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Herbal Treatment For Fluid Retention
Okay so docs r saying my mom fluid retention is due to her being in and out of afib and hypertension. She's been in hosp for a month now and hasnt got better. Dierutics dosage is low because kidneys act up if they increase it. What's the cure? How long c
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
Why do my fingernails hurt...I don't wear polish and have no other symptoms except some small fluid retention on my right side.. Same side that nails?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you can find out what is the best treatment. ...Read more
I am holding fluids while taking Neurontin. I am taking Tribenzor to keep fluid retention down. I have hypertension problems. What to do?
BP problems & fluid: You should be seen by a physician (P) for a complete work up to find the cause of your edema (E). You could start with the P who prescribed your Neurontin. At your age, you could have some cardiac and/or renal problems that could be the cause of your E, among others. See P and get an answer and a treatment plan. Good luck. ...Read more
Yes: But as dr. Hertszman said, the first step is to see a vein specialist who can do an ultrasound evaluation of your legs and confirm that you do indeed have chronic venous insufficiency. If you do, then a treatment plan can be put together, as dr. Hertzman outlined. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can chronic venous insufficiency (fluid retention in lower legs) be reversed or it never reverses?
Venous stasis : Venous insufficiency can be controlled medically with compression and some simple preventive measures. Venous insufficiency, if deemed severe enough due to complications (like ulcerations), can be treated with surgery. Even with surgery, complete correction, from the pure sense of the word, is not the correct language. You would still have compression stockings recommended after the procedure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi there I have had swollen ankles and calfs for the past 5 days my doctor said fluid retention i've tried everything but nothing has helped me!
Refer to answer: A varieties of condition can cause your problem. Stop your salt intake. Make sure your BP is normal. Have your dr. Check your albumin, calcium, and your thyroid level. Besides you need renal function test plus liver function test. If all are normal you need ct scan of abdomen and pelvis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Thyrotropin level 2.2 foe 65 yo female with CHF and water retention problem. Acth is less than 0.1 and cortisol is normal-8. Can fluid retention be caused by the thyroid functions? Thanks
Foam rolled and heard a popping sound, now I have pain/cramp under left rib cage with extreme bloating fluid retention. Tender to the touch?
Probable injury: Sounds like you ether strained your rib muscles or fractured your rib. Both can be very painful and associated with swelling. Treatment is the same. See your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
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