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Symmetrical swelling around abdomen - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User : wife has symetrical swelling around her abdomen just above the belly button...going horizontally. the swelling was quick and feels warm to the touch and hard.
Doctor :   since when she has this
User :   it is on both sides of abdomen, so I thought it was not apendix...
User :   about twenty minutes ago.
User :   it looks almost as if she had been wearing pants that were too tight...but it is too high and she has been wearing PJ's...
Doctor :   does she has any fever, vomiting
User :   no
User :   just discomfort around the swelling...but not too much pain. It is sensitive to the touch, but not overly painful
Doctor :   does she has any loose stools, urinary symptoms
Doctor :   are you there
User :
Doctor :   are you there
User :   no loose stools
User :   was just checking on her...she is lying down...

Doctor :   do you mean she has addominal distension
Doctor :   i suggest you to get an ultrsound scan done
Doctor :   are you there
Doctor :   are you there
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