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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hell i have a question
Doctor :  
how can i help you
User :   my dad is in the hospital and they are saying
User :   that he has water in his lungs
User :   he cant breath that good
User :   and i keep askin if he is ok
User :   and they just say ask him
User :   they wont tell me anything
User :   they said he has fluid in his body
User :   and its makin it hard for him to breathe
Doctor :   his age
User :   55
Doctor :  
from when is he having this problem
User :   about 2 days ago
Doctor :  
is he an heart patient
User :   ya he had 2 heart attacks
Doctor :  
okay his is body fully swollen
Doctor :  
from head to toe
User :   no its not at all he looks 100% normal its just he couldnt breathe good
Doctor :  
User :   ?
User :   thats it
User :   ?
Doctor :  
so in his case it is the wate
User :   ya is it serious?
Doctor :  
filled in the spaces of lung
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
it is
User :   its serious?
User :   they said
User :   its not they said
User :   all they ahve to do is drain
User :   the water out
User :   they gave him pills
User :   to make him take out the fluid
Doctor :  
yes if it is not then it can be worse
Doctor :  
to drain the fluid is through urine
Doctor :  
by an tablet and injection

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