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Causes Of Swelling In My Upper Abdomen
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
Need more info: Is it after eating? Is it constant? ...Read more
I'm 18 I have a small lump under my skin on my upper abdomen. It has swelling but only the lump itself hurts when touched. Should i be worried?!
Possible Hernia: A hernia is when the muscle in the abdomen splits and allows the tissue underneath to poke through. This sometimes creates a bump on your abdomen, but not always. Hernias can be repaired with routine surgery. You need to have this evaluated by your doctor as untreated hernias can become strangulated and cause severe problems. ...Read more
I have swelling in scrotum area with extra muscle like stuff on top of right testicle,with pulling sensation from scrotum till upper abdomen. pls advi?
Schedule appointment: Based on your brief description, it sounds like you may have a growing hernia. You should see your family doctor and get a referral to a surgeon if this is indeed a hernia. If the pain and swelling go away, Is less likely but always possible to still be a hernia. Best advice is to call your doctor and try to schedule an appointment soon. ...Read more
I have pain in my upper abdomen usually swelling pain, sharp pains in the upper left, and upper right quadrant of the abdomen, a congested type of pain in my lower right quadrant with bloating, also my sweat smells unusual. What might be wrong?
Hi I have pain in my upper abdomen swelling /tender.Took 1 zoton , relieved it .I took 1 ponstan last nite.Also lot of pain lst wk .Doc. Said ulcer?
May be ulcer, or not: Upper abdominal pain can be from "acid" pains, such as a stomach ulcer, just gastritis with no ulcer, or reflux (heartburn). Sometimes there is an ulcer in the first part of the small intestine. An infection with h. Pylori bacteria can lead to stomach ulcer pains. An acid blocker like zoton can help. Needs more evaluation by the doctor. Pancreatitis, gallstones, or various cancers can also occur. ...Read more
Sudden heart flutters, low BP, tiny red dots on thighs, upper abdomen & flank pain, some swelling on roof of mouth, temp 99°. What is this?
This is:: time to get to a physician for comprehensive examination and testing. Call- NOW! ...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
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