edema around the eyes

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edema around the eyes

Postby lev » Fri Apr 29, 2016 1:14 am

can anyone please help me how to treat edema around the eyes? what foods to be avoided? or any herbal medicine that i need to take to take them away? please i need ur help thank you

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Re: edema around the eyes

Postby gnarledcrayon » Fri Apr 29, 2016 7:45 am

lev wrote:can anyone please help me how to treat edema around the eyes? what foods to be avoided? or any herbal medicine that i need to take to take them away? please i need ur help thank you

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Hiya lev,

There might be other reasons for it, so make sure to mention it (and if it bothers you, don't be afraid to stress it) to your doctor(s).

That said, the first symptom I noticed was facial edema in the morning that gradually disappeared during the day.
It is due to the fact that excess liquid redistribute itself according to you laying down or sitting/standing up.
If your eyes get puffy when you get out of bed in the morning, you can try to sleep with an extra pillow or two. That might help reduce the puffyness around your eyes.

I definitely would not recommend that you start using herbal medicine or make drastic changes to your diet without consulting your doctor(s) first. They need to be informed, otherwise they can't give you the best possible help.
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Re: edema around the eyes

Postby yeh » Fri Apr 29, 2016 9:20 am

I every evening will have little swollen in my ankle.
So I put 2 pillow under my legs to sleep overnight.
The next day, my legs are ok.
I wonder is it because kidney failure or urine protein problem?
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Re: edema around the eyes

Postby gnarledcrayon » Fri Apr 29, 2016 9:44 am

yeh wrote:I every evening will have little swollen in my ankle.
So I put 2 pillow under my legs to sleep overnight.
The next day, my legs are ok.
I wonder is it because kidney failure or urine protein problem?


Hi yeh,

My nephrologists explained to me that when the kidneys leak protein from the blood, the protein levels in the blood are obviously lower than they should be.
Proteins binds with water, so the blood does not retain water as well as it should.

This has 2 consequences:
1. the blood gets thicker (with all the risks that it brings about)
2. the water that is no longer in the blood stream moves outside the blood vessels and causes swelling (edema).
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Re: edema around the eyes

Postby yeh » Fri Apr 29, 2016 10:02 am

gnarledcrayon wrote:
yeh wrote:I every evening will have little swollen in my ankle.
So I put 2 pillow under my legs to sleep overnight.
The next day, my legs are ok.
I wonder is it because kidney failure or urine protein problem?


Hi yeh,

My nephrologists explained to me that when the kidneys leak protein from the blood, the protein levels in the blood are obviously lower than they should be.
Proteins binds with water, so the blood does not retain water as well as it should.

This has 2 consequences:
1. the blood gets thicker (with all the risks that it brings about)
2. the water that is no longer in the blood stream moves outside the blood vessels and causes swelling (edema).


While I am working, ankle are little swollen.
If I am not working.
It is normal
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Re: edema around the eyes

Postby wagolynn » Fri Apr 29, 2016 3:01 pm

The excess water will move around depending on your position. When you are standing it will move down to your feet.
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Re: edema around the eyes

Postby yeh » Sat Apr 30, 2016 1:19 am

Hi

I have been increase about 3kg since Jan after my prenisolone increase to 20mg per day
And I do eat a lot.i not sure it is excess water or just fat.
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Re: edema around the eyes

Postby yeh » Sat Apr 30, 2016 1:29 am

I didn take any pass urine medicine.
I can pass out 2 litre urine and my doctor didn restrict my water intake.

So m I swollen?
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