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Doctor insights on: Swelling Near Middle Abdominal Symptoms

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Is swelling in abdomen/feets/legs a common symptom in CTEPH?

Is swelling in abdomen/feets/legs a common symptom in CTEPH?

YES: When the Right Side of the heart fails due to untreated Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) the legs swell as well as the abdomen.... THIS IS NOW TREATABLE WITH PROPER MEDICATION(S) Consult with a Board Certified Cardiologist!!!!!! Hope this helps DrZ ...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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Abdomen swelling and jaundice are these a symptom of cancer?

Abdomen swelling and jaundice are these a symptom of cancer?

Can be: More commonly these would be symptoms of cirrhosis of the liver. Primary or metastatic tumor in the liver can also produce these symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms that would require a hyterectomy have sharp pains and swelling in lower abdominal region

What are the symptoms that would require a hyterectomy have sharp pains and swelling in lower abdominal region

A : A hysterectomy is indicated in many situations. The most common being: abnormal vaginal bleeding uterine/ovarian cancer pre-cancerous conditions pelvic pain due to fibroids or endometriosis uterine prolapse the symptoms you described in your post are very vague and can be attributed to many things such as a urinary tract infection (uti), pelvic/vaginal infection. I suggest you make an appointment with your primary care provider for evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms that would require a hysterectomy have sharp pains and swelling in lower abdominal region

Hysterectomies : Hysterectomies are performed for many different reasons. If a patient is having persistent pain, then first it must be determined where the pain is coming from: the intestines, the female organs, or even the bladder/kidney system. Sometimes patients have severe endometriosis or adenomyosis (abnormal tissue/bleeding from the uterus), have fibroids, or other uterine abnormalities. It is important that you are sure your pap smear is up to date, and that you have a complete evaluation. Let your doctor know if you are having abnormal bleeding or weight changes. If you develop increased pain, fever, or vomiting, then you must be seen as an emergency. ...Read more

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54 yo male, softball sized swelling in left abdomen a few inches below his ribcage. Rapid onset (one day), no diarrhea, pain or other symptoms.

54 yo male, softball sized swelling in left abdomen a few inches below his ribcage. Rapid onset (one day), no diarrhea, pain or other symptoms.

Get checked: Well, you certainly would want to be checked immediately. There are so many possibilities and an exam and appropriate studies can help to diagnose the problem. Some potential causes could be quite simple and others much more ominous, please get checked. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

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I had IBS/SIBO and am not having any other symptoms aside from abdomen swelling really big and pain. It's like chronic inflammation. What can I do?

I had IBS/SIBO and am not having any other symptoms aside from abdomen swelling really big and pain. It's like chronic inflammation. What can I do?

Inflammation or IBS?: IBS is not an inflammatory condition, so if there is doubt as the diagnosis or a new inflammatory condition is present, please get re-evaluated. There are many promising new agents for relief of IBS symptoms, but first clarify that IBS is indeed the active condition causing your present symptoms please. ...Read more

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5 weeks post partum , c section, dull pain in lower right abdomen. No other symptoms besides periodic incision swelling and pain. Appendix perhaps ?

5 weeks post partum , c section, dull pain in lower right abdomen. No other symptoms besides periodic incision swelling and pain. Appendix perhaps ?

Maybe: Though suspect post-op symptoms. That being said if pain worsens, continues or is associate with other worrisome signs then best to be evaluated. Only way to know for sure is an exam and possible ct. ...Read more

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I have an ovarian cyst on my right ovary but swelling and pain on my left lower abdomen and swelling down my left leg. When will the symptoms stop?

I have an ovarian cyst on my right ovary but swelling and pain on my left lower abdomen and swelling down my left leg.  When will  the symptoms stop?

Time: Some ovarian cysts are functional cysts that will go away in 2-6 weeks. Sometimes birth control pills will help them to resolve faster. Other cysts are benign growths. These don't go away and if they get large enough will need to be removed surgically. If you aren't starting to feel better in several weeks see your doctor again. ...Read more