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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
2/3 of body = water: Adequate fluid is essential for proper bodily functions and so getting rid of water is not necessarily a good thing unless you have heart failure, leg ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Ferguson
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Treat the cause: First see a doctor for evaluation and a diagnosis as to why the fluid is forming. The underlying cause must be treated for the fluid accumulation to r ... Read More
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A 80-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Joint effusion: It sounds like you are talking about a an "effusion" or build up of inflammatory cells and fluid around your knee. The treatment of "water" on your k ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Reducing salt intake: The best way would be to reduce the amount of salt (sodium) in your diet. A good goal would be around 1000-1500 mg of sodium. You can check the amou ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carolyn Quist
34 years experience Gynecology
Change pills: This is usually due to too strong a pill, talk to your doctor about changing the ratio of hormones in the pills.
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Melissa Lim
32 years experience Pulmonology
Depends on the cause: Cystic lung disease has many possible causes. For some, the cysts have a genetic basis (e.g., cystic fibrosis). For others, the cause may be infectiou ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes, but stop salt: No water pill will get the job done if the patient does not stop excess fluid and salt intake. Lozol and other water pills are like the plunger that y ... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Koos
20 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Middle Ear Effusion: Can have several causes (ie viral infection, bacterial infection, blocked eustachian tube, lining of middle ear produces too much fluid) and can be i ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
It is not water: The fluid in the middle ear is not water. It is usually blood serum secondary to negative pressure from Eustachian tube blockage. At 43 years of age ... Read More

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