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Water Retention In Chest
Could my water retention for last two years be due to an undetected small cell lung cancer. Sodium has also been low over this time. Thank you.
It denotes the presence of excessive water in intravascular space - vessels & interstitial space - among cells, due to poor automatic water movement and distribution by poor perfusion by low BP from hydration or/+ weak heart, poor osmotic pressure from malnutrition, poor water excretion from kidneys, & poor lymphatic drainage. More? Ask your doctor or contact me; I ...Read more
Hi. I had a bilateral mastectomy with immediate breast reconstruction 6 weeks ago and don't fit into my clothes. Can this be due to water retention?
Could my water retention for last two years be due to an undetected small cell lung cancer. Sodium has also been low over this time but pet/ct clear.
It is extremely: Unlikely that you would survive for two years with undetected and untreated SCLC. Therefore it is unlikely that water retention would be caused by undetected SCLC. Low sodium and "water retention" suggests to me that you are over hydrated. Restrict your total fluid intake to <1.2 Liter/24 hours for three weeks and see if your retention resolves and your sodium improves. ...Read more
My dad has severe water retention with swollen ankles and legs. He was just diagnosed with lung cancer. How can he be helped with the endema?
What can cause water retention in the lungs? Accompanied by fever. Is a 68 year male diabetic patient. Pain around the ribs and chest
Have it evaluated: A person with chest pain needs to be evaluated and treated appropriately. Multiple possible causes may be: heart attack, esophageal reflux, anxiety, musculoskeletal, pneumonia, pulmonary embolus, and aortic dissection. Have it evaluated right away to prevent potential serious complications. ...Read more
Proximal muscle loss, fatigue some water retention for two years. Negative ct chest/ab/pel, neg colonoscopy. Cancer?
Just a thought:
But sounds like an ENDOCRINE (Glandular. Eg THYROID) evaluation is indicated!
Just a thought
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Yes it can:
In the clinical studies it apparently was among the reactions that was more common. See the website below that was assembled by a pharmacologist from the original studies.
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Olmesartan and edema: Olmesartan (O) is not associated with fluid accumulation, or edema (E). You are also taking amlodipine, which can also cause E. If you are not yet on 40 mg of O daily, ask your doctor to put you on that dose. Ask if you can stop alodipine and start a diuretic, if you still have E. As the E disappears, your BP may improve. Good luck. ...Read more
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: Constipation is by definition decreased stool output. The delay of stool passage to the outside allows the colon to reabsorb water that was destined to be excreted out of the body. However, constipation by itself should not be the cause for increased fluid retention of the body as long as the kidneys are normal and able to excrete water as needed. Pay good attention to your salt and fluid intake. ...Read more
2 different question:
Reducing fat and water retention are 2 separate issues. To lower fat: low calorie diet with lots of fruit/vegetable/fiber, exercise, and water intake.
To lower fluid retention: salt restriction, exercise, compression stockings, maybe medications.
Disorders such as hypothyroidism, diabetes or sleep apnea may contribute to both problems. They should be treated as appropriate. ...Read more
Salt restriction: And diuretics. Most simple way.Get a more detailed answer ›
Question: To find out the cause of your symptoms you have to go see and Dr. And be evaluated. ...Read more
Water retension: When you drinking water, excess water with body wastes should go out in the form of urine andc sweat. If it is not happening then we will call it as water is retaining. Usually it happend in people who have either heart failuire or kidney failure or liver failure or combination of any of the above diseases. ...Read more
Water retention: Water retention means the body through the kidney and sometimes the intestine is reabsorbing water perhaps to excess. It will reabsorb water from whatever the water containing liquid is......If you drink beer its the water part that is reabsorbed for instance. If you were to drink the drug Furosemide in its solution form, the drug part would override the water and you'd lose water due to drug. ...Read more