Fluid retention in abdomen

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Content updated on May 23, 2022

Description

It is a condition in which fluid collects in spaces within the abdomen.

When to See a Doctor

Seek professional care if you experience any of the following symptoms

  • Fluid retention in abdomen

Possible Causes

  • Cirrhosis of the liver

    A condition where normal liver is permanently damaged and replaced with scar issue. There are many different causes including infections, alcohol abuse and diabetes.

  • Hepatitis C

    Hepatitis C is serious liver inflammation caused by hepatitis C virus infection. It spreads from person to person through contact with blood, through sharing needles, infected needles while tattooing, blood transfusions, etc.

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  • Have you ever been diagnosed with ascites?

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