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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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How can I help you?
User :   hi doctor
User :   just wanted to know bout what is called water in stomache
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I shall explain you
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Water in stomach is a condition where in fluid accumalates in the abdominal area
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and is called as Ascites
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Some of the common causes are Liver and kidney problems
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also seen in cardiac cases as well
User :   is it a disease which in incurabel
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It is a manifestation of disease and not by itself
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so the cause should be made out
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only then the cure could be thought of
User :   ok my father is having swellin to liver due to alcohol and he has done all body check up. is this might be the cause..
Doctor :   Yes, that is a likely one

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Ascites can be treated
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but for liver disease
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he should abstain from alcohol and drugs
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He should not take any medicine without prescription
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and before getting a prescription, do inform the treating doctor about his liver issue
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this is at all times I mean to say
User :   we have already consulted to doctor
User :   n our famlu doctor suggested to take appointment of specialist.
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Yes a Hepatologist/Gastroenterologist is the right person
User :   pls tel me is this all can be treated and cured with medicine.
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the case has to be assessed along with the blood reports
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for now let him follow the above recommendations
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do get back to us with the specialist opinion and diagnosis
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You can as well consult our Gastroenterologist for further opinions
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User :   sure doctor thank u very much.. n have a nice day
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User :   ok
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