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Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Navita Modi
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Blood work : It is important to have multiple tests done ,also do blood work like ca125,CEA,and pelvic us ,besides that physical symptoms are important too
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
24 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: A little bit of fluid is not worrisome. I would suggest you meet with your gynecologist though.
Dr. Shari Jackson
21 years experience Radiology
Normal: The top of the uterus is variable in position within the pelvis. Just because it is mentioned does not mean there is a problem with it. The radiolog ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Cain
36 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: Ascites is fluid, it will pool as low as possible in the abdomen. Small ascites can be seen in the pelvis only.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Ascites: If you are female, one common benign reason is a ruptured ovarian cyst.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Yes,: an abdomen/pelvic ultrasound will show ascites.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very concerning: Ascites is always very concerning. Enlarged lymph nodes and ascites can be caused by infections but, of course, cancer is also a possibility. You defi ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
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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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
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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