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Am 27. Bloating daily for 8 months now, abdominal pain especially when I sit down, increased abdominal girth and feeling full quickly. Ovarian cancer?

Am 27. Bloating daily for 8 months now, abdominal pain especially when I sit down, increased abdominal girth and feeling full quickly. Ovarian cancer?

Worrying re cancer: Worrying about developing cancer is common, but the risk of getting ovarian cancer is low. If you have a family history of breast or ovarian cancer, then you should check with your doctor and have an ultrasound done to look for swelling of the ovaries or fluid collection in the abdomen. Hepatitis or other liver disease could be a serious alternative diagnosis, but start with blood tests and an us. ...Read more

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No bowel issues 6weeks constant pelvic/lower left abdominal pain increased girth, urination (not painful) & fatigue could this be ovarian cancer?

No bowel issues 6weeks constant pelvic/lower left abdominal pain increased girth, urination (not painful) & fatigue could this be ovarian cancer?

See exerts timely...: For a young lady as you're, the first things to look into are how you void and defecate. If all alright, see a gynecologist timely; it's better than online second-guessing.

Meanwhile, practice healthy lifestyle and avoid overindulgence and obsession of any form.

Best wish... ...Read more

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How can I increase my abdominal strength and durability?

How can I increase my abdominal strength and durability?

Exercise: By doing abdominal strengthening exercises such as sit-up, crunches in a repetious manner over time will strengthen your abdominal muscle. ...Read more

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I've had lower abdominal pains for 6 days now, they come and go throughout the day. When I do experience these pains they slowly increase intensity.

I've had lower abdominal pains for 6 days now, they come and go throughout the day. When I do experience these pains they slowly increase intensity.

See your doctor: There can be many causes of this pain. Your doctor can take a more thorough history and do a physical exam and lab tests or blood work if necessary to diagnose and treat your pain. ...Read more

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With an appendicitis, is the pain consistent or does it come and go? I'm having sharp pains in my lower right abdominal area. They have come and gone for about a week. But today, the pain has increased and ongoing and it moves from the front to the back.

Appendicitis: Appendicitis is inflammation of the appendix, which is an outpouching from the large intestine. This usually occurs from blockage of the opening of the appendix, usually from a fecolith in adults, and often from a viral infection in children.

While there are variations of the presentation of the symptoms of appendicitis, in general, the first symptom is often an aching pain that begins around your belly button (navel). The pain may be minor at first, but it becomes more sharp and severe. Your appetite will be reduced and you may have nausea, vomiting, and a low fever.

As the swelling in the appendix increases, the pain will shift to your right lower abdomen, to a point right above the appendix (called mcburney's point). This most often occurs 12 to 24 hours after the illness starts. Over the next few hours, there may be increased pain when you walk, cough or move. You may prefer to lie still because sudden movement causes pain.

As the infection worsens, the risk for your appendix ruptures, spilling the contents of the colon and infected appendix in to abdominal cavity leading to peritonitis, increasing the risk of complications and death.

Although your presentation is not classical for appendicitis, there are many other causes of abdominal pain, if you are having worsening pain, you should be seen by a physician for additional testing, including blood work, urine testing, ultrasound or ct scan. ...Read more

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Why do some upper abdominal pains increase at night?

Why do some upper abdominal pains increase at night?

When lying down?: Upper abdominal pain can be from "acid", such as stomach ulcers, just gastritis with no ulcer, or reflux (heartburn). Reflux worsens when a person is lying down and/or has a full stomach. Sometimes there is an ulcer in the first part of the small intestine. Infection with h. Pylori bacteria can lead to stomach ulcer pains. The primary care doctor or the G.I. Specialist can try various therapies. ...Read more

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Why do I have increased abdominal pain on an elimination diet?

Why do I have increased abdominal pain on an elimination diet?

Not unusual: You have not eliminated the problem foods yet (if there are problem foods). Try the fodmap diet. ...Read more

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I have pain in my right ball. Its hurts if I touch it, when I sit down or raise my leg. Pain also goes up to my abdomen sometimes but doesn't last long?

I have pain in my right ball. Its hurts if I touch it, when I sit down or raise my leg. Pain also goes up to my abdomen sometimes but doesn't last long?

