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Polyhydramnios 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
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
It has been about 4 days and abdominal swelling is getting worse, and really painful. How long will it last?
See a doctor: Sounds like an intestinal obstruction or excessive fluid within the abdomen. ...Read more
I passed a skin like piece yesterday 2 in by 1 in. Have abdominal swelling, pain. Painful during sex. What could it be?I think it may be endometriosis
See an OB/GYN: This sounds potentially serious and you should be seen and examined by an experience clinician. Good luck. ...Read more
Abdominal swelling: No. The cause of the swelling should be identified to treat it. ...Read more
I don t have very much pain often but I have had abdominal swelling on my right side for about a year or so now can you tell me what I should do ?
Can be: Swelling can be due to gaseous distension, stool in the colon, a baby in the uterus, urine in the bladder, poor muscle tone. It can also be due to abnormalities of the ovaries (cysts, tumors), kidneys (cyst, tumor, failure), uterus (fibroids, tumors), tubes (ectopic preg), liver (tumors, fat, scarring, failure), fluid deposition from sick liver, tumors, heart failure, tumor masses, etc. C ur doc. ...Read more
Several things: Colon, small bowel can get full, gas, air. Fluid in abdomen. Local swelling of soft tissue or hernia are also possible in left abdomen. Rarely an enlarged kidney or mass can occur. FIND out by seeing your PCP with full history and good physical exam, and the testing as guided by these factors. ...Read more
Several causes: There are several potential causes of abdominal swelling. Gas trapped in the bowel, from partial obstruction, bad gallbladder, gastric reflux are a few. If you are vomiting or running fever get checked right away. If you are okay, try a bowel regimen, low fat diet, small frequent meals and more hydration. If not better in a week or so, get checked by your doc. ...Read more
Yes, worry about it: Is your distension acute, &/or associated with fever, nausea, vomiting, bleeding? If so, please get medical attention now. If, on the other hand, associated with painful constipation then consider possible c-ibs. Medical evaluation under the rome 3 criteria can exclude obstruction, ileus, ischemic disease, tumors, dysmotilities of the gut, rectal dysfunction. Urgency of care depends on the cause. ...Read more
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