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Should I be worried about peritoneal diseases?

You should be worried about peritoneal diseases if you are experiencing abdominal pain, bloating, and discomfort. If you are noticing a swelling in your abdomen and are having any issues with constipation, urination problems, or diarrhea, call a medical professional. Other signs of possible peritoneal diseases include loss of appetite, nausea, and difficulty breathing (combined with abdominal issues).

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How do peritoneal diseases affect the body?
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Peritoneal diseases can affect the body in a variety of different ways. Fluid accumulation in the pe...
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Do peritoneal diseases affect children differently than adults?
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Generally, most peritoneal diseases affect children in the same ways that they affect adults. Howeve...
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Are peritoneal diseases serious for children?
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Peritoneal diseases can be serious for children, depending on the type of disease they have and what...
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What causes peritoneal diseases?
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Because there are some many different peritoneal diseases, they can have a variety of different caus...
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