Doctor insights on:
What Does It Mean When Your Lower Abdomen Hurts
Many causes: Lower side or abdominal pain can be caused by many different things. The causes depend on the side ( right vs left), sex ( male vs female), and severity. I suggest seeing a physician to discuss the symptoms further. If your pain is severe and you have a fever you should go to the ed. Bother reasons to go to the ed include blood in your urine or stool. ...Read more
Stomach pain: In the upper "stomach" is the stomach, liver, gall bladder, spleen, pancreas. You have muscles that stand between these internal organs and skin. If you contract your muscles, press on them, and it hurts then the pain is likely muscular.If you relax the muscles, press on them, and it hurts it is probably something internal likely related to your stomach if center, gb/liver on right, spleen on left. ...Read more
Here are some...: Your Q has been not answered for a long time; sorry. The described symptom alone would not suffice to deduce its right answer, although conceptually, one may speculate that the movement of bladder wall filling & emptying may incite hurting from possible nearby inflammation & adhesion on or next to the bladder. To get such done right, follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more
Whole abdominal pain: There are lots of reasons for abdominal discomfort, and not all of them are due to the GI tract. Even "functional" syndromes may be present without underlying "disease." if pain with meals consider peptic (acid), biliary, or pancreatic disease. If bleeding or tenderness is present, this suggests inflammation, ischemia, or infection. Exquisite tenderness is quite concerning. Please see your doctor. ...Read more
Not enough data: Too many possible diagnoses, from benign muscle sprains to severe deadly conditions. Any persistent abdominal pain of moderate to severe intensity should be evaluated in person by a physician. Concerning symptoms include fever, nausea and vomiting, cold sweats, distention (bloating), lack of bowel movements or severe diarrhea. These need immediate attention. ...Read more
Possible appendix: It could be a swollen appendix. See your doctor right away. ...Read more
THER IS A MUSCLE: That suddenly tightens up when you sneeze. ...Read more
Physics & nerve pain: 1) your center of gravity changes with weight and bulk being added to the front of your body, so you and your spine adjust to accommodate thus. 2)your pelvis enlarges and the sacro-iliac joints (where pelvic bones and spine join) are stretched. 3) direct internal back pressure from enlarged uterus. These factors can all activate pain sensors in your sensory nerves causing sensation of pain. ...Read more
Belly-button tingles: Belly-button (umbilical) pain may originate locally due to infection or herniation, or be "referred" from another abdominal location like the appendix. Signs/symptoms of concern include: local redness & drainage, umbilical bulging that can't be reduced with gentle pressure, fever, vomiting, change in bowels, generalized abdominal tenderness (suggests peritonitis), worsening pain. Get checked pls. ...Read more
Could be: Appendicitis. Other possibilities are ruptured ovarian cyst, pelvic infection, kidney stones, urinary tract infection, ileitis. But the important one is appendicitis, because it requires immediate surgery in order to prevent complications such as abscess and peritonitis. Go see a doctor immediately. ...Read more
Usually would indica: Indicate that the pain is originating from structures located in the lower half of the abdomen: for men: intestinal problems, possibly bladder problems, could be musculoskeletal problem, or a hernia. It would be less likely to be from your liver, gallbladder, stomach, or pancreas. ...Read more
?Hernia?: A bulge at the belly button is usually secondary to a hernia, which is a hole in the muscles of the abdominal wall. These bulges often "yo-yo" in and out, but can become "incarcerated" and permanently protrude. Less likely, an infection may be present (omphalitis): this would be warm, red, and very tender. As with most of these situations, it would be wise to see your primary care physician. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Hard to say: It doesn't really "mean" anything. Those are very non-specific symptoms that could suggest anything at all. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- What does it mean when your stomach hurts and your lower abdomen hurts?
- What does it mean when your lower abdomen hurt and your lower back?
- What does it mean when your right lower back hurts?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- What does it mean when your left lower side hurts?
- What does it mean when your lower back hurts?
- What does it mean when the lower part of your stomach hurts?
- What does it mean when lower stomach hurts?
- Talk to a gastroenterologist online