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Doctor insights on: Swollen Upper Middle Abdomen Symptoms

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I recently noticed a swollen area, almost the complete right side of my abdomen. I have no pain or other symptoms . Any ideas?

I recently noticed a swollen area, almost the complete right side of my abdomen.  I have no pain or other symptoms .  Any ideas?

NEED TO BE CHECKED: We can not really tell you what it could be.You have a sweeling of complete right side of abdomen, and it needs to be looked at and checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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CT scan revealed a swollen gallbladder. Symptoms have gotten worse noticeable bloating on upper rt. of abdomen. New swelling of low back. Urgent ?

CT scan revealed a swollen gallbladder. Symptoms have gotten worse  noticeable bloating on upper rt. of abdomen. New swelling of low back. Urgent ?

Abdominal pain: If you are having persistent symptoms you should go back and get rechecked. If you have a primary provider call them, or I would assume the ER gave you a provider to follow up with. ...Read more

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I'm a 36 year old woman with symptoms of swollen breast, itchy breast, swollen abdomen and I'm bloated with gas and back pain. What can this be?

I'm a 36 year old woman with symptoms  of swollen breast, itchy breast, swollen abdomen and I'm bloated with gas and back pain. What can this be?

See doctor: Off the cuff, I would suspect pregnancy at the top of the list. If pregnancy is a possibility, get tested for it. Nonetheless you still should consult a doctor soon- An OB if pregnant, your PCP if not. ...Read more

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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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Dear doctor, recently read in a magazine for the spastic colon and found that l have many of symptoms such as constipation, rumbling and swollen belly.

Dear doctor, recently read in a magazine for the spastic colon and found that l have many of symptoms such as constipation, rumbling and swollen belly.

Thank you: Thank you for letting us know. Usually patients come to health tap to ask questions. Perhaps if you think you have a serious medical condition it would be wise to bring this concern to the physician who cares for you. ...Read more

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Left side of abdomen is bigger than right, almost like swollen?

Left side of abdomen is bigger than right, almost like swollen?

Abdomen size irreg: hello ~ this may well be the case but you must go and see a MD so that your perception can be validated, and decision made as to whether this needs investigation or evaluation or not. thanks ...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