Category: Body Pain

What does appendicitis feel like?

Appendicitis is a condition characterized by inflammation and swelling of the appendix. The appendix is a pouch-like, finger shaped organ that extends from the colon towards the bottom right side of the abdominal cavity. Doctors are not yet aware about the function or purpose of the appendix. People with appendicitis will experience pain in the […]

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Carbuncle

Carbuncle is a term used to refer to a group of boils that develop on the skin and often cause pain. Infection of the hair follicles by bacteria and subsequent inflammation causes the formation of tender reddish bumps on the skin’s surface. These bumps, known as boils or furuncles, rapidly fill with pus and keep […]

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Pain on Left Side Under Rib Cage

People may suffer from pain on left side under rib cage for a variety of reasons. It may occur due to everyday common causes, or it may occur as a symptom of some severe underlying medical condition. Individuals who experience pain on left side under rib cage for a prolonged period should consult a doctor […]

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Tailbone During Pregnancy

Pregnancy can be a time of joy as well as a period riddled with varied pains and aches. One such abnormality is tailbone pain during pregnancy. It is most common in the 2nd and 3rd trimesters. It may however be noted that despite the severe discomfort associated with tailbone pain during pregnancy, the condition is […]

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Where is your appendix located?

The inflammation of appendix almost 3 inches long tissue tube extending from the large necessity of appendix is unknown. But what is known is that survival without appendix is definitely possible without worrying about grave consequences. Its blockage through any foreign body or often with stool is a cause for appendicitis to occur. Blockage may […]

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Stomach Pain around Belly Button

The abdomen is the area of the body that extends from your lower age of your ribcage to the upper border your inguinal region. It houses many organs including the liver, the spleen, pancreas, stomach and the intestines consisting of the small and large bowel. Traditionally, it is divided into either four or nine regions […]

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Pain in front of neck

Pain in front of neck can arise due to minor causes, or it can be a symptom of some serious underlying medical condition. If pain in front of neck persists for more than 4 days, then it is important for patients to visit a doctor for proper diagnosis and effective treatment. Causes and accompanying symptoms […]

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Verticulitis

Verticulitis is another name for diverticulitis, a digestive condition caused by formation of diverticula (pouches) in the walls of the colon. It typically affects the   large intestine or colon where waste material  following the digestion of food in small intestine, is stored before being eliminated from body. Pressure in colon makes the tissue form bulging […]

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Sharp Chest pain on Left Side

Chest pain has become a concern for many people these days, with rising stress levels and lack of adequate sleep or rest.. There are different types of chest pains and hence knowing about them is important. Some of the common chest pain terms are pleuritis, lung abscess, pulmonary embolism, pulmonary hypertension, asthma etc.  Sharp pain […]

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Pain under left rib cage

Pain under left rib cage can be caused due to variety of reasons. Some of the common causes of pain under left rib cage, and its associated symptoms and treatment options are discussed below: Costochondritis: It is a condition characterized by inflammation and infection of the cartilages that connect the breast bone to the ribs. […]

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