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

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Dr. Kevin O'neil
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Urogynecology
4 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Kevin O'neil
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Dr. Francisco Agullo
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Yes

There are many procedures to remove fluid from the abdomen.
The question is, do you have fluid in your abdomen?

In brief: Yes

There are many procedures to remove fluid from the abdomen.
The question is, do you have fluid in your abdomen?
Dr. Francisco Agullo
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