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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?

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

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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What would cause fluid retention in just 1 leg?

Fluid retention: Fluid retention in just one leg is usually related to obstruction in the venous and/or lymphatics draining that swollen leg. ...Read more

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Does Neurontin cause fluid retention? I'm on a low dosage.

Neurontin: Yes it causes fluid retention- most common with increasing doses but can be seen at any dose. ...Read more

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Could lactose intolerance cause severe fluid retention-11 kg of water weight?

Could lactose intolerance cause severe fluid retention-11 kg of water weight?

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

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Could widespread inflammation cause fluid retention?

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

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What causes fluid retention and weight gain?

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

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What could cause fluid retention and thyroid fluctuation?

What could cause fluid retention and thyroid fluctuation?

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

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What mechanism causes fluid retention with gabapentin?

What mechanism causes fluid retention with gabapentin?

Not sure: The mechanism is unclear, but commonly patients will have 2-3 pounds of water retention that will be seen as ankle/foot swelling and will resolve within a few days of stopping the medication. ...Read more

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Can not eating enough calories cause fluid retention and constipation?

Can not eating enough calories cause fluid retention and constipation?

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

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Would any food allergy cause severe fluid retention like the photo above?

Would any food allergy cause severe fluid retention like the photo above?

Fluid: I specialize in fluid issues. Lets do 2nd opinion and you can send pictures. Otherwise cannot see them. ...Read more

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Anti depress. Cause s dizzinessm fluid retention an anxiety. Post mena. Cant take drugs anything else, going crazy?

Anti depress. Cause s dizzinessm fluid retention an anxiety. Post mena. Cant take drugs anything else, going crazy?

Psychotherapy: I am not sure why you have not found a medication that would be helpful. However, if medication is not possible, psychotherapy is usually helpful with or without medication. ...Read more

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Could fluid retention around eyes be caused by hormones?

Could fluid retention around eyes be caused by hormones?

Yes: Low thyroid can cause puffiness around the eyes. Other hormones including cortisone and Progesterone can cause edema but not as much around the eyes. ...Read more

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What causes fluid retention?

What causes fluid retention?

Depends: There are a lot of reasons to retain fluid but one of the most common is due to eat too much salt. It's important to limit your salt intake to 1500mg a day or less. ...Read more

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What are common causes of extreme fatigue, body aching and fluid retention besides pms?

Fatigue: Things to rule out are heart or blood vessels, kidneys, blood such as anemia, electrolyte imbalance, or effect of medications. Your primary care doctor is your best one to consult. ...Read more

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Can antihistamines cause fluid retention or would that be more related to the allergy itself? Best ways to get rid of the excess fluid?

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

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Can 150mg a day topamax (topiramate) cause fluid retention?

Yes, it can: The metabolic adverse effects of topiramate have been well documented. Common side effects of Topamax include tiredness, dizziness, coordination problems and fluid retention. ...Read more

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Can not eating enough fat cause constipation and fluid retention?

Can not eating enough fat cause constipation and fluid retention?

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

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What causes fluid retention with longer term nsaids? (and what do they mean by "long term"?)

What causes fluid retention with longer term nsaids? (and what do they mean by "long term"?)

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

Ibuprofen (Definition)

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


Dr. Ravi Chand
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