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Does Constipation Cause Water Retention
Please tell me the name of a blood pressure medication that will not cause constipation, water retention, or will increase asthma symptoms.
Bengin BP medication: Ace-inhibitors, angiotensin receptor blockers, diuretics will not cause constipation, water retention and will not increase asthma symptoms. These are widely used anti-hypertensive medicines in the U.S. Speak to your doctor about which one(s) are right for you. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Yes, but: Constipation is by definition decreased stool output. The delay of stool passage to the outside allows the colon to reabsorb water that was destined to be excreted out of the body. However, constipation by itself should not be the cause for increased fluid retention of the body as long as the kidneys are normal and able to excrete water as needed. Pay good attention to your salt and fluid intake. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
When eating gluten products i develop bloating, constipation, and water retention. Could I have gluten sensitivity, or celiac's disease?
Gluten sensitivities: Wheat or gluten sensitivities include a wide spectrum of presentations from well-defined celiac disease to other vaguely defined conditions like ibs-like symptoms, and problems outside of the gut like gluten ataxia or peripheral neuropathy. Since it is complicated, a good history taken by your physician with supporting tests might me helpful to tell if you have sensitivities or allergy to wheat. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Bladder or kidney infection?. Pain is one side of back. Left lower back side. Can bloated,water retention be from it? Constipation. Only going 1 a da
Back pain: your symptoms point towards constipation more than UTI. In the absence of dysuria and frequency, it is hard to say it is UTI. And no water retention and bloated feeling is not part of UTI symptoms. In females all these symptoms can be part of second part of menstrual cycle too ( progesterone effect) ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Uncertain: There are clearly groups of medications such as otc arthritis medications that can predispose to water retention. But by no means does all medications alter fluid balance within human body. Excluding entirely medications that induce diuresis (urination). ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Water retention: Inflammatory diseases might lead to water retention. Keep in mind that many medications that are used to treat inflammation, such as ibuprofen, naproxen, prednisone, etc may cause water retention or swelling. Water retention is also a side effect of other medications. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Watermelon: Watermelon is a delicious fruit that does not cause water retention, even though it's 91% water. In fact, it may help you get rid of water. It is fat-free and salt-free. It's full of great lycopene, an antioxidant important in cardiovascular and bone health. Enjoy fresh, red, juicy watermelon -- and maybe even have a seed-spitting contest. :-) http://tinyurl.Com/j865j. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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