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My Intestines Feel Swollen
The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more
SEVERAL CONDITIONS: Can cause these symptoms. You need to see a doctor asap please. ...Read more
Why do I feel
Something move in my abdominal area ? It feels like my organs are moving and it gets bloated and hurts
Pregnancy?: I would encourage you to go and visit your doctor for a physical exam. The most important thing to test for in a woman of childbearing age is pregnancy. Of course, our gastrointestinal system moves food and waste along and you can feel movement and pain sometimes and have "stomach upset". Learn about proper diet, tell your doctor about your bowel and bladder habits , triggers for gi irritability ...Read more
Probable infection: If you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Saltwater gargles are helpful. Mix a tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a small amount of lemon juice is good. ...Read more
Pruritis: Many different things can cause itchy skin, whether over the stomach or other body parts. For example, it may be caused by allergies, infections, certain medicines, or skin conditions such as eczema or psoriasis. Many times itchy skin just happens when your skin is dry, as is very common in cold weather. Ref: http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en/diseases-conditions/pruritis/causes-risk-factors ...Read more
Swollen lymp node in upper right abdomen? Painful to touch it. And bloating. My stomach all around feels funny what could this be? Very worried!
Get a physical: The best approach here is to see your doctor for a physical exam and go from there. Not sure what you mean by a swollen lymph node in the right upper abdomen since lymph nodes are not palpable in this area. ...Read more
My left side labia hurts so bad feels swollen red cant have clothes touch me. Cant walk, the pain is horrible im in tears. Its near my urethra opening?
Get seen now!: This severe a pain, needs to be evaluated. You may have a serious infection, or an abscess (boil) that requires treatment. Do not suffer any more, get treatment If you have an untreated infection it may spread and you'll feel worse! You don't want to get worse, I'm sure. See a doc, and then you can start on the path to feeling better. ...Read more
Dr ,whenever i get my periods ... my lower abdomen specially the area near the ovaries hurt very badly and my abdomen swells and become hard ,why ?
GYN MD exam: You need to be examined by a local GYN MD to assess the myriad of medical reasons for your symptoms. ...Read more
When I swallow pain goes to the left side of my head and my glands feel swollen. My throat doesn't hurt.
Allergy to onions: This sounds like contact allergy to something in the onions. Don't eat them andcheck with an allergist to determine if you are susceptible to other foods that have some of same or similar compounds to avoid them also. ...Read more
Hurting above my belly button been feeling tired and sometimes i feel like i'm going to faint and can't lay on my stomach and feel twitching and bloat?
Need for evaluation: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. It requires a more detailed history, physical examination and may be some tests. ...Read more
My uvula looks swollen and red and my tonsils look swollen, throat hurts and hurts to move my neck?
Pharyngitis: A swollen, red, sore throat can be related to bacterial infection like strep or viral infection including "mono". A healthcare provider can perform a rapid strep screen, throat culture and even test for presence of ebv virus (cause of infectious mono) to determine if antibiotics are indicated or not. It's uncommon, but other infections and causes are possibilities as well. ...Read more
Need evaluation: Anatomically, the upper abdomen includes: spleen, pancreas, stomach, descending duodenum, mid colon & flexures, associated vessels & aorta, liver, gallbladder, biliary tree. Don't forget the diaphragm, heart, & lower chest are pretty close by. Abdominal pain is often accompanied by abdominal muscle rigidity. An exam is appropriate for clarity of diagnosis & treatment--please see your doctor next. ...Read more