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Doctor insights on: Right Lower Abdomen Swelling Symptoms

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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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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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Have consistent burning/ pain swelling lower abdomen yet drs don't see anything can't sleep or anything something is very wrong. Tests negative help?

Have consistent burning/ pain swelling lower abdomen yet drs don't see anything can't sleep or anything something is very wrong. Tests negative  help?

Possible stress?: When you say that your doctors do not see anything does that mean they have done endoscopies for the stomach and do not see ulcers? Have they done barium swallow's and not seen anything abnormal in the esophagus or elsewhere in the G.I. tract? Is there are no hiatal hernia on imaging exams or anything else? Have you been extremely stressed out or nervous about a particular thing recently? ...Read more

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I keep getting hardness and swelling in my lower abdomen, i'm not gassy or constipated, it often feels like i'm really full, any ideas?

I keep getting hardness and swelling in my lower abdomen, i'm not gassy or constipated, it often feels like i'm really full, any ideas?

Many possibilities: Possibilities are from nothing to things like a full bladder if you retain urine, large uterus, fluid in abdominal wall or inside. Bloating is nonspecific and makes me think of gastritis which could make your stomach feel full, make you burpy and have indigestion. Some problems in small intestine could also cause bloating. As you can see, you need a good consultation with a doctor. ...Read more

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I have a visible swelling on the right hand side of my lower abdomen, it's more obvious when i lay on my back. Pls what could it be?

I have a visible swelling on the right hand side of my lower abdomen, it's more obvious when i lay on my back. Pls what could it be?

Not certain: The swelling may be related to internal healing following your appendix surgery, or may be something else like a hernia. You should have it checked, particularly if it is painful or the swelling does not go away when you change position. ...Read more

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Is testicle + same side lower abdomen moderate pain (w/ pain to the touch) but w/o palpable irregularity, swelling, or redness diagnostic of torsion?

Possibly: Signs and symptoms of testicular torsion include: Sudden, severe pain in the scrotum Swelling of the scrotum Abdominal pain Nausea and vomiting A testicle that's positioned higher than normal or at an unusual angle Painful urination Fever if it is sudden onset or persistent pain you need to see a doctor right away ...Read more

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I am 5 1/2 wks po from an ab hyst and cystocele repair, I just started having pain, swelling and tenderness in my lower abdomen also bulges in abd?

I am 5 1/2 wks po from an ab hyst and cystocele repair, I just started having pain, swelling and tenderness in my lower abdomen also bulges in abd?

Here are some ...: Go to be evaluated now in no time. But, on the way there, collect & bring the info on the onset, degree, duration, evolution, and progress of all symptoms and signs under your concern and observation to the Surgeon for analysis + physical exams + tests as needed such as imaging studies so to define what has been happening inside the the pelvic cavity. Don't wait! ...Read more

Lower Abdomen (Definition)

The lower abdomen is the area below the umbilicus(belly button) from one side of the ...Read more