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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

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


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How long will my stomach be swollen after a tubal ligation?

How long will my stomach be swollen after a tubal ligation?

Not long: Incisional swelling last only for a few days, but if it stays red and oozes pus, see your doctor immediately. Whole belly swelling may be related to the bowels, so get checked as soon as possible if you think that it's abnormal. ...Read more

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What if your stomach is swollen after gallbladder surgery?

What if your stomach is swollen after gallbladder surgery?

Common: Early after surgery, for several days, abdominal gas or bloating is common. Decrease narcotic pain medication usage and take a laxative if needed. Eat light and non-greasy foods at first. See your surgeon if you do not improve soon. ...Read more

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How long does the stomach stay swollen after gallbladder surgery?

How long does the stomach stay swollen after gallbladder surgery?

Vsrirs: Common to feel gassy & bloated for a few days, usually less than a week. Concerns would be worsening abdominal pain, recurrent vomiting. Call your surgeon if you have concerns. Follow your surgeon's instructions & seem them for your postoperative follow up. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a swollen stomach after a termination 3 days ago?

Is it normal to have a swollen stomach after a termination 3 days ago?

It's possible: If you are having pain and sighing often then it's possib, cramps the I would return to my doctor ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a swollen stomach 8 months after a tummy tuck?

Is it normal to have a swollen stomach 8 months after a tummy tuck?

Tummy tuck swelling: Swelling after a tummy tuck may persist for 9 months or more. However, other treatable causes of fluid collection include the possibility of a seroma. Discuss this with your surgeon. ...Read more

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Can your stomach still be swollen after a hand assisted laparoscopic sigmoid colectomy?

Possibly: You have not address the length of time between the procedure and the swelling. Is the swelling in the area of the incision or elsewhere? If you are ocncerned, please see your surgeon. ...Read more

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What to do my stomach seems swollen 9mis after my c section I look like I'm 3mos pregnant also I have a hernia from previous baby?

What to do my stomach seems swollen 9mis after my c section I look like I'm 3mos pregnant also I have a hernia from previous baby?

Hernia: Hi you should definitely follow up to see if there is any reason for the swelling...It is possible to have uterine enlargement and ovarian cysts that can cause problems with abdominal bloating. The hernia could also cause problems with your bowels so should be evaluated. ...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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What to do about a swollen hard stomach?

Urgent Need: This is something that you do not sit home and wonder. Given your age and this symptom please get to your doctor urgently. ...Read more

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What causes a swollen abdomen in older women?

What causes a swollen abdomen in older women?

Intestines uterus: As we age there is less muscle and our intestines and other organs can seem to protrude. Also, the elderly can sometimes appear to be swollen due to constipation and women can have a prominent lower abdomen due to a large uterus or fibroids. Other reasons include hernias of the belly button or from a previous incision on the belly. ...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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What causes a swollen pimple on right side of abdomen?

What causes a swollen pimple on right side of abdomen?

"Swollen pimple": If a little red raised bump on your body you initially thought was a pimple starts to swell, it may be a signs of an infection, especially if there is associated redness & tenderness. These may progress to more advanced infections. After you are examined, your doctor will be able to decide on specific treatments, such as antibiotics or incision & drainage. These are easier to treat if done soon. ...Read more

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What would cause a swollen abdomen only in the evening?

What would cause a swollen abdomen only in the evening?

Fatty food/gallstone: Intermittent swelling of your abdomen may be related to fatty foods and gallstones. Dinner is usually the highest fat meal. Fat triggers gallbladder to squeeze, empty its load of digestive bile into your GI tract. If you have gallstones, dietary fat triggers an abnormal system and bloating/swelling occur. Ultrasound can be diagnostic. Others causes: constipation, gastric bloat, mass. ...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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What is the definition or description of: Swollen abdomen?

Large abdomen: An enlarging abdomen over what is normal for you, can develop over a period of hours to weeks. This excludes obesity, common causes are gas in the intestine, fluid in the abdomen, pregnancy, and rarely cancer. A CAT scan or ultrasound will show what is going on. Would be helpful to know if there are other symptoms, such as pain, constipation, and liver problems. ...Read more

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I have a swollen abdomen and there is fullness feeling down below?

I have a swollen abdomen and there is fullness feeling down below?

Doctor: I recommend that you see a doctor. Could be a simple problem as constipation but can be a serious problem. ...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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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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It's going on 3 years that at least twice a month my stomach gets hard and swollen?

It's going on 3 years that at least twice a month my stomach gets hard and swollen?

More history: You need to give a better history of the issue for instance does it have anything to do with your diet? You need to see your doctor and perhaps have a colonoscopy if you have not had one. Look at your diet as well ...Read more

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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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I have pain on my left side of my stomach every morning. The left side of my stomach is also swollen?

Constipation: In a female of your age the most likely is constipation without any blood, which you did not mention, and only bloating and left sided pain. Do you have round or hard poops or strain when you go? Are you getting enough fiber in your diet (9 servings of fruits and veggies a day and 3 grains) and drinking your 64 ounces of water a day? The left side is colon, abdomen is the emptying side. No organs. ...Read more

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Hello. I am feeling that my left lower side of stomach is more swollen than the right without any pain?

Hello. I am feeling that my left lower side of stomach is more swollen than the right without any pain?

Needs to be checked: We can not tell you why your left side of stomach is more swollen. If you have no pain and no lump is palpable it may be nothing serious. But since it is a concern for you, I suggest you have it checked if it is abnormal swelling and if it is what is the cause ...Read more

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My upper right abdomen is a swollen, but it is soft to the touch and there is no pain. What could this be?

RUQ swelling: Swelling without pain or any palpable mass probably nothing need to worry about. If you are convinced you have a swelling get it examined by a professional and probably a ultrasound or ct scan to r/o underlying pathology. ...Read more

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My stomach is big and swollen when I stand but disappears when I lay down...Its also worse of a night...?

My stomach is big and swollen when I stand but disappears when I lay down...Its also worse of a night...?

Maybe ok, maybe not: Depending on a person's medical history, her physical body shape, her muscle tone, etc., a protruding tummy may or may not be ok. An internal mass or organ that is big enough will appear as a protruding tummy. Excess fluid in the abdomen also shows up as a big tummy. For somebody with thin, weak abdominal muscles, a big meal can be protruding, so a doctor should evaluate to see what is happening. ...Read more

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I have a pain in my upper abdominal, it almost feels as if underneath my ribcage it is swollen or something. Help?

Location: Location of the pain whether it is on the right or the left is important since it will tell us what organ is potentially involved. Equally important is onset, duration and radiation of the pain. In any case, pain in the upper abdomen or lower part of the chest needs careful evaluation ...Read more

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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?

Gastritis, ulcer, gall: It may be gastritis, peptic ulcer, gall bladder sones or inflammatin or pancreatitis.You should seek medical help asap, see your doctor or go to er. ...Read more