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A 70-year-old male asked about a 70-year-old male:

Re lasix (furosemide) 4 ltrs out/2 ltrs in, patient is 300 pounds w/ edema in r leg and scrotum. hydroceles in testicles. is 4 ltrs still too much?

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Dr. Amrit Singh
Cardiology 52 years experience
Yes: if u have no CHF i.e. no fluid in ur lungs, do not take lasix, (furosemide) it will make u dehydrated and pass out. Just cut down ur fluid intake.
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Dr. Larry Eastburn
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Physician consult is necessary other disease may be present.
Aug 15, 2014

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