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A lot of fluid around body. kidney function normal. told to take duiretics, is finding the cause important. not salt as do not use it.

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Dr. A. tarig Ahmed
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Fluid retention: do you mean the fluid is in your legs? abdomen? fluid retention could be due to several reasons including heart failure, liver disease, losing protein in urine etc.

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