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fluid pocket in abdomen
A 27-year-old female asked:
23 years experience General Surgery
It depends: There are many details that need to be taken into account when trying to answer that question. What does your surgeon say?
39 years experience Bariatrics
Depends on size: To some extent if you have too much of a fluid collection it can stretch the peritoneum and cause some pain
A 33-year-old female asked:
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Call your OB Doctor: Pika,
at 38 weeks you need to be concerned for the last two weeks. Baby is probably doing fine, but nurses in your OB office will help you personall ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fluid pocket:abdomen: Nausea post gyn surgery and a "fluid pocket" usually means an abscess with peritoneal irritation secondary to the abscess (inflammation). If accessib ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
56 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely: Dangerous set of circumstances!,
Get drained and diverted --- General surgery or possibly interventional radiology or both!left or right colon perfor ... Read More
A 87-year-old female asked:
37 years experience Emergency Medicine
Depends on: how much, what type, timing of development and other symptoms or conditions. At 87 I would take that finding very seriously and have it investigated ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Liver trouble: Most common form of free fluid in the abdomen, known as ascites , is a liver so hardened and disease that it causes decrease blood flow through the li ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
25 years experience Psychiatry
Ascites: Fluid in the abdomen (Ascites) = Excess fluid accumulated in the peritoneal cavity .
A 48-year-old female asked:
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Could be natural: There is naturally a small amount of fluid in the pelvis to keep organs moist but it could also happen from ovulation, inflammation, infection or canc ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
49 years experience Family Medicine
Absorption: If they are outside of the gut and simply free in the abdomen your body will gradually absorbe them.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Specializes in Internal Medicine
With a tiny needle: After local anesthesia, a small needle is inserted just below the belly button. Fluid comes out easily and drains.
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