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What causes swelling above the navel?

What causes swelling above the navel?

A hernia, maybe: Umbilical hernias are swellings or protrusions that occur right above the navel or belly button. Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

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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What would cause abdomen swelling in a healthy male?

What would cause abdomen swelling in a healthy male?

Many things: Sudden abdominal swelling should not be ignored. It could possibly be a hernia with extravasation of intestinal or other anatomy. It is a serious condition that warrants a medical differential diagnosis. Good luck! Read more

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What causes the pain and swelling on right side of abdomen?

What causes the pain and swelling on right side of abdomen?

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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What causes swelling in lower right abdomen with no pain?

What causes swelling in lower right abdomen with no pain?

Short list.: Painless mass in rlq? Could be a tumor of some sort. In females I would be concerned about ovarian and uterine issues. If it comes and goes it is not likely of consequence and may be due to air in your bowels. Read more

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Can chostochondritis cause swelling? And maybe abdomen pain?

Can chostochondritis cause swelling? And maybe abdomen pain?

Yes but is atypical: Costochondritis or inflammation of the cartilage around the rib cage and sternum may cause swelling. I would expect the site of inflammation to be painful and swollen (point tenderness and swelling). This diagnosis may also cause back and abdominal pain, also known as referred pain. However, true abdominal pain should also be observed for worsening as it can be from other causes. Read more

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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.

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

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Can pregnancy cause a slight swelling on the left side of your abdomen?

Can pregnancy cause a slight swelling on the left side of your abdomen?

Maybe: Because of the rotation of the uterus to the right, you might perceive an assymetry or 'swelling' on one side or the other. Run this by your OB and make sure that they do not need to do an ultrasound of the uterus. Read more

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I have a rib fractured can it cause rib, side abdomen & abdomen swelling? Maybe even back pain

I have a rib fractured can it cause rib, side abdomen & abdomen swelling? Maybe even back pain

Pain in chest wall: Yes a rib fracture can cause rib and side pain as well as abdomen discomfort because of the muscles attached to the broken rib. Read more

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I have been suffering increasingly common bloating, indigestion, acid and inconsistent stools. Seem to have large defined swelling on abdomen. Causes?

I have been suffering increasingly common bloating, indigestion, acid and inconsistent stools. Seem to have large defined swelling on abdomen. Causes?

Many things: Symptoms of gallbladder disease: bloating, pain in abdomen, indigestion. Symptoms of acid reflux: indigestion bloating, burning in upper abdomen. Symptoms of colon problem: inconsistent stools, abdominal swelling. So, it is best to check with your physician who can dissect the problem for you. Read more

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What could cause pain on right side of abdomen abdomen swelling positive ANA and decrease lung gas exchange.

What could cause pain on right side of abdomen abdomen swelling positive ANA and decrease lung gas exchange.

These could be: These could be related or they may not. It is up to your physician to make the intepretation based on your history, exam, and other labs and tests. Read more

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What can cause swollen temples, lymph node swelling in the neck and chest, abdomen and groin, anemia, weakness and abcesses near lymph node areas, ?

What can cause swollen temples, lymph node swelling in the neck and chest, abdomen and groin, anemia, weakness and abcesses near lymph node areas, ?

Too many problems to: We can not sort out all your problems via email messages. You need to go see a doctor who can give you a complete physical exam and run tests to confirm what you say you have wrong before we can tell you what is causing you these multiple problems and clarify your concerns. Read more