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Abdominal swelling under left rib with chronic constipation. Should I see a doctor?

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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Unusualy symptoms in face of constipation shold be explored.
There are bad things that can happen. You need a good history and exam with lab testing and perhaps a colonoscopy and other tests. I woiuld not delay seeing your pcp and/or gastroenterologist.

In brief: Yes

Unusualy symptoms in face of constipation shold be explored.
There are bad things that can happen. You need a good history and exam with lab testing and perhaps a colonoscopy and other tests. I woiuld not delay seeing your pcp and/or gastroenterologist.
Dr. Danny Proffitt
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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

If you are symptomatic, yes.
The mass may not be related to the constipation at all.

In brief: Yes

If you are symptomatic, yes.
The mass may not be related to the constipation at all.
Dr. Troy Reyna
Dr. Troy Reyna
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