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Fluid retention: A condition where a person retains fluid usually causing oedema. See detailed information below for a list of 58 causes of Fluid retention, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
causes of Fluid retention.
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The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible
causes of Fluid retention as a symptom.
Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using,
including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Fluid retention as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Fluid retention may include these symptoms:
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The list below shows some of the causes of Fluid retention mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Fluid retention. Of the 58 causes of Fluid retention that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Fluid retention' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Fluid retention based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Medical Conditions associated with Fluid retention:
Swelling symptoms (3730 causes)
Symptoms related to Fluid retention:
Edema (208 causes), Ascites (176 causes), Swelling symptoms (3730 causes), Weight gain (360 causes), Thyroid condition, Heart failure (274 causes), Varicose veins (65 causes), Kidney failure (369 causes), Lymphedema (73 causes), Liver condition, Certain medications, Filariasis (4 causes), Protein deficiency
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