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    Hello I am 20 years old and I am experiencing a lot of pain in both testicles, not just when I exert myself at times they recede into my body cavity and I have to physically pull them back down. I also have 2 swollen bumps on my abdomen, doctors say they are swollen lymph nodes but aren't sure. any answers?





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    I have had a persistent right sided lower back pain,which I thought was from my job. Only just over a month ago I noticed the right hand size of my lower abdomen was swollen and I was in alot of pain and had unusual bleeding. I was taken to the local walk in centre and they thought it was a suspected appendicitis. I was taken to the hospital to be examined. It turns out I had a uti infection and suspected utereric stones, and I had to take time off work because of the pain. I had a ultrasound 2 days ago and nothing could be found. Although when the doctor pushed the scanner onto the swollen part of my stomach there was a sharp pain,and since then I have had the lower abdomen pain again along with the swelling and I have also started bleeding again. I don't have periods because I have the implant. I am currently waiting on an xray and the camera. I have not got any idea what it could be. I am worrying now because my sister has pcos,fibroids and also had to have an ovarian cyst removed that was 30cm big. If anyone could help I would be very greatful.





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    My period was due on 7th Feb, but still hasnt arrived, i have tender breasts, swollen lower abdomen nausea, and headaches, but 2 hpt showed negative. I am confused as to what this might be, any ideas?





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    I am even more confused now as today I have clear discharge, with brown tiny flakes of tissue/skin? Still no menstrual cycle.

    hi hun i find for myself that home pregnancy tests dont work till im 8 weeks pregnant but i had those symptoms with my daughter, so i'd go to the doctor and see if they can do a test for you. my doctor was reluctant due to the home tests being negative he said they are usually right but it turned out they were wrong and i was pregnant so try to push the issue with the doctor if they are reluctant or see a different doctor, hope this helps

    My abdomen is swollen from immediately below my ribcage and sticks out as though I am 8 months pregant, which is impossible as I am well over 50 and past the menopause by 11 years!When I breathe in, it does not feel "fat", but muscley, and it grew in just over a month. I have never been fat in my life and eat very healthily. I am annoyed more than anything, but what is causing this: I am not fat anywhere else





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    I have had the same problem but i also have terrible pain which feels like someone sticking a knife in my side

    I have this! I can't wear tight tops because I look pregnant, however I am not! This occured when I had the rod implanted but apparently there are not related! I hate feeling like this, its horrible, what should I do?

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    Hey, so I'm fiftenn year old vorgin, all though I do have a 'play about ' with my boyfriend. After doing this, a few days later my lower abdomen has became rock hard a and swollen a little. I have started to produce thick creamy discharge and it smells :/ I thought I was pregnant and spent the whole weekend worrying, but I figured it can't be that if ive never had sex? Please help :( CLO x





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    If he put his finger inside you and youve never done that before (his fingers are ofcourse thicker then yours so if you put your own inside its still different) it can hurt at that time but also afterwards. The discharge is normal its your vagina keeping itself clean for infections. Somewhere on this page ive explaind how that works just never use soap there only special soap ;)

    i have protruding ribs and a swollen abdomen.no one will tell me what is causing it.what is causing my ribs to stick out





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    I have the same condition:(. My doctor says it common (although I rarely see anyone else with this condition). The only way to fix it is surgery. No excersices or therapys could help. I have it to and its not affecting me in anyway except making my body look kinda weird:( I'm a boy BTW. My ribs stick out right below my nipples and the middle of my chest sticks in. Around the heart.

    I've had re-occuring water infections aka cystitus for about 2 years now. I have been given anti-biotics by doctors and walk-in-centres they seemed to clear them when I first started getting them. But recently they don't work as well. And when I have sent off my urine to check if theres sign of infection there it has come back clear. I have a constant pain down below near my uretha and abdomen pain that just won't stop and this is causing me to be deeply depressed. (I worry about going places incase the pain comes on strongly and am always off work) I've been tested for chlmydia as the syptoms can be similar to cystitus but it has come back as clear. I am going to a GUM clinic tommorow just incase it's anything else because I can't rule out what it definetly is or not. Doctors have been no help and can't give me anti-biotics if my tests come out as clear even though the symptons match and am in incontrollable pain. Please give me some advice? Main symptons are urge to go to pee, burining if only pee a small amount, sometimes I get realive when I release my bowels, also strong pains in the lower abdomen and my uretha looks abit swollen?





