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The right side of my stomach is swollen what could it be?

The right side of my stomach is swollen what could it be?

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

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The right side of my stomach is swollen and when I press on the swollen side it hurts. Should I go to the hospital?

The right side of my stomach is swollen and when I press on the swollen side it hurts. Should I go to the hospital?

Yes: The right abdominal area contains the liver, gall bladder, colon and appendix. The ER can do blood tests and imaging to determine exactly what is causing the swelling and pain and give you proper treatment. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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

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I have a red swollen itchy rash on my left side of my stomach and it hurts to the touch?

I have a red swollen itchy rash on my left side of my stomach and it hurts to the touch?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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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Right side of stomach looks swollen, I've been having minor discomfort on right side of stomach.

Right side of stomach looks swollen, I've been having minor discomfort on right side of stomach.

Probiotic: Try adding a probiotic daily. Also getting rid of inflammatory foods in your diet can also be helpful. Those are nightshades such as eggplant, peppers and tomatoes. Red meat, dairy and shellfish can also cause an inflammatory response. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hello. I am feeling that my left lower side of stomach is more swollen than the right without any pain?

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

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My right side of abdomen is swollen, do feel discomfort and sometimes pain. What can it be.?

My right side of abdomen is swollen, do feel discomfort and sometimes pain. What can it be.?

Right side abdomen.: Organs of concern on the right side of your abdomen would include the liver, gallbladder, biliary tree, pancreas, large intestines, small intestines and appendix. Could also represent a hernia or muscular strain. ...Read more

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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?

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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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?

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

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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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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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Abdomin swollen to righthand side just noticed it yesterday stomach feels sick but no lump r pain what could it be?

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

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I have been having pain in the right side of abdomen during sex and I've noticed my tummy is always bloated/swollen.

I have been having pain in the right side of abdomen during sex and I've noticed my tummy is always bloated/swollen.

Not normal: You could possibly have fibroids (benign growths of the uterine muscle) of possibly an enlarged ovary of ovarian cyst. You could be pregnant (check a pregnancy test). Regardless, pain with intercourse and this sort of bloating or swelling are not normal. See your doctor. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Stomach pam on left side hurt when pressed in stomach swollen my has poo consistency of jelly.?

Stomach pam on left side hurt when pressed in stomach swollen my has poo consistency of jelly.?

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