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is coffee a diuretic?

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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Caffeine: Caffeine is a diuretic that can lead to dehydration. Yes.
Answered on Apr 29, 2015
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Dr. Bijoy Khandheria
50 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Caffeine is a diuretic.
Answered on Apr 29, 2015
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Coffee: The caffeine in coffee is a diuretic.
Answered on Apr 29, 2015
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Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
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It doesn't : Coffee does not cause edema. If this is happening see your physician.
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Dr. John Munshower
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No: The concentration of HCG would not be affected by coffee.
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Dr. Andrea Rodgers
27 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not that I know of: There is no remedy for the diuretic effect of caffeine. Try half caf, but do it in advance of your next exam so you can wean yourself off. You don' ... Read More
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Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Many: Commin ones are ladix, hctz, (hydrochlorothiazide) chlorthalidone, bumex. Effectiveness is measured by what you are trying to treat (htn vs edema).

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