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What are the symptoms of a weak diaphragm? Is it possible hunching over the abdomen can force the diaphragm up, relieving shortness of breath?

What are the symptoms of a weak diaphragm? Is it possible hunching over the abdomen can force the diaphragm up, relieving shortness of breath?

Weak diaphragm: hello No. diaphragm supplied by phrenic nerve (C4) and is under autonomic control. No need to think breathing, you do automatically. There is no weakness of diaphragm.Either it works it it doesnt as in cervical spine injury at C4 level ( Christopher Reeves injury) If you bend and push abdominal contents into chest+ have restriction this gives lower O2 in the blood bec. less lung expansion.OK? ...Read more

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Hi akash(M),age 22.My stomach navel center is unbalanced from last 6 mnths due to which am suffering various stomach problems n weakness.Tips to cure?

Hi akash(M),age 22.My stomach navel center is unbalanced from last 6 mnths due to which am suffering various stomach problems n weakness.Tips to cure?

Time for check up: Without knowing what stomach symptoms you are having for 6 months, but it is long enough time to get better by itself or with OTC meds. You should see a qualified doctor for evaluation of your problem, including your stool exam to rule ou tany ova and parasites that can cause chronic stomach problems you are describing. ...Read more

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Vomiting for last 2 days after a full meal, where i develop a burning pain above navel that reaches under my rib cage, and feeling tired and weak?

Vomiting for last 2 days after a full meal, where i develop a burning pain above navel that reaches under my rib cage, and feeling tired and weak?

See a doctor: You need to be evaluated for gallbladder infection or stones, as well as ulcers or pancreatitis. All of them ate potentially dangerous so please don't delay. ...Read more

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Could a weak spot in my abdomen wall be causing a seroma?

Could a weak spot in my abdomen wall be causing a seroma?

No: Seromas are usually a fluid collection in a surgically made opening . Spontaneous seromas do not exist. ...Read more

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Is surgery necessary to correct a weak spot in my abdomen?

Is surgery necessary to correct a weak spot in my abdomen?

Depends: On size, symptoms, and location. Often observed. Some hernias, e.g. Belly button may be followed without surgery, if no symptoms. Groin (inguinal or femoral) and abdominal wall (spigelian) generally get surgically repaired. Incisional hernias may as well (or not). Hernias don't go away on their own, may get bigger, may cause fullness or lump, or obstruction or kink of bowel-surgical emergency). ...Read more

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What is the difference between a weak spot in the abdomen wall and a hernia?

What is the difference between a weak spot in the abdomen wall and a hernia?

Matter of degree: A weak spot in the abdominal wall is on its way to becoming a hernia. Sometimes this happens suddenly and sometimes gradually. ...Read more

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Since my grandma passed on Saturday: lower left abdomen is in pain, body is weak, 99 degree temperature, & I get hot and cold when I sleep.Help please?

Symptoms: You were probably fairly close to Grandma and upset when she passed even though it may have not been a surprise to you. Your mind can influence your physical body in many ways. I can't go into the physiology in 400 spaces. You can see your doc depending on how much it's bothering you. ...Read more

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Sometimes i feel a pressure(a little strong) on the right lower quadrant of abdomen and weak pain. What it can be? (( i don't have appendix ))

Sometimes i feel a pressure(a little strong) on the right lower quadrant of abdomen and weak pain. What it can be? (( i don't have appendix ))

RLQ pain: There is a long list of reasons for pain in the right lower quadrant. Since you are male and you don't have your appendix anymore, it decreases the list a bit. If you have severe pain with decreased appetite, vomiting, and/or fever, you might be having an emergency for which you should go to the emergency department. At a minimum you should see your doctor about this. ...Read more

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I suddenly started feeling extremely nauseated, dry heaves, my body heat escalated quickly, felt extremly weak, and my abdomen hurt. What is the cause?

I suddenly started feeling extremely nauseated, dry heaves, my body heat escalated quickly, felt extremly weak, and my abdomen hurt. What is the cause?