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    I have suffered from cystitis since the age of 16. Nobody can understand how debilitating and painful it us unless they have had it. I literally can't leave the loo, and am in so much pain that it sounds like I'm in labour to the innocent bystander! It has taken many years to be able to cope with it/know what to do/all the 'tricks'. I hope that this is all accurate, but I am not a scientist...this is just from my personal experience. I can imagine any medical professional will cringe at my apparent 'lax' attitude to antibios, but when I talk about getting them, it is in reference to my own person expereince. I also encountered my urine results coming up negative, when I have had cystitus, BUT you MUST pay attention to this and explore the other possibilities, (eg Interstitial Cystitis (not treated with antibios, I think and a strong possibiliy if antibios are not working) / uretha infection (long course of anti bios) an STI (various treatments obv) ) but it is totally possible for it not to show up, only because I am such an expert I feel confident to explain this to a doc and am 100% sure of what I have. Most medical professionals I have encountered do not know that the results can still come back negative, so take some research with you. What I would say to you is do whatever you have to do to get some antibios - see if it works. Try a different clinic/Dr - you will get totally different responses from each person you see. (see Lloyds Pharmacy) The cranberry juice thing is actually negligable and often contested - I know it would not touch the sides with me. I have to have antibios, I don't know why this is, I know some people are ok (if they hardly suffer from it) without antibios. As it is so debilitating and painful, I wouldn't recommend bothering to wait to see if it works, just drink as much water as you can & get straight to the Docs, as the pain is exponential. First tip for reoccurring sufferers, you can ask for Trimethoprim as a preventative antibiotic. So for me, if I have sex that I think may lead to cystitis, I take one afterwards and it prevents the bacteria from being able to develop. In conjunction with this, ask for a reserve course of antibiotics for when you do develop it. Take a few everywhere you go, never be without them. It can take 17 hours after sex until I know that I have developed it, so as soon as you feel it, you can take one. I have been told by another doctor, even after the above was part of my medical routine on file, that he would not do this for me and that I have to come in and do a test each time. I understand totally the reasons for this, but the extreme pain/time to get to a docs mean that I have no choice but not to accept this. Until I got an understanding/switched on doc I used to keep a few tablets back from a course for emergencies. If your doctor is not on board with the above 2 prescription suggestions, you can point them to the official NHS stance; http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Cystitis/Pages/Treatment.aspx You can also use Lloyds online pharmasist. A GODSEND. Fill out their online info/form and within half an hour the perscription will be waiting for you at your designated Lloyds pharmacy (if approved) Its £20 and you only get 6, but I would pay anything and do anything for those antibios! ALSO you can order antibios online. I have bought some because its cheaper than always going to the docs and I am sure of my problem, but I wouldn't advise this unless you are 100% sure of what you are dealing with.

    Hi Im 23. 2 months ago I had intermittent Diarrhea and pain all over my abdomen. The diarrhea stopped, but since then the pain in my abdomen when I eat is unbearable at times, and I move my bowels between 2 and 5 times per day. I am extremely exhausted all the time, and my abdomen gets very distended and painful. Before this, I had gastritis and acid reflux in my stomach, and take acid inhibitors every day. My GP tried anti biotics at first, which didnt make a difference. He referred me then for a colonoscopy, but the waiting list is 8 months and I can barely function or go to work because of the pain, exhaustion, and frequesnt trips to the toilet. It doesnt seem to matter what I eat, whether its vegetable soup or a burger, the pain an need to go to the toilet seems the same. someone please help me!





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    this sounds very much like ibs to me?

    Hello before it gets any worse i suggest you go get it seen by a doctor you may have ciatica which effects your lower abdomen

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    My right foot is always swollen, when I walk for some time.No other areas is swollen. What is the problem of this area, please help! This swollen foot does not have any pain and discoloration.





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    Its been like this for some time now the base of my heel is tender to walk on

    I've had a sore throat for about a week now, I took a look today and can see that my tonsils are very swollen (patchy red and white) with a few white spots on them. My glands are very swollen as well. My tonsils are gradually getting more swollen. However, I have no other symptoms of tonsillitis; Having had it a couple times in my childhood I know its not that.





