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Fluid retention

A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Quinn
17 years experience Emergency Medicine
Depends: There are a lot of reasons to retain fluid but one of the most common is due to eat too much salt. It's important to limit your salt intake to 1500mg ... Read More
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Dr. Gena Kluwe
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Many things: Most common is salt. Where ever sodium goes, water will follow.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Burns
46 years experience Cardiology
Sign of disease: Fluid retention is related to salt and associated water retention. It can be sometimes caused by medications and commonly a symptom of heart or kidne ... Read More
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Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Fluid Retention: Fluid retention (f) is when one is unable to excrete an adequate amount water, urine, daily. It accumulates in the body, usually as edema in the legs. ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
16 years experience Urology
Diuretics.: Fluid retention can have many different causes, but one strategy is to treat with diuretics. These drugs act on the kidney to help eliminate fluid by ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: It denotes the presence of excessive water in intravascular space - vessels & interstitial space - among cells, due to poor automatic water moveme ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kent Willyard
23 years experience Family Medicine
None.: Exercising will not likely be of any benefit, unless the swelling is simply from prolonged sitting and inactivity. Avoid excessive sodium and consider ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Med side effects: Omeprazole can cause kidney injury. Please be checked for this.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Kier
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Any acute or chronic inflammatory disorder can cause fluid retention by several mechanisms. This generally is secondary to reductions in the serum Alb ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Moringa Plant: This traditional medicinal plant has been used for this purpose in cultures that are sub-Himalayan and in certain tropical areas – but I have no perso ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Many: Some people use ms. Dash, or lemon, citric acid, flavored vinegars or other household spices - ginger, pepper, cumin etc. To keep their food lively. ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Water weight: You can urinate out water you have to burn off fat.

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