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I'm 23 and on my lower abdomen, in line with my belly button, I have two veins that bulge out a little on the right side. Should I be worried?

I'm 23 and on my lower abdomen, in line with my belly button, I have two veins that bulge out a little on the right side. Should I be worried?

Bulging veins: Bulging veins in the abdominal wall are unsual unless there is abdominal distension from fluid,enlarged organs or distended intestines. Have your physician examine you for peace of mind. ...Read more

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My veins have become more visible.Chest, lower abdomen, arms, legs(none bulge) - is this normal because i'm really pale? Or a result of bcp and stress?

My veins have become more visible.Chest, lower abdomen, arms, legs(none bulge) - is this normal because i'm really pale? Or a result of bcp and stress?

Prominent veins: Prominent veins are normal in light colored/pale people. Veins can be hormone sensitive and bulge and cause pain during your cycle. Unless they become >2-3mm and painful i would ignore them. ...Read more

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What is the relationship between disc bulge and abdomen tension?

What is the relationship between disc bulge and abdomen tension?

None: A disc bulge is a normal variant or finding on an imaging study, not a cause of any problems unless you thought that it may have been a problem and that made you feel tension in your abdomen. ...Read more

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I'm female and 16 years old, recently i've noticed 2 veins on the right side of my abdomen, what does this mean ?

I'm female and 16 years old, recently i've noticed 2 veins on the right side of my abdomen, what does this mean ?

Be seen: Chances are if you are thin it just means you have noticed them. If you are overweight or a heavy drinker or other conditions you should be checked. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in low left abd severe swelling when i try to have bm feels like bulge in left abdomen is preventing becomes more painful what could help?

Sharp pain in low left abd severe swelling when i try to have bm feels like bulge in left abdomen is preventing becomes more painful what could help?

Abdominal swelling: You may have a fecal impaction which is giving you difficulty in moving your bowels . Try modifying your diet by increasing the fiber in your diet. Simultaneously cut the dairy products. In addition try enemas and MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) by mouth to relieve your impaction. ...Read more

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Ive slight bulge in my lower left abdomen (golf ball in diameter though not much protrusion) and it's been causing occasional pain. What could this be?

Ive slight bulge in my lower left abdomen (golf ball in diameter though not much protrusion) and it's been causing occasional pain. What could this be?

Hernia?: Most likely a hernia if its in the groin. Still possible to be an uncommon type of hernia if a bit higher, called a Spigelian hernia. If more towards the side, could represent a mass in the abdominal cavity. Best to have an exam by your primary care provider. Be sure to ask about the need to be referred to a surgeon if appropriate. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Does bloating cause a bulge in the abdomen?

Does bloating cause a bulge in the abdomen?

Yes: Te cause of the bloating is important, gas, overweight, pregnant, etc. Most cases are benign. If you are sexually active, could you be pregnant? Any digestive disorders in your history, your family's history? If it persists more than a month or is otherwise progressive, see a physician. ...Read more

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Pain in the ruq abdomen with a bulge or mass.

Pain in the ruq abdomen with a bulge or mass.

Superficial or deep?: Is the pain on the surface at the mass or deep in the abdomen? Does the mass come and go or change with coughing? Is the mass moveable? Is it in the skin? Or deep to the muscle? How big? Possibilities include a benign fatty tumor, cyst, hernia or other more rare problems. See a surgeon. ...Read more

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What could be causing my lower abdomen to be bulging?

What could be causing my lower abdomen to be bulging?

See below: The most common causes are gas and constipation. If these don't make sense for you, you may need to see your family doctor. ...Read more

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Why do I have this bulge coming from my lower abdomen?

Why do I have this bulge coming from my lower abdomen?

Not enough info: Precipitous lower abdominal swelling could be caused by herniation of the abdominal wall, or if lower , it may termed an inguinal hernia. Both are cause for you to be checked by your md, as they can cause strangulation and "death" of part of your GI tract. Be safe, consult an md. Good luck! ...Read more