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Posted on Thu, 3 Aug 2017 in Abdominal Pain
Question: MALE 51 LOWER ABDOMEN PAIN WHEN I move. No fever, no diarrahea, no vomiting - ate soup today. no BM today, but yes yesterday..... it is center lower, not left or right

has report been sent? I have been billed
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Answered by Dr. Shuba Hariprasad 3 hours later
Brief Answer:
Clarifications please

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thank you for your query.
I'm Dr. Shuba Hariprasad and will be answering your query today.

Would you clarify a few things for me, please?
*what is your height and weight?
*did you strain or lift weights in the past two days?
*any difficulty passing urine? Any changes in urine?
*any changes on stool yesterday?
*how long have you had the pain for?
*could you describe the pain? Sharp, poking, compressing?
*what movement aggravates it?
*do you feel the pain elsewhere in your body?
*any other symptoms like bloating, heart burn?
*do you have any other medical issues or take any medications?

Please get back to me with these clarifications so that I will be better equipped to help you.

Regards,
Dr. Shuba Hariprasad
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Kampana
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Follow up: Dr. Shuba Hariprasad 50 minutes later
*what is your height and weight? six feet 200 lbs
*did you strain or lift weights in the past two days? several days ago
*any difficulty passing urine? Any changes in urine? no
*any changes on stool yesterday? no
*how long have you had the pain for? it has been about a day and a half
*could you describe the pain? Sharp, poking, compressing? compressing
*what movement aggravates it? any time I move it triggers pain
*do you feel the pain elsewhere in your body? no
*any other symptoms like bloating, heart burn? no
*do you have any other medical issues or take any medications? for GIRD
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Answered by Dr. Shuba Hariprasad 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Anti inflammatory meds

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thank you for the follow up and clarifications.

*do you have pain while resting or sitting?
*is the pain worse on starting a movement or when you continue the movement?
*does it hurt to touch or pressure or only while moving?
*are you able to point to the exact area of the pain? If so please take a photo and upload it.(with your finger or Palm over the affected area)

Based on your clarifications, I would like to check for muscle strain.
I recommend :
- apply hot water bag over the area twice a day. You can use it more frequently if you find relief.
After this apply topical anti inflammatory gels (diclofenac, methyl salicylate).
-take a tylenol twice a day for 2 days
-drink plenty of water.

If things don't improve in 2 days, please get back to me or see your doctor for a physical exam.
Hope this helps. Please get back to me. I'd be happy to help with any further queries you may have.
Wish you good health
Regards,
Dr. Shuba Hariprasad
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