Excess Abdominal Fluid

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Yoshinori Abe, MD (Internal medicine)

Dr. Abe graduated from The University of Tokyo School of Medicine in 2015. He completed his residency at the Tokyo Metropolitan Health and Longevity Medical Center. He co-founded Ubie, Inc. in May 2017, where he currently serves as CEO & product owner at Ubie. Since December 2019, he has been a member of the Special Committee for Activation of Research in Emergency AI of the Japanese Association for Acute Medicine. | | Dr. Abe has been elected in the 2020 Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia Healthcare & Science category.

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  • Water accumulated in my stomach

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Content updated on Jan 4, 2023

About the symptom

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.

Related serious diseases

  • 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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Reviewed By:

Yoshinori Abe

Yoshinori Abe, MD (Internal medicine)

Dr. Abe graduated from The University of Tokyo School of Medicine in 2015. He completed his residency at the Tokyo Metropolitan Health and Longevity Medical Center. He co-founded Ubie, Inc. in May 2017, where he currently serves as CEO & product owner at Ubie. Since December 2019, he has been a member of the Special Committee for Activation of Research in Emergency AI of the Japanese Association for Acute Medicine. | | Dr. Abe has been elected in the 2020 Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia Healthcare & Science category.

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