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Occasional Swollen Body
I woke up this morning and my whole body is a little swollen and i gained 3 lbs. In the last 4 days. What could cause this?
Anasarca?: If there is swelling involving the entire body, the list of things that can cause it is long. Abnormalities relating to the heart, kidneys, intestines and the endocrine system can do this. Certain medications are implicated as well. Being more specific about the swelling would help your doctor provide a better answer. The complaint of "body swelling" requires a visit to the doctor. ...Read more
Too many things: Sorry, that list is far too long to be helpful to you. Would need to know what parts are involved, how long you have had, is it getting better or worse, other symptoms you have noticed, medications you are on or have changed recently, and underlying medical conditions. Unfortunately, even that may not be helpful, as certain physical findings need to be seen by a physician to be analyzed properly. ...Read more
I have been taking artridol for about 10days and ive noticed my face and body is really swollen. How can i make it go away?
Fluid retention: Jennifer, Corticosteroid inside this pill increase salt and water retention. Stopping this pills make it to go away. As always inform your doctor about this swelling. I hope this helps. If you want to talk more about this schedule a virtual appointment with Dr. Yetimyan at www.healthtap.com/dryetimyan ...Read more
Several things: Pain that severe needs to be worked up by your doctor in person. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination and possibly order some tests to see what's wrong with you. ...Read more
I have sciatica and everytime i have heavy pain that part of the body will swollen after, what should i do?
See Spine Specialist: Sciatica is a symptom,not a diagnosis.Sciatica means you have pain down the leg resulting from compresn of the sciatic nerve.The diagnosis is what's causing the compression i.e. a herniated disc.Swelling may or may not be related & needs eval.It could be due to the muscle weakness alone or in combination w/other causes i.e. fluid retention a/f standing/walking long.PT,core training may help this. ...Read more
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