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A 56-year-old female asked:

Severe upper eyelid edema. lasix (furosemide) no good. i have copd, emphysema, & diabetes 2.. eye doc said water retention. doc said maybe from copd. ?

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Dr. Jose Medina-Bairan
Pulmonary Critical Care 38 years experience
COPD and fluid reten: You can retain fluid in relation to COPD if you developed right sided cardiac failure. If you are taking prednisone you can retain fluid also.
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