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I get random pain, swelling in my testicles, also in my lower abdomen closer to the pubic line. noticed veins becomeing more visible in my lower abdomen in the past couple weeks more and prominent.

I get random pain, swelling in my testicles, also in my lower abdomen closer to the pubic line. noticed veins becomeing more visible in my lower abdomen in the past couple weeks more and prominent.

Go to urgent care...: Although what you described is not enough to deduce a definitive Dx, you need an urgent attention so a comprehensive Hx detailing the onset, degree, quality, quantity, and progress over time could be collected & analyzed, you can be examined, and tests as needed can be done; then a reasonable diagnosis can be reached. So, go to see Doc now; don't wait. Online inquiry is not enough to solve ... ...Read more

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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Optic vein swelling?

Optic vein swelling?

Swelling: Not sure what you are asking. If the retinal veins are engaged or enlarged it may mean pending / partial central retinal vein occlusion. ...Read more

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Hello doctors, what does abdominal swelling mean?

Hello doctors, what does abdominal swelling mean?

Varies: Bowel can be full, intestine can fill with gas or fluid, colon can fill and have constipation, Ascites is fluid filling abdominal cavity. Liver and spleen can enlarge and be associated with swelling. ...Read more

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What is swelling of the upper lip veins a symptom of?

What is swelling of the upper lip veins a symptom of?

Usually: There are no visible veins in the upper or for that matter lowers lip. U even mention swollen vein. This is not characteristic to anything i would know. The best advise i could give you is to see your doctor and if anything suspicious there he/she will refer you to the proper place. ...Read more

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Whats causes testis veins swelling apart from varicoceles?

Normal: If you mean the veins on the scrotum (the sac that contains the testes) they can fill up without any pathology. Increased pressure inside the abdomen, such as during straining, can make them more visible at times ...Read more

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When should the swelling in the abdomen go down after laparoscopic surgery?

When should the swelling in the abdomen go down after laparoscopic surgery?

Laparoscopic surgery: Swelling after laparoscopic surgery is caused by the gas used inside the abdomen. Usually carbon dioxide is used, and this absorbs in about 1 day. Other gases may have swelling that lasts longer. The gas left in the abdomen can cause pain in the shoulder until it absorbs. If you are still swollen, and feel ill, you should contact your surgeon. ...Read more

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What can cause, upper abdominal swelling along with chest and back swelling?

What can cause, upper abdominal swelling along with chest and back swelling?

Cannot comment: Your symptoms are not specific enough to make a comment - is the swelling in the skin? Is it associated with shortness of breath? Any color changes? Weight? Difficulty swallowing? Normally swelling is gravity dependent, affecting more the legs and lower abdomen. If indeed this is upper abdomen, chest and back, then you should see your physician for more testing to look at the heart and lungs. ...Read more

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What do I do? Swelling of abdomen and shortness of breath. What could it be?

What do I do? Swelling of abdomen and shortness of breath. What could it be?

Shortness of breath: Abdominal swelling could be from fluid accumulation. If so youn could be havingh fluid in thge lungs too. If not increased girth of the abdomen could impair movements of the diaphragm and causes shortness of breath. You need full physical exam and work-up. Oplease consult your physician. ...Read more

Dr. Ted King
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Veins (Definition)

Veins are thin walled vessels that carry deoxygenated blood ...Read more