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Doctor insights on: Draining Fluid From The Abdomen

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Could the excess fluid from the hematoma have now formed a seroma?

Could the excess fluid from the hematoma have now formed a seroma?

Maybe: I do not know where it is located or how the hematoma occurred. Hematoma is a collection of blood outside the vascular system. As the body resorbs it, the hematoma contents naturally liquefy and sometimes enlarges slightly. The fluid or seroma remaining then usually becomes resorbed and disappears. ...Read more

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My scrotal sac is kind of swelled up and reddish. A yellow fluid gets discharged from openings in the skin. Scrotal sac shrinks when exposed to air. ?

My scrotal sac is kind of swelled up and reddish. A yellow fluid gets discharged from openings in the skin. Scrotal sac shrinks when exposed to air. ?

Here are some...: Scrotal shrinkage at exposed to cold air is normal resulting from its muscle contraction but with wide variation in degree among men. Purulent discharge suggests possible some kinds of rupturing abscess, commonly from infected sebaceous cysts, but without a direct look, it is hard to tell. So, follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. Thereby you gain much insight on how-to. ...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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Where does the fluid from a leaking ovarian cyst go?

Where does the fluid from a leaking ovarian cyst go?

Ovarian Cyst Fluid: The fluid from an ovarian cyst that ruptures is absorbed by your body. ...Read more

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Where does the fluid in hydrocele come from?

Where does the fluid in hydrocele come from?

Tunica vaginals: The testicles are protected by a membrane called the tunica vaginalis. For reasons that are sometimes obscure, this membrane starts secreting fluid(plasma) that accumulates thus forming the hydrocele. Sometimes, the reason for the increased secretions can be trauma or any other kind of physical insult. ...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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Where does fluid come from in hydrocele?

Where does fluid come from in hydrocele?

Men or boys!: Adult type hydrocele (non- communicating) - fluid comes from secretion or reaction to trauma, inflammation or torsion by inner layer of tunica vaginalis surrounding testis which is or has been produced faster than it is absorbed. In boys/toddlers or infants with communicating hydrocele, fluid comes from peritoneal cavity thru the communication. ...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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What causes fluid behind the lungs?

What causes fluid behind the lungs?

A number of things: When fluid accumulates in the spaces around the lungs (pleural spaces), this is called a pleural effusion. There are a number of causes for pleural effusions. One cause is heart failure. When the heart does not work well, its pumping action is decreased and fluid can back up into the lungs and the spaces around the lungs. Another cause might be inflammation of the lungs (as with pneumonia). ...Read more

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Possibility of having pid+ douglas fluid accumulation post total hysterectomy?How the bacterias spread in the pelvis?Is it through the vaginal stitch?

Possibility of having pid+ douglas fluid accumulation post total hysterectomy?How the bacterias spread in the pelvis?Is it through the vaginal stitch?

Can't happen : You can not have pid because there is no pathway for a sexually-transmitted infection from the penis to travel up into the pelvic cavity after hysterectomy. You could have a pelvic abscess or an infection from another source but not pid. ...Read more

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What is the clear fluid leaking from my breast?

What is the clear fluid leaking from my breast?

I do not know: Nipple discharge when not pregnant or recently pregnant is not normal and should be evaluated by a dr. To be safe. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Are there circumstances where the body is unable to resorb the fluid from a ruptured Baker's Cyst?

Are there circumstances where the body is unable to resorb the fluid from a ruptured Baker's Cyst?

Slowed: There are circumstances like impaired lymphatic flow that can complicate fluid resorption. But assuming fluid isn't continually produced eventually the fluid will be resorbed. ...Read more

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If you had a very small hole in stomach and gas leaked through it into the peritoneal cavity, could the smell of the gas escape thru pores in the skin?

If you had a very small hole in stomach and gas leaked through it into the peritoneal cavity, could the smell of the gas escape thru pores in the skin?

No: It's a life threatening emergency to have a hole in ur stomach/bowel. It causes peritonitis and needs to be dealt with asap. The air that leaks can not penetrate all the layers of abdominal wall to escape through pores. ...Read more

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Fluid leak from nose when bending over?

Fluid leak from nose when bending over?

Sinus fluid: Fluid draining from the nose is usually from the maxillary sinuses if there is a significant volume. See your regular doctor tp determine the cause and initiate appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Leaking from the rectum?

Leaking from the rectum?

Go see a doctor: It can happen in older folks. Have a medical check up. ...Read more