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Swelling Near Lower Abdomen
I have noticed swelling (like a firm ridge) extending across my lower abdomen just above the pelvic area. What can the likely cause be?
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
Why does an ic patient often experience the ic belly.. The generalized swelling of the lower abdomen
Have consistent burning/ pain swelling lower abdomen yet drs don't see anything can't sleep or anything something is very wrong. Tests negative help?
Possible stress?: When you say that your doctors do not see anything does that mean they have done endoscopies for the stomach and do not see ulcers? Have they done barium swallow's and not seen anything abnormal in the esophagus or elsewhere in the G.I. tract? Is there are no hiatal hernia on imaging exams or anything else? Have you been extremely stressed out or nervous about a particular thing recently? ...Read more
I have a visible swelling on the right hand side of my lower abdomen, it's more obvious when i lay on my back. Pls what could it be?
I keep getting hardness and swelling in my lower abdomen, i'm not gassy or constipated, it often feels like i'm really full, any ideas?
Many possibilities: Possibilities are from nothing to things like a full bladder if you retain urine, large uterus, fluid in abdominal wall or inside. Bloating is nonspecific and makes me think of gastritis which could make your stomach feel full, make you burpy and have indigestion. Some problems in small intestine could also cause bloating. As you can see, you need a good consultation with a doctor. ...Read more
Diagnosed with a semi solid ovarian cyst 6 weeks ago on left side now having lower abdomen swelling on right side could it be another cyst?
Yes: In short, yes, ovarian cysts can develop on either side one after another. Talk to your doc to make sure something else not missed. ...Read more
Is testicle + same side lower abdomen moderate pain (w/ pain to the touch) but w/o palpable irregularity, swelling, or redness diagnostic of torsion?
Possibly: Signs and symptoms of testicular torsion include: Sudden, severe pain in the scrotum Swelling of the scrotum Abdominal pain Nausea and vomiting A testicle that's positioned higher than normal or at an unusual angle Painful urination Fever if it is sudden onset or persistent pain you need to see a doctor right away ...Read more
I am 5 1/2 wks po from an ab hyst and cystocele repair, I just started having pain, swelling and tenderness in my lower abdomen also bulges in abd?
Here are some ...: Go to be evaluated now in no time. But, on the way there, collect & bring the info on the onset, degree, duration, evolution, and progress of all symptoms and signs under your concern and observation to the Surgeon for analysis + physical exams + tests as needed such as imaging studies so to define what has been happening inside the the pelvic cavity. Don't wait! ...Read more
About 10 years ago started with pain, swelling in lower abdomen was unable to diagnose, now severe swelling on left side effecting hip, leg dr stumped?
Severe pelvic pain when bladder is full . Right side pelvic bulge. Abdomen swelling, bloated. Right side lower abdomen bigger than left. Painfulmenses?
Needs evaluation: While I can speculate on potential causes of these symptoms, you need some serious, specific answers. That means a thorough examination plus some X-ray studies to define the problem. Start by calling your physician or gynecologist today to make an appointment to get started. ...Read more