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my daughter who is 18 years old was diagnosed with a blood infection swelling of tissue and gained 20 lbs. she is on antibiotics. what is the cause?

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Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Insufficient info: Based on what u just wrote, it could be anything. Weight gain because of fluid retention? Is their renal involvement? Tissue swelling? What part of body --- u mean--- by ' tissue'?
Answered on Jan 5, 2013

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