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Protruding Stomach Symptoms
Protruding Stomach: A protruding stomach may be caused by excess intra-abdominal fat (internal fat), excess subcutaneous fat (external fat), weak or stretched out abdominal muscles, hernias or intra-abdominal disease (eg. Tumors). Intra-abdominal fat can only be reduced by weight loss. Subcutaneous fat can be reduced by weight loss or liposuction. Stretched out abdominal muscles are improved with a tummy tuck. ...Read more
I have some sort of bubble protruding from my stomach. It about the size of a dime and around it is real dark red and black in the middle. Its soft?
Cyst/Growth: A picture is truly worth 1000 words and without the picture this definitely needs to be shown to your physician. Could be a.cyst perhaps filled with blood or some other type of skin growth that may very well need to be removed. See your doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more
21 month old has very hard protruding belly lately she is averaging 2 bm per day and they seem healthy but stomach is so hard. Sometimes seems painful?
Maybe: There are small hernias in the midline of the abdomen between the belly button and breast bone that can be very small and painful. They are however usually associated with a small lump under the skin, but may not be detectable due to obesity. See your doctor to check it out. May need an ultrasound or ct scan if it is severe, disabling pain. If it is a small hernia, it is probably not dangerous. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
On my stomach up high on my ribs I have a small bruise but it is also a protruding small lump and i didn't get hit there what could it be?
Depends: It really depends on the reason why your abdomen is protruding. Some causes of a protruding abdomen can be quite serious and need to be evaluated by a doctor. Sometimes an abdomen protrudes from a hernia, which may need to be repaired surgically. If the protrusion is from constipation, this should resolve once the constipation resolves. ...Read more
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