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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Dieck
37 years experience Ophthalmology
Inflammation: Most fluid accumulates in the conjunctiva, the clear membrane in front of the white sclera. Inflammation from infection, trauma, allergy, or chemical ... Read More

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
38 years experience Internal Medicine
It does not.: I hope you are healthy young adult. And you did not have a blunt trauma /injury to your chest by falling . The fluid does not build up by Ribs without ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Obesity: Being overweight in no way is 'fluid build up" this myth from previous times and especially from the 1950s and 1960s is a false belief. To lose wei ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience Breast Surgery
Natural course: When the body is injured or operated on with surgery, fluid is sent to the area as part of the healing process. In the breast, this is called a serom ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Effusion: Water on the knee is known as an effusion. The swelling is most easily seen just above (proximal) and to the outside (lateral) of the knee cap. You s ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Geary
29 years experience Pediatrics
As votes: Please go see your doctor to check on whether your liver is functioning properly.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Ice: Ice compress might help the swelling. NSAID like OTC ibuprofen helps reduce inflammation. Take with food if you can. Cold constricts and reduces fluid ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
This is: This is what happens with hidradenitis suppurativa. Please see rectal surgeon for evaluation.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No action: You should not take any action before seeing the doctor so that s/he may examine the swelling first hand. Having said that, you may have venous insuff ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Needs follow-up: Persistent middle ear effusion can lead to hearing defect and speech delay. If the condition continues over 12 weeks with hearing impairment, "tube" ... Read More

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