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My knee is swollen after exercise. What should I do?

My knee is swollen after exercise. What should I do?

Knee swelling: This is abnormal and means something is wrong with the joint. See a doctor for a workup. ...Read more

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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


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Exercised, had pains took panadol (acetaminophen). The pains at the right side of my lower abdomen reduced but stil remained now my pubic area is swollen.

Exercised, had pains took panadol (acetaminophen). The pains at the right side of my lower abdomen reduced but stil remained now my pubic area is swollen.

Hernia vs Appy: Certain conditions increase in likelihood depending on age. It is possible for extremely strained muscles to be a little swollen and tense. The right lower quadrant also holds possibility for dysfunction in the form of a hernia and/or appendicitis. If the skin over your pubic area is swollen, you should be examined in-person. ...Read more

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Severe SOB, exercise intolerance, chestpain, high/weak heartrate, barrel chest, early nail clubbing, swollen abdomen. Normal ekg, echo, lungfunctiontest?

Severe SOB, exercise intolerance, chestpain, high/weak heartrate, barrel chest, early nail clubbing, swollen abdomen. Normal ekg, echo, lungfunctiontest?

Mgt/workup: From you description, you may have COPD, CF or another cardio pulmonary condition. In addition, shunting can occur outside the thorax.
I would suggest checking total lung capacity, DLCO, a blood count, spirometry with and without a bronchodilator, a CFsweat test and a HRCT of the chest and possibly abdomen. A clotting disorder should also be considered. ...Read more

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I've been taking Aloe Vera juice and have itchy red eye lids sick stomach after food cold sores on lips dizziness and sick after exercise loose bowels?

I've been taking Aloe Vera juice and have itchy red eye lids sick stomach after food cold sores on lips dizziness and sick after exercise loose bowels?

All Juiced-Up Again?: Now THAT sounds like something I"D like to drink (when I want to get out of work, that is...).You know, often we attribute the most notable things as a proximate cause to our ills. Short of a Mac Truck hitting you, maybe also consider other things you've eaten or been exposed to. Of course if you just started with that Aloe, stop it and see what happens. And if you are getting worse get to a doctor ...Read more

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What to do about a swollen hard stomach?

What to do about a swollen hard stomach?

Urgent Need: This is something that you do not sit home and wonder. Given your age and this symptom please get to your doctor urgently. ...Read more

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What causes a swollen abdomen in older women?

What causes a swollen abdomen in older women?

Intestines uterus: As we age there is less muscle and our intestines and other organs can seem to protrude. Also, the elderly can sometimes appear to be swollen due to constipation and women can have a prominent lower abdomen due to a large uterus or fibroids. Other reasons include hernias of the belly button or from a previous incision on the belly. ...Read more

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What causes a swollen pimple on right side of abdomen?

What causes a swollen pimple on right side of abdomen?

"Swollen pimple": If a little red raised bump on your body you initially thought was a pimple starts to swell, it may be a signs of an infection, especially if there is associated redness & tenderness. These may progress to more advanced infections. After you are examined, your doctor will be able to decide on specific treatments, such as antibiotics or incision & drainage. These are easier to treat if done soon. ...Read more

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What would cause a swollen abdomen only in the evening?

What would cause a swollen abdomen only in the evening?

Fatty food/gallstone: Intermittent swelling of your abdomen may be related to fatty foods and gallstones. Dinner is usually the highest fat meal. Fat triggers gallbladder to squeeze, empty its load of digestive bile into your GI tract. If you have gallstones, dietary fat triggers an abnormal system and bloating/swelling occur. Ultrasound can be diagnostic. Others causes: constipation, gastric bloat, mass. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Swollen abdomen?

Large abdomen: An enlarging abdomen over what is normal for you, can develop over a period of hours to weeks. This excludes obesity, common causes are gas in the intestine, fluid in the abdomen, pregnancy, and rarely cancer. A CAT scan or ultrasound will show what is going on. Would be helpful to know if there are other symptoms, such as pain, constipation, and liver problems. ...Read more

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Three year old's stomach swollen?

Three year old's stomach swollen?

Distension: Abdominal distension or swelling can have multiple causes. Most common is from bowel ditsension which could be related to gastroenteritis, bowel obstruction, slow gastric emptying, constipation etc. Enlargement of organs such as liver and spleen can distend the abdomen. Sometimes fluid in abdomen called ascites can enlarge the abdomen. If persists should see pediatrician for physical examination. ...Read more

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Why is my stomach is hard and swollen?

