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Could diseases that cause inflammation throughout the body also cause water retention?

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Dr. Tarek Naguib
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: Very possible

However, every disease is different.
For instance autoimmune diseases cause fluid retention through causing kidney disease. Others could cause heart or liver disease, thereby, causing retention.

In brief: Very possible

However, every disease is different.
For instance autoimmune diseases cause fluid retention through causing kidney disease. Others could cause heart or liver disease, thereby, causing retention.
Dr. Tarek Naguib
Dr. Tarek Naguib
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Dr. Elden Rand
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Yes

As an example, cortisol is one of the stress hormones released during systemic inflammation; it can promote water retention.

In brief: Yes

As an example, cortisol is one of the stress hormones released during systemic inflammation; it can promote water retention.
Dr. Elden Rand
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