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Consistent stomach issues, tummy seems to be increasing, pregnancy ruled out. Causes?

Hi. My name is jua..I have been having issues with my stomach this past year. I m not sure if it s just from getting fat but my tummy s been getting bigger and harder. Now I know i m not pregnant because I took a pregnacy test and I have been getting my normal periods. Can u explain what might be causing it? It is big and round and hard like I am pregnant but im not not..
Asked On : Wed, 9 Jan 2013
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Hello and welcome to HCM

Distention of abdomen over a short period of time is of concern.
Such distention can be due to an ovarian mass or enlargement of some other viscera.
The first step to be taken is ultrasonography of the abdomen and pelvis.
Further management can only planned after sonography of abdomen and pelvis. In case of mass arising from ovary few blood tests will help further.
You need to consult your doctor soon.

Thanks and take care
Dr Shailja P Wahal
Answered: Wed, 9 Jan 2013
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