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Bulge left upper abdominal quadrant. Comes and goes?

Bulge left upper abdominal quadrant. Comes and goes?

Bulge: Surgery in the past? Hernia possible. However, a swelling that comes and goes would likely be some type of problem with colon gas distention ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


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I have a bulge that comes and bulge that comes and goes under my right rib cage. As time passes the level of pain increases. My abdominal CT scan neg?

I have a bulge that comes and bulge that comes and goes under my right rib cage. As time passes the level of pain increases. My abdominal CT scan neg?

May be lumbar hernia: Lower part of rib cage on back there is small triangle area not covered by muscles (called 'triangle of auscultation ')speak to your doctor your CT may not cuts (pictures) from this ares. Speak to your door. ...Read more

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What drinks can reduce a stomach bulge?

What drinks can reduce a stomach bulge?

Stomach bulge: The key to reducing a stomach bulge is not found in a drink of any sort, but instead in losing weight. You need to take in fewer calories than you are now. Exercise is also important. You may want to consult a doctor or nutritionist for help in figuring out that diet. Good luck. ...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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What do you suggest if huge, bulging stomach?

What do you suggest if huge, bulging stomach?

Spot fat loss does: Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some may be abdominal fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy & be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge & “bicycling” exercise on back. Do regular aerobic exercise. ...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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I have a bulge in my upper stomach doesn't really just really freaking me out.

I have a bulge in my upper stomach doesn't really just really freaking me out.

Question?: Hard to tell what you mean — I think a word is missing and I don't see a question. If you have a new onset "bulge" on your belly (abdomen) and it doesn't hurt but doesn't go away, make an appointment with a dr. Or clinic and have it checked. If it hurts or causes nausea, fever, vomiting or loss of appetite, to urgent care. ...Read more

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What is your most effective lower abdominal exercise for the dreaded "baby bulge"?

What is your most effective lower abdominal exercise for the dreaded "baby bulge"?

One you will do: The most effective exercise is the one you'll do regularly. Check out these exercises for strengthening your abdominal muscles. If you're not used to doing these kinds of exercises, start with the ones for beginners: http://www.Acefitness. Org/exerciselibrary/exercises. Aspx? Bodypart=1. ...Read more

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A bulging object near the lower part of stomach, keeps shifting around, and now its painful... Female?

A bulging object near the lower part of stomach, keeps shifting around, and now its painful... Female?

Hernia?: Maybe a hernia? I would have that looked at by your doctor. If it's not that, it may be a cyst or something benign like that. ...Read more

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What to do if I have mild disc bulge between L2 and l3tension in abdomen signaling the disc getting worse?

What to do if I have mild disc bulge between L2 and l3tension in abdomen signaling the disc getting worse?

Back pain: Abdominal tightness is not associated with lumbar radicular pain. The disc bulge between lumbar 2/3 causes pain to radiate from the back to the hip/buttocks and into the anterior thigh. Increasing pain, numbness, and weakness in the leg are signs of worsening nerve impingement. Often people have difficulty climbing stairs or rising from a seated position. ...Read more

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Rare condition that causes the center of my abdomen to puff up or bulge. It is about the size of a hot dog bun. No pain. Happens during crunches?

Rare condition that causes the center of my abdomen to puff up or bulge. It is about the size of a hot dog bun. No pain.  Happens during crunches?

Diastasis Rectii: The rectus abdominis ("6-pack")muscles are normally fused in the midline. If they separate from one another, a tent-shaped protrusion is evident in the midline when contracting these muscles. The strong (but thin) tissue that envelopes these muscles, called fascia, remains intact; therefore, there is no hole (like a hernia) and surgery is not necessary. Great description! ...Read more

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So I have been having pain in my lower left side of the abdomen when I go pee, and its slightly uncomfortable in general. There is a small bulge aswel?

Need more info...: The available info alone is not enough for offering right answer without more specifics, relevance, & sequence of events of all symptoms + physical exam.... To unveil the myth behind symptoms, go to http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; then you will know how to work closely so to discover right diagnosis, care, & counseling. ...Read more

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Why do malnourished people have bulging stomachs if they don't eat enough food?

Why do malnourished people have bulging stomachs if they don't eat enough food?

Several factors: Can be related to severe protein calorie malnutrition, so called Kwashiorkor, that can cause an enlarged liver but also fluid collections in the belly(ascites). It can also be related to parasite infestations of the intestinal tract too. ...Read more

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Why do malnourished people have bulging stomachs if they don't get enough food?

Why do malnourished people have bulging stomachs if they don't get enough food?

Several things can: Cause this. One, particularly in children, they suffer from something known as Kwashiorkor — which is a severe form of protein-calorie deficiency. It can lead to fluid in the belly — known as ascites — and enlarged livers, both which can make bellies more prominent. Two, parasites can infest the gastrointestinal tract causing bloated abdomens. ...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?

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 a md. Good luck! ...Read more

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'I get a bulge in middle of stomach when doing situps?

'I get a bulge in middle of stomach when doing situps?

Ventral hernia: This could be a ventral hernia (weakness in the abdominal wall). If it is painful or doesn't go away you need to seek formal medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Does a bulging disc cause pain the upper left stomach?

Maybe: Patients with thoracic lateral discs complain of pain that wraps around their back and can go to the abdomen region. Usually when it comes from a thoracic disc it is a sharp shooting type pain. However, if you have only left upper abdominal pain this may not have anything to do with a disc as several other things can cause this. Please see your pmd. ...Read more

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Bulging disc not able to do any abdominal exercise, what to do?

Bulging disc not able to do any abdominal exercise, what to do?

Depends: If you've done the physical therapy and no relief, then injections like epidural steroid injections or facet joint injections may be the next treatment options. There is growing evidence that stem cell therapies can also be helpful and heal tissues but are not covered by insurance at this time. ...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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A skin bulge only on left side of stomach, should I be concerned?

A skin bulge only on left side of stomach, should I be concerned?

Depends: Like all masses. It depends. How long hs it been there? Has it been changing in size or shape? Is it truly only your skin?
If it's your body habitus than there is nothing to worry about, if its something else is best to have it checked out. ...Read more

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I have bulging disc not able to do any abdominal exercise, what do you recommend?

I have bulging disc not able to do any abdominal exercise, what do you recommend?

Depends: If you've done the physical therapy and no relief, then injections like epidural steroid injections or facet joint injections may be the next treatment options. There is growing evidence that stem cell therapies can also be helpful and heal tissues but are not covered by insurance at this time. ...Read more

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What could cause stomach bloated/bulge in stomach. All possiblilties please. Thanks?

Many things: Many things may cause a feeling of bloating or bulging in the stomach. Medications and inadequate fluid intake are a common cause of this feeling which is associated with constipation. Does anything make the bloating better or worse?

See your doctor for a proper history and physical. ...Read more

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I suffer a pain on the left part of my lower abdomen and sometimes I felt like there is a bulge there.

Abdominal Pain: Your description is quite non-specific and could be due to a myriad of issues, including sigmoid colon pain and distention, or ovarian/pelvic problems, to name just two. Since the bulge comes and goes, it is likely not a tumor, and I would bet on a digestive etiology. If the symptoms don't clear, you might want to check with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a bulge on my lower abdomen. What could it be? It doesn't hurt I notice it when I lay on my back.

Diastasts?: It could be a separation of the muscles that sometimes happens due to the stretch from pregnancy and is harmless. It is usually an up and down bulge like from head to toe. Then, on the other hand it could be a small hernia. It might do you well to have it checked because if it is a hernia sometimes(not always) they will fix them when small cause it is so easy. Not always do they enlarge ...Read more