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Causes Of Hemorrhagic Ascites
Does perihepatic ascites cause pain? How long does it take to go away and what are potential causes?
Ascitis is a condition of fluid in the soft tissues of the body. It can be caused by obstruction of lymph drainage from the periphery as well as heart failure.
If there are symptoms of heart failure, medications can be helpful to improve pump function as well as increase urination. Discuss with his doctor about appropriate therapies. ...Read more
Needs an exam: Should see a gastroenterologist immediately. Causes can be worked up by a detailed workup without any further delay and liver compromise. Might need a liver biopsy if warranted by your physician. ...Read more
My son aged 8, ultrasound scan show mild pelvic ascites, where as lft is quite normal, what cause may be?
Here are a bit questionable
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Several: Several possibilities including Parvovirus infection. Risk if recurrence depends on the cause. Has to be evaluated by an obstetrician and genetics expert. ...Read more
A friend w/ liver disease meld score 18, child-pugh11 needs inguinal hernia surgery caused by ascites. How safe is the surgery? What’s the survival rate
Husband has cirrhosis but no ascites. Stool the last week is on and off black and tar like. Some are black and some are brown. What's the cause?
Bleeding in gut: Black, tarry stools or melena is a sign of bleeding in the GI tract. This can occur anywhere from the mouth to the anus, but in patients with cirrhosis, the stomach and esophagus are primary sources. See your physician right away for further workup that may include blood work and upper/lower endoscopy. ...Read more
Bilateral pleural effusions and some ascites that was not there previously following a percutaneous liver bx. What exactly would be the cause?
Some malignancy: Not many lesions of the thoracic cage such as lung produce bilateral pleural effusion, some ascites and a metastatic focus in the liver. The most common abdominal lesion to behave in this fashion is ovarian Ca with metastasis. If you are not aware of a primary, liver bx and PET/CAT should resolve the issue so that proper treatment can be initiated. ...Read more
What is my life expectancy? Female 47, chirossis, ascites, varices, damaged spleen alcohol the cause, happed 1 yr ago haven't drank since, feeling bad
Liver failure (as in cirrhosis) leads to fluid retention which in turn may cause sodium to drop. Urea elevations occur when the perfusion of the kidneys is not efficient, or there is a bleed in the gastrointestinal tract (as may happen in people with cirrhosis and bleeding in this area)
Is it contraindicated to use aldactone (spironolactone) when ascites is caused by cancer vrs. Cirrhosis, heart problems etc.?
Can ascites caused by endometriosis prevent the sperm from fertilizing the egg and the fertilized egg attaching to the uterus?
Does dislocated neck, cranial nerve damages, and resulting heart failure cause liver failure and ascites? Is this medical neglects by the hospitals & health care providers? We have told the doctors/nurses/lawyers this isue many times and they just covered
Totally garbled: Sorry, your post makes no sense at all. You seem to have some extremely fanciful notions about health & disease & what causes what. Either you've totally misunderstood what you've been told, or someone's deliberately trying to hoodwink you; or else you've jumped to the completely wrong conclusion that each of these events caused the next when in fact they just HAPPENED to occur in that order. ...Read more