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    What causes a painful lump in the lower abdominal area?

Posted on Fri, 4 Aug 2017 in Lump
Question: Painful lump or bulges when bending over or stretching.
Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 28 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Most likely hernia. Give more details please.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear
Thanks for using HealthcareMagic
I have evaluated your query thoroughly. It looks like a hernia .
Kindly provide further details so that I can answer your query completely .

1. Bulging - site , size , duration , appearance , going inside completely when rest .
2. Other symptoms as pain , vomiting , altered bowel , bladder habits .

Awaiting for your response .


Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Kampana
Follow up: Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 30 minutes later
It can be when i bend over to put on my shoes. I rub it and goes away. Or if i stretch it can be in my neck, rub it and goes away. So the site can be the abdominal area, UQ OR LQ, neck or at night i stretch my legs and get a cramp. I wondered if it because im low on potassium or calcium ?
Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
follow up query given details .

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for the details .

* Bulge in the lower abdominal area in the groin can be hernia , needs confirmation
with ultrasound of the abdomen and pelvis .

* Bulge in the neck looks non specific lymph node which becomes prominent on
certain actions , also will be evaluated with ultrasound of the neck .

* Cramp in legs have possibilities as
- excess exertion induced muscle cramps - inadequate rest to tissues
- deficiency of iron , vitamins , magnesium , potassium , zinc or others .
Needs proper work up with expert physician .

Hope this clears your query .
Welcome for further assistance .

Wishing you fine health ahead .
Regards dear take care .
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Remy Koshy
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