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    You might have glandular fever

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    After seeing this poor guy on the program having trouble with his enlarged abdomen it made me feel sick that the doctors just basically told him he was fat. That isn't fat on his belly. I have been anorexic for 13 years and are seriously underweight and I suffer from the same thing as him, a very swollen abdomen. How can doctors call me obese when my BMI is 14? It makes me sick that doctors dismissed it like that! When stomach acid is low it causes a swollen abdomen, imbalances in body pH and candida also cause it and yet the doctor never check for these things! I've had to struggle for years with my swollen belly, and nobody ever wants to help, I had to find the answers on my own.





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    I am 15 and my bra size is 36DD and my boobs are really saggy :( It's so worrying, and I'm really uncomfortable with my body as my abdomen is swollen and I suffer from IBS and Autism.. I feel so self-conscious :'(





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    I'm 40, i was diagnosed with endometriosis. I had my surgery 3 yrs ago but only 6 mnths after surgery its gone back again the pain in my pelvic (below my abdomen) and its swollen during my period and i've got backpain. i take ibuproven to ease the pain.Please help.





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    I am a 44 year old woman. For about a year or more I have been suffering with very loose stools. After going to the loo my stomach becomes swollen and very uncomfortabl and this will last for sometime. I nearly always have an ache on the right side of my abdomen after passing a motion. I have recently lost weight without conciously dieting. I seem to have no appetite. But they may be because I know how uncomfortable I will be after going to the loo. Any Ideas?





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    Hello Can anyone tell me if they have experienced diverticular on both left and right abdomen I was diagnosed with diverticular in May 2014 after having pain in my lower left abdomen and now I have to go for a colospany because I have a pain on my lower right abdomen





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    I have a swollen tongue, it began to ache a few days ago and know has swollen quite abit I sound like I have lispe! Its hurts to swollow eat and drink, and smoke. I also have my tongue peirced 4yrs ago it has been fine there are no lumps or dis-colourings on my tounge its just really swollen I have tried to take my tongue bar out to clean it but its to painful and to swollen to get my fingers to unscrew the ball :'( help please I am very worried :(





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    I have been having terrible pain in the lower abdomen,it has been feeling hot and swollen inside my vagina as well. After passing water, it really stings badly. My vulva area looks red,stings and is very sore. My doctor has given me three lots of antibiotics,which have not worked. Luckily. i was due to see my gaeny after having my ovaries removed, therefore i mentioned this problem to him. I came out wanting to cry, as he told me it was all in my head, and that i was probably stressed. I dont know what do do now, can anyone help me?





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    I find it incredibly difficult to stay without farting, my stomach always produces excess gas and it affects my appetite. I experience lots of stomach movement and sometimes pains on my lower abdomen. However it's affecting my body because its pushing out my abdomen making look big





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    Hi I am 54 years old and in the 1980's I had two ectopic pregnancies and I had keyhole surgery for both at the start and then had to have proper surgery as they both ruptured when they preformed the keyhole they used gas to blown my abdomen up for the camera both the gas did not go after each and where as my pregnancies were a few weeks along I looked like I was 9months pregnant after each and since all this my abdomen has always been large I have tried dieting and exercise but have never been able to lose it I now have a umbilical hernia and I am afraid of doing to much exercise I have alow esteem of my self and although I am slim everywhere else I tend to buy big clothes to hide my abdomen as it protrudes I have a low esteem of myself and feel embarrassed as people always comment and say when is it due I am my wits end as to what do my GP said it was IBS but it is not I watch your programme all the while to see if there is any advice but to no avail I was hoping one of you could help me I am desperate





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    My daughter is four years old and has severely swollen tonsils, they touch when she sticks her tongue out, she has no other symptoms and I noticed this a month ago, is this normal?? I took her to a doctor, and they gave me a nurse instead who said they were just swollen. She also snores loudly. I've looked it up and found nothing, why are they swollen??





