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Symptoms Of Intestinal Swelling
The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more
"Intestinal"swelling: When you say "swelling" are you relating your abdominal circumference to feelings of distension, fluid retention, constipation, overeating? What evidence do you have the problem is intestinal? Over what period of time have you noted swelling (acute/chronic/recurrent)? What are your underlying medical problems (alcohol, liver disease, gut problems...)? What evaluation have you had to date? ...Read more
See answer: Ultrasound is severely limited by bowel gas – if one is evaluating intestines (large or small bowel), generally ct is a diagnostic consideration or possibly a barium examination (either upper or lower GI depending on the area of interest). Lastly, for repeated evaluation of bowel, as in crohns disease or for concern related to radiation, MRI enterography may be an option in the correct clinical s. ...Read more
Stomach problem: The pylorus is the end of stomach connecting to the beginning of the small intestine, so a "pre-pyloric" problem of the gut can only involve the stomach or esophagus. Is this the location you're questioning? If so, you're describing a gastric emptying issue with associated stomach distension--either due to partial obstruction or a sluggish stomach. Get evaluation & appropriate treatment please. ...Read more
I am suffering from swelling of Peyer's patch glands (aggregated lymphoid nodules) in my small intestine, kindly suggest me how to get rid of problem?
Need more info.: There's not enough information here to know what to recommend for you. It would be necessary to know how you are aware that your Peyer's patches are enlarged and what symptoms this is probably presumably causing. Feel free to contact one of us on HealthTap Prime if you have the actual test results. Good luck. ...Read more
dr did biopsy on my stomach & small intestine& said similar swelling like crohns but said don't have it. Is there any disease that can look like it?
Swelling: Isn't a characteristic finding of Crohn's as much as discrete small ulcers are. Inflammation of the stomach and intestine could be gastritis related to medication, infection, ulcer disease, celiac disease, pernicious anemia, etc. The answer is going to be in the report written by the pathologist on the biopsies that were taken during your endoscopy. ...Read more
After surgery 14mos ago to remove rt colon and sm part of intestine. I have severe pain on left side upper abdomen and swelling. With burning sensatio?
See your doctor: As unfortunately the symptoms you describe could be related to so many different issues that can't be accurately determined without more information, the chance to examine you and possible testing. I would strongly encourage you to seek help in person when any symptoms is "severe". ...Read more
19 yr old, got diagnosed with UTI & digestion problem in my small intestine. But there is a slight swelling where stomach is. What does this mean?
Ok to feel bulge: Many people, especially those with flatter abdomen and less abdominal fat, will feel or see a slight bulge in the lower abdomen due to large bowel swelling or distention. It is most common in the lower left abdomen just before the colon enters the pelvis on its way to the rectum. If this is what you felt, it is normal. ...Read more
I found a movable soft swelling 2cm below belly button right side I have to press hard to feel. Bowel? Very worried. Any advice? Benign reasons?
I have hidrandenitis suppurativa last stage but I keep getting anal swelling and chronic itching plus my bowel was abnormal for a week, pale? Why?
I suffer from anus swelling after bowel movement but experience no bleeding or abnormal pain. What could it be from?
Multiple things: Most concerning would be rectal cancer or also beginning of a prolapse and would need to be assessed immediately. More likely it is a thrombosed hemorrhoid, which often will not bleed. Recommend having it checked out to be safe. ...Read more
I had SIBO and have been having normal bowel movements for 2 weeks but it hurts after I go to the bathroom even once and I start swelling up. Why?
What is SIBO?:
You mean IBS =Irritable Bowel Syndrome?
SBO= Small Bowel Obstruction; which is unlikey given you are having BM.
Try Probiotics, Avoid Gluten for 6 weeks, Drink Plenty of fluid. BRAT Diet for 4 days and then slowly advance the diet.
Looks like you had CT Scan of Abdomen and Colonoscopy so you are under good care ...Read more
Hi, I get right sided swelling before bowel movement, lower quadrant, which goes down after evacuation. All bloods normal. Any ideas please?
Seek help now.: This is nothing to wait on. Find a physician now who can diagnose and treat this! ...Read more
Discomfort from the left rib that runs thru left hip bone. 8 CM tumour removed 8 months ago off out side of bowel. Swelling around hip area.?
What tumor?: While there are many things that can explain pain on the rib cage and hip-however, the fact that you have a large tumor (which tumor you are referring here? Colon cancer? Or other kind-like gist?)- you definitely should talk to your doc and have further evaluation and make sure that the pain you have is not related to the tumor you had. Go to see you doc and have yourself checked. ...Read more
After taking milk of magnesium my bowel movements were very thin could the laxative cause swelling?
As expected: That what mom is supposed to do. What do you mean by swelling? Where? ...Read more
I'm in hospital. X-ray said impacted bowel. Left side swelling. Waiting in mri. They say structure. Will see a surgeon. What operations can they do?
? stricture: From your history you seem to have some type of inflammatory bowel disease. The stricture may be a result of this disease process. Often the surgery is a segmental resection. However, if you have crohn's disease, this may cause the disease to become involved in the area of bowel adjacent to the resected tissue. ...Read more
Ever so often I will have severe pain and swelling on the inside part of my right knee. And usually occurs after a bowel movement or somethin strenous?
After a bowel:
Movement???? Could you be HYPERFLEXING your knees when you sit and strain??? Sounds to me like you need that knee checked out for MENISCEAL (inner cartilage) issues!!!! Am MRI will most likely be needed!
Start with your PCP who may wish to refer you to a Board Certified Orthopedic surgeon!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more
MRI post liver resect w/abd incision swelling/pain showed 5.6cm anterior abd wall hernia w/protrusion of small bowel loops/mesenteric fat. Is surg req?
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
Bulge around 1-week old PCNL incision after bowel movement. Uncomfortable to lie down now. Obvious swelling. Can a kidney be herniated?
Rarely: While the kidney can be herniated, it is usually a very large hernia at the location of a previous incision in the flank. Not quite sure what You mean by 1 week old PCNL incision. If you have a bulge at the location of the incision from a recent operation, call your surgeon for an exam ASAP. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Hi, I have a swelling enlarged near my anus during bowel movement. No itchy, bleeding or pain. Is that hemorrhoids, will it go away on its own?
What causes episodes of extreme subcutaneous abdominal swelling? No associated bowel problems. Ct shows nothing. Dr is puzzled.
Venous blockage?: Has a ct been done during. One of the swelling episodes or only between them? Is there any associated arm or leg swelling during the episodes? Do episodes relate to menses? May be some form of pelvic congestion syndrome or intermittent abdominal venous congestion. May consider an opinion from a vascular surgeon or gyn with experience in pelvic congestion. ...Read more
My legs gets tired early during bowel movement, specially right one which has thigh swelling front and back? Reason?
There is no swelling or extreme pain. But there is bleeding during strained bowel movement. Could this be internal hemorrhoids?
After bowel movements, I experience discomfort in my stomach, nausea, which sometimes results in vomiting, and swelling around the anus, what do I do?
Perineum tear/swelling/itch, sometimes looks like it turns into a blister after straining during a bowel movement. Have IBS-C. Is this common? Causes?
No, not common: No, not common but hemorrhoids or anal fissures are common with your symptoms. Go see a MD and get evaluated. ...Read more
I had a colonoscopy 5 days ago and have not had a Bowel movement. I have had lower abdominal pain the whole time and now my stomach is swelling. I hav?
Empty from prep, and little to eat?
Probably gas residual and cramping and should pass, but if not quickly see your GI ...Read more
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