A 46-year-old member asked:
hello docs, is abdominal swelling a sign of cancer?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Pathology 49 years experience
Not a specific one: Many disorders can cause abdominal swelling, including obesity, ascites - fluid in the belly, obstruction of intestine and tumor in the belly. By the time tumor in the abdomen causes swelling it is likely to be advanced.
Last updated Oct 4, 2016
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