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Does Ibuprofen Cause Fluid Retention
What causes fluid retention in the space between the clavicle and neck? My endo says its fat but it comes & goes. I'm 127# and 5'4". Ddx?
I agree with your: Endocrinologist. You have ideal body weight and if u have no other issues such as hypertension, diabetes and elevated lipids, this fatty tissue is benign. This is not fluid and this area is not a common location for fluid collection. People with cushing's (elevated adrenal steroids) develop 'buffalo hump' where swelling is in the upper back of the area you're describing. Take care! ...Read more
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
Neurontin: Yes it causes fluid retention- most common with increasing doses but can be seen at any dose. ...Read more
Not likely: Lactose intolerance is the inability to breakdown the lactose sugar found in milk and other dairy products. The symptoms of lactose intolerance are crampy abdominal pain, gassiness, and nonbloody diarrhea after ingestion of increasing amounts of dairy products. It would be important to have an evaluation for fluid retention. ...Read more
Does claritin (loratadine) cause depression cause I been feeling like I am pms an seems all drugs make me feel this way. Fluid retention is why?
Yes: Any acute or chronic inflammatory disorder can cause fluid retention by several mechanisms. This generally is secondary to reductions in the serum Albumin level secondary to decreased production, liver disease, renal disease with protein excretion, and protein loss through the gastrointestinal tract. When the protein loss is significant fluid retention (edema) is present. ...Read more
Hormones, salt: Hormones affect fluid retention. In the week before menses many women get fluid retention. Salt intake can also affect how much fluid your body retains. Other more obscure causes are related to serious diseases such as heart failure, nephrotic syndrome (kidney disease), severe malnutrition, peripheral vascular disease. If one leg is swollen, I would worry about a blood clot. ...Read more
Can hydrochrolothiazide cause fluid retention? I don't have high BP but my dr prescribed this to reduce fluid. Been on it 4 years. Fluid is worse.
No: If the swelling is getting worse you need to see your doctor and be reevaluated.- ...Read more
Thyroid: Hypothyroidism can cause fluid retention. Sometimes thyroid problems are associated with other autoimmune disorders affecting kidneys. This would cause fluid retention as well. Certain GI problems like celiac disease could also lead to malabsorption which could cause fluctuation in fluid status. ...Read more
Sinuses: Probably not but you need to see your doctor about this. ...Read more
Starvation?: There is no long-term substitution for a healthy, well-balanced diet. Very simplistically, weight gain is achieved if the individual takes in more calories than he/she burns; weight loss happens when calories burned exceed calorie intake. Diet modification often results in GI & non-GI manifestations, but perhaps you need some guidance. Ask your doctor at this time for a check-up & his/her advice. ...Read more
Fluid: I specialize in fluid issues. Lets do 2nd opinion and you can send pictures. Otherwise cannot see them. ...Read more
Anti depress. Cause s dizzinessm fluid retention an anxiety. Post mena. Cant take drugs anything else, going crazy?
How can you relieve fluid retention that is caused by the anti depressant mirtazapine? I'm on a diet but scales not changing due to all the fluid.
Rarely: Rarely it's possibleGet a more detailed answer ›
Can antihistamines cause fluid retention or would that be more related to the allergy itself? Best ways to get rid of the excess fluid?
Not usually: In some instances, antihistamines and inhibit bladder emptying with back up of urine and kidney dysfunction. This can be serious, but it is rare and generally only occurs in susceptible individuals. Otherwise, antihistamines generally don't cause fluid retention. If steroids have been used, they can cause it. Benadryl can also worsen cardiac or thyroid disease with an effect on fluid retention. ...Read more
Not really: Though you should look at your diet. Foods which cause constipation are usually the grains:rice, barley, oats; milk; bananas. Lay off of those in your diet for a week and your constipation will probably resolve. As to the fluid retention at 22 you probably don't have kidney disease but you may be on BCPs. These are steroids and as a side effect can cause fluid retention. Talk to your doc about ano ...Read more
NSAIDS: Long term term means greater than one month. They affect the tiny arteries of the kidneys and cause the kidneys to be less efficient and slow clearing of fluid. ...Read more
Why am I worse on medications. It seems to cause fluid retention an I get so sick an trouble with balance why?
Med side effects: Omeprazole can cause kidney injury. Please be checked for this. ...Read more
Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more
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