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Treatment options for ascites include diuretics, paracentesis and surgery, according to Healthline. Doctors may recommend liver transplant if the ascites does not respond to treatment. Treatment options also include life... More »

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Treatment options for ascites caused by cirrhosis include a low-salt diet, diuretic medications and the surgical procedure paracentesis, as listed by WebMD. A transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt or liver transp... More »

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Liver scarring is the primary cause of fluid retention ascites, increasing pressure in the blood tissues of the liver, states Healthline. Other factors include tuberculosis, heart or kidney failure, pancreatitis and hypo... More »

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Treatment options for ascites caused by cirrhosis include a low-salt diet, diuretic medications and the surgical procedure paracentesis, as listed by WebMD. A transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt or liver transp... More »

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Treatment options for low blood sodium, or hyponatremia, include reducing fluid consumption, changing diuretics dosage and using an intravenous sodium solution, according to Healthline. Doctors may also recommend treatin... More »

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Scarring or damage to the liver as a result of hepatitis B or C, cirrhosis or a history of excessive alcohol consumption may cause fluid to build up in the abdomen, a condition also known as ascites, explains Healthline.... More »

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Treatment options for intestinal blockage depend on whether the blockage is partial or complete, according to WebMD. Physicians may recommend a low-fiber diet to help patients break down and digest a partial blockage. A ... More »

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