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lamictal water retention

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alok Agrawal
34 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Salt restriction: Restrict salt and fluids. Use diuretics if still needed if there is some other abnormality.
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Dr. Alok Agrawal
34 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Salt restriction: Salt and fluid restriction. Use diuretics if some other abnormality.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Montoya
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Less water intake: Less water intake.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Poleszak
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Pitting edema: When you press your ankles they are marks -deeping of the skin.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Depends: It depends largely on the cause.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Single leg swelling: Usually its obstruction to the venous drainage to that leg or venous insufficiency in that leg
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Lips: Water retention limited to lips is possible but not probable. If lips are swollen there's likely a localized cause.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reginald Gohh
31 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Diuretic drugs: Many different medications can promote increased urine output and thereby get rid of extra water that is retained as 'edema" or fluid in the tissues. ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
23 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Fluid retention can cause swelling in any part of the body. Typically however swelling follows gravity with more swelling seen in the lower extremitie ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Yes it can: In the clinical studies it apparently was among the reactions that was more common. See the website below that was assembled by a pharmacologist from ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Olmesartan and edema: Olmesartan (O) is not associated with fluid accumulation, or edema (E). You are also taking amlodipine, which can also cause E. If you are not yet on ... Read More
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