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Ascites Fact Sheet

Ascites due to Cirrhosis: Fact Sheet for Patients - Cirrhosis

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Ascites Fact Sheet

This handout provides patients with an overview of ascites, including: What is ascites; what are signs and symptoms of ascites; what are signs and symptoms of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP); how is ascites diagnosed; how is ascites managed and treated; and when to seek immediate medical attention.