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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jose Medina-Bairan
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
COPD and fluid reten: You can retain fluid in relation to COPD if you developed right sided cardiac failure. If you are taking prednisone you can retain fluid also.
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Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
See Eye MD: Have you seen an ophthalmologist for this problem? You should.
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Edema: Edema has various causes, the treatment needs to be aimed at the cause. Lasix (furosemide) treats some parts of edema spectrum but isn't always effect ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Heldman
32 years experience Cardiology
Diuretics : Furosemide (Lasix) and spironolactone are both diuretic drugs, but are quite different in the way they work. The best medicine for a particular patie ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Determine cause: Chronic cough is most commonly due to 3 conditions: asthma, post-nasal drip, or GERD (heartburn). You might have one or a combination of all three. Po ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Edema: We use furosemide(lasix)to treat excess fluid and increase the renal excretion of water/electrolyte. Sometimes nonpitting edema is still due to fluid ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Check with your MD: It is very important to have clean colon , for successful inside examination of colon. , equally important to communicate with GI doctor, will advi ... Read More
A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
27 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Edema: many conditions but usually heart/lung, liver and kidney disease each or combination. Based on your medical history suggest discuss with MD for cause. ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Edema: It requires a diagnosis of the cause of the severe edema in the legs. If there is signficant outflow obstruction, the lasix (furosemide) won't work, i ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
No: No. And it's harmful because it causes systemic dehydration, low blood pressure, and electrolyte imbalance.
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