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I have swollen abdomen and spleen and really sick. What could it be?

I have swollen abdomen and spleen and really sick. What could it be?

Too many poss: This is too vague. I am not sure how u can feel ur spleen. If it is truly enlarged, there are many possibilities. You need to be seen in person by ur doctor and then referred to hematologist if appropriate.

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I'm concerned because I have swollen abdomen and spleen and really sick?

I'm concerned because I have swollen abdomen and spleen and really sick?

See your PCP soon: How long this has been going on? You should be investigated for the reasons that caused your abdomen to swell, is it ascites/ why is your spleen enlarged/ see you primary care physician right away.

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I have a hemangioma lesion on liver found on scan also gallstone in gallbladder swollen abdomen bk pain flank pain what test now need doing?

I have a hemangioma lesion on liver found on scan also gallstone in gallbladder swollen abdomen bk pain flank pain what test now need doing?

Check with your prim: Tests need to be looked at along with the labs. Hemangiomas generally don't cause any pain. Symptomatic gallstones can cause epigastric discomfort at times radiating to back along with nausea. R flank pain can be from gallbladder disease or from kidney stones. I see you are on metronidazole, you didn't state why? You need a complete bloodwork. Please check with your doctor who ordered the ct.

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Why would upper stomach be swollen?

Many reasons: I could be simply increased gas. However problems such as Gastric Outlet obstruction, due to an ulcer or small bowel obstruction must be also considered. Do you have history of peptic ulcers? Do you have Nausea and vomiting.Please see a gastroenterologist SOON if thye answer is yes to either questions.

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What to do about a swollen hard stomach?

What to do about a swollen hard stomach?

Urgent Need: This is something that you do not sit home and wonder. Given your age and this symptom please get to your doctor urgently.

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How can I tell if my liver or spleen is swollen?

How can I tell if my liver or spleen is swollen?

Physical exam: Perhaps the best place to start with determining if your liver or spleen is enlarged or abnormal is with a physical examination from a skilled provider such as a primary care physician. Such a person can take a history from you and then examine your body. If after that, there are questions left unanswered, imaging studies such as an ultrasound and/or a few lab tests might be helpful.

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A part of my stomach is swollen, what is happening?

A part of my stomach is swollen, what is happening?

Don't know: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.

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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.

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My stomach feels swollen. What test would determine if it is swollen?

My stomach feels swollen. What test would determine if it is swollen?

A physical exam: A good physical exam is the best way to determine if there is fluid in your abdomen. If then there is any other doubt at that point, an ultrasound would be the best next test - extremely safe ad would answer your question.

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Is it normal to have a swollen stomach after a termination 3 days ago?

Is it normal to have a swollen stomach after a termination 3 days ago?

It's possible: If you are having pain and sighing often then it's possib, cramps the I would return to my doctor

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Sudden stomach swollen within few hours, no pain. What could be reasons?

Sudden stomach swollen within few hours, no pain. What could be reasons?

Acute belly bloating: There are lots of reasons for acute abdominal distension/bloating, & not all of them are due to the GI tract. Even "functional" syndromes may be present without underlying "disease." However SBO (paralyzed gut) and/or ascites are just some of the serious conditions possible here that warrant you check with your doctor for examination now.

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My stomach feels swollen after my termination that I had 3 days ago, is this normal?

My stomach feels swollen after my termination that I had 3 days ago, is this normal?

Can be: Bloating can be normal, BUT self limited if your abdomen is hard and or tender or you have a fever, or feel dizzy when arising, go back and get checked. If a perforation occurred, it can cause internal bleeding, infection and even bowel injury--ALL emergencies. Alternatively go the ER for a possible CT scan and blood count

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Lower stomach swollen with no pain. Steadily gotten worse for the last couple weeks?

Lower stomach swollen with no pain. Steadily gotten worse for the last couple weeks?

? Fat, or water: Retention, as common causes for painless abdominal swelling, need to see your doctor for evaluation, good luck

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It's going on 3 years that at least twice a month my stomach gets hard and swollen?

It's going on 3 years that at least twice a month my stomach gets hard and swollen?

More history: You need to give a better history of the issue for instance does it have anything to do with your diet? You need to see your doctor and perhaps have a colonoscopy if you have not had one. Look at your diet as well

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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.

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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.

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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

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My stomach is big and swollen when I stand but disappears when I lay down...Its also worse of a night...?

My stomach is big and swollen when I stand but disappears when I lay down...Its also worse of a night...?

Maybe ok, maybe not: Depending on a person's medical history, her physical body shape, her muscle tone, etc., a protruding tummy may or may not be ok. An internal mass or organ that is big enough will appear as a protruding tummy. Excess fluid in the abdomen also shows up as a big tummy. For somebody with thin, weak abdominal muscles, a big meal can be protruding, so a doctor should evaluate to see what is happening.