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What does it mean when your lower sides hurt?

What does it mean when your lower sides hurt?

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

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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the ...Read more


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What does it mean when your upper stomach hurts?

What does it mean when your upper stomach hurts?

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

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What does it mean when your lower right side starts to hurt when you pee?

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

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What does it mean when my entire abdomen hurts?

What does it mean when my entire abdomen hurts?

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

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What does it mean when your upper breast area hurts?

What does it mean when your upper breast area hurts?

Usually: Common cause of chest pain is costochondritis/ tietz syndrome which is an inflammation of cartilage and bone junction of the ribs with the sternal plate. This causes pain in the breast bone. ...Read more

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What does it mean when one side of your lower abdomen hurts?

What does it mean when one side of your lower abdomen hurts?

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

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What does it mean when your lower back hurts when on your period?

What does it mean when your lower back hurts when on your period?

Referred pain: Menstrual cramping can frequently refer pain to the lower back. Try hot compresses on the low back, soaking in a hot tub, and flexibility exercises with nsaids to help the pain. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your lower back hurts when you are pregnant?

What does it mean when your lower back hurts when you are pregnant?

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

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What does it mean when your right are hurts/?

Resubmit your questi: I can not understand what you are asking, the question does not make any sense resubmit as to what hurts and details. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your right arm hurts?

What does it mean when your right arm hurts?

Many possibles. : You need to provide specifics. Is it shoulder, elbow or wrist? The question is too vague. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your belly button tingles?

What does it mean when your belly button tingles?

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

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What does it mean when your uterus hurts?

What does it mean when your uterus hurts?

Uterus hurting: Pain in the uterus can be from many causes. It can be anything from bad period cramps to infections from sexually transmitted diseases and other things too. It's best to be seen in person and examined to figure out the cause and best option for treatment. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my lower right side hurt when i move?

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

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What exactly does it mean when you have lower abdominal pain?

What exactly does it mean when you have lower abdominal pain?

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

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What does it mean when your belly button is swelled up?

What does it mean when your belly button is swelled up?

?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 more

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What exactly does it mean when your back and stomach and chest hurts?

What exactly does it mean when your back and stomach and chest hurts?

Hard to say: It doesn't really "mean" anything. Those are very non-specific symptoms that could suggest anything at all. ...Read more

Lower Abdomen (Definition)

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