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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
No, not common: Bowel obstruction can occur due to post op adhesions(uncommon) or tumor left behind(this will happen if the cancer was advanced/late stage. Your docto ... Read More
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Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes and no: While a small amount of intra peritoneal fluid is common after a colon resection, a small bowel obstruction is not common 10 days after surgery. Relie ... Read More
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Dr. Randy Stevens
24 years experience General Surgery
How are you feeling?: You had a sigmoid colon resection without colostomy. You are having an ultrasound to rule out anastomotic breakdown or fluid collection. But how are ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Wilson
13 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Ruptured ovarian cyst is among the many possibilities of free fluid in pelvis.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
17 years experience Gastroenterology
Physiologic: It is common to find a physiologic amount of free fluid in the pelvis (especially in women). Nothing to be concerned about.
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Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
May be nothing: Small amount of free fluid in pelvis is common nonspecific finding, especially in women. Generally not of concern in absence of other findings. Can be ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
47 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: A normal ovarian cyst contains fluid and sometimes blood. This will be absorbed after rupture.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
That: there is a small amount of natural fluid as lubricant in the abdominal cavity If excessive is called as it's and several conditions can cause. Follow ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
54 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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jana Tomsky Corvalan
27 years experience Family Medicine
Emergency..: If you have abdominal pain and had CT. Free fluid in lower part of pelvis( Douglas pouch) is never normal. It could be ruptured tubal pregnancy, appen ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
Mostly two: the spleen lesion could a calcification, or a cyst, mostly benign accidental findings. the fluid inlower abdomen most likely a ruptured ovarian cyst s ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Yes: Yes if you are otherwise healthy this fluid should get resorbed back into your abdominal cavity. If you have liver disease or have poor nutrition the ... Read More
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