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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
I'm a virgin but my partner and I have been very intimate for about 3 months. My stomachs swollen and hard however, what does that mean?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have pain in the top part of my stomach all day....My stomach is swollen with a few weeks and hard...When i press on it, it hurts?
I am a 31 year old male. The right side of my stomach gets swollen at times. I don't have any pain or any other symptoms. What could it be?
Has a hernia been: ...considered and/or ruled out?Get a more detailed answer ›
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?
I had a colonoscopy done on may 8 but i feel like my stomach is swollen and like my food doesn't pass thru is that normal or should I get checked
Not normal: You should definitely have that checked out. ...Read more
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
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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