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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Vuppalanchi
22 years experience Hepatology
No: You have ascites from cirrhosis. You may need to take the water pills regularly. Milk thistle has no role in this problem.
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Greg Hinson
26 years experience Family Medicine
Can't say...: ...With certainty. Can't speak to your brother's specific cause. But, when i hear about ascites (fluid in the belly) in a heavy drinker, it brings to ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Reflux: Given the ultrasound is normal and HIDA did not show biliary dysfunction, I would not think a cholecystectomy would be of value. However, you should ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Probably gas: At this age fluid build up is unlikely unless you have some serious illness. See your local pharmacist something for gas. If symptoms persist see your ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Obstruction?: You need to check with your GI specialist as to whether surgical correction may be necessary and what process is causing the bile in the stomach and f ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Vp shunt: Fluid us physiologic reabsorbed in abdomen should have no such symptoms.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not normal: Blood in the stool is not normal and needs to be explained. Causes include local irritation, anal fissure ( crack in the tissue) hemorrhoid, polyp, in ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Upper abdominal : Swelling with a negative ct is reassuring. The UTI is not related to upper abdominal swelling. My vote is constipation, but it sounds like u had ora ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
It could be a sign: Of stomach irritation, meds side effect etc. U r already on panzoprazole which reduces acid production. Follow up with ur dr for any concern. Take car ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Any weight loss: Eating small amounts is okay. If she had not lost weight, her diet and manner of eating are okay. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh ve ... Read More
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