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Can fluid behind the uterus be a sign of cancer?

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Dr. Devin Namaky
Obstetrics and Gynecology 15 years experience
Fluid: While cancer can cause fluid to accumulate in the pelvis (ascites), there are many other causes. Some free fluid can be present and be normal. Ovulation can cause free fluid in the pelvis. Cyst rupture can do the same. Bleeding also presents this way. Even liver disease can cause ascites.

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