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Would pulmonary edema be because an increase in salt?

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Dr. Michael DePietro
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: Maybe

In situations in which the pulmonary edema is related to heart failure, excess salt can cause the persons heart failure to worsen and cause pulmonary edema.
This is only the case in those with the underlying heart problem however.

In brief: Maybe

In situations in which the pulmonary edema is related to heart failure, excess salt can cause the persons heart failure to worsen and cause pulmonary edema.
This is only the case in those with the underlying heart problem however.
Dr. Michael DePietro
Dr. Michael DePietro
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