer in those locations, heart issues, you need evaluation asap. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes abdominal muscle spasms in the upper stomach?

What causes abdominal muscle spasms in the upper stomach?

Muscle strain/tear: Over working abdominal wall muscles without properly warming them up by stretching them for example before doing multiple long sets of situps will often result in abdominal wall muscle fatigue with resultant abdominal wall muscle spasms. ...Read more

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Stomach muscles involuntarily tighten, lower back pain, sharp stabbing and throbbing pain upper and lower right abdomen. What is this? Help.

Stomach muscles involuntarily tighten, lower back pain, sharp stabbing and throbbing pain upper and lower right abdomen.  What is this? Help.

If severe and>4 hrs: If the pain is severe and has been going on for at least four hours or you feel you need to be seen sooner, you are going to need a full evaluation to find out what it is. Things that come to mind include passing a kidney stone as well as the possibility of appendicitis but the potential causes are really numerous and you should be evaluated in an emergency room asap. ...Read more

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Stomach pains in upper abdomen?

Stomach pains in upper abdomen?

See GI DOC: If your having persistent stomach pain then i recommend seeking the opinion of your GI doctor. ...Read more

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Lower left abdominal pain bowel spasm?

Lower left abdominal pain bowel spasm?

Could be: Could also be diverticulitis. Seek evaluation for persistent or worsening symptoms. ...Read more

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Lower abdominal pain, muscle pain, nausea, malaise.

Lower abdominal pain, muscle pain, nausea, malaise.

Stomach flu: Is a viral gastrointestinal infection. There is no effective treatment for this condition. Have a good rest and drink a lot of water. Wash your hands after handling food (the condition is contagious). ...Read more

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Waves of upper abdominal pain radiating to right lower abdomen?

Waves of upper abdominal  pain radiating to right lower abdomen?

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

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Lower back pain and stomach cramping?

Many possibilities : Intestinal cramps from gas, infection, ulcer. Urinary infection or kidney stone. Uterine cramping from endometriosis, fibroid tumor. Ovarian maladies. Pregnancy. And a few others. Get checked if this persists or worsens. ...Read more

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Can weak stomach muscles cause lower back pain?

Can  weak stomach muscles cause lower back pain?

Yes for sure: The muscles of the abdomen support the back when are tight , and that help to make the back stronger so that support lost it dose effect the back. ...Read more

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STOMACH PAIN AND LOWER BACK PAIN?

STOMACH PAIN AND LOWER BACK PAIN?

Monthly?: Many gyne issues, endometriosis, menstrual cramps, ovarian cysts will cause those symptoms (predictably) monthly. Pregnancy can cause that. Constipation can cause that, kidney issues, gallbladder issues. Hard to diagnose the cause of pain without a good history and physical exam. See your md. ...Read more

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Would mesenteric adenitis cause upper abdomen pain and lower back pain?

Would mesenteric adenitis cause upper abdomen pain and lower back pain?

It may: What makes you ask this question? Mesenteric lymph nodes do not get inflamed on their own. There is usually some disorder like intestinal disease, TB, systemic viral infection that causes mesenteric adenitis. It would be prudent to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Mid back pain that radiates to stomach pain !?

Mid back pain that radiates to stomach pain !?

? Ulcer: pain that connects the stomach and back may be due to an ulcer or irritation in the stomach lining. Pl get it checked out! Taking Motrin can really irritate the stomach lining. If your stomach bothers you then for the moment you should avoid tomato-based products and citrus fruits and juices especially oranges. Avoiding alcohol as well as caffeinated drinks can also help. ...Read more

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Severe pain at upper abdomen of my stomach?

Get evaluated: Severe abdominal pain can be caused by a long list of things, some serious, some less so, but regardless you should have an evaluation promptly by your doctor or at the E.R. ...Read more

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Upper abdominal pain with nausea?

Upper abdominal pain with nausea?

Couple of things..: Gallbladder disease, pancreatitis, peptic ulcer dieases, gastritis, severe reflux can cause your symptoms. Viral gastroenteritis (stomach-bug), irritable bowel can do same as well. If it is severe and rapid onset, it could be pancreatitis/gallbladder disease. If it is better better, then it is a good thing...If getting worse, consult/call doc for instructions... Good luck.. ...Read more

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Experiencing dull upper chest and upper back pain with orthopnea.?

Experiencing dull upper chest and upper back pain with orthopnea.?

See a Doc: If you are having such symptoms, you could be having symptoms of congestive heart failure. You should see your doctor asap or go to an er if the symptoms persist. ...Read more

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I have what appears to be muscle pain in upper stomach what can I do?

I have what appears to be muscle pain in upper stomach what can I do?

Nonspecific: This is a vague complaint and could reflect reflux, a hiatal hernia, muscle sprain, gastritis, diverticulitis, etc. See a physician if you have had severe and/or persistent symptoms. ...Read more

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Pain in the lower right abdomen in the groin area?Muscle pain?What is this?Thanks

Overlap area: Complex answer: muscle pull/ spasm, hip labral tear, hernia, (sports or inguinal), ovarian cyst, hip arthritis , appendicitis , vaginal? Multiple specialties for work up. Start with primary care, orthopedics or OB gyn. ...Read more

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Muscle pain in mid abdomen, right side, no bulge. Better when relaxing. Noticed the day after i split and moved firewood?

