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Lymph Leaks Causing Ascites
SEVERE pain w liver bx. Admitted. Dx multi organ serositis. CRP 284.Sed50, ddimer1680. Hi ferr, myoglobin. Lo rbc, plat, lymph. Lo prot, HG. Ascites, eff, fever, brn urine. What was trigger? Bile leak, bleed?
Abdominal pain: The first step is to treat the symptoms. The second step is to find the cause. Discuss with your primary medical doctor. He/she can answer many of your questions and provide a treatment plan. ...Read more
Does ascites fluid leak into the groin area after a hernia repair if you have cirrhosis with ascites.
I have cirrhosis. Is it possible to have ascites that doesn't show from physical exam. My navel leaks. No appetite. Belly aches. Could this be ascites?
Possibly dangerous!: If navel leaks, possibly cirrhosis but more common causes. One of the more common ones is a urachal sinus (an abnormal persistence of the duct from your bladder to your umbilical cord which was there to take urine away when you were in the womb). If your navel leaked before you got cirrhosis, that is a good possibility. In any case, the leak can be very dangerous so get a doc to see it asap! ...Read more
I had ascites leaking into my inguinal hernia and had a mesh repair on the left side. Now, I have got right sided hernia. I was told that the fluid would leak. Is another surgery an option?
Yes, but: You should have the ascites under control before operating. This can be managed by some primary care providers, or. Gi liver specialist. If medical control is not working, could place a denver shunt at the time of her is repair. This isn't commonly done, so may have to shop around for a surgeon that would do this. Good luck! ...Read more
I'm leaking clear, non purulent fluid from belly button. No fever, blood work normal, no appetite, upper right abdo pain, slight bloating. Ascites?
See a doctor!: There are so many questions that come to mind. You need a physical exam and probably some blood work. ...Read more
Inguinal hernia surgery in 3 days, cirrhosis, ascites leak, will they still operate if so what would the outcome possibly be?
No: Spinal fluid leakage would not communicate with the breast tiisue. ...Read more
Infected lymph node: Lymphadenitis is an infection in one or more lymph nodes. Lymph nodes are filled with white blood cells that help your body fight off infections. When lymph nodes become infected, it's usually because an infection started somewhere else in your body. Infected lymph node can become abscess which can drain purulent material usually in associated with cellulitis or soft tissue infection. ...Read more
I have a swollen lymph node behind my ear. Its been swollen for well over a year. Last night 2 holes opened up & started leaking puss?
Evaluation: This sounds like it is an infected cyst. You need to be seen today to have it drained and evaluated. You may also need antibiotics. Don't delay. ...Read more
Does perihepatic ascites cause pain? How long does it take to go away and what are potential causes?
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
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
My son aged 8, ultrasound scan show mild pelvic ascites, where as lft is quite normal, what cause may be?
Here are a bit questionable
Have an adult register and ask question! ...Read more
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
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
A friend w/ liver disease meld score 18, child-pugh11 needs inguinal hernia surgery caused by ascites. How safe is the surgery? What’s the survival rate
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
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
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)
Is it contraindicated to use aldactone (spironolactone) when ascites is caused by cancer vrs. Cirrhosis, heart problems etc.?
Can ascites caused by endometriosis prevent the sperm from fertilizing the egg and the fertilized egg attaching to the uterus?
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
I have an open puss dripping and sometime blood dripping open wound in my armpit! It leaks and my lymph node is swollen...What's wrong with me?
Definitely something: It's quite surprising to get such a question on healthtap. Clearly what is occurring should elicit a response of fear, or a rather extreme case of denial. There's a neurologic state called neglect' in stroke victims: paralyzed side is neglected in such a way that person is unaware that it exists. Denial is the #1 cause of diagnoses being made too late. Emergency room, now. ...Read more
Have had fevers from 1/24/13 to present (3/23/13). Had gall bladder removed on 2/2/13. Developed ascites. What could be causing fevers and ascites?
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