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Fluid Accumulation In Abdomen
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
Inflammation: Inflammation or reaction to a foreign body like a bacteria such as infectio fluid in the lungs are also some disease states that cause your body to attack its own tissue and i can closterwood in the longs also remember that all these connect organs are connected in some way to each other in the chest so if the heart fails fluking back up into the lungs and vice versa is more competine you realize but it's a good question. ...Read more
Cul-De-Sac: Inflammatory fluid in the peritoneal cavity collects in the cul-de-sac between the uterus and rectum in women and between the posterior of the bladder and the rectum in men. It is the continuation of the peritoneal lining in this most dependent of areas that allows fluid to collect there. ...Read more
Abscess: The only things that live in the male pelvis are: 1) bladder and 2) rectum. There should be no fluid collection outside of the bladder (normal), but with gas in it, usually represents an abscess. This usually represents a perforation or fistula from the rectum, or post-operative leak after rectal surgery. Depending on the cause, the treatment can be drainage through the rectum or open surgery ...Read more
Because of fluid acumulatd in cavity srrnding heart, pain persists in chest area after 2 mnths of angioplasty.help!?
See your doctor: this question, and the issues it might be are very complicated. you should see your doctor for evaluation. if this is an acute issue you might want to go to the emergency room at the hospital. ...Read more
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
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
Mom have free fluid (lots) in stomach. CT scan normal, show fluid in lung too. Colonoscopy normal. Severe pain in higher abdomen and lower abdomen. ?
Inside or out?: It is unclear from your description if the free fluid in the "stomach" means it is fluid in the abdomen (vs. within the stomach), in which case it would be called "ascites" and this would be abnormal and seen on CT scan. If there is similar fluid in the chest (usually right side), this may be due to liver disease from a variety of causes. Alternatively need to rule out heart disease and cancer ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Inflammation: Most fluid accumulates in the conjunctiva, the clear membrane in front of the white sclera. Inflammation from infection, trauma, allergy, or chemical exposure can cause this. True scleral edema (sweeling) is rare and found in severe scleritis. The swelling can result in retinal edema as well. ...Read more
What does "minimal free fluid within the abdomen likely physiological in nature" mean in abdominal CT?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Edema/swelling: There can be many causes of fluid accumulation (or edema). Can be caused by infection, inflammation, bug bite, preexisting skin disease, allergic reaction, drug reaction, trauma/injury, surgery, sunburn, poor circulation. Usually the area of edema looks swollen and sometimes tender. ...Read more
Lower leg swelling: One of the most common forms of 'water in the skin' is edema or swelling of the lower legs. It's common during pregnancy and is frequently related to poor circulation and heart failure as a person gets older. Support stockings are usually the best way to treat this problem. Exercise can also help. Sometimes salt intake is a factor too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does pneumonia mean fluid accumulation in the lungs? Does it happen in every case? How is it treated?
If someone has end stage renal failure. Wouldn't they have severe swelling all over from fluid accumulation?
Possibly: It depends if there is still urine output or not. Some people maintain good urine volume even if they are on dialysis and in that case there is an outlet for fluid excess to leave the body. In the absence of urine output only dialysis can remove the extra fluid so a restriction of intake is mandatory. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See a doctor: There is no way to tell you what is going on from that description. See a doctor for a more precise diagnosis. ...Read more
My sister has been sick for 2 weeks. Feverish and her knies had fluid accumulation. She got antibiotics for 1 week, without success. Any idea's?
yes: If there is fluid in the pleural space, breath sounds are significantly diminished. ...Read more
Possibility of having pid+ douglas fluid accumulation post total hysterectomy?How the bacterias spread in the pelvis?Is it through the vaginal stitch?
Calories: Alcohol contains many unwanted calories. After metabolism these are storred as fat. Alcohol blocks ability of body to access fat reserves thus muscle is metabolised rather than fat. Makes it easier to indulge in irresponsible indulgence of snacks. Can increase production of cortisol, hormone that breaks down muscle & retains fat. ...Read more
After losing 45 lbs, I have tiny lumps under skin of my abdomen. They are fairly mobile, small, and there are dozens. Are they accumulations of fat?
Possibly: These could be fat nodules or cysts. However it could be something else. Please see a dermatologist to have these evaluated. ...Read more
Liver trouble: Most common form of free fluid in the abdomen, known as ascites , is a liver so hardened and disease that it causes decrease blood flow through the liver vessels and main draining veins. This together with low protein levels in the blood due to liver disease causes fluid to seep outside the vessels and into the abdominal cavity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ascites: If what you mean is that there is a dena or swelling in the babies abdomen that could be a sign of ascites. This can be the result of a variety of conditions. Given how many different conditions could be causing this it's best to have a visit with your obstetrician or perinatologist to discuss the possible causes. ...Read more
Paracentesis: Paracentesis is a procedure whereby a needle is placed into the abdominal cavity to remove fluid. This can be done to diagnose a condition, or relieve discomfort from the abdomen being distended. However, it is important to find out the underlying cause of the accumulated fluid and treat it primarily if possible because the fluid will like reaccumulate if the condition persists. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What would cause fluid in the abdomen?After its drained how likely would the fluid build up again?
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