Top 20 Doctor insights on: Swelling on lower right side of abdomen

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I have what seems to be abdominal swelling on the right lower side of my abdomen with no pain just discomfort?

I have what seems to be abdominal swelling on the right lower side of my abdomen with no pain just discomfort?

Maybe hernia: If it gets smaller when you lie down and bigger when you stand, it might be a hernia.It might need to be surgically fixed. See a general surgeon. ...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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Severe pelvic pain when bladder is full. Right side pelvic bulge. Abdomen swelling, bloated. Right side lower abdomen bigger than left. Painfulmenses?

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

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What could cause pain on right side of abdomen abdomen swelling positive ANA and decrease lung gas exchange.

What could cause pain on right side of abdomen abdomen swelling positive ANA and decrease lung gas exchange.

These could be: These could be related or they may not. It is up to your physician to make the intepretation based on your history, exam, and other labs and tests. ...Read more

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Pain lower left side of abdomen. Swelling in middle of stomach, and lots of pain in upper area. Bp high. Chills, no fever. Uneasy feeling.

Pain lower left side of abdomen. Swelling in middle of stomach, and lots of pain in upper area. Bp high. Chills, no fever. Uneasy feeling.

Go to ER now: These are symptoms of an infection in your abdomen such as diverticulitis which is an emergency. You need immediate evaluation in an er to determine the cause. ...Read more

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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 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?

Not certain: The swelling may be related to internal healing following your appendix surgery, or may be something else like a hernia. You should have it checked, particularly if it is painful or the swelling does not go away when you change position. ...Read more

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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

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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?

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?

Seek 2nd opinion: When a doctor is stumped, it is time to see another physician or go to a specialist to find out the cause. There is always a cause behind a significant swelling especially if it is localized to one side of the body. A ct scan or MRI may reveal the cause. ...Read more

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Having lower abdomen (left side) swelling, slight pain involved. Also sharp pelvic pain with bowel movements. Help?

Having lower abdomen (left side) swelling, slight pain involved. Also sharp pelvic pain with bowel movements. Help?

Seek Medical Help: I think you should see a medical provider in the next 24hours. You have not provided enough information to make a diagnosis, and you concerns could be something serious. Be well! ...Read more

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He has been having lower abdominal swelling inflammation on his left and right side for two weeks now. There is no pain though.?

He has been having lower abdominal swelling inflammation on his left and right side for two weeks now. There is no pain though.?

I hope he's ok: Take him to the dr. And get an examination and maybe some testing if the Dr. Orders any, to properly diagnose why he is swelling in his lower abdominal area. ...Read more

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I have swelling in my vagina, some abdominal sensitivity in my lower right side. No discharge, no smell, no fever and no pain.

I have swelling in my vagina, some abdominal sensitivity in my lower right side. No discharge, no smell, no fever and no pain.

Gynecologist: I recommend an examination by your gynecologist for diagnosis and treatment. Vaginal swelling can occur with trauma, infection or allergic response. The right lower abdominal discomfort also requires evaluation for appendicitis, pelvic inflammation disease or ovarian pathology. ...Read more

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Could you help me? I have lower abdominal. Lower back pain. Swelling and numbness lower back, hernia right side groin, weakness and cold sweat

Could you help me? I have lower abdominal. Lower back pain. Swelling and numbness lower back, hernia right side groin, weakness and cold sweat

See below: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. Yous should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thoroughly evaluate you and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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My wife is having severe pain in the lower right side of her stomach. There is some swelling also. Can you help in this?

This is not. ..: The sort of situation that can be or should be addressed over the internet. Please have her seen by a medical provider as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I use implanon, lately started getting irregular periods and pain around ovary region with swelling on one side of lower stomach, is it a cyst?

I use implanon, lately started getting irregular periods and pain around ovary region with swelling on one side of lower stomach, is it a cyst?

Likely: The irregular periods are not uncommon when using Implanon. Pain or swelling would not be a side effect of Implanon. A large ovarian cyst may cause swelling of the abdomen in addition to pain. I assume you've had this pain for several weeks or more. If by chance the pain just started within the past 1-2 days, and is severe, you could have a ruptured cyst or ovarian torsion and should go to the ER ...Read more