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Free fluid pelvis

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Pelvic US: There should be no free fluid in the pelvis and it does mean there is none. And no, it is best to have a result showing no free fluid.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Depends: Some free fluid in the pelvis is normal. The amount would matter and the symptoms you were having to get the scan.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
Internal Medicine - rheumatology 22 years experience
See below: Not likely--this could be an ovarian cyst that ruptured.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Yes: A small amount of fluid is normal. If there are no symptoms, no increase in fluid, no change in weight, it is not a cause for concern. Wish you good h... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: Free peritoneal fluid presence in the pelvis can be normal more often than not. However, endometriosis can also produce fluid when bleeding implants a... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
May be unrelated: Constipation is not likely to cause pelvic fluid. If you do not have any symptoms, this amount of fluid may be your normal. Wish you good health! - Ha... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 15 years experience
Normal finding.: "no significant free pelvic fluid" on ultrasound means a normal finding.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Barkan
General Surgery 25 years experience
Normal ultrasound: No fluid in pelvis may mean not enough to be seen on u/s or there is none to see. Either way in your case seems like it is normal.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
Gastroenterology 18 years experience
Physiologic: It is common to find a physiologic amount of free fluid in the pelvis (especially in women). Nothing to be concerned about.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Accurso
Radiology 30 years experience
Good news: In women, it can be normal to have a small amount of fluid in the pelvis, usually from a ruptured ovarian follicle. Sometimes, radiologists report ... Read More
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