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Doctor insights on: Accumulation Of Fluid In The Abdomen

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Is fluid in the abdomen dangerous?

Is fluid in the abdomen dangerous?

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. ...Read more

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Accumulation of fluid in right knee. Its effect.

Accumulation of fluid in right knee. Its effect.

An effusion (fluid -: In the joint) causes swelling in the joint resulting in pain or discomfort + limitation of the knee motion. If its getting bigger then see your orthopedist to be evaluated. Generally small amounts get reabsorbed without needing anything else to be done. Take some pain meds. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the fluid in the interior of the pericardium?

What is the fluid in the interior of the pericardium?

It's called: pericardial fluid. It is a lymphatic fluid that is a transudate, basically a watered down version of plasma. Usually, there is only a small amount of fluid in the pericardial sac, about 50 cc. Hope this helps. Visit CardioGauge.com for heart health education ...Read more

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What are the causes of fluid in the shoulder joint and fatty intrusions in the muscles?

What are the causes of fluid in the shoulder joint and fatty intrusions in the muscles?

Chronic injury: A chronic rotator cuff injury can cause this. If the rotator cuff muscles are not being used they wither and become fatty. ...Read more

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What causes fluid in the lung?

What causes fluid in the lung?

Several: Fluid in the lungs could mean pulmonary edema (swelling of lung) which can be caused by heart failure (multiple causes of this), infection, mitral valve disease, kidney failure, inflammation. Fluid surrounding lungs (pleural effusion) trauma, infection, heart failure, cancer, kidney failure. There are more. It's best to talk with your doctor for specifics. ...Read more

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Whats the difference in abscess's and large fluid collection, in pelvis , are abscess's and fluid collection the one and the same ???

Whats the difference in abscess's and large fluid collection, in pelvis , are abscess's and fluid collection the one and the same ???

Not necessarily : An Abcess is a walled off area of infection. Fluid collections can be anything, they have different characteristics on the imaging and treated differently. Some fluid collections are just watched closely, an some just go away on there own. Remember our bodies are made up of water primarily and this can, in essence, collect up anywhere. ...Read more

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The amount of mucus in the lungs affects the head?

The amount of mucus in the lungs affects the head?

Not directly: Excess mucous in the lungs could be associated with chronic sinus disease (a cause of headaches) or cough (severe coughing can lead to headaches). ...Read more

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What is mild inflammatory change in fluid in the right mastoid air cells?

What is mild inflammatory change in fluid in the right mastoid air cells?

Infection?: Fluid in the mastoid sinuses is not common and you may be suffering from mastoiditis. Be sure to see a doctor soon. ...Read more

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All of a sudden pain in the middle of abdomen?

All of a sudden pain in the middle of abdomen?

Depends: There could be a variety of causes. Appendicitis sometimes begins as pain near the umbilicus (belly button) and then often migrates to the right lower abdominal quadrant. Severe abdominal pain warrants urgent medical assessment. ...Read more

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What is the result of CT of abdomen in intussusception?

Depends on stage: Intussusception may be intermitted, that is the bowel may go in and out. So ct is sensitive when taken during the pain. Ct might show, signs of inflammation, obstruction, the donut sign or 3rd kidney sign at the site of the intussusception. ...Read more

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What are the causes of fluid around the heart and lungs in an infant.?

What are the causes of fluid around the heart and lungs in an infant.?

See below: By increased vessels permeability and slower lymphatic clearance in cases with a cardiac congestion or high blood volume output. ...Read more

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What causes fat collection in the lower stomach area?

What causes fat collection in the lower stomach area?

Age: Fat deposition in the lower abdomen will happen as we get older usuallly past the age of thirty. It is the normal result of aging and gravity. Two things we cannot seem to avoid. ...Read more

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What is the role of blood pressure in the formation of filtrate in the nephrons?

What is the role of blood pressure in the formation of filtrate in the nephrons?

Filtration pressure: Filtration in the nephrons is a combination of physical and chemical pressure. Blood pressure provides the physical pressure for filtration. If the renal perfusion pressure is too low, filtration is not efficient. This can happen with renal artery stenosis and hypertension on the body side and low pressure on the kidney side of the stenosis. Generalized low pressure likewise will impair filtration ...Read more

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What could cause pain in the bone in the middle of breast?

What could cause pain in the bone in the middle of breast?

Costochondritis: Costochondritis is a painful inflammation of the cartilage in your ribcage or sternum. Rest and regular use of NSAIDs such as Advil (ibuprofen) or Motrin for a few days is generally first line treatment plan. ...Read more

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Premenstrual syndrome.What are the physical manifestations.Is bloating in abdomen and fluid retention in body one of it?

Premenstrual  syndrome.What are the physical manifestations.Is bloating in abdomen and fluid retention in body one of it?

It can be: Please see your gyn, your gyn can get you on meds to help with your symptomes and to make sure nothing else is going on. ...Read more

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What are the causes of hernia in the abdomen?

What are the causes of hernia in the abdomen?

Many: While the exact cause for a particular person may be unknown, there are many factors that are associated with hernia disease such as collagen disorders which can be genetically determined, previous surgery, infection, trauma, or congenital (born with it). Although relatively uncommon, coughing can cause a hernia in the groin. There also is likely more than one factor in the cause. ...Read more

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What can be the likely cause of pain in the right side of the abdomen around the fallopian tube area.

What can be the likely cause of  pain in the right side of the abdomen around the fallopian tube area.

Many causes: Many possible causes for pain in lower right side including cyst on the ovary, ovulation from that ovary, cyst on the tube, pelvic infection, an intestinal issue, appendix problem or abdominal wall muscle issue. You will need to see someone to get it checked out. ...Read more