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A 34-year-old male asked:

ascites fluid since 4 mnths,small cysts on both ovaries, liver is fine, tuk tb treatmnt, prblm persists,2nd time 100ml fluid exam,which doc 2 consult?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
MGT: I would recommend that our GI specialist tap the fluid and then test for TB, bacterial causes. The fluid should be analyzed for total protein levels. In the meantime, please discontinue alcohol and smoking. If there are any respiratory symptoms, a chest image should be obtained.

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