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The Right Side Of My Stomach Is Swollen
Right abdomen: There are many organs in the right side of the abdomen, including the liver, gallbladder, intestines, pancreas, appendix, ovary, and fallopian tube, among others. Any persistent swelling warrants a work up from your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
I am a 31 year old male. The right side of my stomach gets swollen at times. I don't have any pain or any other symptoms. What could it be?
Has a hernia been: ...considered and/or ruled out?Get a more detailed answer ›
The right side of my stomach is swollen and when I press on the swollen side it hurts. Should I go to the hospital?
I have a pain in the right side of my stomach which also feels swollen now... Please help, any suggestions of what it could be and how to cure it?
Some possibilities: If one has very uncomfortable tummy pain, and is normally in good health, plus is not pregnant, the possibilities include: appendicitis (usually has fever), gall stones, kidney stone (very painful), constipation (crampy), stomach flu, etc... Most people with "moderate pain, " meaning more than mild pain, need a doctor's evaluation to be sure it is not appendicitis, which usually needs surgery. ...Read more
It is a bout a week that I have noticed the right side of my stomach is standing out (or swollen). I have no pain or any other symptoms. Female and 33?
? Hernia: Based on your description you might have a hernia which is a bulging due to weekend abdominal muscle fibers. This is most common in people who have had surgery, but could also appear randomly. Even though it does not bother you, I would suggest having a health care professional take a look. Good luck. ...Read more
I'm having the sweats, right side of my stomach hurts and I've got a swollen gland on my left side of my neck. I just got prescribed the zpak today?
Z-Pak...: Is for a soft tissue infection - and works quite well when properly diagnosed and prescribed. If you don't feel better in a day or two, contact your doctor again. ...Read more
I had severe pain on my left side by my ribs for two weeks but that went away but know my left side of my stomach is swollen, What could be wrong?
The left side of my stomach is swollen and it go all the way under my breast some time it s feel hot and gasy it pushing up under my heart that I feel?
I have pain on my left side of my stomach every morning. The left side of my stomach is also swollen?
Constipation: In a female of your age the most likely is constipation without any blood, which you did not mention, and only bloating and left sided pain. Do you have round or hard poops or strain when you go? Are you getting enough fiber in your diet (9 servings of fruits and veggies a day and 3 grains) and drinking your 64 ounces of water a day? The left side is colon, abdomen is the emptying side. No organs. ...Read more
Is it shingles?: Need a picture or a physical exam to begin to guess what it is. If you have a group of blisters located only on one side and it's both itchy and painful, shingles is one possibility. This is a reactivation of the chicken pox virus and it's not very common at your age, 33. It usually occurs when people are older, sick or stressed. Very important to see a doctor within the first 48 hours! Go asap! ...Read more
Okay so I was put on mirena (levonorgestrel) the 9th of last month. Had it removed the 22nd my stomach is swollen and hurts also my lower back anf side hurt?
IUD is out: If you had your iud removed and you still have these symptoms then this is further evidence from your previously asked question that the iud is unrelated to your symptoms. Seek other causes. Intestinal/gi issues are the more likely culprit. ...Read more
I have been having sharp pain on my side of my lower ribs? I am feeling very fatigued and my stomach is swollen. What is this?
Need evaluation: The causes include diseases in your stomach, colon, kidney, skin, muscle, ribs. Gas is possible so take gas medicine should help. The question is why gas? Is there an obstruction after the stomach. An exam, and answering more questions and maybe a ct scan of that area would help identify what it is definitively. I will you all the best! ...Read more
"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
Hello. I am feeling that my left lower side of stomach is more swollen than the right without any pain?
Needs to be checked: We can not tell you why your left side of stomach is more swollen. If you have no pain and no lump is palpable it may be nothing serious. But since it is a concern for you, I suggest you have it checked if it is abnormal swelling and if it is what is the cause ...Read more
I've got significant swelling on both sides of my body but the right side is much more swollen. As well as feeling of fullness in abdomen, what could?
Need clarification: You need to have an a evaluation by your physician to say the reason for your swelling. I assume you're discussing ...Read more
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
For over a year now I've had an on and off sharp pain on my right side. And also feels as If both sides of abdomen are lightly swollen. Nothings worked?
See answer: There are many causes for abdominal pain. You need to see your physician for a careful evaluation. If you have seen your physician for this and still having pain, an online consultation at Health Tap may be helpful. Video or voice would be best. Next best would be an INBOX text consult: You would need to be available to answer Drs questions. ...Read more
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
Left side of abdomen below/under ribs to the midline is swollen and very painful. Left ribcage noticeably risen when lying. Help.
Right side of abdomen has been slightly swollen for 5 months with a sharp pain a few inches from my belly button. Hasn't gotten better or worse?
Get eval: Pain, described as sharp, and for over 5 months, should be evaluated soon. Best wishes. ...Read more
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
Abdomin swollen to righthand side just noticed it yesterday stomach feels sick but no lump r pain what could it be?
See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
I have been having pain in the right side of abdomen during sex and I've noticed my tummy is always bloated/swollen.
My daughter has GI problems and about a week ago I saw that her right side of her stomach is swollen and hurts when I touch it what should I do?
Call your doctor: This requires a good history and physical, preferably by someone well versed in your child's history. ...Read more
I have like a swollen rib & side, & back pain I was wondering if it's okay to apply Vicks vaporrub on my rib? Since it's my abdomen is it bad?
It's mostly menthol: So it won't hurt your stomach.Get a more detailed answer ›
I'm having pain and bloating in my. My lower right abdomen is swollen with sharp yet dual pain and the other side is fine what can cause this?
Need more info: What you are describing does not have enough details to determine what is causing your symptoms. More questions for you: how long have you had abdominal pain? Any blood in the bowel movements? Any prior abdominal surgeries? Male or female? Age? Sexually active? Any fever or nausea? Have you had a screening colonoscopy? The answers to these questions would help guide a doctor in evaluation. ...Read more
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