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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Depends on source: Ascites, the leaking of serum fluid into the peritoneal cavity can arise from different sources. End stage liver cirrhosis with portal hypertension c ... Read More
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Dr. Tony Ho
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14 years experience Infectious Disease
No way.: "natural" supplements are only likely to get toxic more quickly in you, if you already have impaired liver and kidney function. With your organ system ... Read More
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Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Ascites : You need to have a diagnostic and perhaps a therapeutic paracentesis to remove some ascetic fluid to be sent off to the lab to see what is in the flui ... Read More
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Dr. Jacob Petrosky
9 years experience General Surgery
Very advanced: I am sorry to tell you that at this time there are no effective treatments for a tumor this large.
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Treatment: The treatment for this depends on the type of cancer (hepatoblastoma and hepatocarcinoma are most common) and whether or not the tumor has spread (met ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Ascites is fluid in the abdominal cavity. There are many causes of ascites. Yes, it can be removed by a procedure called paracentesis. It is a fairly ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Ascites: Ascites = abnormal accumulation of fluid in peritoneal cavity, causing abdominal enlargement.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
See below: Ascites is caused by serious illness. Though it usually does not cause death by itself, the underlying reason for ascites can be fatal. Liver disease ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Possible: Ascites or fluid in the abdomen is not usual presentation , how ever was reported from the centers with large series , and people over the age of 50 ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: If the fluid is infected its called sbp. Spontaneous bacterial pertionitis. Dangerous and needs to be checked out in the hospital.
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Dr. Luis Taylor
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Anemia alone: does not cause ascites. However, if there is heart failure, anemia aggravates fluid retention including ascites.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Diaphragm: Ascites is an accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity. The diaphragm, which is the muscle that divides the abdomen from the thoracic cavity( whe ... Read More
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