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Doctor insights on: When I Sneeze Why Does It Hurt My Abdomen

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Why does my abdomen hurt when I sneeze?

Why does my abdomen hurt when I sneeze?

Possible hernia: Although most often, abdominal pain with sneezing is related to muscle irritation, people with abdominal wall hernias may have pain when they sneeze as the increased intra- abdominal pressure generated by the forceful contraction of the abdominal wall muscles will put more tension on the hernias. ...Read more

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When you sneeze should it hurt? I always seem to hurt in the ribs or lower abdomen when I sneeze?

No: But, if you have pulled a muscle in lower abdomen or muscles attached to your ribs, these will suddenly contract with a sneeze causing pain. So, after hurting those muscles, it is not abnormal for them to hurt with a sneeze. ...Read more

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My far lower right abdomen almost at my bladder hurts and feels uncomfortable when I sneeze. Why is this happening and how can I cure it?

My far lower right abdomen almost at my bladder hurts and feels uncomfortable when I sneeze. Why is this happening and how can I cure it?

MAUSCLE STRAIN: When you sneeze forcibly, you pull you diaohram up and with that all the abdominal muscles, and with repeative snnezing muscles get strained and you get hurt and discomfort
you have to find the cause of sneezing most of the times due to inhalant allegies. Try over the counter meds like Claritin (loratadine) or zyrtec or see your doctor or an allergist. ...Read more

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When I poke a finger on my upper body anywhere between chest and abdomen it hurts. Also, i usually have chest pain while sneezing. I am 24+. What is it?

When I poke a finger on my upper body anywhere between chest and abdomen it hurts. Also, i usually have chest pain while sneezing. I am 24+. What is it?

Intercostal muscle.: Sounds like either intercostal muscle strain (strain of muscles b/w the ribs) or costochondritis (CC), inflammation of the cartilage where the ribs connect with the sternum. When u sneeze, the muscles between the ribs contract to help force air out; if strained, then sneezing makes the muscles sore. Pressing on the muscles has the same effect. Alternately, CC is rare but gives tenderness to touch. ...Read more

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I'm a female and everytime I sneeze my lower abdomen starts to hurt sharp pain pelvis area.?

I'm a female and everytime I sneeze my lower abdomen starts to hurt sharp pain pelvis area.?

Schedule a visit: If this is happening consistently I would schedule a visit with your doctor to be evaluated for a hernia. Young women often have undiagnosed hernias in what is called the inguinal area. Sneezing can put pressure there causing pain. ...Read more

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My stomach and lower abdomen hurt when I do any kind of movement especially getting up from laying down or sneezing/coughing?

My stomach and lower abdomen hurt when I do any kind of movement especially getting up from laying down or sneezing/coughing?

Abdominal pain : It sounds like a muscular problem. Without any more history provided. Hard to say for sure. If it persist see your physician. ...Read more

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I'm 19 and currently on trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol) birth control. I just sneezed and it hurt in my lower abdomen what could be the cause of this.?

Usually nothing: Fleeting lower abdominal/pelvic pain when sneezing is usually due to the quick pulling on some pelvic ligaments during the sneeze. It is usually nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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I have had stomach flu like symptoms since Thursday and today I noticed when I sneeze my lower right abdomen hurts. Should I be worried?

I have had stomach flu like symptoms since Thursday and today I noticed when I sneeze my lower right abdomen hurts. Should I be worried?

Yes: This is the area where your appendix is and a combination of stomach flu and pain with sneezing or moving means you need to have it seen. All the best. ...Read more

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Pain in upper left abdomen near ribs. Pinching/aching. Hurts if I sneeze/cough/bend forward. Some nausea too. About 1.5 weeks. Should I see a doctor?

Pain in upper left abdomen near ribs. Pinching/aching. Hurts if I sneeze/cough/bend forward. Some nausea too. About 1.5 weeks. Should I see a doctor?

YES.: If you're currently pregnant, check with your OB. If not, see your primary care doctor or go to an urgent care center. While you might have nothing more than a pulled muscle or bruised rib, there are some potentially serious conditions, such as pancreatitis, that can cause nausea and pain in the left upper side of the abdomen. ...Read more

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I had protected sex and 20 minutes after my pelvic area and abdomen began to hurt laughing, sneezing,coughing, peeing,poop and farting hurts?

I had protected sex and 20 minutes after my pelvic area and abdomen began to hurt laughing, sneezing,coughing, peeing,poop and farting hurts?

Here are some ...: If your symptoms are indeed following the sequence of events as described, just wait and see for next 2-4 days as long as you're comfortable unless laughing, sneezing, coughing, ... because time with patience is the best medicine at this time. If not improving as wished and expected, seek timely pro-attention, evaluation, Rx, and counseling for how to avoid recurrence. Best wish ... ...Read more

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I had protected sex but 20 minutes after my lower abdomen began to hurt when I pee, cough, poop, or sneeze it hurts like a sharp pain, get dizzy?

