Bruising Or Discoloration, Distended Stomach, Lump Or Bulge And Swelling

Reviewed on 12/14/2020

A distended stomach with a bulge or lump can be related to a hernia, lipoma, or a hematoma (collection of bleeding within body tissues). Bruising can be related to injury or conditions that lead to decreased function of the blood clotting system. If you have these or other concerning symptoms, seek the advice of your doctor.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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