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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Improving muscle ton: Most women who are pregnant develop some water retention. This is due to the hormone Progesterone as well as changes in the circulatory system that o ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alok Agrawal
33 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Salt restriction: Restrict salt and fluids. Use diuretics if still needed if there is some other abnormality.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Relief of edema: To best way to relieve your retention of water is for you to find out its cause. It could be due to several factors, heart failure, chronic kidney dis ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Water retention: If you are retaining water, water ingestion will not help to reduce it. Go to physician and find out whether or not you are retaining water and, more ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Lippe
28 years experience in Gastroenterology
Water retention: Water follows salt a very low salt diet and natural diuretics like caffeine can help.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Alston
14 years experience in Podiatry
Diuretic: Watch you salt/sodium intake. If your swelling is severe you may uber other problems like kidney issues. Follow up with your doctor.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Swelling: When you have pitting edema. If your finger leaves an indentation when your squeeze your ankle, you're retaining fluid.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Dependent edema: Mild sodium/fluid retention is seen as "bags" under eyes after laying down or as swelling in lower extremities after standing. Common even in younger ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Too much water: The best way to get rid of water retention is to find out what is causing it. There are several reasons to retain water, kidney failure, heart failure ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asaf Presente
15 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: Many women experience water weight gain around the time of their menstruation - this is a normal response to the change in their circulating hormones. ... Read More

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