Results for: Ascites

What is ascites?

Ascites is the abnormal accumulation of fluid in the peritoneal space. Fluid enters the peritoneal space from the blood because of local hypertension (high blood pressure) or (MORE)

What is ascites of abdomen?

Ascites of the abdomen is basically when fluid accumulates in your tummy. Symptoms include pain or discomfort in you tummy, shortness of breath and vomiting. In severe cases a (MORE)
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Are there any natural remedies for ascites?

Unfortunately, there are no known effective natural remedies for ascites. The only treatment which has been shown to be effective is periodic fluid removal, by a process calle (MORE)

What is perihepatic ascites?

ASCITES: When fluid accumulates in the abdominal cavity, it is called ascites. Cirrhosis of the liver is the most common cause of ascites but other conditions such as heart fa (MORE)

How do you get ascites?

typically liver failure. which leads to an obstruction of the portal vein. the fluid must go somewhere & the abdominal cavity is convient. talk to your md. ascites isn't trivi (MORE)