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I have the same thing. Does it need to be drained of the fluid?

I have the same thing. Does it need to be drained of the fluid?

What same: Please give further details about what "same thing " so we can help? ...Read more

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Why does my knee need to be drained of fluid?

Why does my knee need to be drained of fluid?

Knee fluid: Most of the time to reasons. One is to diagnose the condition. One is to relieve the pressure symptoms if you have a lot of fluid. ...Read more

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There is fluid draining from my surgical incision, is this normal?

There is fluid draining from my surgical incision, is this normal?

Draining incision: There are times that drainage is expected and even encouraged.
So is this normal? It may be normal for the condition you have but healed without infection and not draining is better. ...Read more

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How to drain fluids in the ear?

How to drain fluids in the ear?

Time or myringotomy: If you have serous fluid behind the ear drum, either waiting or lancing the ear drum are options. By making an incision on your ear drum, you would get almost instantaneous relief. ...Read more

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When a cyst drains, what color is the fluid?

When a cyst drains, what color is the fluid?

Kidney cyst yellow: Clear watery fluid. Ovarian cyst clear watery. Hydroceles contain clear yellowish fluid. Lymphatic & epididymalcysts contain whitish or clear fluid. Cysts only contain blood following a bleed. ...Read more

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My baby has extra fluid in his body. If they drain some of that, will it return before delivery?

My baby has extra fluid in his body. If they drain some of that, will it return before delivery?

High risk monitoring: A fetus retaining extra fluid is caused by serious problems, either with mom's health, the transfer of blood & nutrients from mother to baby, or baby's health. Treatments need to be monitored very closely by a perinatologist (high-risk OB specialist), and often need to be repeated. If the problem is severe, an early delivery may be needed to give baby treatments that can't be done in the womb. ...Read more

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I have fluid around my bowels I have pain that comes and goes would this be causing the pain, can the fluid be drained?

I have fluid around my bowels I have pain that comes and goes would this be causing the pain, can the fluid be drained?

Several things: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with an examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...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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About the spine do I need spindle fluid drained?

About the spine do I need spindle fluid drained?

No: Spinal fluid provides nutrition to the nerves. It is a normal part of you body ...Read more

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Procedure time for draining knee fluid?

Procedure time for draining knee fluid?

About 10-15 minutes: From prepping the knee by sterile technique, using a local anaesthetic and draining the fluid. ...Read more

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I'm a male and I have fluids draining out penis, what is this?

I'm a male and I have fluids draining out penis, what is this?

If you have penile: Discharge please have this medically evaluated. Need to rule out std or other types of infection. ...Read more

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Why is there clear water like fluid draining from my nose?

Why is there clear water like fluid draining from my nose?

Allergy ?: You may have an allergy. Necessary to rule out other causes, need to see your otolaryngologist. ...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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Do vp shunts drain when it knows there is fluid there or anytime?

Do vp shunts drain when it knows there is fluid there or anytime?

Hydrocephalus: Vp shunts have valves that regulate the flow of cerebrospinal fluid. The flow is triggered when the pressure of cerebrospinal fluid exceeds the pressure of the valve. Often the manufacturer of the valve for your shunt can provide additional information regarding the valve mechanics. ...Read more

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Fluid trapped behind eardrum for 4 months, how can I tell if it drained?

Fluid trapped behind eardrum for 4 months, how can I tell if it drained?

Doctor can check: A doctor can look to check the eardrums. Also, an instrument called a tympanometer can tell when there is no fluid nor pressure behind an eardrum. If there are no symptoms, a person would have a hard time telling whether she has fluid behind her eardrums without the help of a doctor. ...Read more

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Please explain what does a mortician do with body fluids when drained from a body?

Please explain what does a mortician do with body fluids when drained from a body?

Down the drain: I am not a mortician, but I am a pathologist and we let all the body fluids that come out during an autopsy, to go down the down, without adding any chemicals to that. ...Read more

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If there's a bump on my virgina with fluid inside will the fluid drain naturally?

If there's a bump on my virgina with fluid inside will the fluid drain naturally?

?Bump: I am not quite sure what you mean by bump, but it sounds like a cyst you are describing. Some cysts will naturally go away and can occur off and on throughout your cycle as hormones rise and fall. Some cysts may need to be evaluated and treated by the Gynecologist, so it best for you to see the Doctor and get it examined to see how to best treat it. Good luck! ...Read more

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I was wondering what does a mortician do with body fluids when drained from a body?

I was wondering what does a mortician do with body fluids when drained from a body?

Washed away: Most embalmings do not include draining of fluid. A small amount will wash onto the metal table and be washed away into the rinse flow. It's not much different from your washing your face during and after a nosebleed. I have never seen a mortician be other than reverent. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have bad headache and they have to go in my back to drain fluid out. How risky is this?

I have bad headache and they have to go in my back to drain fluid out. How risky is this?

Lumbar puncture: Lumbar puncture is a procedure done to sample fluid in the spinal canal. Risks include headache and low back pain in a minority of patients, and very rarely spinal or epidural bleeding, infection, and damage to the spinal cord. It is considered a safe test in the hands of professionals. ...Read more

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Ok so I have sores that drain tinted color puss and the skin peels... What is it... Itch too?

Ok so I have sores that drain tinted color puss and the skin peels... What is it... Itch too?

See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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What would cause fluid in the abdomen? After its drained how likely would the fluid build up again?

As votes: Please go see your doctor to check on whether your liver is functioning properly. ...Read more

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I havebeen able tohear fluid draining through the backof my head. Itsounds asif water isflowing down a pipe&draining through a drain.what can itbe?

I havebeen able tohear fluid draining through the backof my head. Itsounds asif water isflowing down a pipe&draining through a drain.what can itbe?

Tinnitus: These symptoms may represent a condition called tinnitus, where one hears buzzing or ringing in the ears, or water noises as you have described. I would consult an ENT physician who can do tests in his office to determine whether there is eustachian tube obstruction or fluid behind the ear drum that is causing these sounds to be heard. ...Read more