Ascites

About- Ascites is a medical condition characterized by the build-up of an abnormal amount of fluid inside the abdomen, occurs due to malfunctioning or the liver.

Symptoms-
 Rapid weight gain
 Large belly
 Loss of appetite
 Abdominal pain
 Bloating
 Nausea and vomiting
 Heartburn
 Swelling of the ankles
 Shortness of breath 

Causes-

 Cirrhosis of Liver
 Hepatitis B
 Hepatitis C
 Alcoholism  
 Ovarian cancer
 Pancreatic cancer
 Liver cancer
 Endometrial cancer
 Heart failure
 Kidney failure
 Pancreatitis
 Tuberculosis
 Hypothyroidism 

Specialist to Visit

 Gastroenterologist

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References-
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://my.clevelandclinic.org
https://www.medicinenet.com 

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