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A 34-year-old female asked:

Update on my mom. she still in hospital it's been a month now. remember she has copd, chf and is a diabetic and in & out of afib a lot. also has fluid retention but can't increase dierutics because kidneys act up. they were going to do a heart cath but he

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Dr. Gutti Rao
Hospital-based practice 46 years experience
Copd, chf: What is the question? If kidneys are acting up, heart cath may be difficult to do, as enough dye cannot be injected. Your cardiologist may be able to help out after reviewing all the test results.

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Last updated Jan 7, 2019

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