A 15-year-old male asked:
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last 3 days urine output is less than liquid intake.but body weight remains same.taking diuretic 15 mg.feet swelling, is it ascietes or dehydration?

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Dr. Homa Mahdavi
Specializes in Pediatrics
None: If you had less urine out put than fluid intake it's not dehydration, it's fluid overload and edema. Ascites is accumulation of fluid in the abdomen which could happen with kidney, liver or heart problems.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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