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Is abdominal distension a sign of some disease?
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Dr. Edward Tagge
Surgery - Pediatric
5 doctors agree
In brief: It depends ...
Abdominal distension is a non-specific finding .
.. It can represent the entire gamut of medical conditions, from mild constipation to life-threatening intestinal ischemia. It's significance needs to be taken in context with a large number of other factors.

In brief: It depends ...
Abdominal distension is a non-specific finding .
.. It can represent the entire gamut of medical conditions, from mild constipation to life-threatening intestinal ischemia. It's significance needs to be taken in context with a large number of other factors.
Dr. Edward Tagge
Dr. Edward Tagge
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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric
3 doctors agree
In brief: Not necessariiy
Abdominal distension is non specific.
It can be associated with gastroenteritis, flu, constipation, or a bowel obstruction. It can even be related to what one has recently eaten. It must be taken in conjunction with other symptoms.

In brief: Not necessariiy
Abdominal distension is non specific.
It can be associated with gastroenteritis, flu, constipation, or a bowel obstruction. It can even be related to what one has recently eaten. It must be taken in conjunction with other symptoms.
Dr. Troy Reyna
Dr. Troy Reyna
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