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Abdomen Veins Bulging
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?
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?
I'm female and 16 years old, recently i've noticed 2 veins on the right side of my abdomen, what does this mean ?
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
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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