I read your posts. I could not see anywhere in them a mention of a test to exclude a more serious liver condition. A physical exam (with palpation - pressing and tapping your abdomen) should have revealed the possibilty of fluid buid up. Unless, the abdomen situation is new.
Its not new, I actually went to the hospital for the distension, they then diagnosed me with both hep c and interstitial cystitis. I have constant pain in my left side and in my bladder. The distension itself makes me more uncomfortable. They did lots of tests at the hospital, I was there for 4 days. But as far as I know they only tested me for hep c because my liver enzymes were outta whack. I did google the ascites and that sounds like what it may be. I will have to call the clinic that I go to and see what they think. Thank flguy!!! :)
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