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Causes Of Swelling In Left Side Stomach
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
Direct Dx needed: Please see an md for a full physical, the internet is inappropriate for a complete answer. Best of luck! ...Read more
Upper or lower left?: Anatomically, the left upper quadrant (LUQ) of abdomen includes: spleen, pancreatic tail, stomach, descending duodenum, splenic flexure of colon, associated vessels. Don't forget the diaphragm, heart, and lower chest are close by. Abdominal musculature, ribs, and skin can also contribute. LLQ is predominantly pelvic & female structures, as well as small & large bowel, part of urologic system. ...Read more
What could be the cause of swelling in the right side of face that has since spread to my whole face, my neck, my abdomen.
Need to speak withDr: Without knowing your medical history and how long you have had the symptoms, etc, it's difficult to give you any advice? You should see a physician or schedule a health tap consultation on line. Sorry I couldn't be more helpful ...Read more
Abdominal pain: O you need to see a physician as it is impossible to diagnose you this way ...Read more
Lipoma on back, swelling around that w/pain that wraps around side into abdomen on left side any ideas?
Back swelling : Lipomas are benign fatty tissue (sometimes referred to as tumors) that is movable within the fatty layer area. Sometimes these lipomas may envelope a nerve near the area and can compress it if pressed upon or swelling is noted. This compression of the nerve causes the radiating pain you may be describing. However boils or cysts may do the same, you may need that checked out by your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hernia and tumors: Many possible causes, but hernias and tumors are most likely. ...Read more
Several things: 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