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Bulge in middle of stomach when doing situps

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Yepuri
Gastroenterology 20 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.

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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachariah George
Neurosurgery 15 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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Giovanni Giannotti
General Surgery 26 years experience
Depends: Like all masses. It depends. How long hs it been there? Has it been changing in size or shape? Is it truly only your skin? If its your body habitus t... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Several factors: Can be related to severe protein calorie malnutrition, so called Kwashiorkor, that can cause an enlarged liver but also fluid collections in the belly... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 15 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 11 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 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
See a doctor: Would see a gastroenterologist and be evaluated for ibs or something similar that may be causing your symptoms.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 42 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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
Stomach bulge: The key to reducing a stomach bulge is not found in a drink of any sort, but instead in losing weight. You need to take in fewer calories than you are... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 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

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