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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Pulmonary Edema tx: Patients with renal failure on dialysis need to be ultrafiltrated (uf). Here the patient is placed on dialysis and extra fluid is removed from the bod ... Read More
Dr. Fred McCurdy
45 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Pulmonary edema: Get the water out of the lungs either using diuretics if there is enough renal function left to allow this to happen or remove the water acutely using ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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Diuretics -dialysis: It depends how severe the renal failure is as to which treatment is best. If severe renal failure is present urgent dialysis is best to remove excess ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
27 years experience Pulmonology
Dialsysis: In renal failure high doses of water pills/ diuretics may be needes to treat pulmonary edema. They may have to be given intravenously. Dialysis is a ... Read More
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Pulmonary edema: The best treatment in the presence of renal failure may vary by patient. Some patients respond to high dose diuretics and preload reduction, many need ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
27 years experience Pulmonology
Somewhat: Pulmonary edema results when the heart either does not pump enough blood forward (systolic failure) or relax to allow blood to fill the ventricle (dia ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Garner
16 years experience Cardiology
Backup: Failure of either heart is akin to an accident on the highway. The traffic will backup on the road segments ahead of the accident. In left heart failu ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Milunski
37 years experience Cardiology
HF: Pulmonary edema is already a sign of heart failure.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Walsh
17 years experience Addiction Medicine
Backwards: Pulmonary edema doesn't cause heart failure, it is one symptom of heart failure (although other things can cause pulmonary edema as well).
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
37 years experience Pediatrics
Rarely,: Usually it is CHF that causes pulmonary edema due to back up.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Kaplan
34 years experience Cardiology
Diuretics/others: Diuretics help to clear the lungs of fluid. Ace inhibitors, angiotensin receptor blockers, and beta blockers help to prevent recurrences of heart fail ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Angelina Postoev md facs
17 years experience General Surgery
In most cases: the doctor has to find happy medium, but they should be giving diuretics and other meds to get fluid off, plus sometimes heart medicine. Some fluid m ... Read More
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