Gastroenteritis.: This sounds like acute gastroenteritis - nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pains, fever, chills and sweats are all possible components of this. Could be viral or food-borne, perhaps something you ate last night that may have been undercooked or mishandled. Typically lasts 3-5 days. If it gets much worse, or if it lasts longer than that, see a doctor. ...Read more

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I was told today that i needed to have open surgery to correct a weak spot and seroma in my abdomen. I know what to except with the weak spot but what does surgery for the seroma intell?

I was told today that i needed to have open surgery to correct a weak spot and seroma in my abdomen. I know what to except with the weak spot but what does surgery for the seroma intell?

Similar to expected: A seroma is a collection of fluid outside of a defined vessel, such as in a hernia sac, or in an area of chronic inflammation. Surgery to correct your abdominal weak spot and seroma likely entails draining the fluid and "shoring up" or reinforcing the weakened area, or obliterating any sac or potential space associated with the fluid collection (seroma). Your doc can be more specific. ...Read more

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I know that I have a weak spot and a seroma in my abdomen, can they be causing my abdomen to hurt, swell and cause a cramping feeling in my abdomen?

I know that I have a weak spot and a seroma in my abdomen, can they be causing my abdomen to hurt, swell and cause a cramping feeling in my abdomen?

Yes: A seroma is a collection of serum (liquid part of blood) in your tissue. It usually results from recent surgery. Any collection of static fluid in the body can become infected. If you have a seroma in your abdominal wall, you should be under the care of a surgeon. Buildup of fluid like this can be painful and can cause swelling. ...Read more

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Does the intestine have to be pretruding through a weak spot in the abdomen wall for it to considered a hernia?

Does the intestine have to be pretruding through a weak spot in the abdomen wall for it to considered a hernia?

No: Any abdominal contents protruding through a hole in the abdominal wall are referred to as a hernia. This is usually fat or intestines, but can include the urinary bladder, liver, spleen and even the kidney on rare occasions. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing weakness, headaches, lower abdomen pains, and nausea. Is this something to worry about?

Possibly: Weakness, headaches, lower abdomen pain, and nausea are all constitutional nonspecific signs and symptoms, which can indicate other serious underlying condition. Examination by her physician is the 1st step. ...Read more

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What is the cause of constant chest neck shoulder arm and abdomen pain, weak pulse and dizzyness?

What is the cause of constant chest neck shoulder arm and abdomen pain, weak pulse and dizzyness?

Any chest pain: Associated with dizziness is cardiac until proven otherwise. Get to an emergency room or your physician immediately. ...Read more

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What is the cause of frequent hiccups. Few times a day. And weak feeling in abdomen along with nausea.

What is the cause of frequent hiccups. Few times a day. And weak feeling in abdomen along with nausea.

Acid reflux: Your hiccups are an irritation of the vagual nerve and can be secondary to acid reflux, along with your nausea. Try an over the counter antacid and see if it helps. If not see your doctor for proper evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a constant nausea and pressure in upper abdomen. It doesn't hurt. It's just very uncomfortable and it makes me feel weak and sickness.

I have a constant nausea and pressure in upper abdomen. It doesn't hurt. It's just very uncomfortable and it makes me feel weak and sickness.

See your physician.: Among the causes for nausea are viral gastroenteritis, acute hepatitis, gastritis, GERD, gastroparesis and psychiatric causes. **It's best that you consult your physician if the nausea persists. Somethings that can relieve nausea: slow deep breathing, ginger tea or ginger ale. ...Read more

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I accidentally took two of my blood pressure meds and two beta blockers I feel really weak now and im in a lot of pain in my abdomen..what shld I do?

I accidentally took two of my blood pressure meds and two beta blockers I feel really weak now and im in a lot of pain in my abdomen..what shld I do?

Med. evaluation, now: As I understand you took two of one blood pressure medication and two of a beta blocker. . However, since you are now symptomatic, with pain in the abdomen I would suggest that you seek immediate medical attention to evaluate your status. As you describe it, this is an "unintentional overdose" and close monitoring should be done to help you not repeat this event. ...Read more