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Causes Of Right Side Abdominal Swelling
47 yr. Old male has lwr. Rt. Side abdominal swelling near groin, next to penis. Feelis movement in groin when coughing-what's the cause?
An enlarging abdomen over what is normal for you, can develop over a period of hours to weeks. This excludes obesity, common causes are gas in the intestine, fluid in the abdomen, pregnancy, and rarely cancer. A CAT scan or ultrasound will show what is going on. Would be helpful to know if there are other symptoms, such as pain, ...Read more
Colon, small bowel can get full, gas, air.
Fluid in abdomen.
Local swelling of soft tissue or hernia are also possible in left abdomen.
Rarely an enlarged kidney or mass can occur.
FIND out by seeing your PCP with full history and good physical exam, and the testing as guided by these factors. ...Read more
Several causes: There are several potential causes of abdominal swelling. Gas trapped in the bowel, from partial obstruction, bad gallbladder, gastric reflux are a few. If you are vomiting or running fever get checked right away. If you are okay, try a bowel regimen, low fat diet, small frequent meals and more hydration. If not better in a week or so, get checked by your doc. ...Read more
I don t have very much pain often but I have had abdominal swelling on my right side for about a year or so now can you tell me what I should do?
Se a dr: There are many causes for right sided abdominal swelling (abdominal wall muscular related, liver or gallbladder just to name a few). Some females taking bcp;s can develop benign liver tumors. Therefore a visit to a dr can rule out all the bad things, they may order an ultrasound exam or a ct scan if something is there. ...Read more
Something or nothing: Bloating is a common symptom of ibs which is usually a self-limiting but annoying gastrointestinal syndrome. The bloating is usually from swallowed gas and/or bacterial imbalance in the gastrointestinal tract. If it is just the lower abdomen, and the patient is female, it may be due to gynecologic problem or even gyn malignancy. If it is with constipation, a laxative may help. ...Read more
Your symptoms are not specific enough to make a comment - is the swelling in the skin? Is it associated with shortness of breath? Any color changes? Weight? Difficulty swallowing?
Normally swelling is gravity dependent, affecting more the legs and lower abdomen. If indeed this is upper abdomen, chest and back, then you should see your physician for more testing to look at the heart and lungs. ...Read more
I have what seems to be abdominal swelling on the right lower side of my abdomen with no pain just discomfort?
He has been having lower abdominal swelling inflammation on his left and right side for two weeks now. There is no pain though.?
I hope he's ok: Take him to the dr. And get an examination and maybe some testing if the Dr. Orders any, to properly diagnose why he is swelling in his lower abdominal area. ...Read more
bacterial imbalance: There can be many problems assoc with prolonged abx use. The abx will sometimes kill off the "the good bacteria" that helps us with digestion and results in the overgrowth of other organisms (bacteria and fungi-yeast) witch can effect us adversly. The goal is to take abx only if absolutely neccessary and for short periods, the use of prebiotics and probiotics has been shown to be of benifit. ...Read more
Could be serious: You should see your doctor for bad pelvic pain since several of the possible causes are quite serious. You could have a tubal pregnancy or an ovarian cyst that has ruptured and is bleeding into the abdomen causing swelling. You could have a twisted ovary that is losing its blood supply. You could have diverticulitis of the bowel which can rupture causing an abdominal infection. ...Read more
Need CT: If a ultrasound is not helpful, often a CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis will better be able to identify if you have a hernia (defect in the abdominal wall fascia) It will also look at your intestines to see if you have an appendicitis or small bowel or colon problem. Sometimes a CT can be better at identifying other pathology such as an ovarian cyst or urachal cyst that would not be seen on US ...Read more
No: Kidney stones can can cause back pain with or without fevers. If the stones drop into the ureter, they will cause colicky pain whic can be severe until they pass, which most will do on their own. Abdominal swelling is usually. Caused by distended bowels, enlarged organs, especially the liver, or fluid buildup (ascites) in the abdominal cavity. ...Read more
Intestinal: Obstruction, urinary obstruction, abnormal organ enlargement, malignancy, to name a few. ...Read more
Have had hernia above belly button since I was baby, 38 now. Would that cause abdominal swelling day after abdominal workout?
What would cause extreme lower abdominal swelling in a thin 35 year old? It is only really bad from ovulation to period. I have pelvic pain as well.
I have mirena (levonorgestrel) in. Have had abdominal swelling, pain, fatigue. I can't feel the mirena (levonorgestrel) strings. Could this be caused by mirena (levonorgestrel) and should I worry?
What could cause chronic groin pain, abdominal swelling (4-6 weeks now) with a recent onset of sinus tachycardia?
What causes episodes of extreme subcutaneous abdominal swelling? No associated bowel problems. Ct shows nothing. Dr is puzzled.
Venous blockage?: Has a ct been done during. One of the swelling episodes or only between them? Is there any associated arm or leg swelling during the episodes? Do episodes relate to menses? May be some form of pelvic congestion syndrome or intermittent abdominal venous congestion. May consider an opinion from a vascular surgeon or gyn with experience in pelvic congestion. ...Read more
What can cause abdominal swelling? Enough that causes you to breathe differently, especially with any excretion. Normal chest X-ray, BP, cbc, & sugar
33 yr old female, with chronic right side abdominal pain, severe abdominal swelling, pain radiates down right leg. Been to ER many times no diagnosis?
STOP: Going to er, find a family doctor or internist, get a thorough exam and hopefully a good plan of action with appropriate testing. Impossible to say what it is without exam. ...Read more
Why do I feel and hear fluid between rib cage and pelvis? What is the cause? What causes hard abdominal swelling? Cant eat or drink w/o vomiting
My sis in law. .. Severe abdominal swelling - looks 9 months pregnant, bleeding from rectum w/blood clots, no appetite, anemic. Possible causes?
Go to the Doctor: Please. This is an emergency. Get this patient to medical care today. ...Read more
I have severe abdominal swelling since my supracervical hysterectomy, I am 10 weeks post op & have 54 ALT blood test for liver, did surgery cause it?
Can anxiety cause intermittent episodes if forehead swelling, abdominal swelling, eye pain, and neck pain? ... I also suffer from sinus. No fever
No: It cannot. Something is physically wrong. Please consult with your family doctor. Most likely related to sinuses and allergies. Best wishes. It could also easily be more than one thing. ...Read more
I have a prolapsed uterus and nodules in endometrium, pain in low back on sides abdomen inner thigh, fatigue and abdominal swelling no insurance wtd?
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
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