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Dr. Katharine Cox
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Painful Swelling Of Abdomen (Overview)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the stomach region or belly.


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Please advise what is causing my painful abdominal swelling?

Please advise what is causing my painful abdominal swelling?

Check-up: That cannot be answered in any simple way. It could be serious and you should be seen and physically examined by your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Cox
6 doctors shared insights

Painful Swelling Of Abdomen (Overview)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the stomach region or belly.


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Can you tell me how to get rid of abdominal swelling after surgery?

Can you tell me how to get rid of abdominal swelling after surgery?

Time: Presuming you are referring to an abdominal operation, i commonly hear from patients that their abdomen is swollen for weeks after the operation despite the fact that they don't look swollen to me. The patient however is a much better judge about their abdominal girth than me. What I do know is that it is common, and resolves without treatment. Severe cases may require more investigation however. ...Read more

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Living with Ongoing Pain (Tip)

Living with Ongoing Pain

There is a specialty for pain management. ...See more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use pain medication as directed
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Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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Please advise what is causing my painful abdominal swelling?

Check-up: That cannot be answered in any simple way. It could be serious and you should be seen and physically examined by your doctor. ...Read more

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I have abdomen pain with swelling on right side. Painful in back but more on left side?

I have abdomen pain with swelling on right side.  Painful in back but more on left side?

Abdominal pain: O you need to see a physician as it is impossible to diagnose you this way ...Read more

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Try to determine the cause
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Write down severity, duration, location (front/back of knee, etc.)
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If swollen, ice the knee with a bag of ice, bag of frozen peas, etc.
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See a doctor
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Sharp pain in low left abd severe swelling when i try to have bm feels like bulge in left abdomen is preventing becomes more painful what could help?

Sharp pain in low left abd severe swelling when i try to have bm feels like bulge in left abdomen is preventing becomes more painful what could help?

Abdominal swelling: You may have a fecal impaction which is giving you difficulty in moving your bowels . Try modifying your diet by increasing the fiber in your diet. Simultaneously cut the dairy products. In addition try enemas and MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) by mouth to relieve your impaction. ...Read more

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Dull ache lower right abdomen, few weeks, especially when leaning forward. Not painful to press on, no swelling. Anything to worry about?

Dull ache lower right abdomen, few weeks, especially when leaning forward. Not painful to press on, no swelling. Anything to worry about?

Difficult to say: It's possibly a strained muscles if it's been this long and increases with movement. Unlikely it is anything in the abdomen (bowels etc). If it persists longer than 4 weeks I think you should see your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
1,498 doctors shared insights

Swelling (Definition)

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