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Ive had a swollen belly for a few weeks, seems to get worse as day progresses. Also just noticed soreness and small lump in belly button.

Ive had a swollen belly for a few weeks, seems to get worse as day progresses. Also just noticed soreness and small lump in belly button.

Possible hernia: You may have an abdominal wall or umbilical hernia. If you feel any pain or unable to reduce swelling by finger pressure or any change in overlying skin color should check with your doctor promptly. These are the signs of incarceration ...Read more

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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Swollen Belly (Definition)

Abdominal swelling, or distention, is more often caused by overeating than by a serious illness. This problem can be caused by: air swallowing (a nervous habit), buildup of fluid in the abdomen (this can be a sign of a serious medical problem), gas in the intestines from eating foods that are high in fiber (such as fruits and vegetables), irritable ...Read more


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Can a swollen belly be a sign of a dangerous condition?

Can a swollen belly be a sign of a dangerous condition?

Yes: If your baby's belly appears larger than normal, they should be examined right away. If they are fussy, the swelling could be a sign of infection or blockage. If not fussy, it could be due to a growth or mass. It could also be due to a less serious but more common condition such as constipation or gas. ...Read more

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What causes a swollen belly button?

What causes a swollen belly button?

Infection or hernia: The most likely problem associated with a swollen belly button, if this is the first time you are encountering this at age 37, is either an umbilical hernia (a defect in the wall of your abdomen) or an infection. If it is painful, red, swollen or if you are having nausea, vomiting and are unable to go to the bathroom, you should get checked as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What is done for a swollen belly button lump and pain?

What is done for a swollen belly button lump and pain?

Maybe...: Surgery if you are describing a bulge from an umbilical hernia. See your doctor or a general surgeon for an examination. ...Read more

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4 year old boy with red & swollen belly button. No discharge. ?

4 year old boy with red & swollen belly button. No discharge. ?

Hernia?: Need to see pediatrician ASAP. Could be an infecction or even a trapped umbilical hernia. Is there pain, warmth, fever, or vomiting? If so, call pediatrician, urgent care, or ER. ...Read more

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Her period ended on 23/11,stayed only 2days, since then bloated and feeling tired due to swollen belly.What to do?

Her period ended on 23/11,stayed only 2days, since then bloated and feeling tired due to swollen belly.What to do?

Pregnancy test: Start with a pregnancy test if you have been having unprotected intercourse. If it is negative she needs to see her primary care provider for a full history and exam to find out what is going on. Hope this helps and she feels better soon. ...Read more

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What would pain in lower right stomach quadrant that aggravates 1 day after alcohol abuse indicate? No pain during boozing. Soft swollen belly.

What would pain in lower right stomach quadrant that aggravates 1 day after alcohol abuse indicate? No pain during boozing. Soft swollen belly.

Advanced liver damag: Cirrhosis of the liver caused by alcohol abuse could be the source. Liver function tests may be normal despite advanced liver damage. Hepatology evaluation recommended. Soft swollen belly suggests ascites which is a complication of advanced liver failure. ...Read more

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Dr. Katharine Cox
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