I had protected sex but 20 minutes after my lower abdomen began to hurt when I pee, cough, poop, or sneeze it hurts like a sharp pain, get dizzy?

Rubbing: It could be from the rubbing make sure you drink a lot of water if symptoms persisted or associated with fever see a doctor ...Read more

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I have a constant lower right side abdominal pain and it hurts whenever I sneeze up in my upper abdominal area?

See your doctor: There is not enough information here to make any helpful recommendations other than to review this in detail with your physician. ...Read more

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I have lower right abdominal pain. They hurt so much it's hard to move, walk, cough, sneeze. It's a really sharp pain, what's going on? What do I do?

I have lower right abdominal pain. They hurt so much it's hard to move, walk, cough, sneeze. It's a really sharp pain, what's going on? What do I do?

Go to ER/Urgent care: You need to be seen, could be your appendix or your right ovary, need to rule out these possibilties first, good luck ...Read more

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Have been having upper abdominal pain that has radiated to left shoulder/neck region. It only hurts when I breathe in deeply, cough, or sneeze.

Have been having upper abdominal pain that has radiated to left shoulder/neck region. It only hurts when I breathe in deeply, cough, or sneeze.

Abdominal pain: The pain described has the characteristics of pleural origin, it could be from the bottom of the lung covering irritated what is called pleuracy. It could be from the irritation of the diaphragm or heart lining tissue and muscles. Having said all these based on the history, you need physical to narrow down the diagnosis. Get it checked out if problem persist. ...Read more

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Why does it hurt my tummy and my back when I sneeze?

Sensitivity: Any of a number of conditions can cause pain when you sneeze. Mild transient pain probably isn't serious, More serious or sever pain can be caused by a sprained/tender back, an ovarian cyst, endometriosis, appendicitis, and many more conditions. ...Read more

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Bottom of tummy hurts when sneezing, is this normal?

Bottom of tummy hurts when sneezing, is this normal?

Probably yes: Sneezing requires strong contraction of abdominal muscles. Muscular tears, injuries, sprains, would hurt while sneezing. If there is a bulge, you could also have a hernia. If symptoms last more than 2-3 weeks you should see a doc, because examination is essential for diagnosis. ...Read more

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Wanting to know why are my lower left side of my stomach hurts everytime I sneeze it just started like a couple days ago?

Wanting to know why are my lower left side of my stomach hurts everytime I sneeze it just started like a couple days ago?

It is likely just: A muscle strain from the force of the sneeze. Now it is irritated each time you repeat. Potentially you could have an intraabdominal organ issue (splenic bruise or rupture) but you would be a lot sicker and the pain would not resolve easily. It will most likely resolve in a few days when you stop sneezing. If you or it get worse go and get checked out by a health care professional. ...Read more

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Sharp pains in left lower stomach. Gyno cleared me of female problems. Hurts sitting up and laying down, cough, sneeze, work out but not every time?

Sharp pains in left lower stomach. Gyno cleared me of female problems. Hurts sitting up and laying down, cough, sneeze, work out but not every time?

Colon: If there is no problem detected with your pelvic organs, that leaves the colon or abdominal muscles as the source of your discomfort. Could you be straining the muscles by exercises? Have you had a change in bowel pattern? An evaluation by a gastroenterologist may be beneficial for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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When I sneeze the very bottom of my belly hurts why is that? It is a very sharp pain on both sides down by my ovules.

When I sneeze the very bottom of my belly hurts why is that? It is a very sharp pain on both sides down by my ovules.

Spasms or hernia: Do you have a bulge in your belly? If so, you may have a hernia, a hole in the tight muscles that hold all the guts in. Hernias show up as a bulge that goes away when you lie down, and protrudes with standing, coughing, laughing, sneezing, or straining. Depending on what part of the guts are in the hernia, you could have pain in the pelvis. Muscle spasms could also cause the same pain. ...Read more

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My stomach hurts kinda like im hungry but not. Also, makes me cough and sonetimes sneeze right after I cough. What do you think?

My stomach hurts kinda like im hungry but not. Also, makes me cough and sonetimes sneeze right after I cough. What do you think?

GERD?: You may have reflux that would cause your stomach symptoms and it can also cause a chronic cough. You should be evaluated by your doctor so this can be evaluated and treated if this proves to be the diagnosis. There are prescription anti-reflux meds which work well! ...Read more

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My stomach on the right side below my belly button has been hurting me on and off. Hurts to cough & sneeze. Pain is going away.

My stomach on the right side below my belly button has been hurting me on and off. Hurts to cough & sneeze. Pain is going away.

That is the area: where the appendix is located. This can hurt on and off, rupture,and then seem to get better but never really go away. If this pain persists, see your doc. ...Read more