My husband had a bypass(5) afterwards he has had fluid retention which is getting worse. He is on water pills, but now the swelling is very bad from the stomach down. He says it is some kind of heart faulure and that his heart is not beating correctly. If he stands more than an hour a day the swelling is very bad. What is going on? He also does nto like taking the water pills so he may only take them everyother day, What is all of the water retention doing to his body?
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