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Review: could Neuropathy peripheral cause Water retention?

Summary: Water retention could be caused by Neuropathy peripheral, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also have Fibromyalgia, and take Lyrica.

We study 8,148 people who have Neuropathy peripheral from FDA and social media. Among them, 44 have Water retention (Fluid Retention). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Neuropathy peripheral

Neuropathy peripheral (latest reports from 201,806 patients) is typically treated by Gabapentin, Lyrica, Cymbalta, Neurontin, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Pregabalin.

Water retention

Water retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) (latest reports from 89,058 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, primary pulmonary hypertension, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 8,148 people who have neuropathy peripheral are studied. Among them, 44 (0.54%) have Water Retention. They amount to 0.05% of all the 88,805 people who have Water Retention on eHealthMe.

Trend of Water retention in neuropathy peripheral reports

Gender of people who have neuropathy peripheral and experienced Water retention * :

FemaleMale
Water retention62.26%37.74%

Age of people who have neuropathy peripheral and experienced Water retention * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Water retention0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%36.11%33.33%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Water retention0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Fibromyalgia (14 people, 31.82%)
  2. Prophylaxis (9 people, 20.45%)
  3. Pain in extremity (8 people, 18.18%)
  4. Granulocytopenia (7 people, 15.91%)
  5. Breast cancer (7 people, 15.91%)
  6. Partial seizures (7 people, 15.91%)
  7. Procedural pain (7 people, 15.91%)
  8. Hypertension (7 people, 15.91%)
  9. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (6 people, 13.64%)
  10. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (5 people, 11.36%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Lyrica (33 people, 75.00%)
  2. Neurontin (28 people, 63.64%)
  3. Cymbalta (16 people, 36.36%)
  4. Spironolactone (12 people, 27.27%)
  5. Lasix (12 people, 27.27%)
  6. Furosemide (11 people, 25.00%)
  7. Atenolol (10 people, 22.73%)
  8. Zyrtec (9 people, 20.45%)
  9. Cozaar (9 people, 20.45%)
  10. Clonidine (8 people, 18.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • My diafram. Feels like its pushing on my lungs but they are clear to doctors check up.

    Diagnosed with fatty liver disease during this time due to bloodwork and echo on heart then abdominal ultrasound

    Does ra attack liver or is it causing infect ion on an organ white blood cell couny in all three labs were very high as well as sugar levels being slighty high

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  • From this study (4 weeks ago):

  • I just begsn tx for rs using safest meds possible but did not yolerste pills so we are doing injections once a week but since we started I developed abdom ook nal edema plus whole body especially feet which subsided ptior to msjor orgsn testing hestt kidney bloodwotk a nd liver ultra sound. Results were normsl all in but kidney workup. We are trying to get to third week of methotrexate tx becausr the last uri which my ra dr treated immediately with snyibiotics my ra pain seemed much better I just had abdominal swelling and pressure on lungs thrn and yhis time entire body swelled dr rulled out ra it was edrma order err d tests with bed rest feet up over weekend causing edema to go away prior to echo and ultra sound. Tests were normal so went to pulmonologist to get help breathing and they were sfraid to use antibiotics just like my primary dr brgore they know nothing about my ra drugs so how am I supposed to stop this from going inyo pneumonia?

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  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • I am also on IVIG for the CIDP neuropathy. I do not know if these drugs can cause neuropathy but I need to find out. I have been on IVIG for 15 years now. Currently, gamagard 50 g in 10% solution. I know that these drugs can cause the very thing they are supposed to treat.

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