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How To Get Rid Of Water Retention In Legs
Water retention: The quickest way to get rid of water retention problem is to find out what is causing it. You may need to see a cardiologist (c) or a nephrologist (n) to rule out a cardiac or a renal problem. You also may need to be on a low sodium diet and may also need diuretics. See one of those doctors to see if they can help you with your problem. ...Read more
Yes but,: Water pills only do so much. The patient does the most important job; salt and fluid restriction. Beware of salt in processed food and in bread (recent data). If you don't, at least do not mix them! i don't care how much water pills you take, you can sabotage their effect with your intake. If you control fluids and salt you may find yourself not in need for water pills. ...Read more
Change pills: This is usually due to too strong a pill, talk to your doctor about changing the ratio of hormones in the pills. ...Read more
I have extra water retention in my fingers and feet i've had blood tests done and i'm healthy should I use fluid pills to get rid of the selling?
NO: Never a good idea to use a systemic drug for a local problem. You will dehydrate all your vital tissues and organs. You can damage your kidneys and cause abnormally now blood pressure. Fluid retention is a normal part of the menstrual cycle and resolves on its own. If you are overweight, that's another possible cause and should not be diuresed. ...Read more
I hav persistent water retention on face ever since i developed pcos.Will use of bcps alone help me get rid of it or will i hav to use diuretics also?
I have a problem with diabetic water retention in legs causing blisters. I take 160 mg lassic's per day, and 20 meq potassium. What do I have to do?
Edema: You seem to have some real problems with either your cardiac or kidney function. See a cardiologist and get an echocardiogram to see if you have a low ejection fraction and evidence of renal disease. You may also need to have your leg veins visualized by a venous doppler study to see if you have varicose veins causing your edema. Another cause of edema is too much water and/ sodium intake. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Trick questions?: We have 2 lungs, one on the right and one on the left. Unless you are referring to the 3 lobes of the lung on the right. (fluid retention) pleural effusion or pulmonary edema is not an expected effect of januvia. Lung cancer is claimed, but doubtful from januvia. Pancreatic-pulmonary fistula can do this & januvia has been suspected. Common things are common, don't blame januvia yet & keep looking. ...Read more
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