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Old 04-02-2013, 03:21 PM
 
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I've been having abdominal pain for the past several months. I had two ultrasounds six months apart and both show fluid in the abdomen, but just a small amount. The doctor said I could take a wait and see approach but in the meanwhile I have these spells where it really hurts. She says it's nothing serious and at this point I don't know if I should do more investigation or even what type of doctor to see.

Any experience with this?
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Old 04-03-2013, 12:21 PM
 
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If your physician was concerned he/she would most likely withdraw some fluid and send it for analysis. You could always get a second opinion.

Is your physician a specialist?
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Old 04-03-2013, 03:01 PM
 
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No this is my primary care physician.
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Old 04-03-2013, 11:56 PM
 
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They should give you something to relieve the pain. I had air in my abdominal cavity (ideopathic) and I had morphine.
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Old 04-08-2013, 02:12 PM
 
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I would go and see a gastroenterologist. It's better to get a second opinion and Gastro doctors know more about this stuff than the primary care doctors do.
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Old 04-08-2013, 04:49 PM
 
Location: Bella Vista, Ark
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No this is my primary care physician.
I am guessing she would send you to a specialist if there was reason to be concerned, but maybe you should ask her about seeing someone else? It never hurts to ask, we are going through the asking process with hubby right now...
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