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Powdery pee as well as weak flow. Might be kidney problem. For 5 mnths I had water retention in lips. Any tips or ovr counter drugs to stop swell look?

Powdery pee as well as weak flow. Might be kidney problem. For 5 mnths I had water retention in lips. Any tips or ovr counter drugs to stop swell look?

Here are some. ..: For durable benefit, it's most advisable to seek a professional evaluation so to know what is going on in you and counsel for how to handle similar events in the future. One thing for sure is it's not that difficult to figure out what it is. So, bring the detailed info of symptoms stressing their quality, quantity, and sequence of events over time to Doc for analysis, physical exams, & tests. .. ...Read more

Dr. Aiman Shammas
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Fluid Retention (Definition)

It denotes the presence of excessive water in intravascular space - vessels & interstitial space - among cells, due to poor automatic water movement and distribution by poor perfusion by low BP from hydration or/+ weak heart, poor osmotic pressure from malnutrition, poor water excretion from kidneys, & poor lymphatic drainage. More? Ask your doctor or contact me; I ...Read more


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How to get rid of water retention on pill?

How to get rid of water retention on pill?

Diuretic drugs: Many different medications can promote increased urine output and thereby get rid of extra water that is retained as 'edema" or fluid in the tissues. Most common medications include thiazide or "loop diuretic" agents. ...Read more

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Best ways to treat water retention weight? I'm so swollen and its so painful; please help.

Best ways to treat water retention weight? I'm so swollen and its so painful; please help.

What is the cause?: First thing to consider is cause of the water retention. Is it a medical problem, is it a dietary problem? You need to see your family physician to get a complete exam including several different blood tests.. ...Read more

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What's the best thing to take for water retention?

What's the best thing to take for water retention?

Treat the cause: Water retention is a symptom of some underlying problem. The trick is to figure out what that is and treat it. The answer is often diuretics ("water pills") but the cause will determine what kinds of diuretics or even a different treatment entirely. Definitely need to see your doc for this. ...Read more

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I'm perimenopausal, I take an OTC diuretic daily, is this safe? I suffer from bloat and water retention all the time.

I'm perimenopausal, I take an OTC diuretic daily, is this safe? I suffer from bloat and water retention all the time.

See your PCP: You need to be followed by your PCP to make sure you are not getting an imbalance in your serum chemistries or electrolytes. ...Read more

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I'm on seasonique since I have endo. Been on it for years and my legs are so swollen from water retention. Would it be ok to routinely takewater pill?

I'm on seasonique since I have endo. Been on it for years and my legs are so swollen from water retention. Would it be ok to routinely takewater pill?

No: Before starting a diuretic, you need to be evaluated for other causes: kidney or liver dysfunction, low thyroid, blood clots in the legs (which is a risk for estrogens). Before starting a diuretic for any reason, you need your potassium checked. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have water retention when coming off the yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) pill?

Is it normal to have water retention when coming off the yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) pill?

Yes not uncommon: Water retention can be a result of stopping oral contraceptives. Monitor closely and report to your health care professional if it continues. ...Read more

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I have extra water retention in my fingers and feet I've had blood tests done and I'm healthy should I use fluid pills to get rid of the selling?

I have extra water retention in my fingers and feet I've had blood tests done and I'm healthy should I use fluid pills to get rid of the selling?

NO: Never a good idea to use a systemic drug for a local problem. You will dehydrate all your vital tissues and organs. You can damage your kidneys and cause abnormally now blood pressure. Fluid retention is a normal part of the menstrual cycle and resolves on its own. If you are overweight, that's another possible cause and should not be diuresed. ...Read more

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I need a bc pill that causes less water retention, is low androgenic and is also a monophasic. Is ortho cept a good choice for me? On orthocyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate).

I need a bc pill that causes less water retention, is low androgenic and is also a monophasic. Is ortho cept a good choice for me? On orthocyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate).

Likely fine: As long as you are not a smoker, just about any pill should be ok for you. But, you have to simply try the new one. Unfortunately there is no way to predict which pill you will do better with than others. Ask your obgyn for samples (orthocept (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) and cyclen aren't sampled to our offices anymore)

good luck. ...Read more

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Can sodium in the diet cause water retention?

Yes it can: Excess sodium in the diet is a big reason for swelling and water retention in a variety of disease states. Wherever sodium goes, water follows...Its called osmosis. ...Read more

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How to cure water retention? Have had this problem for 3 years now.

Water retention: There are many causes of soft tissue swelling; some serious, others perfectly normal. Hormone changes during the menstrual cycle, dietary salt intake, kidney function, heart function, and the function of veins and lymphatics all can be involved. To figure out the right management, first a doctor will want to take a detailed history to understand which causes need attention. ...Read more

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Plse teach me how to reduce my water retention. I'm healthy except for thyroids?

Plse teach me how to reduce my water retention. I'm healthy except for thyroids?

Salt restriction: Water retention is actually usually caused by sodium retention. That easiest way to reduce water retention is to reduce the amount of sodium intake. The recommended amount of sodium on a low sodium diet is 2000 mg per day. Most food items will have the sodium in milligrams label on them. ...Read more

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Possible to have water retention in lips?

Possible to have water retention in lips?

Lips: Water retention limited to lips is possible but not probable. If lips are swollen there's likely a localized cause. ...Read more

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Can water retention cause swelling in face?

Yes: Fluid retention can cause swelling in any part of the body. Typically however swelling follows gravity with more swelling seen in the lower extremities. ...Read more

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Can luvox (fluvoxamine) cause water retention?

Can luvox (fluvoxamine) cause water retention?

Yes it can: In the clinical studies it apparently was among the reactions that was more common. See the website below that was assembled by a pharmacologist from the original studies.
Drug-side-effects-and-clinical-trials. Com/luvox_side...
Wondering about Luvox (fluvoxamine) side effects. If you're taking this particular ssri then you'll want to know what side effects to expect from it. Find out here. ...Read more

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Is Olmesartan associated with water retention?

Olmesartan and edema: Olmesartan (O) is not associated with fluid accumulation, or edema (E). You are also taking amlodipine, which can also cause E. If you are not yet on 40 mg of O daily, ask your doctor to put you on that dose. Ask if you can stop alodipine and start a diuretic, if you still have E. As the E disappears, your BP may improve. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does nolvadex (tamoxifen) reduce water retention?

Nolvadex (tamoxifen): Nolvadex (tamoxifen) has very complicated effects. It does not reduce water retention among those effects. ...Read more

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What causes water retention and skin sensitivity?

Poor metabolism: Metabolism is the word used for cellular energy production from food. Lousy diet, lousy metabolism. Check out your diet. ...Read more

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Can celery or basil help with water retention.?

Can celery or basil help with water retention.?

Perhaps: Both celery and basil are diuretic foods and will tend to help mobilize fluid through the kidneys. ...Read more

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Does drinking too much water cause water retention?

Yes: But most likely will give you water intoxication if the amount of water ingested is out of proportion of body's needs. Can be dangerous if taken to extremes.
Ingesting too much sodium will lead to water retention. ...Read more

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Why is my water retention worse after drinking water?

Why is my water retention worse after drinking water?

Naturally: Because there is more water available to be retained.
Also remember that salt intake causes fluid retention.
In a normal, healthy person 1 to 2 quarts of fluid a day is enough. Sometimes having too much water can also cause water intoxication. Be careful. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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Water Retention (Definition)

Fluid retention = edema. Occurs when excess fluid collects in tissues, body cavities ...Read more