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Causes Of Swollen Lower Belly
I have a bump or maybe a boil on my lower belly sometimes it's dormant but right now it's swollen and very painful. What can be the cause of this?
Cyst: Sound like a cyst that is getting recurrently infected. Cysts have a skin like a grape and need to be surgically excised, in its entirety, for a permanent solution. Otherwise some antibiotics and might help to put it back in it's "dormant" state. ...Read more
Not usually. . .: Uti = urinary tract infection, which is either bladder or kidney. All include frequent burning urination w/sense of urgency. Kidney infections add fever & one-sided back pain to above. Swollen belly is not part of definition. Go see your doctor if you think you might a UTI which needs antibiotics to be cured. ...Read more
What causes a burning sensation when touched on right side of lower back and on right side and on right side lower abdomen? Its not red or swollen
What could cause a non blanching red streak on lower abdomen? Been present for 3 months. Could it be a swollen vein? Hasn't improved at all..
See a doctor: You should see a doctor for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more
I m gaining weight quick, just my lower belly, if I drink water or milk it looks swollen and looks like I m 6 month preg. Also wheezing breathing prob?
I had open mesh right inguinal repair two weeks ago. Pain is now very mild but my whole lower abdomen is swollen. Is this normal?
Not necessarily: 2 weeks post op you would not expect severe swelling as you describe. Luckily you have no severe pain, but you need to call and follow-up with your surgeon to have the area assessed. Best wishes. ...Read more
I am having pain on my right side. When I press on my ribs the pain is more severe. I feel bloated and my lower abdomen seems a little swollen?
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Needs to be checked: This can be anything from normal to a reflux (not working) deep vein to iliac compression syndrome to a pelvic tumor. If you have a *new* pelvic vein - this is abnormal and should be evaluated by a vein specialist or phlebologist. A *superficial* venous ultrasound and then potentially a venogram are indicated. A ct or mr venogram are also reasonable. ...Read more
Not if...: ...due to Mesenteric Adenitis (enlargement of lymph nodes in abdominal mesentery) is commonly seen in conditions that mimic acute appendicitis. When accompanied by inflammation of the ileum, & crohn's disease has been excluded, consider bacterial infection caused by yersinia enterocolitica, campylobacter, salmonella. Adenitis may also reflect non-GI inflammatory processes in the abdomen or pelvis. ...Read more
I am a 53 year old menapausal woman who has almost constant tightness, full & swollen feeling with occational sharp pains in lower abdomen, low energy?
? cancer: At your age you should have had a colon screening, and hopefully you are current with your pap smears...You need to be checked for diverticulosis, colon cancer, ovarian cancer, dropped bladder, fibroids and hernias to make sure you do not have a bigger problem. Please see your doctor for full evaluation to evaluate you further. ...Read more
Exercised, had pains took panadol (acetaminophen). The pains at the right side of my lower abdomen reduced but stil remained now my pubic area is swollen.
Hernia vs Appy: Certain conditions increase in likelihood depending on age. It is possible for extremely strained muscles to be a little swollen and tense. The right lower quadrant also holds possibility for dysfunction in the form of a hernia and/or appendicitis. If the skin over your pubic area is swollen, you should be examined in-person. ...Read more
I have a swollen rib cus I pulled a muscle excersising can the pain go to my back & also my lower abdomen? (:
Yes: Pulled muscles in the chest wall are connected to the muscles in abdomen and upper back so it not unusual to get pain in other areas of upper back and abdomen. I hope that helps good luck. ...Read more
After an 8hr shift my knees and ankles are swollen. After a 12hr shift I'm in pain from lower abdomen with bad knee pain. What could this be?
Gf has bad pain in lower abdomen 48hrs did have dihorrea feels swollen. Docngave her anti biotics. She's in bad pain when she moves? Appendicitis?
Possibly: Best to have her reevaluated based on what you are describing, especially because she has not experienced relief after taking antibiotics. ...Read more