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Fluid Retention Puffy Eyes
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
Depends on cause: Fluid behind eyes is usually diagnosed by an md exam and refers to leakage from blood vessel in the back of the eye. These vessels occur in, or beneath the retina. Common causes include diabetes, macular degeneration, central serous retinopathy(csr), and inflammatory conditions. Treatment can be eyedrop or injectable medication or laser depending on the cause. Csr often clears w/o treatment. ...Read more
Dilated pupils, urinary retention, tachcardia. Flushed skin dry mucous membranes, and decreased bowel sounds?
Dependent edema: Often sleeping on your face can cause fluid to build up on the peri orbital area which usually clears in a few hours. Try sleeping on your back with your head elevated by a pillow and see if that helps. ...Read more
It can be: Excessive fluid retention can be the result of a benign process such the result of a diet resulting in a lot of gasseous abdominal distention or fluid retention due to excessive salt. However, it can also be due to serious medical conditions that effect fluid balance such as heart failure, liver failure, kidney failure. Although rare in this country, severe protein calorie malnutrition is a caus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Woke up with puffy eye lids and under eye. Looks like fluid build up. Decreased throughout the day woke up the next day the puffy eye lids are back?
Occasionally: If the blepharitis is chronic or severe or you are unusually sensitive, tissues surrounding the inflammation can leak fluid which is carried downwards in the deeper tissues to cause swelling lower in the lid. See your ophthalmologist for the most effective treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not necessarily: If you can control the dryness with regular usage of artificial tear (preferably single-use without preservative) you may be able to reverse it assuming that's the only reason for the redness. Plugging the duct draining from the eye to the nose may also conserve more tear. Restasis drop (RX) can be very effective if all else failed. ...Read more
I have hypothyroidism, I have swollen akles, I read up on this and found info telling me that this water retention could be related to the underactive thyroid. What medication if any can I take to alleviate this water retention? also puffy eyes
Accelerating water retention,bigger during heat and before period.Whole body involved (except eyes).Bloating after every meal.Kidneys,liver,heart o.k.
Here are some ...: Your condition is way beyond online inquiry can help. Instead, you need a PCP to coach and work with you for an extensive lifestyle adoption and adaption by practicing low-risk healthy lifestyle without overindulgence/obsession. But, based on available scenario, I'm afraid that such advice may offend you because it is not what you like to hear. ...Read more
Could I have lupus? Joint pain, tingling in toes, water retention, leg cramps, swelling around eyes, red face, headaches, fatigue, graves diseas
Only a good eval by-: -a rheumatologist can give you a good answer. You need to see one for hands on eval & lab tests. Some of the symptoms does suggest lupus, but you need an answer, & that is the best way to have the question answered. ...Read more
Yes: Plus there are a few other problems that may cause "bags" under the eyes on your face. Please consult with your family physician for an exam to rule out any cause. You are kind of young to have this problem. ...Read more
Felt puffy in feet, then some fullness in chest. Took diruetic with the same result--better in a day. So this must mean fluid retention, right?
Anti depress. cause s dizzinessm fluid retention an anxiety . post mena . cant take drugs anything else , going crazy?
Fluid Retention: Fluid retention (f) is when one is unable to excrete an adequate amount water, urine, daily. It accumulates in the body, usually as edema in the legs. It can be seen in both cardiac and kidney failure. Another cause is liver disease due to a low serum concentration of albumin, made by the liver, causing f. If one has it, one has to be seen by a physician for evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Here are some...: 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. More? Ask your doctor or contact me; I can help explain further. ...Read more
No, not low sodium.: High (not low) sodium intake will lead to fluid retention. If you are retaining fluid and following a low salt diet, there may be other causes that need to be investigated, such as kidney, heart, liver, thyroid health. Malnutrition can also lead to fluid retention as can blood clots or leaky veins. Check with your doctor who can examine you and order the appropriate tests. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Restrict salt: Salt intake causes fluid retention. Heart failure patients need to monitor the amount of salt in the foods they consume. The salt intake should be no more than 2-4 grams daily, less if someone has severe failure. Fluid intake also needs to be restricted to 1.5 liters per day or less, depending on the doctor's recommendation. ...Read more
Sinuses: Probably not but you need to see your doctor about this. ...Read more
WRONG QUESTION: You really should focus on why there is bloating and fluidn retention. This is appropriate to take up with your dr. ...Read more
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