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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 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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A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Usually nothing: This is a very common finding on almost every ultrasound or ct scan of a menstrating female i order. I sometimes think the radiologists automatically ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Water: Free fluid is typically water. The lining of your abdominal contents are slippery (your bowel, the lining of your organs) and it's thus wet inside yo ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience Family Medicine
Could...: This could be caused by different reasons. It could be an infection, a transient inflammatory reaction, ruptured cyst, among others. Follow up with yo ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
What you: Describe with regard to the ovaries sounds like normal follicles on each side. These will change in number and size with each menstrual cycle. Ovulati ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Follow up with docto: Who ordered test could be an asmptomatic incidental finding needs clinical correlation with symptoms what they are now are words on a page without cli ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
31 years experience Emergency Medicine
Usually nothing: I assume this is found on an ultrasound or ct report. It is often normal, especially in women, but must be interpreted in the context of the whole st ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
Pain: Could be normal fluid. Ruptured ovarian cyst as well. Follow up for exam if persistent
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Bubbles in: urine have no significance.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Interpretation: It is not possible to draw conclusions based on isolated aspects of a radiology study. It is very common to find a trace amount of fluid in the cut de ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
27 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Need work up : Need additional testing as to why have ascites (free fluid). Liver, kidney and heart disease are the usual culprits. Enlarged kidney is a relative ter ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Daly
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Fluid: For woman it is normal to have a small amount of fluid. This is called physiologic fluid. Fluid from an ovarian cyst can also cause free fluid. The ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Trace: Most often trace amounts of fluid in various parts of the body are insignificant, but I don't know in what part of the body the cul du sac your refer ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Piotr Obara
13 years experience Radiology
It is normal: For premenopausal females to have a small amount of simple, free fluid in the pelvis/adnexal area. Free means that is it free floating and not contai ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Subchorionic bleeds: If you are a smoker with a subchorionic bleed the risk of miscarriage is higher, but in general subchorionic bleeds are common and don't necessarily c ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sounds like a cyst: Without seeing the entire report and images we can not interpret the results. It sounds like they are describing a very small 2 centimeter ovarian cys ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience General Surgery
Abscess: The only things that live in the male pelvis are: 1) bladder and 2) rectum. There should be no fluid collection outside of the bladder (normal), but ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
You need to continue: following your GYN doctor to figure out if indeed the pain you feel during bowel movement is attributable to the MRI results - especially since the ul ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
It could: It definitely could. If it persists more than a few days another cause is more likely. Hope you feel better.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
30 years experience Pediatrics
Usually not an issue: It can be seen in the middle of your menstrual cycle or after a ruptured ovarian cyst. It can be caused by other etiologies, but these are the most co ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Polselli
14 years experience Radiology
Hard to say: A ct isn't usually the best test to look at the gynecologic organs such as the uterus or uterine cavity. We can only notice general things like fluid ... Read More
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