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Doctor insights on: Abdominal Fluid

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How do I know if I am bloated or have abdominal fluid?

How do I know if I am bloated or have abdominal fluid?

Ultrasound...: Abdominal examination by a doctor will allow detection of intra-abdominal fluid (ascites) if a large amount is present. An abdominal ultrasound is able to detect smaller volumes. See your doctor. ...Read more

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How to tell if you are bloated or have abdominal fluid?

How to tell if you are bloated or have abdominal fluid?

Sound like a drum?: If your bloated when you lie on your back and tap your tummy it will sound hollow like a drum it may even feel tight if it is fluid you may feel a swish when you roll this could be a sign of liver disease or heart failure and you should seek medical attention. ...Read more

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I need some tips on how to reduce abdominal fluid retention?

I need some tips on how to reduce abdominal fluid retention?

Cause?: The cause of fluid retention should be determined first. In general, fluid retention may slow down with salt and fluid intake restriction. ...Read more

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If some of the cremasteric fibres get torn in groin shud there b small buildup of abdominal fluid or small haematoma in groin which usg shud detect?

If some of the cremasteric fibres get torn in groin shud there b  small buildup of abdominal fluid or small haematoma in groin which usg  shud detect?

Minor muscle injury: Nope. There will most likely not be any physical signs of minor small muscle damage. But, this kind of muscle damage should heal very rapidly and leave no permanent symptom or damage. ...Read more

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Side effects of moderate abdominal free fluid from ovarian cyst rupture?

Side effects of moderate abdominal free fluid from ovarian cyst rupture?

Pain : If the cyst is actively bleeding you may need intervention, but if vitals and labs are stable you need time and pain meds to get through the time until the fluid is reabsorbed. ...Read more

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Lower abdominal pain, pelvic fluid on ultrasound, low grade fever, recent hysteroscopy and sigmoidoscopy, absent ovulation. What might be going on?

Lower abdominal pain, pelvic fluid on ultrasound, low grade fever, recent hysteroscopy and sigmoidoscopy,  absent ovulation. What might be going on?

Could be anything : The question I want to ask why did you have to have hystroscopy could be related fluid in pelvis mean either rupture cyst with or without blood which could be painful other possibility inflammation from female organ or digestive system like diverticulosis you need a CT scan if you did not have one and if persist you might need laparoscopy see your doctor or yourGYN ...Read more

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No period in months.I've taken several tests and they have all come of negative. Today I had a gush of fluid with abdominal pain. What could it be?

No period in months.I've taken several tests and they have all come of negative. Today I had a gush of fluid with abdominal pain. What could it be?

Gush and Pain?: Hmm. How long did the pain last? What did the gush look like? Blood? Fluid? What you are describing does not fit anything common. You should see your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Abdominal MRI found a "fluid filled gallbladder with no gallstones" & a 1 CM cyst in liver-can it b cause of nausea, diarrhea, rt side pain for 3+ mos?

Abdominal MRI found a "fluid filled gallbladder with no gallstones" & a 1 CM cyst in liver-can it b cause of nausea, diarrhea, rt side pain for 3+ mos?

Unlikely: If you have no gallstones and your common bile duct is the normal size, then it's probably not your gallbladder. A small liver cyst is likely to be incidental, and probably wouldn't cause your symptoms either. Go to see your local gastroenterologist for a further evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it urgent to have HIDA scan when have gallstones, probable blockage or mass, severe abdominal pain with abdomen fluid, no appetite/vomiting,nausea ?

Is it urgent to have HIDA scan when have gallstones, probable blockage or mass, severe abdominal pain with abdomen fluid, no appetite/vomiting,nausea ?

Yes: The wording here leaves to question if the gall bladder is surgically absent, so the answer is the same: Unless this presentation has been worked up, it is urgent to have a HIDA (cholescintigraphy) to rule out acalculous gallbladder disease, high-grade and partial biliary obstruction, or even postcholecystectomy pain syndrome, like sphincter-of-Oddi dysfunction & biliary atresia. Urgent=today. ...Read more

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7cm complex ovarian cyst, and complex right Ov cyst, dilated tube w/debris, pelvic fluid cause abdominal Bloating? Doctor is concern for ovarian canc.

7cm complex ovarian cyst, and complex right Ov cyst, dilated tube w/debris, pelvic fluid cause abdominal Bloating? Doctor is concern for ovarian canc.

Yes...: Tubal and ovarian masses can cause abdominal bloating. Most ovarian masses (75%), regardless of size, are benign (not cancer). There are many causes of complex tubo-ovarian masses including ectopic pregnancy, infections (abscess), normal physiological process (post ovulation bleeding), etc.; that are not cancer. It is good that you have a clinician following you. ...Read more

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In ER yesterday for abdominal pain. ultrasound found fluid and it was assumed ruptured ovarian cyst. today hospital called said my IUD is in my cervix?

In ER yesterday for abdominal pain. ultrasound found fluid and it was assumed ruptured ovarian cyst. today hospital called said my IUD is in my cervix?

Go see a GYN MD: The IUD report in the cervix by the hospital may be indicative that the IUD is no longer inside the uterus which is needed for contraception protection. Go see the GYN MD who will be able to see a partially extruded IUD. ...Read more

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Can a pulmonary function test be done safely with a patient with ruptured ovarion cyst and lower abdominal pain with free fluid in the pelvis?

Can a pulmonary function test be done safely with a patient with ruptured ovarion cyst and lower abdominal pain with free fluid in the pelvis?

Certainly : The required deep inspiration during the test may be limited by the abdominal pain. If a restrictive pattern is seen, this should be suspected. If you can blow out b-day candles really really hard, then no problem. ...Read more

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What causes fre fluid in abdomen?

What causes fre fluid in abdomen?

Could be natural: There is naturally a small amount of fluid in the pelvis to keep organs moist but it could also happen from ovulation, inflammation, infection or cancer cells. ...Read more

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How do fluids drain from the abdomen?

How do fluids drain from the abdomen?

Absorption: If they are outside of the gut and simply free in the abdomen your body will gradually absorbe them. ...Read more

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How do they drain away the fluid from the abdomen?

How do they drain away the fluid from the abdomen?

With a tiny needle: After local anesthesia, a small needle is inserted just below the belly button. Fluid comes out easily and drains. ...Read more

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What is the cause of fluid on unborn baby's abdomen?

What is the cause of fluid on unborn baby's abdomen?

Ascites: If what you mean is that there is a dena or swelling in the babies abdomen that could be a sign of ascites. This can be the result of a variety of conditions. Given how many different conditions could be causing this it's best to have a visit with your obstetrician or perinatologist to discuss the possible causes. ...Read more

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Is it ok to have a little fluid in abdomen or is that bad?

Some fluid: In abdominal cavity is normal but increase needs to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Is there a surgical procedure to remove fluid from the abdomen?

Is there a surgical procedure to remove fluid from the abdomen?

Paracentesis: Paracentesis is a procedure whereby a needle is placed into the abdominal cavity to remove fluid. This can be done to diagnose a condition, or relieve discomfort from the abdomen being distended. However, it is important to find out the underlying cause of the accumulated fluid and treat it primarily if possible because the fluid will like reaccumulate if the condition persists. ...Read more

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