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What is an abdominal mass?

What is an abdominal mass?

See below: An abdominal mass is something in the abdominal cavity that is enlarged and does not belong there. There are many causes. ...Read more

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Symptoms of an abdominal mass?

Symptoms of an abdominal mass?

Pressure-Related: An abdominal mass can be due to many different diseases, some trivial, others life threatening (hernia, cancer, benign tumor, aneurysm, infection, etc.). Symptoms vary with the cause & location of the mass and its rate of growth. In general, if pushing against other organs, pain is common (although, slow growing tumors can reach large sizes while "flying under the radar"). ...Read more

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How to tell if I have an abdominal mass?

How to tell if I have an abdominal mass?

Tough : It is hard for u to tell unless u examined ur self regularly like breast exam and then u can notice a change. U have to c a professional to be examined to c if what u feel is truly a mass. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of abdominal mass?

What are some symptoms of abdominal mass?

Growth in the: Abdomen and possibly pain. Depends on we're it is and what's causing it. ...Read more

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Usual complications that occur from having a abdominal mass?

Usual complications that occur from having a abdominal mass?

Need More Info: An abdominal mass can be due to many different diseases, some trivial, others life threatening (hernia, cancer, benign tumor, aneurysm, infection, etc.). Without knowing the specific diagnosis, it's impossible to describe complications. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Right sided abdominal mass?

What is the definition or description of: Right sided abdominal mass?

Abnormal structure: This means there is something abnormal on a physical exam (doctor can feel the abnormality) or something seen on an imaging study, such as an Xray or CT scan. This abnormality occupies space, it has physical dimensions, unlike something like an abnormal blood test. Many possible causes, fluid collection, intestine distended with gas, most serious would be a cancer. ...Read more

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I have an abdominal mass on my left side. Who should I seek help from?

I have an abdominal mass on my left side. Who should I seek help from?

Medical doctor: U should c ur medical doctor. They can often diagnose what it is. They will also need to give u referral to a specialist , i.E, general surgeon. ...Read more

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Is an abdominal mass curable?

Is an abdominal mass curable?

Depends : On what the mass is. Some are benign tumors, hernias, abscesses, or malignant tumors and depending on what it is and where it is and if caught early, can be curable. Without more specifics, i can't say anything more. Just don't ignore a detectable mass. Get it diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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Why does myoma grow like an abdominal mass?

Why does myoma grow like an abdominal mass?

Re-phrase: Please rephrase the question. I (and likely others) aren't sure what you are asking. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have a cancerous abdominal mass?

How can I tell if I have a cancerous abdominal mass?

See a doctor: You are young to get cancer or to be concerned about such, and I do not know what you are feeling or what your specific concerns are. Cancers may have no symptoms at all for a long tine period. Would need to see a doctor for a physical examination. ...Read more

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What is a abdominal mass? Usually means a tumor, right?

What is a abdominal mass? Usually means a tumor, right?

Not necessarily.: "mass" is a vague term often used to describe a lump found on physical examination. Possible causes include those arising from the abdominal wall or from within the abdominal cavity. This finding warrants a more detailed search, which may include an ultrasound +/- a ct of the abdomen. As we like to say, "walk before you run": don't reach too many conclusions until your doctor completes their eval. ...Read more

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Best treatment for an abdominal mass?

Depends : Depends on mass. If it is simple lipoma, italy not need anything done. If hernia, it may need to b fixed. If cancer, it may need to be cut out and chemo etc. U need to c a doctor to find out what it is b4 making a plan for treatment. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abdominal lump. The following also describes me: Abdominal mass. What should I do?

I am experiencing  abdominal lump. The following also describes me: Abdominal mass. What should I do?

Hard to say: Without more information but would recommend seeing your doctor to get a better idea what is going on and have an exam. ...Read more

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I am 22year old nd still i don't start menses is that mean I have imperforate hymen ?I have abdominal pian but bot have abdominal mass what i do?

I am 22year old nd still i don't start menses is that mean I have imperforate hymen ?I have abdominal pian but bot have abdominal mass what i do?

Must see GYN doctor: Not reaching menarche to the age of 22 need urgent investigation , you must see your gynecologist for examination and investigation from congenital abnormalities to hormonal problems, please take care of this immediately. ...Read more

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I have no menstrual periods with mirena inserted, abdominal lump and pelvic mass, RLQ with slight discomfort. No insurance, what could this be?

I have no menstrual periods with mirena inserted, abdominal lump and pelvic mass, RLQ with slight discomfort. No insurance, what could this be?

Unsure: No periods with mirena is common. Lump in RQL could be many things. Unfortunately need examination, pelvic exam and most likely ultrasound or CT scan to help figure out what this is. The list of things this might be is too long to list here. Sorry cannot be of more help. Dr R ...Read more