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Obese women having longer belly on one side. Leg falling asleep quickly. How to rectify?

Well I am a 33 years old obese woman and at 400lbs. I just wanna know why is one side of my stomach or in my case my belly is longer than the other side. is there a test or something that i can take to make sure there is nothing is wrong or a specialist i can see? Its to were that it is setting on my leg and i can not set down for no more than thirty minutes until my leg falls asleep. and when i do get up both of my legs hurt at the joint . PLEASE HELP!!!!
Asked On : Sun, 10 Feb 2013
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General Surgeon 's  Response

Thank you for the query.

It is hard to tell what is exactly causing your symptoms as fat in your case obscures everything. Uneven abdomen can be caused by abdominal hernia for example so the abdominal cavity ingredients are getting out on the one side.
Leg problems can be caused by nerves compression. Joint pains are most likely caused by your weight.
I suggest you to visit a doctor (can be your regular doctor), have physical examination first. To see whats in the abdominal cavity, abdominal ultrasound or better abdominal CT should be done.

Hope this will help.
Answered: Thu, 27 Jun 2013
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