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Doctor insights on: Intravenous Fluid Side Effects

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Is there any side effects of immunoglobulin intravenous medication?

Is there any side effects of immunoglobulin intravenous medication?

Possiby: Intravenous immunoglobulin (ivig) is a blood product collected from donations from hundreds of individuals, so there is the theoretical possibility of typical transfusion problems i.e. Infection, reaction etc. In the U.S. However production of this product is so controlled and processing involves, detergent washing and treating the product, so it is less likely to cause problems. ...Read more

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What are some side effects of a intravenous pyelogram?

What are some side effects of a intravenous pyelogram?

Kidney failure: It could happen if the baseline kidney function before the procedure is significantly altered. Also, allergy to the contrast is not very rare causing flushing and shortness of breath. ...Read more

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What are the benefits/side effects of oral iron vs intravenous iron? My hematologist wants to start me on intravenous iron.

What are the  benefits/side effects of oral iron vs intravenous iron? My hematologist wants to start me on intravenous iron.

No difference: There is no difference in efficacy betweein oral and IV iron. However, there is 1005 absorption of IV iron and it bypasses all the GI issues of oral iron ...Read more

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Are there any side effects of intravenous iron for fixing iron deficiency?as I am unable to use oral iron,[I ve few liver cysts and chronic gastritis

Are there any side effects of intravenous iron for fixing iron deficiency?as I am unable to use oral iron,[I ve few liver cysts and chronic gastritis

Yes, some: Iron is commonly used intravenously. Usually well tolerated with the new IV preparations, some of the older salts caused allergic reactions. But go see a hematologist if you want to explore receiving IV iron therapy safely. ...Read more

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I have extra fluid in my head. What kind of side effects can this have?

I have  extra fluid in my head. What kind of side effects can this have?

Hydrocephalus : The symptoms assoctiated with this condition (if that is infact what you have) can depend on the cause, duration and severity of your condition. Some people have subtle symptoms whereas some may have difficulty with walking and urination. The presentation can vary greatly. ...Read more

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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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I've had 32 fluid ounces of coffee, now I have cramping, and gas. Could the symptoms be side effects from the coffee?

I've had 32 fluid ounces of coffee, now I have cramping, and gas. Could the symptoms be side effects from the coffee?

Maybe: You may be sensitive to caffeine and that was quite a bit of caffeine. If you are needing a stimulant you may not be getting enough sleep or eating in a healthy way. This can all contribute to your bowels being irritable. Beans and emotional upset can also contribute to this. If this does not resolve there are many over the counter products to help with that problem. ...Read more

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Can i know the side effects of having fluid in cul de sac duo to ruptured ovarian cyst at 20 year old girl ? Plz help :)

Can i know the side effects of having fluid in cul de sac duo to ruptured ovarian cyst at 20 year old girl ? Plz help :)

Low risk: There is a low risk of anything from fluid it is usually re absorbed but it can irritate some young woman. Is a small risk this fluid could get infected but unlikely ...Read more

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Would surgery for plica syndrome lead to removing the same thing that secretes synovial fluid to lubricate our joints? Would there be side effects?

Would surgery for plica syndrome lead to removing the same thing that secretes synovial fluid to lubricate our joints? Would there be side effects?

possibly: Plica or shelf(s) syndrome that is clinically signifigant generally causes 'popping' or 'catching' when you bend your knee.It may feel like it is 'giving way' if it hurts when it 'catches'.Most plica are asymptomatic.Sometimes patellofemoral instability and pain can be confused w/a plica.See an ors and get 2nd opinion before considering surgery. Good luck! ...Read more