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53f(no alcohol & smoking)-why do my belly/lower abdomen feels harder sometimes & softer/flatter at other times?should i worry about ascites?do ascites volume varies during different times of the day?3 months ago usg whole abdomen,lft,hepatitis-clear

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Here are some...: Not infrequently, one may have a wide degree of abdominal distention by gas inside the bowels, which is largely associated with gas-foming foods. So record the dietary diary and body weight serially for 1-2 weeks for review with doctor. To detail what you should do, follow suggestions in https://ebettercare.com/feel-become-sick/. Thereby you gain insight on how to work well with doctor so to ...
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Jan 10, 2018

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