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A 24-year-old male asked about a 87-year-old female:

Is fluid in the abdomen dangerous?

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Dr. James Burns
Emergency Medicine 38 years experience
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 soon.

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