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250 Possible Causes for Increased Abdominal Girth, Tight Anal Sphincter

  • Obstipation

    A rectal examination with the finger may uncover a tight anal sphincter that may be making defecation difficult or it may find that the muscles of the pelvic floor do not[medicinenet.com] ‘A 71-year-old white man with no prior history of malignancy and a 2-week history of obstipation, increasing abdominal girth, and abdominal cramping sought medical attention[en.oxforddictionaries.com]

  • Intestinal Hypomotility

    sphincter tone absent Anal tightness Atony of colon Cathartic colon Chronic primary gi pseudoobstruction Constipation due to atony of colon Diffuse dysfunction of smooth[icd9data.com] […] converts directly to: 2015/16 ICD-10-CM K59.8 Other specified functional intestinal disorders Approximate Synonyms Absence of peristalsis of intestine Absent peristalsis Anal[icd9data.com]

  • Ovarian Cyst

    A 57-year-old woman presented with acute-onset abdominal pain and increasing abdominal girth over the past year.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] girth Abdominal pain in patients taking blood thinners such as warfarin ( Coumadin ) Increased facial hair Excessive thirst or urination Unexplained weight loss A noticeable[emedicinehealth.com] abdominal girth Feeling an urge to have a bowel movement or having difficult, painful bowel movements Pain during sexual intercourse (dyspareunia) Pain in the lower right[medicinenet.com]

    Missing: Tight Anal Sphincter
  • Constipation

    Slow transit constipation (STC) is a common disease of which the etiology is still not clear. Multiple hypotheses have been proposed to explain STC, including autonomic neuropathy, disorders of the enteric nervous system and so forth. Morphological abnormalities of the enteric nerves of the colon in patients with STC[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Tight Anal Sphincter
  • Pregnancy

    […] by increased abdominal girth in the later stages of pregnancy.[doi.org] Other physical effects that are normal during pregnancy, and not necessarily signs of disease, include nausea, vomiting, increase in abdominal girth, changes in bowel habits[emedicine.medscape.com] Correspondingly, as abdominal girth increases during pregnancy, the minimum horizontal distance of the hands from the spine increases from 25 cm (10 in.), the RNLE-defined[doi.org]

    Missing: Tight Anal Sphincter
  • Third Trimester Pregnancy

    Snoring Many pregnant women start snoring because of nasal congestion, and the increase in abdominal girth and the uterus pressing on the diaphragm.[sleepfoundation.org] About 30% of pregnant women snore because of increased swelling in their nasal passages, which can block airways.[sleepfoundation.org]

    Missing: Tight Anal Sphincter
  • Obesity

    The intestinal microbiota can influence host metabolism. When given early in life, agents that disrupt microbiota composition, and consequently the metabolic activity of the microbiota, can affect the body mass of the host by either promoting weight gain or stunting growth. These effects are consistent with the role[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Tight Anal Sphincter
  • Heart Failure

    abdominal girth and epigastric and right upper quadrant (RUQ) abdominal pain.[emedicine.medscape.com] Heart Failure Ascites, congestive hepatomegaly, and anasarca due to elevated right-sided heart pressures transmitted backward into the portal vein circulation may result in increased[emedicine.medscape.com]

    Missing: Tight Anal Sphincter
  • Lactose Intolerance

    Frequency United States Although as many as 20-25% of white US adults are believed to be lactase deficient, the true prevalence of this condition is unknown, as noted in a comprehensive National Institute of Health (NIH) consensus conference on the topic. [2] The prevalence in other racial groups parallels the[…][emedicine.com]

    Missing: Tight Anal Sphincter
  • Ileus

    Mesenteric panniculitis (MP) is a benign fibroinflammatory process characterized by the presence of fat necrosis, chronic inflammation and fibrosis in the mesentery. Although various causal factors, such as malignancy, chronic inflammatory conditions and autoimmune processes, have been identified, the precise etiology[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Tight Anal Sphincter

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