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Day after I workout, I have this pain in my lower abdomen. Hard to pee. Check for ua and its normal. Cbc high WBC mainly lymphocyte. What's dx?

Day after I workout, I have this pain in my lower abdomen. Hard to pee. Check for ua and its normal. Cbc high WBC mainly lymphocyte. What's dx?

Possible infection: I am not sure what other labs were done but this besides a UTI this could be related to another type of infection whether in your urethra or prostate as well. Not sure if you were checked for those. I would f/u with your pcp on this. ...Read more

Lower Abdomen (Definition)

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


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What make the lower abdomen hard, and frequent urination?

What make the lower abdomen hard, and frequent urination?

Frequent urination: There are many possible causes of your symptoms and you need to be seen by your doctor as soon as possible.
Without complete history, physical exam, and lab tests there is no straightforward answer for you.
If you can, please keep me informed. ...Read more

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Accidentally got hit in lower abdomen hard. 14 weeks pregnant. Feel cramping a lot now. Should I be worried about miscarriage?

Accidentally got hit in lower abdomen hard. 14 weeks pregnant. Feel cramping a lot now. Should I be worried about miscarriage?

Worried: You should go to the er or your ob/gyn physician to have an appropriate exam to make sure everything is ok. ...Read more

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Why can't I suck in my lower abdomen, no matter how hard I try I just can't suck it in, I'm not fat, but I use to be able to?

Why can't I suck in my lower abdomen, no matter how hard I try I just can't suck it in, I'm not fat, but I use to be able to?

Core Strengthening: The most likely reason you can not "suck in your lower abdomen" is due to laxity of your muscles. You can firm up these muscles by doing core strengthening exercises. Lay on your back with your hands behind your head, put your legs straight up in the air so you are at a 90 degree angle, tighten your buttocks and pulse you legs upward, hold for 5 seconds and repeat 15 times. ...Read more

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I slipped & fell over the edge of the tub, hit lower abdomen & pubic area really hard on the edge. I'm 4 weeks preggo. Could this cause me to miscarry?

I slipped & fell over the edge of the tub, hit lower abdomen & pubic area really hard on the edge. I'm 4 weeks preggo. Could this cause me to miscarry?

It could.: If you have no bruising nor bleeding vaginally then the risk for miscarriage is low. Otherwise, go to the er to seek medical care. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily and good luck! ...Read more

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Harder to urinate, some pain in lower abdomen. What could be wrong?

Infection: In a male - prostatitis, cystitis or chronic pyelonephritis; in a woman cystitis or chronic pyelonephritis. Urethritis also a possibility. ...Read more

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Accidentally pushed down very firm on my lower abdomen and now there is a slight dull tenderness and feels firm, could I have possibly hurt something?

Belly pain push: Need more information. For example how hard did you push in dynes per cm2. Very unlikely you injured anything unless you punched your self really hard. ...Read more

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I've had pain and aching in lower abdomen for 48 hours. The area feels firm and tender when pressed. Any ideas what might be the cause?

I've had pain and aching in lower abdomen for 48 hours. The area feels firm and tender when pressed. Any ideas what might be the cause?

Time for exam: It could be a urinary infection, inflammation of your bowel, even appendicitis. It might be a muscle strain or a hernia. In any case it is very worth your time and the inconvenience of having a medical practitioner examine you and maybe order some tests. Don't worry about it, just do it. ...Read more

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What causes a hard feeling on the right lower abdomen by hip bone?

What causes a hard feeling on the right lower abdomen by hip bone?

Need an exam: Needs to have a physical examination. Could be traumatic injury, lipoma, lymph node, hernia, etc. See a doctor for an examination. ...Read more

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I have a rock hard lump in my lower abdomen that is growing slowly I have no pain and feel light headed a lot should I be concerned?

See a doctor: It really depend if the lump is in your skin from an oil gland cyst or a lipoma. Then nothing to worry about.
but the fact that it is growing, and the possibility that the lump might be a deeper than the skin, see your doctor for a proper evaluation, and a good peace of mind. ...Read more

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Large hard pimple on lower abdomen. Firmer and more sore than those on my face. What is that?

Large hard pimple on lower abdomen. Firmer and more sore than those on my face. What is that?

Boil: A boil is a large painful lesion with pus in it that can occur on the body. Most people need an antibiotic and or have to have it drained. If you get them frequently, they should check for diabetes, possible MRSA carrier (a common hospital infection now invading the community). ...Read more