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Can malaria cause ascites?

Can malaria cause ascites?

Possible: Ascites or fluid in the abdomen is not usual presentation, how ever was reported from the centers with large series, and people over the age of 50 years. (picture is not malaria blood smear slide). ...Read more

Dr. Jay Yepuri
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Abnormal Fluid Buildup In Abdomen (Definition)

Abnormal fluid buildup in abdomen refers to Ascites, a medical condition in which a person has excess fluid in the abdomen (in the peritoneal space). Abdominal fluid buildup occurs in conditions such as liver failure, kidney ...Read more


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Can ascites cause 100f fevers?

Can ascites cause 100f fevers?

Yes: If the fluid is infected its called sbp. Spontaneous bacterial pertionitis. Dangerous and needs to be checked out in the hospital. ...Read more

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Does perihepatic ascites cause pain? How long does it take to go away and what are potential causes?

Does perihepatic ascites cause pain? How long does it take to go away and what are potential causes?

Generally no: A small amount of perihepatic ascites is usually not painful. Possible causes include chronic liver disease or the sequelae of an acute insult to the liver (medication injury or cholecystitis). ...Read more

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What does it mean when a person has ascites?? Is it dangerouse and what can be the cause??

Could be serious: It could be caused by significant liver problem, heart problem, kidney problem, malnutrition, cancer, etc. Please discuss further with doctor to get more proper evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the common cancers that cause ascites?

What are the common cancers that cause ascites?

Either those causing: Liver failure by metastasis (colon, any gi, breast, lung, melanoma, kidney), or those infesting the abdominal cavity: ovary, pancreas, endometrium, lymphoma. Benign causes are liver, heart and kidney failure. ...Read more

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Can lisinopril cause ascites?

Ascites: It wouldn't be high on the list of things Lisinopril causes unless it's part of a systemic reaction. ...Read more

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Could hemorrhoids cause ascites problems?

Could hemorrhoids cause ascites problems?

No: Could hemmeroids cause ascites, no. If you have ascites could hemmeroids be related, yes. If you have ascites and hemmeroids will your chance of developing an infection in the ascites increase, no. ...Read more

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Spleen is slightly enlargeed, could this cause ascites and sholder blade pain?

No and yes: Splenomegaly should not cause ascites but it can cause shoulder pain. Something is causing the splenomegaly and this is causing the ascites. You need some lab and an exam. Good luck. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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My dad has ascites what is the cause? What are the treatments? He has lymphoma

My dad has ascites what is the cause? What are the treatments? He has lymphoma

Fuild backup: 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

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No cirrhosis, no cancer, no clots, temps of 100f and ascites; what could be the cause?

No cirrhosis, no cancer, no clots, temps of 100f and ascites; what could be the cause?

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

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Can severe anemia cause ascites?

Can severe anemia cause ascites?

No, but other causes: Distinguish causes based on serum-ascites Albumin gradient. If >1.1: alcoholic hepatitis, cirrhosis, budd-chiari, cardiac, fatty liver of pregnancy, massive liver mets, myxedema, portal vein thrombosis, sinusoidal obstruction syndrome. If. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how the nephrotic syndrome cause (exudative) ascites?

Can you tell me how the nephrotic syndrome cause (exudative) ascites?

Protein loss: In nephrotic syndrome there is a loss of protein in your urine. This reduces the oncotic pressure in your blood vessels and fluid leaks out into the soft tissues and sometimes the peritoneal cavity. ...Read more

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Could uterine cancer cause ascites?

Yes.: Some cases of advanced uterine cancer can cause ascites (fluid accumulation within the abdomen). ...Read more

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What are the causes of fetal ascites? How to prevent it on the next pregnancy

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

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How does colon cancer cause ascites?

How does colon cancer cause ascites?

If spread: Usually doesn't rarely can spread to the lining of the abdominal cavity or obstruct the liver. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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

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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

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

See details: It is impossible to even guess based on the information you provided. Obviously you have severe liver disease and may end up needing a transplant. You need to discuss your concerns with the specialist treating you. ...Read more

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Can a percutaneous liver biopsy cause bilateral pleural effusions and ascites?

Not likely: Most likely the liver condition that you suffer from is at the root of your pleural effusions and ascites. A paracentesis- an abdominal tap or a thoracentesis, a pleural tap might help in better understanding their etiology. ...Read more

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What is the cause of hyponatremia and high urea in patient with liver chirosis and ascites?

What is the cause of hyponatremia and high urea in patient with liver chirosis and ascites?

Well...: 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)
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Can ascites caused by endometriosis prevent the sperm from fertilizing the egg and the fertilized egg attaching to the uterus?

No: Endometriosis is a complex affliction. It can cause infertility by causing mechanical problelms with the fallopian tubes...Ascites will have no direct effect on the process of getting pregnant. ...Read more

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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

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

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What sort of problem is ascites?

Fluid: Ascites is fluid buildup in the abdomen. Although most commonly found in patients with liver failure or cirrhosis, it can also be caused by certain cancers and heart failure. ...Read more

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Can ascites be fatal?

See below: Ascites is caused by serious illness. Though it usually does not cause death by itself, the underlying reason for ascites can be fatal. Liver disease and cancer are 2 common causes of ascites. ...Read more

Dr. Sudeshan Govender
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Ascites (Definition)

Ascites = abnormal accumulation of fluid in peritoneal ...Read more


Dr. Jay Yepuri
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Fluid In The Abdomen (Definition)

Fluid in the abdomen (Ascites) = Excess fluid accumulated ...Read more