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Cholecystectomy: Chronic inflamation of the Gall Bladder and its time to have it removed.

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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: A fibroid is a myoma or muscle tumor of the uterus. The rest of this describes its location. It is on the top of the uterus (fundal) in back ( dorsal) ... Read More
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Dr. Yun Tran
Dr. Yun Tran answered
15 years experience Family Medicine
Talk to your doctor: most women have small amount of fluid in the cul-de-sac and you don't need to worry about it. The anterior cul-de-sac is the space between your bladde ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Individual case: This is highly specific case and will need to address one on one with the doctor who has done your exam and who can evaluate your sonogram. Hemorrhagi ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Nefcy
38 years experience Radiology
Free fluid: Free fluid in the cul-de-sac means there is fluid posterior to the uterus in a small space between the uterus and the rectum, and not in a specific st ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fluid on U/S scan: If you are not on oral contraceptives, when ovulation occurs, fluid from the ruptured follicle from which the egg escapes will accumulate to some degr ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Elevated wbc: count suggests an inflammatory/infectious process. Minimal fluid in cul de sac and 2cm left ovarian cyst likely are incidental findings. None of the ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liza Kunz
Dr. Liza Kunz answered
20 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Talk to your doctor: At your stage of pregnancy, the most likely cause of free fluid is an ovarian cyst that is leaking or ruptured. This is typically not dangerous. But ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Duvivier
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
In 6-8 days, if well: Your blood betaHCG levels normally would be expected to double about every 40 to 50 hours at this point in your pregnancy. If all is going well, it s ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Coulter-Smith
31 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not usually: A small amount of fluid in the cul de sac is normal. The abdominal/pelvic cavity is moist with peritoneal fluid and when standing or sitting gravity ... Read More
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