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Doctor insights on: Infant Swollen Pelvic Area

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My infant son has a swollen area on his pelvis that wasn't there a few hours ago?

My infant son has a swollen area on his pelvis that wasn't there a few hours ago?

Could be a hernia: If your baby is not in severe pain, you can contact your doctor's office to schedule a routine appointment to have it checked out. If your son is having pain, vomiting or any other worrisome symptoms, it's best to be seen right away. Hernias may present as a bulge in the groin and that condition can be diagnosed by a physical exam. Sometimes the bulging comes and goes, but best to call your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the cure for swollen kidney in infants?

What is the cure for swollen kidney in infants?

Find cause first: First the cause of the problem has to be identified before a treatment can be advised. ...Read more

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My infant child has a pimple on her chin, but now her chin is extremely swollen. What should we do?

My infant child has a pimple on her chin, but now her chin is extremely swollen. What should we do?

Go to hospital: This sounds like an infection which may be caused by staphylococcus or streptococcus bacteria, but it also could be caused by other types of bacteria. Infections that may be minor in adults or older children can be very serious, even life-threatening in infants. Facial infections are of particular concern. You should take your child to an emergency department immediately. ...Read more

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What can I put on my 2 year old infant swollen penis?

What can I put on my 2 year old infant swollen penis?

Swollen penis: A swollen penis in a 2 year old requires a doctor evaluation. He should be seen by a pediatrician or a urologist. ...Read more

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My pelvis region right upper area has become swollen, but no pain at all and feel like something tubular when touched.Please advice in this regard.

My pelvis region right upper area has become swollen, but no pain at all and feel like something tubular when touched.Please advice in this regard.

You could have a: Couple things, from a hernia which is not incarcerated to significant gas and distention being trapped in your terminal small bowel from constipation large bowels. I would recommend getting it examined to be safe, as not many things present in the area but some can be serious. I hope that helps! ...Read more

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Swollen testicles in infants what do they mean?

Swollen testicles in infants what do they mean?

Hydrocele or hernia: Swollen testicles in an infant is most likely from one of two conditions. Most common reason is hydrocele--fluid around the testicles. It could also be from a inguinal hernia. The infant should be seen by a pediatrican to confrim the diagnosis. Also important to make sure it is not painful and no discoloration of skin over it. ...Read more

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Feeling pain, pressure and discomfert in pelvic area. Swollen vagina around and inside. Age 25 and healthy?

Many causes: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. ...Read more

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My friend had a lump that's swollen on the pelvic area. Thought it was an in grown hair. Now its hard and bigger. What could it be?

My friend had a lump that's swollen on the pelvic area. Thought it was an in grown hair. Now its hard and bigger. What could it be?

Need to be seen: It sounds like an infected follicle. It really needs to be evaluated because there are many factors that determine what it might be. ...Read more