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Feeling abdominal pain while doing exercise or climbing on stairs. Any suggestion?

hai my name is raj,i am 32 years old. few years back after a long time I started exercise,after five days i felt a strong lower right abdominal pain .Its gone automatically after few days without doctor help at that time i stopped exercise. I felt the same problem but not so much strong after 2 years,few days back when i was walking on the stairs I felt strong pain even I was not able to walk or sit.I went to the doctor and he gave me pain killers,I checked up a lot of test all were o.k.but still i feel very light pain 24 hours in abdoman. he advised me to do exercise . Please suggest.......still i am facing problem.
Asked On : Fri, 28 Dec 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Dear Rajeev,
From your question it seems that you must have pulled your abdominal muscles while doing exercise.
Do not do exercise with heavy weight.
Do warm up exercises before starting exercise. Build your stamina slowly. Start with only five minutes daily and slowly increase the duration by one to two minutes after every three or four days.
Take hot water fomentation.
If pain is severe take analgesic like combiflam.
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General & Family Physician Dr. Nsah Bernard's  Response
Dec 2012
Hello Raj,

Thank you for our post.
From your description your muscles have been at rest for a while and they are simply not use to exercises. When you restarted exercises you started straining the musculoskeletal system and your nerves are hyper exited while muscles begin to contract and relax more than usual. This causes body chemicals to be abnormally secreted and accumulation can cause pain in any cavities be it synovial, peritoneal, pleural etc. Muscle elasticity depends very strongly on the degree of previous stress it has been enduring. Your abdominal muscles are not exempted from this and now are painful because of the stress they have gone through and now can only manifest with pain.
Now enough of the science behind your problem, how can you solve this by continuous exercises until your muscles can re-adapt. Use of pain killers or muscle relaxants like miorel could be of additional benefit to your system while you continue exercising.
In the other hand, it is also possible the exercise could have provoked abnormal bowel movement and subsequently irritable bowel syndrome. If this pain persist after continuous exercise i suggest you pay a visit to a gastroenterologist.

Thank you and hope this helps
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