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Home Remedies For Swollen Belly
Diet & exercise.: Gi issues may need to be ruled out as well. ...Read more
An enlarging abdomen over what is normal for you, can develop over a period of hours to weeks. This excludes obesity, common causes are gas in the intestine, fluid in the abdomen, pregnancy, and rarely cancer. A CAT scan or ultrasound will show what is going on. Would be helpful to know if there are other symptoms, such as pain, ...Read more
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
Swollen belly=: Abnormal distension of the abdomen, with various etiologies ...Read more
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
Few months: It depends on the surgical approach, but it is not uncommon for women to experience "swelly belly" for a few months after hyst. A support girdle type undergarment may help with discomfort. ...Read more
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I took 3 days together expired caltrate tabs 600 mg n now I hav full body swelling for many days n swollen belly n I feel heavy wht to do?
Body: Hard to tell from your description. You need to see a doctor right away. Go to the ER ...Read more
I am suffering from swollen abdomen, indigetion and loss of appetite. I cant have deep breath due to swollen belly?
POSSIBLE: BUT WOULD HAVE TO BE REALLY SWOLLEN TO PUT UPWARD PRESSURE ON YOUR LUNGS ...Read more
I've 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.
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
I have round and stretched out oval hive looking rash on both sides of my seemingly swollen belly. Could this be liver failure?
What would pain in lower right stomach quadrant that aggravates 1 day after alcohol abuse indicate? No pain during boozing. Soft swollen belly.
55-yr-old friend has sudden swollen belly, belly pain, urgent urination. Has seen gastro but I think she needs GYN. Could she be wasting valuble time?
I have swollen belly on my left side, also left leg swollen by my foot. Now I just found a bump on my left leg filled with clear liquid. What do you thi?
Can't think of: Anything in particular, unrelated symptoms, if you're really suffering, see your doctor for physical examination, best wishes ...Read more
I got a swollen belly a free weeks ago with the runs the runs lasted about 24 hours now my belly is still swollen but I don't have bowel movements some?
Distended abd/ diarr: Sometimes after diarrhea there is a change in the bacteria in the bowel which can lead to bloating. Consider probiotic. Also may have relative food intolerances so see if changes with elimnation diet (one week avoid gluten, next week dairy, next week soy. Constipation can lead to bloatign as well try milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) 1 tablespoon at night for 3 nights. F/u/ w/ doc ...Read more
How can a pt on high doses of steroids (sle serositis) tell the diff between having a swollen belly from the drug or true ascites? Abd is swollen/hard
Dear doctor, recently read in a magazine for the spastic colon and found that l have many of symptoms such as constipation, rumbling and swollen belly.
Thank you: Thank you for letting us know. Usually patients come to health tap to ask questions. Perhaps if you think you have a serious medical condition it would be wise to bring this concern to the physician who cares for you. ...Read more
1wk post lumbar L4 and L5 back surgery. Today dark urin and dark vomit... Both coffee color. Sore swollen belly. What could it be.
Abdominal bleed: Call your doctor or go to the ed immediately. ...Read more
I'm 30 years old my mam has had breast cancer. I had a cyst in 2013 had it removed now I have 27cm septated cyst in right ovary swollen belly neusea?
Breast ovarian CA: Sometimes breast cancer and ovarian can be inherited. Mom having breast cancer at an age less than 50 can increase chances of breast or ovarian cancer in the daughters. BRCA mutation is famous for this. As your complaint and the cyst, this needs to be addressed by a gynecologist right away. Ovarian cysts are frequent findings, but this size is concerning. It can give rise to pain, and nausea ...Read more
Forgetfulness, Memory problems, Poor concentration, nerve pain in head, extreme fatigue, shortness of breath, tachycardia, swollen belly/legs/feet.
It's possible: Having an enlarged abdomen can shift your weight in such a way that it creates strain on your back. However, there are medical conditions that enlarged the abdomen that can cause pain as well. To be on the safe side, you should have it checked out by your doctor. ...Read more
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Too many poss: This is too vague. I am not sure how u can feel ur spleen. If it is truly enlarged, there are many possibilities. You need to be seen in person by ur doctor and then referred to hematologist if appropriate. ...Read more
Fluid or ascites: Your mom needs doctor evaluation. If she is otherwise okay, abdomen getting more swollen over six months, it could be fluid expanding her abdomen. There are several other possible causes; mass, metabolic, enlarging liver and spleen. Fluid could be from cancer and/or liver dysfunction. An ultrasound will make the diagnosis. Fluid can be tapped, evaluated and treatments started. Don't delay. ...Read more