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Weight Gain In Lower Abdomen
Maybe not related?: First distinguish fluid weight (like edema, ascites, "third spacing") from tissue weight (e.g. Bodybuilding, reparative, tumors, adipose). There are lots of metabolic reasons to rule out (organ disease like heart, liver, kidneys), insufficiency (thyroid, adrenal, kidney), more. Often high calorie (but low volume) foods & drink may add up quickly (3000-3500 extra calories per pound gained). ...Read more
See your MD: While you do not characterize the type of pain (constant, radiating, effect of eating) or the amount of weight loss, unintended weight loss coupled with abdominal pain is concerning - there can be several reasons, malignancy, blood supply problems and some infections. Please make an appointment with your physician for blood tests and ultrasound or ct scan ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Abdominal pain, bloating, irritability, irregular periods, weight gain in abdomen despite diet and exercise? Help!
See your doc: Sounds like you have a lot of symptoms that could be explained related to GI tract, female organ issues or both... See your doc for a detailed history/ physical and some testing... ...Read more
Endura mass: Endura mass is loaded with sugars that can cause dental decay.. Talk to your doctor for a referral to a nutritionist to help you gain weight properly ...Read more
OK .....: I presume you have given us a list of symptoms & I'll insert some commas! Hearing about itchy skin, muscle loss & weight loss all make me think of potential liver disease. It's possible the liver or gall bladder would be involved with right sided pain after eating. In any event, this requires physician evaluation to carefully sort through these multiple symptoms. Make an appointment today! ...Read more
What would be the cause of gaining sudden belly fat (no weight gain tho), bloating, stomach tightness, constipation, stomach gurgling, and abd twitch?
Fast Food Diet: These symptoms are expected when someone eats too much unhealthy fast food. ...Read more
Disproportionate fat in lower abdomen. Generally skinny Upper tummy has no fat but suddenly juts out right below the waistline. At least since puberty?
May be normal: You may be one of those pear-shaped girls who carry their weight in their lower torso, hips and thighs. Abdominal exercises that target the lower abdomen will tone that area. Women who are pear-shaped, as opposed to apple-shaped women who gain weight around their middle, have a lower risk of heart disease ...Read more
Unintentional weight gain, severe pain in right lower back, constipation, bloating period supposed to come in 2 weeks, negative pregnancy test?
Misinformed?: A pregnancy test done before a fetus has grown big enough to have chemical and blood connection to the mother is wasted dollars and energy. Your symptoms represent infection, not pregnancy. But, if your period does not start in two weeks then you can and should do a pregnancy test. ...Read more
Lost 40 lbs in 3 months. Deep back pain on lower right side. pain in lower right abdomen. Bloating and constipation. Green stool. Is this IBS?
GI Issues: IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion - that means that all other explanatory conditions must be ruled out first. I am concerned with the 40 pound weight loss (unless you are on a diet) and the back pain (IBS sufferers usually have abdominal pain). And the green stool is unusual for IBS. I would suggest a visit to a gastroenterologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See MD ASAP: Any significant weight loss that is unexpected should be diagnosed by an md immediately. Good luck! ...Read more
Spot fat loss does: not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be abdominal fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy & be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge & “bicycling” exercise on back. Do regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more
Cardio Mix: Are you asking about the best way to lose wt, specifically around the abdomen? - the best way(s) to lose is cardio & a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same ex or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up w/running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. However, if want to build ab muscles concentrate on core ex. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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