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Symptoms Of Free Fluid
Water: Free fluid is typically water. The lining of your abdominal contents are slippery (your bowel, the lining of your organs) and it's thus wet inside your abdomen. It's normal to have a little free fluid in one's pelvis, as that's where fluid tends to pool. Your ? Was confusing because you said free fluid in ovary but no cyst. Free fluid in ovary is typically the definition of a cyst. Maybe rephras. ...Read more
Oligohydramnios: Low amniotic fluid or oligohydramnios is a condition brought about by a decreased production of urine by the fetus either through a decreased placental perfusion or blocked urinary outlet, to name a few. It could also result from a ruptured amniotic membrane. One of the first signs of low fluid is a size-date discepancy of the growing uterus. An ultrasound will help to diagnose the condition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually nothing: I assume this is found on an ultrasound or ct report. It is often normal, especially in women, but must be interpreted in the context of the whole study. The doctor who ordered the test would be in the best position to judge. ...Read more
Small pocket of free fluid found in uterus. What are the possible causes for the free fluid? what could it indicate in early pregnancy?
Free fluid in uterus: There can be many reasons for a pocket of free fluid in the uterus. Most likely is a result of secretions from the uterine glands, and may not signify anything is abnormal. If you are having normal cycles have a follow up sonogram after your next menses. Doubt that is a pregnancy. ...Read more
Sudden shock, death.: Afe is an extremely rare but typically lethal complication of late pregnancy. Usually it is unheralded and manifests with complete cardiovascular collapse requiring immediate advanced cardiac life support to avoid rapid death from bleeding and asystole. If the woman is still pregnant, stat delivery may help preserve the fetal life/brain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dehydration + symptoms from inadequate fluid intake. Level of intake that resolves symptoms causes excessive urination, leading to dehydration. Ideas?
Usually nothing: This is a very common finding on almost every ultrasound or ct scan of a menstrating female i order. I sometimes think the radiologists automatically put this in their reports . It means nothing clinically and you should not be worried about it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dependent edema: Mild sodium/fluid retention is seen as "bags" under eyes after laying down or as swelling in lower extremities after standing. Common even in younger people if they have eaten a fair amount of salt or had to stand motionless for prolonged periods. Swelling up the leg is more advanced retention. If retention due to left heart failure, fluid can back up into lungs causing breathlessness. ...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
Trace: Most often trace amounts of fluid in various parts of the body are insignificant, but I don't know in what part of the body the cul du sac your referring to is located. Nevertheless the finding sounds trivial, but your physician can ask the radiologist who interpreted the study if there is any need for concern or for followup. ...Read more
Can an ovarian cyst cause inflammation of the terminal ileum without the presence of pelvic free fluid on a ct? Colonoscopy/biopsy normal.
Pelvic/Transvag sono on 8/22 showed partially ruptured ovarian cyst with small amount of free fluid. Would this cause bloating and abdominal fullness?
Probably normal: The heart lies with in the pericaridal sac. This is bag formed by a fairly strong membranous tissue. There is always a small amount of fluid in the pericardium probably for lubrication. It's called pericarial fluid. This is normal. Sometimes the fluid level can increase this is called a pericaridal effusion. This can be caused by infection, heart failure, kidney disease, and trauma. ...Read more
Ct in feb13 19mm cyst and small amount of fluid in pelvis MRI jun multiple cysts on both overies and moderate amount of fluid why the fluid increase?
What you: Describe with regard to the ovaries sounds like normal follicles on each side. These will change in number and size with each menstrual cycle. Ovulation often involves a small amount of bleeding which may account for the change in fluid in the pelvis. Absent other information what you describe sounds like normal cyclic changes. ...Read more