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    im looking for advice or any male who is suffering like myself i have got a very painful left testicle its not swollen red or has any lumps it is just very painful pai killers dont take the pain away my gp gave me antibiotics as a precaution but they havent worked either water tests are clear no sti / std i also have upper abdomen stomach ache and slight constipation any one have any idea what it could be or how to take the pain away im a 49 year old male





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    During my first attempt at intercourse three years post hysterectomy,I experienced a give-way sensation in my lower left abdomen. The following day my left leg began to swell dramatically.Hospitalised with probable DVT. Since that time, I have been hospitalised 15 times with my permanently grossly swollen left leg and recurrent cellulitis. Ten years after my hysterectomy i had a abdominal x-ray which revealed that there is in excess of 30 metal surgical clips ?? in my lower abdomen. Subsequent private MRI & CT scans have revealed that two metal clips have given way and migrated finishing up adjacent the left external iliac vein causing a venous constriction and also possibly causing or contributing to the lymphatic blockage. There is also left pelvic sidewall asymmetry. NHS have refused to place a stent at the vein narrowing and also refused to remove the offending clips even though the operation which caused my terrible problems was actually carried out by the NHS ??. Can anything be done privately to help my situation and what would be the approximate cost.





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    I went to the beach on a sunday spent all day there sunday. I woke up sunday my face was so swollen i couldnt see. On the monday i woke up the same with blisters all over it. Its now tuesday and im still swollen and ive read a numerous amount of internet sites saying the swollen face will go down, has anyone had this problem? And how long did it take to disappear? What can i do to help the swollen eyes, cheeks and the blisters.





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    Hi There, I have a number of things going on. -I suffer from hirstuim (face, neck, collar bone, bust and stomach) -Knee joint problem - the physio is convinced I. fell - which I wld clearly remember. - Severe back and lower back ache. - fishy smell in urine after I eat Cod. - swollen/puffy abdomen in the ovary area - which is agony. - brittle and crack toe nails. Do I need a doctor or do I need a doctor?





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    I'm only 14 years old yet this morning, I had an ultrasound scan on my abdomen after having on/off lower back and abdomen pain over the past 10-12 months. She didn't say how large it was but she didnt seem too concerned, saying she'd refer me back to my gp and possibly a gynecologist. I'm just really worried and don't know what to expect regarding gyn visit, surgery, or just leaving it etc. Can anyone give me and advice on what to expect?





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    I have had a very painful abdomen for weeks and my abdomen is very bloated. It seems to be worse just after I eat,I do not exactly run to the loo but sometimes my stools are very soft and light in colour and sometimes I feel that I have not emptied my bowels after a visit to the loo and still feel bloated. The pain varies from a dull ache in my rigt side and around to my back, lots of gurgling noises, anyone have the same symptoms?





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    I am 19 years old and was diagnosed with endo about 2 years ago. I have had 2 laporoscopys and been on the Zolodex injections for 6 months. I am still in servere pain everyday that now im on butrans patches which still dont seem to help. My abdomen is constantly swollen and i have recently been bleeding from my bowel. I dont know what to do because im being told my problem is no longer endo and there is something else wrong. I have been waiting for nearly 6 months to see my consultant and i dont know what to do. Im in agony,if any one can offer me any advice i would realy appreciate it. Thanks





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    hiya im 19. iv had really bad stomach pains in my abdomen for about a year now. the pain is excruciating i feel sick when i have it and cannot keep still,sit or stand properly. i have been for a ultrasound and they have said nothing is wrong. i usually get the pain when first starting my period but know this pain is not period pains and is not normal. recently i have discoverd whilst putting a 'lil let' (Tampon) in i feel swollen inside my vagina. its really worrying me and want to know what it is can you help? also i cant get pregnant (i havent been trying but but im not on any contraception and do not used proection).





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    I am 29 and have a major problem with my stomach. My stomach is swollen and is apple shape, I don't eat alot of rubbish food, or even eat alot at all, I get shooting pains in lower abdomen, which sometimes is relieved by going to the toilet and i feel full most of the day. It is really getting to me because I've started getting stretchmarks and I hate wearing anything except elastic trousers and I feel like cutting my stomach open, please help as the doctors just say it's IBS and eat plenty of wholemeal foods. I also have blocked Fallopian tubes due to pelvic inflammitory disease.





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    I'm not even pregnant and I'm having the same exact symptoms. I do oral with my boyfriend but that's It and every time It happens to me it gets somewhat swollen and heavy feeling. It always happens I'm 16. I hope nothing serious is going on. The first time it was really swollen, like the whole thing, but every time he does it now it just gets red around the vagina and semi-swollen , but this time whenever I walk or sit down I feel like I'm sitting on something or like ssomething is pushing against my opening. Please reply, anybody. :(

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