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A 32-year-old male asked:

Can intravenous fluid cause pulmonary odema if given to patient with newly discover renal impairment?

3 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Scott Diede
A Verified Doctoranswered
30 years experience
It is possible: Depending on how much IV fluids were given and the state of renal impairment, it is quite possible that pulmonary edema could result.
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 55 years experience
Yes: Iv fluids-complicxated issue- age, other diagnosis, rate of infusion & type of fluids have to be considered.
Dr. Alok Agrawal
35 years experience
Depends: Depends on the degree of renal impairment, age of the patient, rate and amount of IV fluid, hydration status of the patient, heart condition of the patient. Sometimes ivf can treat renal impairment.
Last updated Nov 6, 2019
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