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What can u do if water pills are not working? I feel bloated all over and espically my legs & ankles are worse. I am out of town so can't call dr.

What can u do if water pills are not working? I feel bloated all over and espically my legs & ankles are worse. I am out of town so can't call dr.

Swelling: Swelling of the legs due to water retention is not uncommon during air travel. Elevate the legs, wear compression stockings, minimize salt intake, avoid prolonged standing. The Hydrocortisone you are on might also be contributing to the edema. You may be able to double your diuretic but only with your doctor's instruction. A potassium supplement will likely be needed as well. ...Read more

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I'm so bloated and keep gaining weight without whatever I do and my ankles and feet swell and I'm always so tired I suffer with ibs?

I'm so bloated and keep gaining weight without whatever I do and  my ankles and feet swell and I'm always so tired I suffer with ibs?

You need an evaluati: You need an evauation because some of the weight gin is the fluid you are collecting. The fluid - edema depneds on your general health status. We will need to know about your cardiac, kidney, liver and vein status. This is not due to IBS. You need to see your physician. ...Read more

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What can cause sudden bulging of veins in hands and forearms and swelling of feet and ankles at the same time while suddenly feeling bloated and Exhau?

What can cause sudden bulging of veins in hands and forearms and swelling of feet and ankles at the same time while suddenly feeling bloated and Exhau?

Please see your Dr!: Your symptoms may be due to several different disorders or, less likely, one disorder.Fluid retention in the lower extremities is extremely common in premenopausal women and is called idiopathic edema.The exact cause is unknown and the edema can be made worse by diuretics. Less likely but possible are more serious conditions: congestive heart failure, liver and kidney disorders.See your physician! ...Read more

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Why i'm i so bloated ?

Dont know: Could be premenstrual. Could be dietary (dairy and grains for many people help retain fluid and lead to bloating). You could have a carbohydrate intolerance, digestive issue. See your regular md and an acupuncturist/chinese medicine practitioner. ...Read more

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Why am I always bloated?

Why am I always bloated?

See your doctor: Bloating can be caused by constipation or other gastrointestinal conditions like irritable bowel disease, parasites, or celiac disease. It can also be related to your hormonal cycle. However, it is one of the symptoms that can appear with early ovarian cancer. Please get an exam, including a gyn exam. ...Read more

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What causes my ankles to swell?

What causes my ankles to swell?

Many causes: It could be as simple as venous insufficiency due to age, especially in women to heart-failure, renal disease, liver disease and poor diet. It would be a good idea to consult your doctor. ...Read more

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