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Bulge in middle of stomach when doing situps

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Yepuri
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 21 years experience
Ventral hernia: This could be a ventral hernia (weakness in the abdominal wall). If it is painful or doesn't go away you need to seek formal medical evaluation.
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachariah George
Neurosurgery 16 years experience
Maybe: Patients with thoracic lateral discs complain of pain that wraps around their back and can go to the abdomen region. Usually when it comes from a tho... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Several things can: Cause this. One, particularly in children, they suffer from something known as Kwashiorkor - which is a severe form of protein-calorie deficiency. I... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Many things: Many things may cause a feeling of bloating or bulging in the stomach. Medications and inadequate fluid intake are a common cause of this feeling whi... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 43 years experience
Improper form: When doing ab exercises you must contract(hold in) your stomach very tight. Otherwise, you are building muscle outword. Also, you have to diet and do ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Spot fat loss does: not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some may be abdominal fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat heal... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
A Verified Doctoranswered
39 years experience
See MD: Non painful abdominal swelling: your doctor could inform you to origin at worst, and relieve you at best. Anxiety never helps any condition, only exac... Read More
A 80-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Hernia?: Maybe a hernia? I would have that looked at by your doctor. If it's not that, it may be a cyst or something benign like that.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 36 years experience
Stomach bulge.: In most instances, a stomach bulge is a sign of excess weight. It is impossible to "spot lose" fat, so the real answer is a good longterm diet plan. Y... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein
Cosmetic Dentistry 34 years experience
Diet and exercise.: The best way is to follow a low glycemic load diet and exercise. You should search on your computer what that diet consists of and how much you should... Read More