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what is abdomen measures larger than expected

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Abdomen: Abdomen measures larger than expected (increased abdominal girth) may occur for many reasons such as central obesity or ascites.

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Normal range: No gallstones, cysts, lesions visualized. No liver commentary is favorable!
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patty Crocker
30 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Too big: Women should have a waist size of 33" or less, measured at the level of the navel. Higher measurements imply too much visceral fat, the most deadly & ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Same: Measuring is the same basic procedure. If there is any question about the growth or size of the baby, we get an ultrasound.
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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NO: Not at all.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Hernias: These are hernias, or holes in the abdominal wall through which abdominal fat is protruding. The only treatment is surgery, usually done by a general ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
14 years experience Infectious Disease
See your doctor: What you are describing sounds like liver disease with accumulation of fluid in the belly, known as ascites. I would get him evaluated as soon as pos ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Incomplete: Question. Body asymmetry is very common. If asymptomatic do not require intervention
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Kovatis
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Badly: Biomechanically, a large abdomen causes the spine to curve, causes the posture to significantly alter and places major stress of all of the trunk and ... Read More
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