I had OHS to fix my mitralvalve, 31 Mar 2008. During Sept of that year I had to be re-admitted as I had a lot of fluid retention (swelling of legs, abdominal area and face). Cardio gave me IV Lasix and after 4 days of treatment I had to take Lasix pil daily. I am now 3 years post-op and I take Lasix when I have fluid retention. I still get fluid retention, but it is now only once a month or so.
OHS is a very big operation and it takes your heart and body almost 2 years to get completely over it. I think she should go to her General Practitioner, let him access her. He can prescribed Diuretic if necessary.
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