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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

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 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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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?

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?

Hernia: Sounds like a hernia, which is a small hole in the abdominal wall muscles, allowing some fat or possible intestines to push through. Should be easy to confirm on a physical exam. Just go see your doctor and have it checked out. Good luck. ...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 causes the swelling of a stomach?

What causes the swelling of a stomach?

Find the cause: Many different things can cause stomach swelling true bloating due to a large amount of gas can best be avoided by avoiding the foods, activities that cause the gas accumulation. Many other things feel like bloating but may be due to inflammation or adhesions or gallstone problems etc. See your primary to figure out the cause of your symptoms http://digestive.Niddk.Nih.Gov/ddiseases/pubs/gas/. ...Read more

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What causes swelling/discomfort in upper stomach area?

What causes swelling/discomfort in upper stomach area?

Lots to consider...: An ache +/- distension in the upper abdomen may originate from the stomach, duodenum, mid-colon, small bowel, liver, pancreas, bile ducts and gallbladder, spleen, abdominal muscles themselves, hernias, blood vessels that feed the organs. Sometimes the cause is inflammatory, ischemic, infectious, obstructive, or just muscle spasms. Checking with your doctor can identify what's the problem area. ...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 can swelling on left side of stomach and left side be from?

What can swelling on left side of stomach and left side be from?

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

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Need expert help here. What are causes for abdominal pain and swelling?

Need expert help here. What are causes for abdominal pain and swelling?

Too many to list: Abdominal pain can be caused by way too many things to advise you on what to do for your present condition. You need to see your doctor who will take a complete history and perform a physical exam before recommending any treatment plans. ...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 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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I have abdomen pain with swelling on right side. Painful in back but more on left side?

I have abdomen pain with swelling on right side.  Painful in back but more on left side?

Abdominal pain: O you need to see a physician as it is impossible to diagnose you this way ...Read more

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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 more

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My wife is having severe pain in the lower right side of her stomach. There is some swelling also. Can you help in this ?

My wife is having severe pain in the lower right side of her stomach. There is some swelling also. Can you help in this ?

This is not ...: The sort of situation that can be or should be addressed over the internet. Please have her seen by a medical provider as soon as possible. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more