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Fluid accumalation in the stomach as part of a problem related to cirrotic liver?

Fluid accumalation in the stomach as part of a problem related to cirrotic liver?

Is called ascites: And is a sign of liver disease and cirrhosis, along with many other signs. If younhave this you should be followed periodically by your doctor to make sure you are avoiding alcohol and potebtially dangerous drugs and are on the right medications. ...Read more

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Dr. James Dukelow
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Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more


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I have a pain in my lower right part of the abdomen slightly above my waistline. What could be the problem?

I have a pain in my lower right part of the abdomen slightly above my waistline. What could be the problem?

YOUR APPENDIX: Sits in that area. First thing to rule out would be acute appendicitis. If the pain seems to have traveled to there, a kidney stone is also a possibility, among many others. Please see your doctor asap. ...Read more

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Guy says he had tc and it spread the stomach and liver but he hasn't even done surgery i need a transplant and part of a stomach is he lying?

Guy says he had tc and it spread the stomach and liver but he hasn't even done surgery i need a transplant and part of a stomach is he lying?

Unclear question: I'm not exactly sure what you're asking. Could you provide a bit more information? Who needs a transplant? For what disease? What is tc? Transitional cell cancer? Thanks! ...Read more

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Can pig abdomen wall or some other part be used in some way 2 repair hernias instead of artificial mesh which creates so many problems and recurrence?

Can pig abdomen wall or some other part be used in some way 2 repair hernias instead of artificial mesh which creates so many problems and recurrence?

Ask about ADM: Acellular dermal matrixes ("adm") are exactly the biomaterials that you are asking about. There are a number of types, including ones sourced from pigs. And yes, they can be used in hernia repairs. Speak to your local general surgeon about this option. ...Read more

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Gas n tightness in the Upper abdomen especially the upper left part... Almost similar to the gallstone gas problem I once had except there is no pain.

Gas n tightness in the Upper abdomen especially the upper left part... Almost similar to the gallstone gas problem I once had except there is no pain.

Gas: Gas entrapment in the colon where it takes a turn can cause discomfort in the left upper abdomen. Taking simethicone after meals prevents gas buildup in the stomach. If you can't pinpoint offending foods or continue to have frequent abdominal discomfort, see your physician or a gastroenterologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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CT showed small lesion on spleen and free fluid in lower abdomen, are these findings connected to one another? Or is it 2 different problems?

CT showed small lesion on spleen and free fluid in lower abdomen, are these findings connected to one another? Or is it 2 different problems?

Mostly two: the spleen lesion could a calcification, or a cyst, mostly benign accidental findings. the fluid inlower abdomen most likely a ruptured ovarian cyst so most likely tow seperate unrelated problems. ...Read more

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I'm 28 weeks pregnant they said my baby has hydrops and fluid around abdomen and skin heart and left ventricle enlarged and that she won't make it to term most likely. I also just found out I have thyroid problems is there any way i can help her?

I'm 28 weeks pregnant they said my baby has hydrops and fluid around abdomen and skin heart and left ventricle enlarged and that she won't make it to term most likely. I also just found out I have thyroid problems is there any way i can help her?

Consult perinatology: It is very important to see a perinatologist if you have not done so. The best way to help is to follow the advice they give you, take the suggested medication. Prepare a list of questions about the mode of delivery, how she cared for after birth etc. Learn as much as you can prior to birth. You will also need to speak to a neonatolgist ...Read more

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I have chronic paini in the upper left part of my abdomen. What is this?

I have chronic paini in the upper left part of my abdomen. What is this?

Many possibilities: It could be anything from pancreatitis , kidney, rib muscle, spleen, etc. My best advice is for you to get it checked. It found range from benign to serious. Get examined asap! ...Read more

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When pressing my lower part of my abdomen i feel pain, it is because of fibroids?

When pressing my lower part of my abdomen i feel pain, it is because of fibroids?

Multiple causes: Lower abdominal tenderness can be related to fibroids, ovarian, appendix, bladder related, diverticulosis. You should get it evaluated if it's bothering you. ...Read more

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I suffer a pain on the left part of my lower abdomen and sometimes i felt like there is a bulge there.

I suffer a pain on the left part of my lower abdomen and sometimes i felt like there is a  bulge there.

Abdominal Pain: Your description is quite non-specific and could be due to a myriad of issues, including sigmoid colon pain and distention, or ovarian/pelvic problems, to name just two. Since the bulge comes and goes, it is likely not a tumor, and i would bet on a digestive etiology. If the symptoms don't clear, you might want to check with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have belly pain where depending on the position of my body that is where the pain in my abdomen occurs left=pain in left part of my abdomen ?

Get checked urgently: Hard to say what is going on, especially since we need quite a bit more information to sort it out. But because acute appendicitis is a concern - and appendicitis is dangerous - I recommend you see a doctor urgently. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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I have a lump in the lower part of my abdomen at both the sides ie. around the area of the kidneys. the lumps feel painful when pressed slightly.

I have a lump in the lower part of my abdomen at both the sides ie. around the area of the kidneys. the lumps feel painful when pressed slightly.

Ab lumps: There are several possibilities including hernia and infection. Please see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I am on day 3 of my period. For the past 12-16 hours I have had a horrible pulling pain in the lower part of my abdomen. I've never felt it before?

I am on day 3 of my period. For the past 12-16 hours I have had a horrible pulling pain in the lower part of my abdomen. I've never felt it before?

Go to emergency room: If you don't get prompt relief from lying down with legs up and heat applied to the lower abdomen, it would be wise to seek emergency care to make sure you don't have a torsion of the ovary, ruptured ovarian cyst, or some other problem that needs urgent attention. ...Read more

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Im having pain in the lower right part of my abdomen. It's been happening for two days, and my doctor ruled out appendicitis. What else could it be??

Im having pain in the lower right part of my abdomen. It's been happening for two days, and my doctor ruled out appendicitis. What else could it be??

Different things: First of all, what did your doctor tell you about other possibilities? It could be anything from an ovarian issue in a young woman, to a hernia, to a muscle strain, to a kidney stone to a pelvic infection or inflammatory bowel disease or something else. The history of your symptoms, your exam and any other tests will help discern the cause. ...Read more

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For the past few weeks when laying down at night part of my abdomen tightens, a hard bump forms and then disappears within seconds. Possible fibroids?

For the past few weeks when laying down at night part of my abdomen tightens, a hard bump forms and then disappears within seconds. Possible fibroids?

Beware belly 'lump': Any mass that is palpable in the abdomen needs to be evaluated by a physician. A large ovarian cyst or fibroid uterus are two gynecologic possibilities. Pregnancy, of course should be excluded. But, other organs live in the region as well. See the doctor. ...Read more

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Hi, I have had an issue going on with my stomach/abdominal are. I am not sure which part or what, but I've had pains in the right and left part of my abdomen and sometimes in the stomach area. It doesn't go away for days and sometimes its gone. I always

Abd pain: May be gastritis/GERD with or without H pylori , food intolerences like gluten, milk, soy, pancreatitis ( check lipase), gallbladder ( usually right ). or constipation( are you regular once a day?) Would avoid alcohol, caffeine, energy drinks, soda,s spicy food Keep a diary what happens 0-2 hours after eating dairy, gluten soy. rarely may be internal hernia or Meckles( bleeding? F/u /w/ doc ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more