Ascites is the abnormal accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity. This may be caused due to liver disorders. When the liver doesn't work properly, fluids build up and fill the space between the lining of the abdomen and the organs. Cirrhosis, Hepatitis, Liver Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Congestive heart failure, Pancreatitis are few disorders that are associated with ascites.
Some of the symptoms of Ascites:
Shortness of breath
Discomfort in abdomen
When should you consult a doctor?
Consult a doctor if you have signs of abdomen disorders steadily as the delay in treatment may worsen the condition.