Please see your: Doctor. It could be anything from a strain, to torsion of the cord attached to testicle, or more. The only way to know is w/an exam. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How can I get admitted to the hospital for increased abdominal pain?

Depends on the cause: There are several criterias you have to meet to be admitted to the hospital
1the symptoms or diagnosis and acuity and reason why it can not be managed at home like dehudration requiring IV fluids etc.
2 plan for treatment to be given in hospital like IV fluids/surgery/pain meds
3anticipated complications and inhospital observation
most of admissions for abdominal pain done after screening in er. ...Read more

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Why does my upper abdomen pain increase with sitting?

Why does my upper abdomen pain increase with sitting?

Specifics please: In what position do you feel worse? What is the quality of pain--sharp, stabbing, pressure, bloating, gasiness? When you experience discomfort does the pain move or stay in one place? Duration pain lasts? Is pain deep or superficial? Have you seen blood with stool or change in bowels? Any chance of pregnancy (sexually active)? Any bladder/uti symptoms? Need this info to better help you. ...Read more

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USG Abdomen report says Normal sized kedneys with mild increase in parenchymal echos - Suggested RFT correlation. What does it mean?

USG Abdomen report says Normal sized kedneys with mild increase in parenchymal echos - Suggested RFT correlation. What does it mean?

Usually benign: It shouldn't mean anything serious. RFT refers to checking a blood test for creatinine, if this value is normal then there is nothing to worry about. Parenchymal changes can be due to many normal causes or even from long standing hypertension. ...Read more

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Fluid or ceroma in abdomen after hernia operation is serious? . It increase abdomen size? How to solve this Prob.....Wht care should b taken

Fluid or ceroma in abdomen after hernia operation is serious? . It increase abdomen size? How to solve this Prob.....Wht care should b taken

Depends: Some amount of fluid is expected with the associated tissue injury. It depends if it is more than usual, there are signs of inflammation, associated or systemic signs like fever noted.....then infection or if bruishing....bleeding possible. See PMD for better evaluation. ...Read more

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Lower right side abdominal pain since my splenectomy has increased more and they did not remove my appendix should I be worried?

Lower right side abdominal pain since my splenectomy has increased more and they did not remove my appendix should I be worried?

Check it out: Why did you have a splenectomy? I am not sure what the splenectomy has to do with right sided abdominal pain, but please have it checked out by your physician. ...Read more

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I wanna know what happens after every period is over? Is light lower abdomen and bck pain normal? Dc increases or decreases? If u answer in detail please

I wanna know what happens after every period is over? Is light lower abdomen and bck pain normal? Dc increases or decreases? If u answer in detail please

Cycle starts again: Menstrual cramps often are mild and tolerable to most women, but some have very painful cramps requiring medical interventions. Often meds such as motrin/aleve (adequately dosed) will do the job, some requires more.
The autonomic nervous system in your uterus area are similar to lower bowels and some cross-activities is often noticed, hence lower back/abdominal pain.
Consult doc.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Mild but persistent abdominal pain. Should I increase my med? Go to er? Crohns x 10 yr

Mild but persistent abdominal pain. Should I increase my med? Go to er? Crohns x 10 yr

See a GI doctor ASAP: As I am sure you know, crohn's disease is a pretty tricky disease to predict and treat. Your management needs to be coordinated by a gastroenterologist who can guide your therapy and perform cancer surveillance. It is not advisable to change your medication doses without physician evaluation. ...Read more

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Hi, I have lumps on my arm, abdomen region, lower-back, thighs and recently I found out the number of lumps increased. Low temperature too every evenin?

Hi, I have lumps on my arm, abdomen region, lower-back, thighs and recently I found out the number of lumps increased. Low temperature too every evenin?

Lumps: Your lumps may represent lipomas or fatty tumors which are benign. Your low teperatute is not related. For a definitive diagnosis see a dermatologist ...Read more

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What are the risks of having laser liposuction compared to regular liposuction? I'd like to have laser liposuction on my abdomen but I'm a bit nervous. Do burns occur frequently during this kind of liposuction? Is there an increased risk of scarring? .

What are the risks of having laser liposuction compared to regular liposuction? I'd like to have laser liposuction on my abdomen but I'm a bit nervous. Do burns occur frequently during this kind of liposuction? Is there an increased risk of scarring? .

