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Dr. Jay Yepuri
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Fluid In The Abdomen (Overview)

Fluid in the abdomen is a clinical finding in which the abdomen may be enlarged and contains fluid. This can occur due to liver, heart, or kidney disease.


Dr. Jay Yepuri
160 doctors shared insights

Fluid In The Abdomen (Overview)

Fluid in the abdomen is a clinical finding in which the abdomen may be enlarged and contains fluid. This can occur due to liver, heart, or kidney disease.


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I have post appendectomy fluid in abdomen, it got inflamed after antibiotics treatment, everything was fine, i'm experiencing mild symptoms again advic?

I have post appendectomy fluid in abdomen, it got inflamed after antibiotics treatment, everything was fine, i'm experiencing mild symptoms again advic?

Could be abscess : It is unusual to develop fluid after a straightforward appendectomy but it can happen. The fluid should be drained with a needle under ct or ultrasound guidance to make sure it is all removed. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of loose skin on my abdomen?

What can I do to get rid of loose skin on my abdomen?

No easy fix: Traditionally a abdominoplasty, tummy tuck is used to remove excess skin. However there ia a scar usually under the panty line. There are lasers and other devices that may firm the skin a little but if you have alot of stretch marks then usually tummy tuck is the answer. You need to be evaluated by a board certified plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Is fluid in the abdomen dangerous?

Depends on: how much, what type, timing of development and other symptoms or conditions. At 87 I would take that finding very seriously and have it investigated soon. ...Read more

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What is the loose fluid in the abdomen a sign of?

What is the loose fluid in the abdomen a sign of?

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 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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Is there a surgical procedure to remove fluid from the abdomen?

Is there a surgical procedure to remove fluid from the abdomen?

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 more

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Dr. Robert Rahimi
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Ascites (Definition)

Ascites is a symptom in which a person has fluid (watery liquid) in his tummy, but the fluid is outside of the organs. Ascites fluid can surround the stomach, intestines, and bladder, but ascites fluid is ...Read more