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Doctor insights on: Water Retention In Face Due To Damaged Lymph Gland

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Dr. Ravi Chand
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Water Retention (Definition)

Water retention is a condition where a person, usually by some action of the kidneys or liver, stores more water than normal, in tissues throughout the body. This can lead to bloating, or a generalized ...Read more


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Swollen slightly tender bump on lower bottom left of skull but no trauma there. Aches overall, swollen glands, water retention & slight dizziness@2wks?

Swollen slightly tender bump on lower bottom left of skull but no trauma there. Aches overall, swollen glands, water retention & slight dizziness@2wks?

Lymph node: Sounds like an inflamed lymph node and then an infection with your other symptoms. Could be all viral. Rest hydrate and if no improvement or worse see doctor for evaluation ...Read more

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Suffering from incredible fatigue, muscle soreness, water retention lab results show normal wbc, low rbc, high mcv/mch, low lymph absolute. Dr ignore?

Suffering from incredible fatigue, muscle soreness, water retention  lab results show normal wbc, low rbc, high mcv/mch, low lymph absolute. Dr ignore?

Low RBC and fatigue: You need to go back to your physician, or whomever ordered the blood test. You have a low rbc, and i assume, by that, you are anemic. With a high mcv, you may have a b-12 or folate (folic acid) deficient anemia. See your physician asap to discuss your anemia's its cause and treatment. Also, get a referral to a cardiologist to evaluate your cardiac function once your anemia is no longer a problem. ...Read more

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I have water retention on face due to high estrogen levels. Can ocps help reduce that??

I have water retention on face due to high estrogen levels. Can ocps help reduce that??

Birth control: I am not sure that one can determine accurately that facial edema is due to high estrogen levels. In your medical history you indicate PCOS. PCOS can cause a variety of effects. Birth control pills are often helpful to improve some of them. ...Read more

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Water retention on face and joints?

Water retention on face and joints?

Many possibilities: Steroid excess. Nephrotic syndrome. Cirrhosis. Obesity. Malnutrition. Psychosomatic disorder. ...Read more

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How to deal with water retention on face and joints?

How to deal with water retention on face and joints?

Water retention: Check with pcp about water pills, possible side effects of meds you are currently taking, such as steroids, etc. ...Read more

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Can Accutane cause slight water retention on the face-puffy cheeks, roundish face? If so, if one has been off Accutane for a year, what can be done?

Can Accutane cause slight water retention on the face-puffy cheeks, roundish face? If so, if one has been off Accutane for a year, what can be done?

Not likely: This does not sound like a side effect to accutane. Particularly if you have been off it for a year. I would start with your primary care doctor to evaluate you. ...Read more

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Can water retention cause swelling in face?

Yes: Fluid retention can cause swelling in any part of the body. Typically however swelling follows gravity with more swelling seen in the lower extremities. ...Read more

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I retain fluid in my face and legs. I don, 't usually add extra salt to my diet.What could be contributing to the water retention?

I retain fluid in my face and legs. I don, 't usually add extra salt to my diet.What could be contributing to the water retention?

Multiple reasons: The list of probable causes is long, from heart failure to liver or kidney disease, cushing's disease to hypothyroidism etc. Please discuss with your doctor who can help you to identify the problem and discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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My mom has water retention in her body her face luks puffed up . watare the reasons and is there a cure for it. she is reluctant to come to a doctor.

My mom has water retention in her body her face luks puffed up . watare the reasons and is there a cure for it. she is reluctant to come to a doctor.

Many causes: Cirrhosis (of the liver), chronic kidney disease, congestive heart failure, hormonal influences, allergy, malabsorbtion, side effects of medications - these are major causes of fluid retention. The treatment must be tailored to the cause. ...Read more

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