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I have had fluid retention more than once. What are the best exercises for it?

I have had fluid retention more than once. What are the best exercises for it?

None.: Exercising will not likely be of any benefit, unless the swelling is simply from prolonged sitting and inactivity. Avoid excessive sodium and consider stopping ibuprofen, as nsaids can lead to swelling. ...Read more

Dr. Aiman Shammas
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Fluid Retention (Definition)

Fluid retention is a clinical finding in which there is swelling in the body due to fluid accumulation. This can occur due to liver, ...Read more


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What is the best natural remedy to prevent fluid retention. I have ckd?

What is the best natural remedy to prevent fluid retention. I have ckd?

Low salt intake: Salt hold on to water. If you have ckd with no or minimal compromise in renal function; mrs dash salt substitutes is a good alternative to using sodium chloride ( salt). ...Read more

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What's the best treatment to get rid of urine retention?

What's the best treatment to get rid of urine retention?

Depends: Treatment would depend on the cause of the retention. You probably need a urologic evaluation to diagnose the reason for the retention - that would then guide the treatment, which could be medical, surgical, physical therapy, intermittent catheterization, or some other means. ...Read more

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Tongue gets very large days before/during period. Fluid retention? How to cure?

Tongue gets very large days before/during period. Fluid retention? How to cure?

Fluid: It is true that fluid retention caused by hormonal changes in the week before the menstrual period commonly occurs, but I have never heard of that affecting the tongue. Careful salt restriction the week before your period is due may alleviate your symptom. ...Read more

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Taking Florinef (fludrocortisone) 100 mcg daily & high salt diet for POTS & low BP. How to control belly fluid retention I get since starting treatment? I exercise.

Taking Florinef (fludrocortisone) 100 mcg daily & high salt diet for POTS & low BP. How to control belly fluid retention I get since starting treatment? I exercise.

Treatment: You should first start again with your primary doctor to make sure that some items are OK and possibly some items need correction. You did not include your age, height, and weight so I cannot give further information. I would appreciate it if you send me some more information. ...Read more