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Suggest treatment for whole body swelling

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Posted on Mon, 18 Jul 2016
Question: I have never had a problem with swelling or fluid but over a period of about 10 days I ballooned up 15 pounds and the swelling is everywhere. Every joint in my body feels like it has severe arthritis. (which I don't have any arthritis pain that I know of.) This happened once before when I started taking Lyrica. ONce I quit taking it the swelling went away. I don't take any medicine except for zubsolv for reflex sympathetic dystrophe in my right foot and I have been on it for years
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Answered by Dr. Naveen Kumar Sharma (6 hours later)
Brief Answer:
It can be allergic reaction to medicine

Detailed Answer:
Hello, I have studied your case and I think you are having allergic reaction to medicine. It can be due to other causes like high BP or kidney issue also. I have following suggestions for you.
1. Do not take any medication now.
2 immediately contact with your physician who has given these medicines to you.
3.Also check your blood pressure and kidney function by urea and creatinine levels.
4.Tablet Avil or citrizine or any anti histamine tablet needs be taken.
I hope these steps will be helpful for you. Let me know if you have any other questions.
Thanks
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Suggest treatment for whole body swelling

Brief Answer: It can be allergic reaction to medicine Detailed Answer: Hello, I have studied your case and I think you are having allergic reaction to medicine. It can be due to other causes like high BP or kidney issue also. I have following suggestions for you. 1. Do not take any medication now. 2 immediately contact with your physician who has given these medicines to you. 3.Also check your blood pressure and kidney function by urea and creatinine levels. 4.Tablet Avil or citrizine or any anti histamine tablet needs be taken. I hope these steps will be helpful for you. Let me know if you have any other questions. Thanks