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Doctor insights on: Sacrum 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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What are the sign & symptoms of spinal swelling?

What are the sign & symptoms of spinal swelling?

depends: It depends in part on the part of the spine involved. When nerve roots are involved, it usually involves pain, numbness, or weakness along the distribution of the nerve in the arm or leg. If it is the spinal cord itself, then swelling can lead to numbness, weakness, clumsiness, loss of bowel and bladder control, and even paralysis and/or respiratory arrest. ...Read more

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Can you have anasarca without having symptoms of swelling?

Can you have anasarca without having symptoms of swelling?

No: The term 'anasarca' means generalized swelling of the body. ...Read more

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If you don't show signs if clamydia, would you notice the long term symptoms if left untreated for months or years? Pain, swelling, etc?

If you don't show signs if clamydia, would you notice the long term symptoms if left untreated for months or years? Pain, swelling, etc?

Delays are possible,: It is not common, but it is possible for symptoms to remain dormant for many years - as long as 20! but now you need treatment - so get that under control asap. Good luck! ...Read more

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I am a 25 year old woman. A few weeks ago I noticed slight swelling two inches below my navel and just to the left. I have no other symptoms.

I am a 25 year old woman. A few weeks ago I noticed slight swelling two inches below my navel and just to the left. I have no other symptoms.

See doctor: This does not sound like anything serious but you need to see your doctor to make sure. It could be a hernia, cyst, lipoma or just a normal variation. It is likely not serious but it is best to check checked and know what you are dealing with. ...Read more

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Should accuracy be questioned of us/mammo results when symptoms are present? Ie: new asymmetry on mammo, pain, swelling, "crawling" feeling inside?

Should accuracy be questioned of us/mammo results when symptoms are present? Ie: new asymmetry on mammo, pain, swelling, "crawling" feeling inside?

Mammography: Sensation you describe do not mean there is a breast cancer. Breast cancers rarely present with the sensations you are describing. Mammography is one of the best tools available to find even very small pre-cancerous lesions. ...Read more

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Besides swelling, what are the other symptoms of dropsy?

Besides swelling, what are the other symptoms of dropsy?

Depends on cause: Dropsy is a term for generalized edema. It may be due to heart failure, liver and kidney disease, malnutrition etc. Other symptoms depend on the underlying pathology and may included respiratory trouble, jaundice, uremia etc. ...Read more

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Besides swelling, what are the other symptoms of dropsy? How can I fight them?

Besides swelling, what are the other symptoms of dropsy? How can I fight them?

Depends on cause: Dropsy is a term for generalized edema. It may be due to heart failure, liver and kidney disease, malnutrition etc. The underlying cause needs to be treated to "fight" it. ...Read more

Sacrum (Definition)

Below the lumbar spine and above the tailbone or coccyx lies the sacrum. The sacrum is part of the spine and interacts with the pelvis ...Read more