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Why does an ic patient often experience the ic belly.. The generalized swelling of the lower abdomen

Why does an ic patient often experience the ic belly.. The generalized swelling of the lower abdomen

Not always: But ibs (irritable bowel syndrome) is strongly associated with ic. The good news is that it responds well to the same diet as ic. Aerobic exercise may help as well. ...Read more

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Dr. David Schleimer
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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


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What causes swelling in lower right abdomen with no pain?

What causes swelling in lower right abdomen with no pain?

Short list.: Painless mass in rlq? Could be a tumor of some sort. In females i would be concerned about ovarian and uterine issues. If it comes and goes it is not likely of consequence and may be due to air in your bowels. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for swelling of abdomen?

What is the best treatment for swelling of abdomen?

Diagnosis: There is never a best treatment without first obtaining an accurate diagnosis. Consultation with an md is the only way to obtain the information about why, and then a best treatment can be planned for. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can chostochondritis cause swelling ? And maybe abdomen pain ?

Can chostochondritis cause swelling ? And maybe abdomen pain ?

Yes but is atypical : Costochondritis or inflammation of the cartilage around the rib cage and sternum may cause swelling. I would expect the site of inflammation to be painful and swollen (point tenderness and swelling). This diagnosis may also cause back and abdominal pain, also known as referred pain. However, true abdominal pain should also be observed for worsening as it can be from other causes. ...Read more

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I have swelling in the lower right quadrant of my abdomen, but no real pain. It isn't constant, but is on and off daily. What could this be?

I have swelling in the lower right quadrant of my abdomen, but no real pain. It isn't constant, but is on and off daily. What could this be?

Gluten sensitivity?: Sometimes people aren't aware how much their diet can affect their abdomen to produce: bloating, swelling, gas, pain, or discomfort, especially intermittently, like in irritable bowel syndrome. Often, going gluten-free, gmo free can help the bowel (intenstines) heal by reducing inflammation of the gut. This can quickly the other symptoms, have yourself tested for celiac. Gluten, and food allergies. ...Read more

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I'm having swelling and a heavy feeling in my abdomen .and I have a light/dark brown line from the top of my stomach to the bottom of my abdomen?

I'm having swelling and a heavy feeling in my abdomen .and I have a light/dark brown line from the top of my stomach to the bottom of my abdomen?

Visit an OB/GYN asap: There is a possibility you are pregnant. The line you are referring to is the linea nigra which appears during pregnancy. Stay calm and contact your OB/GYN, you may need prenatal care that you have been missing. Good luck. ...Read more