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abnormal accumulation of fluid in the abdomen

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
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A Shunt may help: Ascites can be drained into the venous system with the help of a peritoneal-Subclavian shunt, which is better way to manage this problem than draining ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
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Depends on : Cause of ascites, but typically it is straw colored.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
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Doesn't compute...: Something doesn't compute here. There aren't very many causes of ascites, and it's usually pretty easy to diagnose. Ask your doctors about your heart, ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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MGT: I would recommend that our GI specialist tap the fluid and then test for TB, bacterial causes. The fluid should be analyzed for total protein levels. ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
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See a doctor!: There are so many questions that come to mind. You need a physical exam and probably some blood work.
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Vansaghi
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Keep seeking answers: There are other causes for ascites, or fluid in the abdominal cavity, besides liver disease. There are also other causes for liver disease besides al ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cain
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Possibly: Ascites is common in liver disease, happens sometimes in congestive heart failure. It can happen with a large tumor burden in the abdomen, but not alw ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
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It is caused by tumo: Your tumor causes ascites. This is common in most abdominal cancers as fluid leaks out of the cancerous tumors.. Only an effective anticancer treatmen ... Read More
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Dr. Kathirae Severson
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When : When ascites causes abdominal discomfort or pain it is generally accepted that enough fluid fluid should be removed from the abdomen for comfort. ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Not infrequently, one may have a wide degree of abdominal distention by gas inside the bowels, which is largely associated with gas-foming foods. So r ... Read More
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