Why is my stomach is hard and swollen?

Many causes: Of abdominal distention, too many to mention here. If it is severe or recurrent, you must get medical exam. ...Read more

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My abdomen is swollen and I have posterior prolapse. Is this normal?

My abdomen is swollen and I have posterior prolapse. Is this normal?

Sometimes women with: A rectocele (posterior prolapse) also have other bowel problems like ibs or constipation which can cause bloating. You should make sure your doctor (s) know about this. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is hernia a possible cause of abdominal part swollen?

Can you tell me is hernia a possible cause of abdominal part swollen?

Hernia Bulge: One of the most common signs of a hernia is a bulge in the area of the hernia. A hernia is a defect/hole in the abdominal wall. As a result the contents of the abdomen push through this defect and create swelling in the area. While this may only represents fat from inside the abdomen, sometimes it is intestine. Hernias should be evaluated by your physician and most should be repaired surgically. ...Read more

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My upper stomach is hard and swollen but my lower stomach is soft and jiggly?

My upper stomach is hard and swollen but my lower stomach is soft and jiggly?

None: Does not seem to be a medical problem as no condition causes this situation. Most probably anxiety ...Read more

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My face and stomach have been swollen the last few days and I don't know why?

My face and stomach have been swollen the last few days and I don't know why?

Angioedema: Neither do i.... There are so many possible reasons this could happen, a doctor would need to take a detailed history of your symptoms to decide how best to proceed to make a diagnosis. If you are itchy, an allergic mechanism becomes more likely than if you are not. Some blood pressure medications, called ace inhibitors, can cause swelling without itch, as can hae. You may have angioedema. ...Read more

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I am experiencing swollen abdomen. The following also describes me: Appetite changes. What should I do?

I am experiencing swollen abdomen. The following also describes me: Appetite changes. What should I do?

Bloat is a symptom.: Bloating is not a condition unto itself. It's a symptom that would be indicative of some underlying condition. That condition, depending on what it is, could have long-term consequences. The reason for your bloating needs to be identified. You should see a doctor for specific testing. ...Read more

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My lower right stomach is swollen and I have bad pain when I'm still or when I move. I'm 18 what could this be?

My lower right stomach is swollen and I have bad pain when I'm still or when I move. I'm 18 what could this be?

Appendicitis?: I worry about appendicitis which usually requires surgery, sometimes emergently, but there are also ovarian cysts, edometriosis, constipation, ... Best to see your primary care doctor for an exam. If develop vomiting or fever, may need more emergent treatment. ...Read more

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Swollen sensation on the right side of my abdomen. When I stretch it is painful there. Should I go to the doctor?

Yes: It is difficult without examination to know what this is. Does sound like it might be a hernia, particularly if you have had surgery there although could also be some other internal mass/or some condition. At the very minimum this would need an abdominal examination and may need tests to sort it out. Recommend seeing your doctor urgently to sort this out. ...Read more

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Left side of abdomen below/under ribs to the midline is swollen and very painful. Left ribcage noticeably risen when lying. Help.

Left side of abdomen below/under ribs to the midline is swollen and very painful. Left ribcage noticeably risen when lying. Help.

Go to emerg. Room.: Need immediate evaluation of spleen, bowel, infection or even lungs...Need ct scan of chest and abdomen along with blood work...Do it now and go to e. Room. ...Read more

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My daughter was in a car accident 3 days ago and was wearing a lap belt her abdomen has become swollen what could it be thank you?

My daughter was in a car accident 3 days ago and was wearing a lap belt her abdomen has become swollen what could it be thank you?

Lap belt syndrome: The restraint used defines how the impact of a crash is transferred to the body. In kids whose pelvis is too short to trap the force on the pelvis (under 4'9"), the force transfers to the soft abdomen. Internal organs can be bruised or ruptured. In this case internal organ bruising would be likely, A bruise in the intestine wall can stop digestion. I would want an abdominal CT immediately. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I had a abdominal hysterectomy six weeks ago and where my IV was is swollen and painful. Should I be concerned?

What do you advise if I had a abdominal hysterectomy six weeks ago and where my IV was is swollen and painful. Should I be concerned?

Maybe: I would show it to your doctor the IV site may have an infection. Six weeks is a long time for a leaking iV to cause a problem. It is swollen and painful so infection is a strong possibility. I would go asap and start antibiotics if they believe it is infected. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more