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Forum Name: Gastroenterology Topics
Question: swollen stomach
|anit - Tue Oct 26, 2004 5:05 am|
How do you know if your stomach is swollen or just getting fatter. the lower part of my abdomen is bulging out and im not sure if its from eating or if its swollen. what causes a swollen stomach?
|Dr. Russell M - Tue Oct 26, 2004 6:57 am|
A swollen abdomen has many causes, and this link could give you further information on the topic.
|anit - Tue Oct 26, 2004 10:38 am|
It helped a little bit thank you. I am eating more fruit. this morning i had half a cantolope and 3 glasses of water and a bowel of cereal. could this have caused the swelling? its now night time and i still have it. I also excersised alot last night after not excersising in a while. Im eating more each day trying to gain weight and help myself go to the bathroom because im having difficulties going. when running i had pain in my lower left side and today the pain is still there its only aggravated if i move a certain way or laugh. Do ulcers cause swelling?
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