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A 44-year-old female asked:

i am constantly retaining fluid in my thighs and stomach. always around my menstrual cycle but noe much more frequently. what is causing this and what?

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Many causes: Cardiac, metabolic, endocrine and musculoskeletal problems are suspect in your case. Infrequent exercise and obesity may contribute to symptoms. Fluid retention requires evaluation by a doctor. Please see your doctor for this.

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A 49-year-old female asked:

Can holding your laptop on your lap/stomach for extended periods (hours) of time interrupt your normal menstrual pattern, or make menses stop altogeth?

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Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
No: A laptop on your lap/stomach to long periods of time will have no affect on your menses. Best wishes!

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