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Can the obese lose weight slow enough that they could lose a pannus (hanging abdomen)?

Can the obese lose weight slow enough that they could lose a pannus (hanging abdomen)?

Not likely: The younger you are and the more healthy and elastic your skin is, the more likely it is to restructure after loss of weight (consider the restructuring of most pregnant women). But the seriously overweight and older lose this ability and will have excess skin that a cosmetic surgeon should be consulted for removal. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


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My left abdomen is vibrating what could that be?

My left abdomen is vibrating what could that be?

Thin person?: If you're a thin person, sometimes reverberations from your abdominal aorta can be seen. Your heart sends blood strongly to this major vessel of your body. If this is what you're experiencing, it would be a variant of normal. Aneurysms (outpouchings) can be in the aorta too. Please see your physician if concerned about this possibility. ...Read more

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What is there to pain in the middle of the abdomen?

What is there to pain in the middle of the abdomen?

See below: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Are there potentially dangerous effects of abdomen xrays?

Are there potentially dangerous effects of abdomen xrays?

Potentially: There is a very slight risk of cancer which is usually clearly outweighed by the benefit of the examination in diagnosing the malady. ...Read more

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We were wondering what exercises would help us have toned stomachs?

We were wondering what exercises would help us have toned stomachs?

Cardio Mix: You can not target the abdomen specifically for weight loss but if you have adipose tissue that you'd like to lose, then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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How to relieve abdomen pain?

Greatly depends: On what is causing the pain. There are so many structures within the abdomen, it is hard to say without a physical exam. You will need to be examined face to face by a physician. You may need to visit the er depending on the pain, level, area and other symptoms. ...Read more

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What is an abdominal scan like?

What is an abdominal scan like?

Please: See radiologyinfo.Org for good info about your test. ...Read more

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What causes fre fluid in abdomen?

What causes fre fluid in abdomen?

Could be natural: There is naturally a small amount of fluid in the pelvis to keep organs moist but it could also happen from ovulation, inflammation, infection or cancer cells. ...Read more

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Is abdominal anyurizm hereditary?

Is abdominal anyurizm hereditary?

No: But the predisposition to get arteriosclerotic disease is hereditary (and that is usually the substrate for AAA (abdominal aortic aneurysm) as you cannot change genetics (or your parents), if you have someone in your family with aaa, you should get extra careful with all other (modifiable) risk factors as smoking, hypertension, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, obesity and sedentary lifestyle. ...Read more

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What other things could abdomen pain be?

What other things could abdomen pain be?

Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more

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Why am I having severe abdominal spasms?

Why am I having severe abdominal spasms?

Multiple causes: There are multiple causes. You should see your doctor to see if there are any that can be discussed and treated. ...Read more

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Are swollen stomachs common in alcoholics?

Are swollen stomachs common in alcoholics?

Advanced cirrhosis: In advanced cirrhosis of the liver due to severe alcohol use, fluid can accumulate in the abdomen called as cites. This can make the belly look "very swollen". It can be a very serious condition. ...Read more

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What happens to the staples inside my abdomen?

What happens to the staples inside my abdomen?

Scar over: I understand that you had abdominal surgery where metal clips were used inside your abdomen. Those are not dissolvable and will remain there. Granulation (scar) tissue will develop over those areas to wall them off from the surrounding environment, but they should be ok, otherwise. ...Read more

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What is this noticeable heartbeat in the abdomen?

What is this noticeable heartbeat in the abdomen?

Normal if Youre Thin: It's the pulsation of the aorta which runs just left of or in the midline. In thinner persons of your age, it should be easily felt. ...Read more

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What could be causing this abdomen pain midcycle?

What could be causing this abdomen pain midcycle?

Mittelschmerz: Don't know you, but mid cycle pain can be caused by ovulation and release of follicular contents. This can cause inflammation, fever, pain, nausea, vomiting. Sometimes it skips a cycle because it may only occur in one ovary-ovulation often switches sides each month. ...Read more

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What kind of exersice should I do to my abdominal?

Depends: Depends on your goals and general health. On youtube you can find many "abs" exercises. ...Read more

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My abdomen is hurting when I am lightly presure on that ?

My  abdomen is hurting when I am lightly  presure on that ?

See your doc: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more

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What could be the reason of generalised pain in the abdomen?

What could be the reason of generalised pain in the abdomen?

See below: Causes: gastrointestinal peritonitis pancreatitis early appendicitis mesenteric adenitis gastroenteritis colitis intestinal obstruction causes: hematologic leukemia sickle cell crisis causes: vascular mesenteric thrombosis abdominal aortic aneurysm splenic artery aneurysm mesenteric artery aneurysm. ...Read more

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My stomachs hard but no pain. Could this just be her or something else going on? I'm 39 weeks.

39 weeks: Is the baby active? Does the pain come and go or is it constant? Are you having any bleeding? At 39 weeks, you may simply be feeling the baby itself. The major thing to look for would be movement. Evaluation by your provider is not unreasonable and having them answer your questions probably the best course of action. ...Read more

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What is sour stomach?

What is sour stomach?

Stomach upset: "sour stomach" means stomach upset, due to both acid & non-acid causes, slow emptying of the stomach, h.Pylori infection, atrophic & hypersecretory problems. Try acid blockers & diet modification, alcohol & tobacco cessation. If recurrent, unresponsive, or worsens then get help. Sometimes heart disease, gynecologic issues, kidney/bladder, intestinal, pancreas/gallbladder can all present similarly. ...Read more

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Pain under stomach ?

Pain under stomach
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Get checked for: Heartburn, pancreatic, gallbladder intestinal & spleen problems. Hope u feel better. Give us feedback! ...Read more

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What is a high stomach?

What is a high stomach?

Hiatus hernia.: I'm not completely sure what you mean, but you could be referring to a hiatus hernia, which is a condition where the upper part of the stomach protrudes into the chest through a tear or weakness in the diaphragm. This can cause shortness of breath, coughing, vomiting, and severe reflux. It often requires correction with surgery. ...Read more

Pannus (Definition)

A pannus is an apron of fat ...Read more