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Abdomen Measures Larger Than Expected (Overview)

When the abdomen is larger than expected for your due date, your doctor may wish to evaluate you for an unusually large baby, multiple babies, or a condition of excess pregnancy fluid (amniotic fluid)


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What causes an enlarged kidney so large I can feel it poking out of my abdomen?

What causes an enlarged kidney so large I can feel it poking out of my abdomen?

See below: Most common cause of such enlarged kidneys is polycystic kidney disease, this is a inherited condition .It is important to seee a doctor and check your blood pressure as high blood presssure invariably accompanies this disorder. ...Read more

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Abdomen Measures Larger Than Expected (Overview)

When the abdomen is larger than expected for your due date, your doctor may wish to evaluate you for an unusually large baby, multiple babies, or a condition of excess pregnancy fluid (amniotic fluid)


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How to treat large abdomen due to fibroid?

How to treat large abdomen due to fibroid?

Remove fibroid: If your abdomen is large from the fibroid, that fibroid should probably be removed. You may have options, or it may be so big already that you can only have an open surgery. You may be a candidate for robotic surgery. If you want to have children in the future, just have the fibroid removed. If not, , consider a hysterectomy so you are not in this position again. ...Read more

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Where should I measure my waist? At my belly button it measures to 46 inches, but below my belly button it is 38 inches-is this also too big a waist?

Where should I measure my waist? At my belly button it measures to 46 inches, but below my belly button it is 38 inches-is this also too big a waist?

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 & hardest to lose. Exercise, balanced diet with minimal saturated fat (animal products) & trans fat (deep fried foods) is the healthiest way to shrink the waistline. ...Read more

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Both ovary big in size. Peripheral cyst there. Abdomen and back pain and sometimes nausea. How to take treatment for this? Is it dangerous?

Both ovary big in size. Peripheral cyst there. Abdomen and back pain and sometimes nausea. How to take treatment for this? Is it dangerous?

Probably ok: A cyst is not pathology, it is merely descriptive. It is the type of cyst that is important. Also, what does large mean? In most women your age these "cysts" are either follicles or a corpus luteum. They can be treated by birth control pills, if treatment is even required- most need no treatment. Most "cysts" do not cause back pain, abdominal pain or nausea. ...Read more

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What is the best and fastest way to get rid of a large belly.?

What is the best and fastest way to get rid of a large belly.?

Belly fat: Diet and exercise is the only sure way to lose that belly fat. The only other option is liposuction or one of the new cold laser treatments that dr. Oz demonstrates. ...Read more

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Severe abdominal pain below ribs perhaps in large intestines, bruised to touch, wind. Been given acid tablets by doctor but had no tests done...Worried.?

Severe abdominal pain below ribs perhaps in large intestines, bruised to touch, wind. Been given acid tablets by doctor but had no tests done...Worried.?

Acid Reflux: General symptoms of acid reflux include: -burning in the chest, known as heartburn -burning in the throat or an acid taste in the throat -stomach or chest pain -trouble swallowing -having raspy voice or a sore throat -unexplained cough the best treatment is to start and continue on acid reflux medications since these medications work by reducing acid in the stomach. ...Read more

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My wife crushed a morphine pill and used a diabetic needle and inserted into her abdomen and a small lump was present now big 2 wks later?

My wife crushed a morphine pill and used a diabetic needle and inserted into her abdomen and a small lump was present now big 2 wks later?

It is essentially: a foreign body. Her body could be trying to wall it off or she could have an infection. It sounds like her drug use is out of control. Please encourage her to have this lump evaluated and to get into a good detox program. Take care. ...Read more

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My mothers abdomen is very round(a ball like ) and large its just like she is pregnant but she isn't and some times it get bigger what's the problem?

My mothers abdomen is very round(a ball like )  and large its just like she is pregnant but she isn't and some times it get bigger what's the problem?

Liver disease: Can cause a fluid build up in the abdomen that can make an older person look pregnant--it's called ascites. She should go to the doctor to have basic blood work done to see if her liver is not functioning as well as it should. This can be a life threatening issue if not solved quickly. A history of hepatitis puts her at higher risk. ...Read more