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Facial Water Retention Elderly
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
Question: To find out the cause of your symptoms you have to go see and Dr. And be evaluated. ...Read more
Retention will VARY (actually from DAY TO DAY)
FAT remains the same from WEEK to WEEK
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Can Accutane cause slight water retention on the face-puffy cheeks, roundish face? If so, if one has been off Accutane for a year, what can be done?
I retain fluid in my face and legs. I don, 't usually add extra salt to my diet. What could be contributing to the water retention?
My mom has water retention in her body her face luks puffed up. Watare the reasons and is there a cure for it. She is reluctant to come to a doctor.
I have water retention in my lower extremities and arms + face... I recently had a baby and is 4 mths. I have had kidney problems too? Need advice please
Get Seen!: When you have edema (swelling) everywhere it is often termed anasarca. It can be caused by kidney failure. Some women after pregnancy will have a deterioration in kidney function. Also, heart failure can cause fluid retention and can occur after pregnancy. I would stop eating any salt since this will increase the volume in the blood space and worsen swelling and avoid nsaids. Get checked out. ...Read more
Improving muscle ton: Most women who are pregnant develop some water retention. This is due to the hormone Progesterone as well as changes in the circulatory system that occur with pregnancy. Elevating your feet, warm baths, swimming, support stockings, leg exercises will all help temporarily relieve the symptoms of water retention. ...Read more
Relief of edema: To best way to relieve your retention of water is for you to find out its cause. It could be due to several factors, heart failure, chronic kidney disease and varicose veins, among others. The best thing to do is to see a physician who can examine you and lead you on the road to a diagnosis which will give you a treatment plan. ...Read more
Water weight?: A rapid increase in weight is due to water accumulation. You cannot gain a lb. Of fat in 24 hours, but you can gain a lb. Of water in that time period. If you have no edema and weigh yourself in the morning and find your weight to be increasing, that is the weight of water you are gaining. Likewise, if you lose a lb. Of weight in 24 hours, you are losing water, not fat, weight. I trust this helps. ...Read more
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
Can be: Many women complain of water retention, bloating with menopause. This can occur due to the hormonal imbalance especially low Progesterone levels as well as the increase in weight that is seen with menopause. Treating the women with hormone replacement if she is candidate, improving diet, exercise can help these symptoms. ...Read more