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Dr. Charles Cattano
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My stomach is swollen and hard. I look like im pregnant but im not. Not on period. ?

Dr. Charles Cattano
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
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My stomach is swollen and hard. I look like im pregnant but im not. Not on period. ?

Swelling may be bad: Retained air in the gut can certainly lead to bloating. However, a "hard" abdomen raises greater concern, such as fluid (ascites) in your abdomen or intestinal blockage. Ascites can be due to significant liver disease, infection, perforation of the gut, trauma to an organ with bleeding, or even cancer. Intestinal blockage, if present, risks rupture, peritonitis, death. Please get evaluated now. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Levine
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I have had my period 3 tI mes in a month each lasting 2 to 3 days. No my stomach is hard and swollen and bad cramping.I know I am not pregnant. ?

Dr. Jeffrey Levine
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I have had my period 3 tI mes in a month each lasting 2 to 3 days. No my stomach is hard and swollen and bad cramping.I know I am not pregnant. ?

Poss Fibroid Uterus: It is not uncommon for women >35yrs to develop fibroids (benign tumors) in their uterus, and even more likely if you are a women of color and obese. Fibroids can lead to inter-menstrual bleeding like your having, and if enlarged enough - a hard/swollen sensation in the abdomen. I recommend seeing a clinician who can perform a gyn exam and perform an ultrasound and endometrial biopsy if needed. ...Read more

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Dr. Veena Govila
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I've done a number of pregnancy test an all came back negative, my stomach is very hard a swollen, I've missed 5 periods , always tired wot could this be?

Dr. Veena Govila
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I've done a number of pregnancy test an all came back negative, my stomach is very hard a swollen, I've missed 5 periods , always tired wot could this be?

Big abdominal girth: Missed 5periods and abdomen girth is increasing . Pregnancy test is negative. You need a good examination of overies and uterus and abdomen. Some times pseudo psysis can present like that . Ovarian problem . See your dr ...Read more

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Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
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For a week i've had sore breasts and a swollen stomach. I finished my period approximately two weeks ago and haven't had sex, so not pregnant. Why?

Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
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For a week i've had sore breasts and a swollen stomach. I finished my period approximately two weeks ago and haven't had sex, so not pregnant. Why?

Family practice : Sounds like a hormonal imbalance problem. If you drink a lot of coffee or caffeine you might consider stopping that. Get a mammogram. Get checked out if it persists. ...Read more

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