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What Is The Best Treatment For Swollen Abdomen
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
An enlarging abdomen over what is normal for you, can develop over a period of hours to weeks. This excludes obesity, common causes are gas in the intestine, fluid in the abdomen, pregnancy, and rarely cancer. A CAT scan or ultrasound will show what is going on. Would be helpful to know if there are other symptoms, such as pain, ...Read more
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
Large abdomen: An enlarging abdomen over what is normal for you, can develop over a period of hours to weeks. This excludes obesity, common causes are gas in the intestine, fluid in the abdomen, pregnancy, and rarely cancer. A CAT scan or ultrasound will show what is going on. Would be helpful to know if there are other symptoms, such as pain, constipation, and liver problems. ...Read more
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Fluid or ascites: Your mom needs doctor evaluation. If she is otherwise okay, abdomen getting more swollen over six months, it could be fluid expanding her abdomen. There are several other possible causes; mass, metabolic, enlarging liver and spleen. Fluid could be from cancer and/or liver dysfunction. An ultrasound will make the diagnosis. Fluid can be tapped, evaluated and treatments started. Don't delay. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bad idea: You should sit at the edge of a chair and stay upright to help your lungs - this is difficult understandably. The best thing you can do for your twins is to keep them inside as long as possible. Studies recently have shown that each week after 36 is beneficial to brain and lung maturity. Get a cheerleader and a breathing partner. This is exhausting work especially in the summer. ...Read more
Pancreatitis pain has gotten pretty bad. Usually manageable with Tramadol very swollen abdomen and chills?
See your doctor...: If you have a known medical condition, you should be following with a primary doctor as they prescribe. With any increase or change in your symptoms, you should be sure to see them again. Reach out to their office today. If the pain is significant, consider going to the ER. Take care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi, i'm 35 years old & just starting spotting after intercourse & off an on other times & have a swollen abdomen.?
4 yr old daughter swollen abdomen most of the time even with her bowels moving normal has a lot of gas and some pain doesn't eat a lot of diary why?
Swollen abdomen and feeling like have to urinate; but taking flagyl. Is this a sign of a UTI or PID or something else. I feel like I can't urinate much however, no burning sensations whatsoever.?
I am experiencing side pain, tender abdomen and swollen abdomen.
My daughter had a accident last night and horse fell with her.
Be seen...: I'm not sure if this is trying to say that the one who had the accident is having abdominal symptoms. If so, she needs to be evaluated in ER now. Either way, even if the symptoms are not being experienced by the one who had the accident, they warrant medical evaluation. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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