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241 Possible Causes for Increased Abdominal Girth, Weight Gain

  • Malignant Neoplasm

    Symptoms may include a heavy feeling in the pelvis pain in the lower abdomen bleeding from the vagina weight gain or loss abnormal periods unexplained back pain that gets[icd10data.com]

  • Ascites

    gain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 65-year-old man with a history of myocardial infarction is admitted for decreased exercise tolerance, increased abdominal girth, and ankle edema.[jamaevidence.mhmedical.com] Patients can complain of increasing abdominal girth, generalized abdominal pain and shortness of breath.[cancertherapyadvisor.com]

  • Hepatic Veno-Occlusive Disease

    The clinical picture is characterized by painful hepatomegaly, jaundice, and fluid retention that manifests by weight gain, edemas, and ascites.[orpha.net] The patient reported development of low-grade fever, weight gain of 2.3 kg over her baseline and an increase in abdominal girth, 18 months after transplantation.[erj.ersjournals.com] High-risk patients should be monitored closely: record intake and output, daily weights, and abdominal girth. Any unexplained weight increase may indicate early VOD.[voice.ons.org]

  • Heart Failure

    Key symptoms may include shortness of breath, a dry and hacking cough, weight gain, swelling, and fatigue.[intermountainhealthcare.org] abdominal girth and epigastric and right upper quadrant (RUQ) abdominal pain.[emedicine.medscape.com] A weak heart pumps less blood to your kidneys and causes fluid and water retention, resulting in swollen ankles , legs, and abdomen (called edema ) and weight gain.[webmd.com]

  • Cushing's Disease

    One of the biggest signs of Cushing’s disease is unexplained weight gain. The average weight gain in patients with Cushing’s is 55 pounds.[draxe.com] Common clinical signs and symptoms include weight gain, hypertension, and osteoporosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] gain and developmental problems in children One of the biggest signs of Cushing’s disease is unexplained weight gain.[draxe.com]

  • Nephrotic Syndrome

    Prednisone can cause increased appetite mood changes; he may be moody or irritable while taking the medicine weight gain Weigh your child as directed and record his weight[nationwidechildrens.org] , constipation, diarrhea, vomiting, pyrexia, weight gain, increased appetite, decreased appetite, nasal congestion, acne, rash, and cardiac hypertrophy.[actharnephrology.com] Symptoms may include: Fatigue and malaise Decreased appetite Weight gain and facial swelling Abdominal swelling or pain Foamy urine Fluid accumulation in the body spaces ([stanfordchildrens.org]

  • Obesity

    Many pharmaceutical drugs can cause weight gain as a side effect ( 10 ). For example, antidepressants have been linked to modest weight gain over time ( 11 ).[healthline.com] Prepregnancy obesity is associated with a much higher risk of excessive gestational weight gain and pregnancy outcomes in Shanghai.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Unfortunately, weight gain or obesity is one of the most frequent adverse effects of VPA treatment. Genetic factors were shown to be involved in the effect.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Meigs Syndrome

    These range from shortness of breath, fatigue and swelling in the abdomen to weight gain and irregular menses.[symptoma.com] abdominal girth, bloating, intermittent abdominal pain, dyspnea, nonproductive cough may help in differentiating potential local factor causing such symptoms.[en.wikipedia.org] abdominal girth over the past month.[medbullets.com]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    Passing out during exercise Poor appetite Weight loss or lack of weight gain can be seen even in older children.[cincinnatichildrens.org] Keep a weight diary by writing your weight down each morning. If you gain two pounds overnight or three to five pounds in a week, notify your doctor.[wakemed.org] Another symptom is weight gain (when fluid builds up).[cheyenneregional.org]

  • Third Trimester Pregnancy

    At weight gains greater than 0.5 kg/week further weight gain was not associated with birth size.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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] Doing both will help you prevent unnecessary weight gain. The total amount of weight you should gain depends on how much you weighed pre-pregnancy.[healthline.com]

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