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Posted by: stomach cramps | 2004/11/15

swollen stomach

The stomach is swollen it seems as if she is 9 months pregnant. X-rays/sonar shows lot of moisture inside stomach. Very painfull. One docter diagnose spastic colon and another docter diagnose TB. Is it possible? Age 81. She is also a diabetic. Sweat lots at night. Very tired. No appetite. The stomach is also very warm outside. One cannot touch her stomach or she cant even lie on her sides.

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SC, you can probably rule out spastic colon. TB is a possibility, but so are obstruction, perforations, infections, malignancy, etc. The best would be for her to see a surgeon and have it sorted out. Good luck.

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