Muscle pain in mid abdomen, right side, no bulge. Better when relaxing. Noticed the day after i split and moved firewood?

Muscle Pain: Sounds like you strained it may have even torn your abdominal muscle. Heat, ibuprofen and tincture of time are the appropriate therapies. ...Read more

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Feeling pain on the left side of my lower abdomen 5-6 times a day and it lasts 20-30 secs. Pain is felt from the inside. Not a muscle pain. Help!

Feeling pain on the left side of my lower abdomen 5-6 times a day and it lasts 20-30 secs. Pain is felt from the inside. Not a muscle pain.
Help!

See details: Then see a doctor and have the issue evaluated. You likely need aCT scan and/or other diagnostic studies. ...Read more

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I've pain that started in the right side of my stomach. Thought it was muscle pain from being more active but it hasn't passed after 3 days. Any idea?

Probably OK: A young male with isolated right-sided pain for a few days is usually nothing serious and will pass. If it is associated with vomiting, fever, weight loss, altered bowel habits, jaundice or persists, the see a physician. This could be gallbladder disease, ulcers, muscle strain, constipation and a host of other, less likely, causes. ...Read more

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Stomach muscle pain i feel as if I have done sit ups, but I have not

Abdominal : Abdominal pain or soreness can be caused by a wide variety of conditions. Irritation to the intestines such as from food or a virus can cause pain. Constipation or problems with stool can cause soreness. If a patient develops decreased appetite, worsening pain, vomiting, or fever, than the patient could possibly have a bowel problem that is serious. If a patient can still eat, does not have a fever, has mild pain, or is not vomiting, then other possibilities are usually to blame. ...Read more

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Why do I always have my nose congested,coughing,sweat,my stomach always feel full,muscle pain or weak,feeling fainty what's happening with me?

Why do I always have my nose congested,coughing,sweat,my stomach always feel full,muscle pain or weak,feeling fainty what's happening with me?

See doctor: At your age, the constant nasal congestion is likely from allergies. However with so many other problems, you really need to get examined and tested by your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a few fractures in spine can that make my abdomen bloat with muscle pain!i also have sarcoid in abdomin, broke my sternum wk ago?

I have a few fractures in spine can that make my abdomen bloat with muscle pain!i also have sarcoid in abdomin, broke my sternum wk ago?

What's the question?: You do not ask a question. However, what are you doing to prevent fractures besides alendronate? That is one of the least effective therapies for your situation. ...Read more

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What are these symptoms a sign of? Stomach pain, anxious feeling, muscle tention, shaking hands, muscle twitching, shallow breathing , muscle ache?

What are these symptoms a sign of? Stomach pain, anxious feeling, muscle tention, shaking hands, muscle twitching, shallow breathing , muscle ache?

Anxiety Disorder: I understand your discomfort' the stresses at age 18 of relationships, school, finances, peer pressure, and unresolved feelings with parents, siblings and friends can cause anxiety. Use of alcohol and drugs can make anxiety worse. Please see a therapist for understanding these symptoms, to deal with stresses, and treatment including therapy, relaxation, meditation, exercise, and medication. ...Read more

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Some dizziness, upset stomach, heart rate increase sometimes, backache, back neck muscle ache and light sensitivity. BP 120/90?

Some dizziness, upset stomach, heart rate increase sometimes, backache, back neck muscle ache and light sensitivity. BP 120/90?

First of all your-: -hypertension needs to be [email protected] 19 you face trouble with a pressure that you reported 120 =not bad But 90 diastolic raises red flags & that should be your main concern Now! Get into see an internist NOW! ...Read more

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I have a fever range from 99.3-101.3 with headache, muscle ache and pain, sore throat, stomach pain it been goin on for 3 days had flu shot 9/25/2014?

I have a fever range from 99.3-101.3 with headache, muscle ache and pain, sore throat, stomach pain it been goin on for 3 days had flu shot 9/25/2014?

Other Virus: You probably have some other respiratory or entero virus infection, which are very common this time of year. You can let it run its course for 7-10 days with symptomatic, OTC meds, including Vit C and Zinc and good hydration. If still symptomatic, please get checked by your PMD. ...Read more

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Can having the right shoulder lower than the left one cause neck 's muscle pain ?

Neck pain: Yes you may have a muscle imbalance. Try some treatments with a therapist or chiropractor to improve your alignemnt. ...Read more

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What will heal muscle pain?

What will heal muscle pain?

Rest, ice : I would rest and allow the injury to heal the best treatment would be ice, nsaids and avoidance of any exacerbating activities. If symptoms persist, you should be evaluated. ...Read more

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How to lose stomach muscle?

How to lose stomach muscle?

Don't exercise your.: Don't exercise your abdomen. But why would you not want abdominal muscle? ...Read more

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How do i relieve muscle pain?

How do i relieve muscle pain?

Muscle pain: Please start w/a visit to your doctor to identify or rule out medical conditions. Are you taking a statin drug to lower cholesterol? That can cause muscle pain. Consider taking Coenzyme Q 10 w/the statin to replace what is being blocked. Is your diet good? How abut your level of exercise? Gentle stretching such as w/yoga if ok w/doc. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Dr. Raj Upadya
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Muscle Pain (Definition)

Also known as myalgia, muscle pain is a result of overuse or stretching of the muscle. Muscle pain can occur either becuase of an infection or because of a mechanical injury. It can be acute, or chronic pain that ...Read more


Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more