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A 42-year-old female asked:

On florinef x 6years for hypotension. had salt cravings & handfuls daily to keep bp up. past 2 months, developed fluid retention, had to stop florinef, decrease salt but still having fluid retention. normal bmp. causes?

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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 35 years experience
There can be many causes for this you need a good evaluation and I suggest you go to an academic med. center for it.
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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
Something has changed in the way your body is handling salt or you have increased your salt intake and are eating more than body can get rid of. New medicines or supplements. Stated eating licorice every day? Discuss with your team.
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Last updated Nov 17, 2021

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