Causes of fluid buildup in the brain include obstruction of the flow of cerebrospinal fluid, poor absorption of cerebrospinal fluid and overproduction of cerebrospinal fluid, according to Mayo Clinic. Underlying causes i... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Although excess mucus in the lungs can have various causes, it is usually a defense response to infections or irritants, states the American Lung Association. If excess mucus persists for more than a month, the cause cou... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Liver damage from cirrhosis, liver scarring, hepatitis or a history of alcohol abuse often cause fluid buildup around the liver, according to Healthline. Other disorders that may cause fluid buildup are certain types of ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases
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Obstruction and decreased absorption of cerebrospinal fluid can cause excess fluid around the brain, a condition known as hydrocephalus, reports Mayo Clinic. Less frequently, tissues located in the ventricles of the brai... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

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