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Thyroid Medication Water Retention Hyperthyroid
Hi doc. My mother has water retention problem due to wrong medicine side effect of thyroid causing serious swelling. So far none medication worked. Pleas?
Immediate medical: Immediate medical consult please. Your primary care physician will evaluate to figure out what medication caused fluid retention. And the following steps will be either lower the dose or discontinue the med for a period of time, or switch to other medication.
Salt restriction: Water retention is actually usually caused by sodium retention. That easiest way to reduce water retention is to reduce the amount of sodium intake. The recommended amount of sodium on a low sodium diet is 2000 mg per day. Most food items will have the sodium in milligrams label on them.
Hi, is there anything that can really help water retention even though im hypo thyroid? . I'm full of fluid. Thankyou
Depends: In general, fluid retention maybe helped by restricting salt and fluid intake. Diuretics might be helpful as well. This all however depends on the underlying cause of retention. See your doctor for further evaluation and to discuss options.
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
I have water retention, I used medication for 3 days as advised by doctor, my SG in urine is 1.000, stopped having salt n fluids but m not losin weigh?
Here are some...: Low Sp Gr of urine is naturally expected at taking water pill. However, it is important to know why you have taken diuretics, for weight loss or leg edema with or without congestive hear failure. Looking into these issues so to deduce indication for its use. More? Seek evaluation and counseling.
Why do medications cause water retention an this is causing trouble with my balance an making me anxious depressed. I already feel bloated without?
Collateral damage: Most actions have unintended (sometimes unknown) effects. Drugs are a prime example - side effects. If you can solve your heartburn in another way, that would be good. Talk to the provider for alternatives. A juice 4oz glass of 1/2 tap water 1/2 organic cider vinegar w/ a pinch of baking soda at time of reflux symptoms works like magic. It has no side effects on balance, mood or bloat. See comment
I've been taking generic Lasix for several months and it isn't doing the trick. Is there an alternative medication? I've been battling water retention in my feet, ankles, and legs for quite a few years. My family doctor put me on Lasix several months ago,
There: There are certainly other drugs that work like Lasix (furosemide) and that are much stronger/potent. You should talk to your doctor about alternatives, but of course, you must keep in mind your overall health condition and what you can or can't handle for example due to heart failure, kidney failure, or liver failure..... In any event, you should record and limit your fluid intake daily based on your doctor's assessment. And finally, don't forget to elevate your legs as much as possible and wear the support stockings.See 2 more doctor answers
Does anyone know how to help me. PMS in postmenapause an drugs intensify this. Water retention, dizziness, headache, balance trouble. Been 14 yrs.?
Powdery pee as well as weak flow. Might be kidney problem. For 5 mnths I had water retention in lips. Any tips or ovr counter drugs to stop swell look?
Here are some. ..: For durable benefit, it's most advisable to seek a professional evaluation so to know what is going on in you and counsel for how to handle similar events in the future. One thing for sure is it's not that difficult to figure out what it is. So, bring the detailed info of symptoms stressing their quality, quantity, and sequence of events over time to Doc for analysis, physical exams, & tests. ..
Too much water: The best way to get rid of water retention is to find out what is causing it. There are several reasons to retain water, kidney failure, heart failure and varicose veins among others. The treatment of water retention due to heart failure is different from that due to varicose veins. See a physician and be evaluated properly so you can follow a sure road leading to the elimination of your problem.
Water retention: You need to see your doctor and be evaluated for cause. It may be something minor that you can easily take care of or could be something more involved. Cutting down on salt intake is the main easy thing you can do.
Water retention: If you have water retention (WR), the treatment will be based upon its cause. Common causes of WR are congestive heart failure, chronic renal failure and varicose veins, among others. See a physician for a physical examination to find out the cause of your WR. Once a diagnosis is made a treatment plan can be formulated for you to treat the problem. Good luck.
Eat less sodium.: Excess sodium causes retention of fluid. Reduce sodium intake to reduce edema.
Water retention: You need a diagnosis of the cause of 'water retention' to have a treatment prescribed. You need to see a doc, there isn't resource here to do that, history, exam and perhaps testing may be needed
Watermelon: Watermelon is a delicious fruit that does not cause water retention, even though it's 91% water. In fact, it may help you get rid of water. It is fat-free and salt-free. It's full of great lycopene, an antioxidant important in cardiovascular and bone health. Enjoy fresh, red, juicy watermelon -- and maybe even have a seed-spitting contest. :-) http://tinyurl. Com/j865j.See 1 more doctor answer
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