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Sudden stomach swollen within few hours, no pain. What could be reasons?

Sudden stomach swollen within few hours, no pain. What could be reasons?

Acute belly bloating: There are lots of reasons for acute abdominal distension/bloating, & not all of them are due to the GI tract. Even "functional" syndromes may be present without underlying "disease." However SBO (paralyzed gut) and/or ascites are just some of the serious conditions possible here that warrant you check with your doctor for examination now. ...Read more

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Upper Abdomen (Definition)

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Three year old's stomach swollen?

Three year old's stomach swollen?

Distension: Abdominal distension or swelling can have multiple causes. Most common is from bowel ditsension which could be related to gastroenteritis, bowel obstruction, slow gastric emptying, constipation etc. Enlargement of organs such as liver and spleen can distend the abdomen. Sometimes fluid in abdomen called ascites can enlarge the abdomen. If persists should see pediatrician for physical examination. ...Read more

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Can your gallbladder make your stomach swollen and bloated?

Can your gallbladder make your stomach swollen and bloated?

Yes, distention: is one of signs of gallbladder disease. But it usually causes post-prandial pain. I would look to other causes of your symptoms. Ask your doctor for specific advice. ...Read more

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Stomach pam on left side hurt when pressed in stomach swollen my has poo consistency of jelly. ?

Stomach pam on left side hurt when pressed in stomach swollen my has poo consistency of jelly. 





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Need more info: What you are describing does not have enough details to determine what is causing your symptoms. More questions for you: how long have you had abdominal pain? Any blood in the bowel movements? Any prior abdominal surgeries? Male or female? Age? Sexually active? Any fever or nausea? Have you had a screening colonoscopy? The answers to these questions would help guide a doctor in evaluation. ...Read more

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When my stomach swollen & heavyness then my breast also swollen & become heavy why it happenes.I have small hiatus hernia + gerd.

When my stomach swollen & heavyness then my breast also swollen & become heavy why it happenes.I have small hiatus hernia + gerd.

May be 2 problems: The symptoms you describe may be 2 differnt problems. The abdominal bloating and breast heaviness may be related to changing hormones, specifically the estrogen and Progesterone levels. You should see your gynecologist for an exam and to have your hormones checked. A hiatal hernia and gerd will give you symptoms of reflux-heartburn, chest pain, chronic cough... It does not cause breast swelling. ...Read more

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Why would upper stomach be swollen?

Why would upper stomach be swollen?

Many reasons: I could be simply increased gas. However problems such as Gastric Outlet obstruction, due to an ulcer or small bowel obstruction must be also considered. Do you have history of peptic ulcers? Do you have Nausea and vomiting.Please see a gastroenterologist SOON if thye answer is yes to either questions. ...Read more

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A part of my stomach is swollen, what is happening?

A part of my stomach is swollen, what is happening?

Don't know: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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The right side of my stomach is swollen what could it be?

The right side of my stomach is swollen what could it be?

Right abdomen: There are many organs in the right side of the abdomen, including the liver, gallbladder, intestines, pancreas, appendix, ovary, and fallopian tube, among others. Any persistent swelling warrants a work up from your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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My stomach feels swollen. What test would determine if it is swollen?

My stomach feels swollen. What test would determine if it is swollen?

A physical exam: A good physical exam is the best way to determine if there is fluid in your abdomen. If then there is any other doubt at that point, an ultrasound would be the best next test - extremely safe ad would answer your question. ...Read more

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My stomach feels swollen after my termination that I had 3 days ago, is this normal?

My stomach feels swollen after my termination that I had 3 days ago, is this normal?

Can be: bloating can be normal, BUT self limited if your abdomen is hard and or tender or you have a fever, or feel dizzy when arising, go back and get checked. if a perforation occurred, it can cause internal bleeding, infection and even bowel injury--ALL emergencies. alternatively go the ER for a possible CT scan and blood count ...Read more

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Right side of stomach looks swollen, I've been having minor discomfort on right side of stomach.

Right side of stomach looks swollen, I've been having minor discomfort on right side of stomach.

Probiotic: Try adding a probiotic daily. Also getting rid of inflammatory foods in your diet can also be helpful. Those are nightshades such as eggplant, peppers and tomatoes. Red meat, dairy and shellfish can also cause an inflammatory response. Good luck. ...Read more

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My lower right stomach is swollen and I have bad pain when I'm still or when I move. I'm 18 what could this be?

My lower right stomach is swollen and I have bad pain when I'm still or when I move. I'm 18 what could this be?

Appendicitis?: I worry about appendicitis which usually requires surgery, sometimes emergently, but there are also ovarian cysts, edometriosis, constipation,... Best to see your primary care doctor for an exam. If develop vomiting or fever, may need more emergent treatment. ...Read more

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My stomachs all swollen and hard for no reason, what could be wrong?

My stomachs all swollen and hard for no reason, what could be wrong?

Belly bloating: There are lots of reasons for abdominal discomfort & bloating, & not all of them are due to the GI tract. Even "functional" syndromes may be present without underlying "disease." however psbo (paralyzed gut) due to metabolic & inflammatory conditions nearby (like an untreated infection of the urinary tract)must be considered & addressed. Check with your doctor for examination & treatment options. ...Read more

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My stomach has swollen up and I get a aching ?

My stomach has swollen up and I get a aching ?

Many reasons: The most common causes would be constipation with distention of your bowels, gas with distention of your bowels (bacterial overgrowth, ileus, partial small bowel obstruction), and accumulation of fluid with distention of your abdomen (ascites). Recommend evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more

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Lower right q of stomach is swollen and chronic pain on and off for almost4 years. What would be the cause?

Many things: The lower right quadrant has your appendix, right ovary and tubes. Pain may be simply menstrual or GI upset also but most likely a raptured cyst on your ovary which will resolve in a week or so. If symptoms get worse or persist, see a doctor. ...Read more

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