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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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2 pregnancies, 2 miscarriages.Recent conception date was march 18.My abdomen is growing at a very fast speed, fingers are also swollen.Normal or not?

2 pregnancies, 2 miscarriages.Recent conception date was march 18.My abdomen is growing at a very fast speed, fingers are also swollen.Normal or not?

Prenatal care: It is important that you begin your prenatal care so that you will have a doctor to guide you through the process. An exam can be done of your abdomen and fingers to determine if any evaluation needs to be done. ...Read more

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
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Dr. Eric Weisman
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Swollen Belly (Definition)

Abdominal swelling, or distention, is more often caused by overeating than by a serious illness. This problem can be caused by: air swallowing (a nervous habit), buildup of fluid in the abdomen (this can be a sign of a serious medical problem), gas in the intestines from eating foods that are high in fiber (such as fruits and vegetables), irritable ...Read more


Dr. Caren Reaves
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When does your swollen belly go down after having a hysterectomy?

When does your swollen belly go down after having a hysterectomy?

Few months: It depends on the surgical approach, but it is not uncommon for women to experience "swelly belly" for a few months after hyst. A support girdle type undergarment may help with discomfort. ...Read more

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
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Dr. Stephen Pappachen
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Dr. Andres Katz
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What would pain in lower right stomach quadrant that aggravates 1 day after alcohol abuse indicate? No pain during boozing. Soft swollen belly.

What would pain in lower right stomach quadrant that aggravates 1 day after alcohol abuse indicate? No pain during boozing. Soft swollen belly.

Advanced liver damag: Cirrhosis of the liver caused by alcohol abuse could be the source. Liver function tests may be normal despite advanced liver damage. Hepatology evaluation recommended. Soft swollen belly suggests ascites which is a complication of advanced liver failure. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Katz
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Can a swollen belly be a sign of a dangerous condition?

Can a swollen belly be a sign of a dangerous condition?

Yes: If your baby's belly appears larger than normal, they should be examined right away. If they are fussy, the swelling could be a sign of infection or blockage. If not fussy, it could be due to a growth or mass. It could also be due to a less serious but more common condition such as constipation or gas. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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What are the symptoms of a swollen belly?

What are the symptoms of a swollen belly?

Symptoms: Symptoms are what a person feels. You could feel swelling, pressure, bloating, gas, discomfort, constipation, nausea or vomiting, indigestion, lack of appetite, etc. Causes may be liver disease, ascites, constipation, pregnancy, etc, etc. ...Read more

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Dr. Howard Greller
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What causes a swollen belly button?

What causes a swollen belly button?

Infection or hernia: The most likely problem associated with a swollen belly button, if this is the first time you are encountering this at age 37, is either an umbilical hernia (a defect in the wall of your abdomen) or an infection. If it is painful, red, swollen or if you are having nausea, vomiting and are unable to go to the bathroom, you should get checked as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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What is done for a swollen belly button lump and pain?

What is done for a swollen belly button lump and pain?

Maybe...: Surgery if you are describing a bulge from an umbilical hernia. See your doctor or a general surgeon for an examination. ...Read more

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Dr. Addagada Rao
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Can having tubes tied lead to a sick feeling and swollen belly?

Can having tubes tied lead to a sick feeling and swollen belly?

No: Tubal ligation prevents ferttilization, 'will not cause sick feeling and swillen belly' very rarely if adhesions are formed like in any surgery, may result, se your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

A miscarriage is the spontaneous loss of a fetus before the 20th week of pregnancy. (Pregnancy losses after the 20th week are called preterm deliveries.) A miscarriage may also be called a "spontaneous abortion." This refers to naturally occurring events, not medical ...Read more


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Spontaneous Abortion (Definition)

Spontaneous abortion is also known as Pregnancy loss. Spontaneous abortion is the spontaneous death of a growing fetus. It is also ...Read more


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