Is premenstrual water retention normal?

Yes. Many women experience water weight gain around the time of their menstruation - this is a normal response to the change in their circulating hormones. It may be somewhat uncomfortable but rarely requires special treatment.

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Is it normal to have a lot water retention all over your body during anorexia recovery?

WaterWaterEverywhere. I wouldn't call it"normal,"but an uncomfortable part of the rehabilitative process and usually goes away as your recovery progresses(say, a month or two).If it gets real bad (that's rare) your doctor can deal with it with medication, but if you have any shortness of breath or chest pain tell your doctor.The exact cause is not definitely known.There's theories.But don't worry too much. Persevere! Read more...

Are PMS symptoms normal to have up to 10 days before I come on? I have the worst water retention, bloating, and mood swings. What can help?

Past history. Use your past menstrual cycles as a historical guide. If this always happens with each cycle then PMS is a possible cause. If this is a one time thing then PMS is not likely the cause. PMS can be managed with birth control methods. Sometimes antidepressants can be used during the 2nd half of the cycle to help control. Read more...

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

No. Fluid retention can result from a severely underactive thyroid but with a TSH of 2.2 your thyroid seems to be working fine. Your low ACTH is puzzling but the normal cortisol is reassuring and I don't think you have a severe adrenal problem. Read more...
Low Thyroid Water? 65F with normal Thyroid tests asks can water retention be caused by thyroid problems.Not likely as thyroid is normal but very severe low thyroid can do this. The most common problem with water retention in CHF is that you are eating more salt than your heart and kidneys can get rid of. Recommend you move to DASH eating plan with Na . Read more...
Most likely no. if one has CHF the primary cause for fluid retention if heart failure and thyroid has very low effect on this diet,medications for hesrt failure are the key in treatment. Read more...

Is it normal to have extra water retention following a knee laceration that required stitches (7)? I also did thyrogen therapy (2 shots) this week.

No. You should expect some localized swelling around the laceration from the injury. This should not however cause you to retain fluid elsewhere. Read more...

Accelerating water retention, bigger during heat and before period. Whole body involved (except eyes).Bloating after every meal. Kidneys, liver, heart o.k.

Here are some ... Your condition is way beyond online inquiry can help. Instead, you need a PCP to coach and work with you for an extensive lifestyle adoption and adaption by practicing low-risk healthy lifestyle without overindulgence/obsession. But, based on available scenario, I'm afraid that such advice may offend you because it is not what you like to hear. Read more...