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Swollen belly

Swollen belly: Introduction

Swollen belly: abdominal distension may be primary or secondary to an underlying pathology of the abdomen or any other system. See detailed information below for a list of 111 causes of Swollen belly, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Types of Swollen belly:

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Swollen belly: Symptom Checker

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Stories from Users for Swollen belly

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Medications or substances causing Swollen belly:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Swollen belly as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Swollen belly: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Swollen belly

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Swollen belly: Deaths

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Detailed list of causes of Swollen belly

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How Common are these Causes of Swollen belly?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Swollen belly. Of the 111 causes of Swollen belly that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 5 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 9 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 10 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 98 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Swollen belly:

The following list of conditions have 'Swollen belly' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Swollen belly:

The following list of medical conditions have Swollen belly or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


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Causes of Swollen belly Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Swollen belly based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Swollen belly:

    Medical Conditions associated with Swollen belly:

    Swelling symptoms (3730 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes)

    Symptoms related to Swollen belly:

    Ascites (176 causes), Cirrhosis, Congestive heart failure (140 causes), Gastric cancer, Anasarca, Volvulus, Acute intestinal obstruction, Carcinoma colon, Peritoneal adhesions, Functional GIT disorders, Irritable bowel syndrome (26 causes)

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    Medical News summaries about Swollen belly

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