True risk: Yes burn with laser liposuction is a true potential risk. Both technique work equally good in the hands of the surgeon who is used to them. Any kind of liposuction could potentially have risks, so make sure your surgeon is a board certified plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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I've been sick regularly recently, had lower abdominal and back pain and have increased urination, what's up with me?

I've been sick regularly recently, had lower abdominal and back pain and have increased urination, what's up with me?

Could be infection: This could be as simple as a bladder infection or could be diabetes. You need to be checked if symptoms continue. ...Read more

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Is increased ESR harmful? I had got open appendectomy done 2 months back, the pain in lower abdomen& back still persists.

Is increased ESR harmful? I had got open appendectomy done 2 months back, the pain in lower abdomen& back still persists.

Appendix esr: Esr is not specific for any condition. If you are having persistent pain following appendectomy, you should get re-evaluated by your surgeon. ...Read more

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I got an abdominal ultrasound and my results say "Liver: Increased in echogenicity" and "echogenic liver" what does that mean?

I got an abdominal ultrasound and my results say "Liver: Increased in echogenicity" and "echogenic liver" what does that mean?

Most commonly: This is seen with increased fat content of the liver. Fatty livers are most commonly seen in patients ingesting too much fat in their diets or the result of excessive alcohol intake. ...Read more

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I have pain on my lower left abdomen that radiates to my right lower when I raise my leg, im on my period right now, is this part of it?

I have pain on my lower left abdomen that radiates to my right lower when I raise my leg, im on my period right now, is this part of it?

Depends: If it goes away with your period more likely relates to it. If it doesn't probably these are not related. If it is serious enough to bother you go see a doctor. ...Read more

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Have mild pain in my lower left abdomen which increases at times. Is it normal in IBS with constipation? What should I do to reduce the pain?

May be...: Although the information is not enough to make a sensible suggestion, the location and nature of pain deserve considering possible urinary stone or diverticulitis or musculoskeletal pain. Ibs may exist along with intermittent constipation. So, you should focus on how to normalize your bowel by eating gi-friendly diet such as more fiber, prune, less sugary, fat, and salt... So, see doc timely... ...Read more

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I have sensation of incomplete emptying of my bladder and bowel. And my abdomen is distended. My frequency of passing urine is increased. Help me?

I have sensation of incomplete emptying of my bladder and bowel. And my abdomen is distended. My frequency of passing urine is increased. Help me?

Sounds like: Lousy diet. An excess of calories, particularly those of simple carbohydrate, upset the balance of the lower brain that is responsible for controlling the actions of your body organs. ...Read more

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Does wheat increase the amount of fat that is stored in abdominal cavity? I was curious if a primarily carb diet from wheat leads to more weight gain.

Does wheat increase the amount of fat that is stored in abdominal cavity? I was curious if a primarily carb diet from wheat leads to more weight gain.

Yes if large amounts: A diet high in sugars and starches is probably the greatest contributor to obesity. The book wheat belly makes the case that wheat is a major factor. See http://thehealingproject. Us/2012/09/22/book-summary-wheat-belly-by-william-davis-md/ for a good summary. However, there are some strong critiques http://noglutennoproblem. Blogspot. Com/2012/03/wheat-belly-busted. Html
see my comments for more:. ...Read more

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Pain and discomfort in the upper left abdomen increase on eating when press on it I can hear avery loud sound as if there is abag of water. Underweight?

Pain and discomfort in the upper left abdomen increase on eating when press on it I can hear avery loud sound as if there is abag of water. Underweight?

Stomach: The structure you're pressing is likely your stomach, maybe your colon. It sounds like it's filled with gas. This is often due to swallowing air (stomach) and is often a sign of irritation. The sound is call "borborygami" and is an intestinal sound. Something's going on! Could be infection, parasite, ulcer, colitis, gastritis and many others. You need some testing. ...Read more

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I am having pain in left abdomen for last 2 years. Pain originates from naval and goes till scrotum. It increase after intercourse but is there 24 hrs?

I am having pain in left abdomen for last 2 years. Pain originates from naval and goes till scrotum. It increase after intercourse but is there 24 hrs?

Hmmm...: Many conditions can cause these symptoms. You may have prostatitis, epididimitis, varicocele, or even a hernia. I would recommend that you see your primary care doctor, and possibly an urologist as well. ...Read more