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Lower Abdominal Swelling
He has been having lower abdominal swelling inflammation on his left and right side for two weeks now. There is no pain though. ?
I hope he's ok: Take him to the dr. and get an examination and maybe some testing if the Dr. orders any, to properly diagnose why he is swelling in his lower abdominal area. ...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
Something or nothing: Bloating is a common symptom of ibs which is usually a self-limiting but annoying gastrointestinal syndrome. The bloating is usually from swallowed gas and/or bacterial imbalance in the gastrointestinal tract. If it is just the lower abdomen, and the patient is female, it may be due to gynecologic problem or even gyn malignancy. If it is with constipation, a laxative may help. ...Read more
What would cause extreme lower abdominal swelling in a thin 35 year old? It is only really bad from ovulation to period. I have pelvic pain as well.
Need CT: If a ultrasound is not helpful, often a CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis will better be able to identify if you have a hernia (defect in the abdominal wall fascia) It will also look at your intestines to see if you have an appendicitis or small bowel or colon problem. Sometimes a CT can be better at identifying other pathology such as an ovarian cyst or urachal cyst that would not be seen on US ...Read more
Pinched Nerve: Sounds like you have a pinched nerve in your back. I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level and what can be done to treat you. There are interventional treatments besides medications and surgeries that might reduce or eliminate the pain altogether. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Severe lower abdominal pain, swelling, and trouble walking or sitting. Would seeing an acupunturist help?
Start with....: If you have new onset severe abdominal pain please go to your nearest emergency room for evaluation to rule out surgical problems. If the problem is more chronic then that, please still start with a comprehensive evaluation by your physician to determine cause. Your sxs sound serious. Start with standard evaluation. Depending on findings, acupuncture may be of benefit. D/w your physician. ...Read more
I am 1 year post hysterectomy and having severe lower abdominal pain with abdominal swelling and pressure like pain in my right shoulder, please help?
Sharp pains in my ribs when i cough, take a deep breathe, etc. Also abdominal swelling. Lower back pain. Constipation.. What's wrong with me?
I have had sex 3 days during my ovulation and I am experiencing lower abdominal pains and swelling what can this be?
Ovulation: The release of an egg from the ovary can sometimes lead to a small amount internal bleeding from the site of ovulation . Bleeding can be very irritating and cause pain. Ovulation also triggers cascade of hormonal changes, including the increased levels of Progesterone which can lead to a sensation of bloating. Totally normal, does not necessarily mean that you're pregnant but certainly possible. ...Read more
33yr old female, severe chronic lower right abdominal pain, swelling, radiates down leg and lower back, gotten worse over the past year. No diagnosis?
Pls see a physician: Make sure you see a physician and do investigation like ultrasound to see the reason behind the pain. ...Read more
I have what seems to be abdominal swelling on the right lower side of my abdomen with no pain just discomfort?
Could you help me? I have lower abdominal. Lower back pain. Swelling and numbness lower back, hernia right side groin, weakness and cold sweat
I have severe lower abdominal burning, pain and swelling. Could the pain be related to my hep c, ibs, or celiac? What can I do it's becoming worse
Get Evaluated: You need to be evaluated by your physician to diagnose the reason for your pain & to treat it accordingly. ...Read more
Liquid like brown discharge with cramping. Now lower left abdominal pain with swelling and tender to touch. LMP was 8/11 and normal, hurts to walk.
Heavy vaginal bleeding for 3 weeks with clots. Upper abdominal swelling midline. Pelvic Cramps. Leg swelling. Lower back pain. What can this be?
See GYN: you need to see a specialist for that ,it could be a very simple problem, but needs to be checked by a GYN, for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Can be: Swelling can be due to gaseous distension, stool in the colon, a baby in the uterus, urine in the bladder, poor muscle tone. It can also be due to abnormalities of the ovaries (cysts, tumors), kidneys (cyst, tumor, failure), uterus (fibroids, tumors), tubes (ectopic preg), liver (tumors, fat, scarring, failure), fluid deposition from sick liver, tumors, heart failure, tumor masses, etc. C ur doc. ...Read more
Celiac disease: You notice daily abdominal swelling. Consider seeing your doctor to discuss medical conditions. Celiac disease is a condition that makes people sick if they eat wheat, barley, etc. Some people notice bloating. You doctor can do a blood test and more importantly you can work with your doctor to get better even if it is not celiac. ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
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