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A 32-year-old female asked:

What could cause abdominal swelling? i cant tell if im bloated or a hormonal stomach. mostly upper stomach and side flanks. obgyn pressed on my stomach and didnt say anything. no fever or vomiting. what could be the reasons? have had for a while?

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Dr. Jana Tomsky Corvalan
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Need to know more about you . Abdominal bloating or " swelling " may be result of dietary probelm, overwight status, constipation, irritble bowel. Most common in young person as you is dietary - visit your doctor for full exam and consider diet - free of meat and processed food. More veggies, yoghurtm kefir ( plain natural) and water as main drink. Daily exercise at least 30 min brisk walk
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Dr. Kevin Maloney
42 years experience
Could be a hernia or any one of a number of other things Hass to be checked out by a physician
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Last updated Nov 25, 2021

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