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Could widespread inflammation cause fluid retention?
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Dr. Carlos Kier
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Yes
Any acute or chronic inflammatory disorder can cause fluid retention by several mechanisms.
This generally is secondary to reductions in the serum Albumin level secondary to decreased production, liver disease, renal disease with protein excretion, and protein loss through the gastrointestinal tract. When the protein loss is significant fluid retention(edema) is present.

In brief: Yes
Any acute or chronic inflammatory disorder can cause fluid retention by several mechanisms.
This generally is secondary to reductions in the serum Albumin level secondary to decreased production, liver disease, renal disease with protein excretion, and protein loss through the gastrointestinal tract. When the protein loss is significant fluid retention(edema) is present.
Dr. Carlos Kier
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Dr. Tamanna Nahar
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Yes
the membarane transport is and oncotic pressures are altered.
This can lead to fluid retention. More information is needed if you want a definitive answer.

In brief: Yes
the membarane transport is and oncotic pressures are altered.
This can lead to fluid retention. More information is needed if you want a definitive answer.
Dr. Tamanna Nahar
Dr. Tamanna Nahar
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