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Why when I sneeze sometime it feels like the muscles in my stomach are being ripped apart ?

Why when I sneeze sometime it feels like the muscles in my stomach are being ripped apart ?

Sneezing: Sneezing cause a tremendous force throughout you chest and abdomen. You can strain muscles by sneezing. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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Muscles in the abdomen that contract when you sneeze and cough, what are they?

Muscles in the abdomen that contract when you sneeze and cough, what are they?

Anterior and...: ...Anterolateral muscles:
obliquus externus.
Transversus.
Obliquus internus.
Rectus.
Pyramidalis. ...Read more

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Sometimes when I sneeze my vagina "hurts" it feels like my kegal muscles are contracting really hard. It only lasts two seconds. What could it be?

Sometimes when I sneeze my vagina "hurts" it feels like my kegal muscles are contracting really hard. It only lasts two seconds. What could it be?

That: It may be just that as you brace for the sneeze. The average sneeze is about 49mph, but some have been recorded over 100mph! ...Read more

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Sharp pain in llq. Worse w/ cough/sneeze. It feels like something is ripping. Did just start working out. Is it a muscle?

Sharp pain in llq. Worse w/ cough/sneeze. It feels like something is ripping. Did just start working out. Is it a muscle?

Likely: You may have pulled a muscle exercising and it is stretched with coughing and sneezing, it should resolve on its own in a few days, if not see your doctor. ...Read more

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Feels like pressure in chest relieved by belching/ sneezing. Pain across middle back and pressure like a band along upper abdominal area. What is it?

Feels like pressure in chest relieved by belching/ sneezing. Pain across middle back and pressure like a band along upper abdominal area. What is it?

Nondiagnostic: These symptoms are somewhat nonspecific but could indicate some form of esophageal motility disorder with the association of belching, discomfort in the midback and upper abdomen. Hiatal hernia and gall bladder disease are also possibilities. A gastroenterologist is best qualified to evaluate, advise and treat you if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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How come everytime I sneeze I feel a spasm in my lower abdomen?

How come everytime I sneeze I feel a spasm in my lower abdomen?

Muscle strain: Sneezing recruits abdominal muscles. In general these muscles are not used on a daily basis. Your feeling symptoms similar to doing sit ups and being sore. ...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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I've got a shape pain under my right rib cage, I can feel it most when I sneeze or twist a certain way. Could it be a muscle?

I've got a shape pain under my right rib cage, I can feel it most when I sneeze or twist a certain way. Could it be a muscle?

Yes it could: Yes, it could be a muscle pain. However, if it persists, start looking for other possible causes, including a lumbar disc irrigating the nerve root, or even a less likely urine back flow (reflux) to the kidney. ...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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Can you pull muscle in upper arm/shoulder/back by sneezing into elbow I have some violent sneezes at times & feel pain in those areas.

Can you pull muscle in upper arm/shoulder/back by sneezing into elbow I have some violent sneezes at times & feel pain in those areas.

Sneezing: It can definitely happen. The best treatment I have found is Ibuprofen and rest. It may take a few days to get better. Feel better. ...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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Why do I feel something pop in my lower stomach when I sneeze?

Why do I feel something pop in my lower stomach when I sneeze?

Pressure: It is likely a pressure change from the thoracic to abdominal cavity and likely the esophagus might have a slight movement through the diaphragm. This is all speculation. ...Read more

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Sneeze causes hard stomach lump, ?

Sneeze causes hard stomach lump, ?

Stomach lump: Does the stomach lump reduce after awhile? You may possibly have a ventral hernia in which you force bowel or omentum to be forced into this opening. You should see a general surgeon for evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes you to hurt in your chest and in both sides of your lower abdomen when you sneeze?

Muscular pain: Most of the time this is muscular pain from the sudden contraction of your abdominal muscles. ...Read more

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Sometimes when I sneeze I get a sharp pain in my right lower abdominal near my ovaries is this normal?

Sometimes when I sneeze I get a sharp pain in my right lower abdominal near my ovaries is this normal?

See your doctor: Pain that severe needs to be worked up by your doctor in person. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination and possibly order some tests to see what's wrong with you. ...Read more

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Sir pain is in the extreme left abdomen area during sneezing, cough and laughing, it started three days before?

See your doctor: Belly pain with cough or sneeze suggests inflammation in the belly lining that can be serious. I wonder about diverticulitis (small pouches in the colon that can rupture and cause infection). ...Read more

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I have been getting abdominal/bladder pain when I cough or sneeze in the last few months - it lasts for a few minutes and goes?

I have been getting abdominal/bladder pain when I cough or sneeze in the last few months - it lasts for a few minutes and goes?

Bladder: It may be your bladder that is hurting with the increased intra-abdominal pressure but it also may be any other of the structures and organs of the abdomen and pelvis. See a physician for an exam and possible testing or imaging. ...Read more

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I'm having a very sharp pain on the right side of my abdomen when I bend down cough or sneeze is an instant sharb stabbing pain?

I'm having a very sharp pain on the right side of my abdomen when I bend down cough or sneeze is an instant sharb stabbing pain?

Possible hernia: The most concerning/urgent possibility would be appendicitis, but that would not get better, but only get worse over a few days and you would have decreased appetite and fevers. An ovarian cyst is possible but usually hurt regardless of movement. The most likely possibility is a hernia or muscle strain in your lower abdominal muscles. ...Read more

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Sneezed really hard tonight, now constant squeezing pain in lower right quadrant of abdomen. Pain shoots up to a 10 when I pee?

Sneezed really hard tonight, now constant squeezing pain in lower right quadrant of abdomen. Pain shoots up to a 10 when I pee?

Alarm signs to check: Recurrent abdominal discomfort is first addressed by accompanying signs/symptoms that may localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Risks? Pain that severe (10/10) needs to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Stage 4 endometriosis. I sneezed today and had tremendous pain in abdomen. Could my 3cm endometrioma have burst? Do I have a hernia?

Stage 4 endometriosis. I sneezed today and had tremendous pain in abdomen. Could my 3cm endometrioma have burst? Do I have a hernia?

Maybe: Sneezing causes a lot of movement and pressure in the abdomen. This can exacerbate endometriosis pain. It would be unusual for an endometrioma to break open. In my experience, they don't often do this. There is no way for me to know if you have a hernia without doing an exam. If you have severe pain that persists you should see your doctor. Best wishes! ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more