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what is abdominal mass

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Not necessarily.: "mass" is a vague term often used to describe a lump found on physical examination. Possible causes include those arising from the abdominal wall or f ... Read More
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Depends: Could be tumor, could be abscess, or inflammatory mass. Proper diagnosis will yield the appropriate treatment and management.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
See below: An abdominal mass is something in the abdominal cavity that is enlarged and does not belong there. There are many causes.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Need More Info: An abdominal mass can be due to many different diseases, some trivial, others life threatening (hernia, cancer, benign tumor, aneurysm, infection, etc ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
See a doctor: You are young to get cancer or to be concerned about such, and I do not know what you are feeling or what your specific concerns are. Cancers may have ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Pressure-Related: An abdominal mass can be due to many different diseases, some trivial, others life threatening (hernia, cancer, benign tumor, aneurysm, infection, etc ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
24 years experience General Surgery
Tough : It is hard for u to tell unless u examined ur self regularly like breast exam and then u can notice a change. U have to c a professional to be examine ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Growth in the: Abdomen and possibly pain. Depends on we're it is and what's causing it.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Abd mass: Mass in abdomen
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Clemens
37 years experience General Surgery
Abnormal structure: This means there is something abnormal on a physical exam (doctor can feel the abnormality) or something seen on an imaging study, such as an Xray or ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
24 years experience General Surgery
Medical doctor: U should c ur medical doctor. They can often diagnose what it is. They will also need to give u referral to a specialist , i.E, general surgeon.
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