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I have been taking triameterne, but had side effects, lookin for a good duretics for fluid in ankles ?

I have been taking triameterne, but had side effects, lookin for a good duretics for fluid in ankles ?

Lasix (furosemide): Lasix or furosemide is usually very effective. Of course, it is important to address the underlying cause of the ankle fluid. Things to consider - high blood pressure, salt intake, obesity, sleep apnea, heart disease. ...Read more

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What to do if I have edema (retain fluid in ankles) can a doctor drain this?

What to do if I have edema (retain fluid in ankles) can a doctor drain this?

Diuretic: No a doctor will not drain the edema but rather place you on a diuretic eg water pill for your body to secrete the excess fluid most likely or use a unna boot vs compression stocking. The etiology of the fluid retention should however be determined.First. ...Read more

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My ankle bent and my leg twisted it feels like I'm a Barbie doll and someone is trying to twist and pull my leg of fluid around ankle bone n bruising ?

My ankle bent and my leg twisted it feels like I'm a Barbie doll and someone is trying to twist and pull my leg of fluid around ankle bone n bruising ?

Twist & Shout: The description of your injury has definite implications of a potential serious injury. Bruising and swelling are signs that there might be extensive soft tissue damage and possibly a fracture. The immediate treatment should be to ice the foot and get it elevated. Avoid walking on it by using crutches until you can see your doctor for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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How can I treat fluid in my ankle?

Use compression stoc: Use compression stockings. Put them on in the morning first thing out of bed. ...Read more

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How can I treat fluid in my ankles?

How can I treat fluid in my ankles?

Elevate & Compress: Typically, one should first get evaluated by a vascular specialist despite your young age.This specialist can perform a simple noninvasive test that can see below the skin and determine if there are any issues with the vessels.They may recommend compression stocking with elevation when at rest (sleeping & sitting).Or they may need to suggest other forms of surgical procedures if they find anything. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have fluid around the ankle?

Is it normal to have fluid around the ankle?

Not normal: Extra fluid in any part of the body signals something is wrong. Could be systemic disease (arthritis, kidney, heart, circulation) or could be from injury/wear and tear arthritis. See a podiatrist or pcp first. Either may be able to help or may know which other specialist could help. ...Read more

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What are the causes of fluid on the ankles ?

Many causes: If it is peripheral edema the causes include an underlying medical reason- hypothyroidism, venous stasis/insufficiency, heart disease, excess sodium intake, diabetes, or caused by medication. If it is arising from the ankle joints think arthritis. In either case, see your doctor to get at the cause of the swelling. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat trapped fluid in my ankle?

What can I do to treat trapped fluid in my ankle?

Water falls...: Since it's only in one ankle, it's either trauma induced or something else is going on further up the leg, causing an impeded venous return. Either way, begin by elevating the foot higher than your heart. To remove all doubt, consult with a primary care physician, either your own or consult one at Healthtap. ...Read more

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