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Fluid Build Up In Naval
Inflammation: Most fluid accumulates in the conjunctiva, the clear membrane in front of the white sclera. Inflammation from infection, trauma, allergy, or chemical exposure can cause this. True scleral edema (sweeling) is rare and found in severe scleritis. The swelling can result in retinal edema as well. ...Read more
Being overweight in no way is 'fluid build up" this myth from previous times and especially from the 1950s and 1960s is a false belief.
To lose weight effectively one needs to change their lifestyles. I often recommend weight watchers since it is the only national diet plan that is scientifically sound. But, one must eat low calories, make most of their calories proteins. ...Read more
It does not.:
I hope you are healthy young adult. And you did not have a blunt trauma /injury to your chest by falling. The fluid does not build up by Ribs without any trauma. If so it is not normal. You may need Xray.
If person has certain typer of Heart disease it can cause fluid accumulation in Lungs person becomes Short of Breath.
From lung disease you may feel SOB and wheezing but no fluid build up. ...Read more
I'm starting to notice fluid build up in my ankles. I was wondering what my be the cause? N if there is anything I can do before a Dr visit? No pain
You should not take any action before seeing the doctor so that s/he may examine the swelling first hand.
Having said that, you may have venous insufficiency and reducing your salt intake may help.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Natural course: When the body is injured or operated on with surgery, fluid is sent to the area as part of the healing process. In the breast, this is called a seroma. The seroma fills the lumpectomy space. These days we close the space down to decrease the rate of seroma formation. A drain can be placed at the time of surgery to keep the fluid from building up or the fluid can be drained with a needle. ...Read more
Effusion: Water on the knee is known as an effusion. The swelling is most easily seen just above (proximal) and to the outside (lateral) of the knee cap. You should see your doctor to determine the cause. ...Read more
What would cause fluid in the abdomen? After its drained how likely would the fluid build up again?
As votes: Please go see your doctor to check on whether your liver is functioning properly. ...Read more
What is best to take for fluid build up on my elbow? It feels and looks like bursitis which I used to get but about 15 years ago
Ice compress might help the swelling. NSAID like OTC ibuprofen helps reduce inflammation. Take with food if you can. Cold constricts and reduces fluid build up.
Usually these don't go away and need to have it surgically removed. See an Orthopedic surgeon they are the specialists that get rid of the problem so it does not reoccur again. ...Read more
Swelling like fluid build up & pouring blood from them when it releases around the anus with hidrandenitis suppurativa would indicate?
Needs follow-up: Persistent middle ear effusion can lead to hearing defect and speech delay. If the condition continues over 12 weeks with hearing impairment, "tube" insertion is often considered. ...Read more
Maybe, maybe not: About 10% of newborns by c-section and some with rapid delivery develop rapid breathing due to persistence of fetal lung fluid. This usually clears during the trip down the birth canal, or within the first hour. Some will actually need oxygen for a day or so, but most do well with treatment. Making sure this is not some other condition is important to refine the treatment. ...Read more
Transient tachypnea: Transient tachypnea of newborn lasting up to 48 hours results from fluid build up or delayed fluid clearing from lungs of newborn. It occurs usually in full term babies, more often after Cesarian birth. ...Read more
What causes fluid build up in the shoulder? Had surgery 7 months ago & still having pain & limited rom.
Fluid is unusual:
Stiffness is a common postoperative problem but fluid in or around the joint is quite unusual. The stiffness can be addressed with pt usually more successful early after surgery (within 3 months of surgery)
or a revision surgery may be needed if you lack significant motion. ...Read more
12 months ago I had a fall & left knee collapsed was told I need reconstruction still waiting but the last week I had more fluid build up should I wor?
Not really: The intra articular damage will continue to produce joint fluid and swelling. If it becomes severe or painful seek medical attention. ...Read more
Fluid: Fluid (called seroma) can build up in the empty space where the hernia had been. Also the tissues around the surgical site can become temporarily swollen and firm. This fluid formation is common, is more noticeable after repair of larger hernias, and resolves over several days to a few weeks. ...Read more
Seroma: This is normal, and usually goes away on its own within 6 months at the longest. If it doesn't, or if its causing problems, let your surgeon know. ...Read more
Pressure change: Fluid builds updue to a change in pressure, which can be secondary to infection, altitude change or even allergy. When you drink liquids, they do not go into your ears. ...Read more
My mil is 77. Fluid build up in herthe legs and we think it's cellucitious and her kidney funtion is low. What should we do? Help please
Possible allergy???: You may have an allergy to some some airborne allergen. There are plenty of OTC meds for that. If that doesn't work then call your doc. ...Read more
Fluid on knee: Try icing for 10 minutes, 3 times daily. Apply a firm crepe bandage. If no improvement after 3 days - consult with a Sports Physician. ...Read more
What is the best OTC to drain fluid from middle ear from a cold it's been over 10days still build up of fluid?
Is to keep drainage "tubes" (Eustacian tubes) open with a combination of nasal spray (EG: Neosynephrine) plus oral decongestant (Phenylephrine) ASK YOUR PHARMACIST FOR RECOMMENDATIONS
Hope this is helpful....remember the old saying "If you do NOT treat a cold it will last for 7 days. If you treat it it will only last a week"
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Noticed some kind of fluid build up on my outer part of eyeball and vision is fine then it gets fuzzy and hard to focus?
See an: Opthalmologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
What are co mobidities that require a ventilator after a colon resection? If it is fluid build up from surgery why does that happen
My 3 year old has small pustuels around the mouth and cheeks, starting to dry up now but hurt when they were fresh, has some fluid or build up under t?
See below: Not likely, something else going on. It would be best to have it checked out. ...Read more
Depends: Depends on the tests done. If it was your general practice doc, he may have missed it. If you saw an ENT doc, who did a test called a tympanogram, and the test is normal - no fluid. ...Read more
No way: Only 10% of the ejaculate (fluid that comes out at orgasm) comes from the testis. Most of it comes from the prostate and seminal vesicle. After the vas is sealed, the production of testicular fluid is decreased. You will always be making sperm but they have nowhere to go and they get reprocessed. Nature is very efficient. ...Read more
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