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I have fluid on my stomach and have to have it tap every

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I have fluid on my stomach and have to have it tap every month
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 month ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 month ago.

Is this from your liver?

do you have cirrhosis?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
No my liver is fine. I have a weak heart.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 month ago.

OK. I see

so the fluid buildup is from heart failure

I'm very sorry about this

How can I be of assistance?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Expert:  Dr. D. Love replied 1 month ago.

Hello. The system says that you have requested a response from a new expert.

Could you clarify what information would be helpful?

What medicines are you currently taking for your heart?

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